KW Mystery #24 (general knowledge) by WilliamsK

Champion(s):

KreitzerJ


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

Welcome to another potentially vexing (but, I hope, enjoyable) KW Mystery quiz. All of your answers must match the theme, of course!

Full Results:

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1 KreitzerJ 458 99 15
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Questions:

Three: What legendary substance, sought by alchemists since at least the fourth century, could not only change other metals into gold, but could help its possessor achieve immortality?

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PHILOSOPHER'S STONE

Fourteen: This graph, from a June 2015 internal EPA memo, uses data taken from a home in what city?

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FLINT, MICHIGAN

Ninety-three: What duo produced the hits sampled here?

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THE NEPTUNES

Fifty-four: Georgetown's SFS is sometimes referred to as West Point for diplomats. What does SFS stand for?

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SCHOOL OF FOREIGN SERVICE

Thirty-six: Directed by Yuen Wo Ping, the 2016 Netflix film Sword of Destiny is the sequel to what blockbuster released sixteen years prior?

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CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

Eighteen: What is the classification of the middle figure in this image?

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INACTIVE / DORMANT

Ten: What is the only Canadian province to formally recognize both English and French as official languages? (It's not Quebec, but it does share a border with Quebec.)

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NEW BRUNSWICK

Two: What is the nickname of the man seen here?

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THE SUN KING (LE ROI SOLEIL)

Thirty-one: According to Julius Caesar, what region of the Roman Empire was divided into three parts, called Aquitania, Belgica, and Celtica?

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GAUL

Forty-three: "Supertoys Last All Summer Long," a 1968 sci-fi short story by Brian Aldiss, provided the basis for what 2001 film starring Haley Joel Osment? (edited at 5:05 pm, November 3, 2016 (PDT))

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A.I. (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE)

Eighty: The Norse god Odin is usually equated with which Roman deity? (Hint: consider the names for days of the week in various languages.)

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MERCURY

One: What would you expect to see in this answer, according to the theme? (You don't need to tell me what the theme is.)

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WATER [ETYMOLOGIES OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS]