AcrostiQuiz #5 by BringMoreLegos

Champion(s):

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

The latest in this series... you know the game! First letter of each answer spells out the theme. Knowing a little something about the quiz constructor may be an aid in sussing out this theme...

Full Results:

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1 MyrowitzJ 435 99 15
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2 UllspergerA 426 97 15
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3 ChernicoffS 401 96 15
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4 BrownellA 380 95 15
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5 Kloefkorn 373 93 15
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6 FrankensteinP 367 92 15
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7 KreitzerJ 365 90 15
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8 Matto 362 89 15
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9 FrayJ 341 88 15
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10 randalleng 337 86 15
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11 ChloeDenmark 335 85 15
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13 LastNamePam 333 82 15
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14 ChrisRosenberg 326 80 15
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16 VenguswamyK 324 78 15
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17 HightB 317 76 15
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17 KonkelT 317 76 15
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19 osxpert 314 73 15
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20 SaferMR 313 72 15
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23 LuskT 300 68 15
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24 AllardM 299 66 15
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28 AdamKing 290 61 15
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31 BradburnA 276 56 15
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Questions:

The fifth(!) entry in WHAT LUCRATIVE FILM SERIES produced by Jerry Bruckheimer is slated for release in May 2017, subtitled Dead Men Tell No Tales?

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

A funicular is a site-specific type of railway, often referred to in North America by WHAT WORD identifying the trajectory of its distinctive path?

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INCLINE

  • Missouri to Mississippi
  • Ohio to Mississippi
  • Allegheny to Ohio
  • Monongahela to Ohio
  • Youghiogheny to Monongahela
The relationship of the first item to the second item in each pair above is described by WHAT GEOGRAPHIC TERM?

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TRIBUTARY

What was the NAME OF THE CHARACTER on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood who wordlessly transported the viewer from the real world to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and back? (Hint: It's somewhat less imaginative than the goings-on in Make-Believe.)

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TROLLEY

The mid-19th century development of the Bessemer process, which relies on airflow to remove impurities through oxidation, paved the way for mass production of WHAT MATERIAL?

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STEEL

Wiz Khalifa's first number-one single (predating 2015's ubiquitous #1 "See You Again") by WHAT COLORFUL TITLE can be heard briefly in recent trailers for The Lego Batman Movie?

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BLACK AND YELLOW

WHAT NOW-DEFUNCT AIRLINE, which merged with American Airlines after years of financial struggle, used the logo seen here?

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US AIRWAYS (USAir will be accepted) (edited at 5:11 am, December 13, 2016 (HST))

This actress comes from quite a family: Her sister is also a well-known actress, and her mother's and father's families own the NFL's Steelers and Giants franchises, respectively. WHAT ARE HER FIRST AND LAST NAME, taken from the names of those two families?

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ROONEY MARA

In 1892, Alexander Berkman attempted to assassinate Henry Clay Frick during the infamous Homestead Strike. Though Berkman remains something of a historical footnote, WHAT ACCOMPLICE OF HIS (also his lover) would go on to great renown, a turn of fortune that would no doubt bring a smile to her anarcho-feminist visage? (First letter of last name.)

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GOLDMAN, EMMA

In 2015, Kraft Foods completed a merger with WHAT FELLOW CORPORATE FOOD GIANT, inextricably identified with its flagship product and the slogan "57 Varieties"?

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HEINZ

Icadyptes ("Peruvian diver"), Pachydyptes ("thick diver"), and Anthropornis ("man-bird") are giant, extinct genera of WHAT TYPE OF NON-MAN-SIZED MODERN BIRD?

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PENGUIN

Christmas Day 2016 will see the premier of Fences, starring Viola Davis and Denzel Washington (who also directs), with a screenplay adapted by Tony Kushner but solely credited to WHAT REVERED PLAYWRIGHT, its original author? (First letter of first name.)

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AUGUST WILSON