First Mystery Theme of 2017! by LuskT

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

SchroederS
Windmills do not work that way! Good night!


Quiz Description

Let's kick off the new year with a new spin on mystery themes. Enjoy.

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1 Kloefkorn 508 99 15
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Questions:

Founded by Spanish colonists in 1521 with an original name that means "rich port city," this territorial capital now goes by what name?

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San Juan

Claiming to trace its origins to a Kentucky settler who began making whiskey in 1783, what brand of bourbon is one of the flagship varieties produced by Heaven Hill Distilleries? A namesake "Bourbon Experience" in Louisville is included in the official Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

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Evan Williams

Who composed this song?

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Jan Hammer

On behalf of King Francis I of France, which Florentine explorer charted much of the east coast of North America in 1524, sailing from Cape Fear, North Carolina up to Narragansett Bay?

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Giovanni da Verrazzano

Identify this ovine character.

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Shaun the Sheep

Which tennis star accumulated 8 Grand Slam titles in the late 1980s and later served as one of Andy Murray's coaches? He attempted to obtain American citizenship in time for the 1988 Olympics rather than play for his native Czechoslovakia.

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Ivan Lendl

Known for the slogan "playing what we want," which radio brand operates on stations across the US, Canada, UK, and Russia?

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Jack FM

Who painted this portrait? Your answer must be specific.

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Hans Holbein the Younger

Though he has won numerous theatre awards, including a Tony in 2006 for his role in the play Faith Healer, what Scottish actor is better known to American audiences for uttering the line, "Execute Order 66" (among other memorable ones)?

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Ian McDiarmid

In one of his more famous plays, which philosopher and author sums up the introvert's nightmare with the line "L'enfer, c'est les autres?"

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Jean-Paul Sartre

While not one of its country's three national capitals, what city is its nation's largest and does serve as the capital of Gauteng province?

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Johannesburg

Complete this quote by supplying the name that fits the theme:

"You know nothing, _____ _____."

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Jon Snow