From Lincoln to Taft in 12 Pop Culture Schools by KitchenB

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

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


Quiz Description

These are questions about schools from TV shows, movies, and in one instance, a song. They just so happen to be named after the presidents from Abraham Lincoln to William Howard Taft. Answer the questions regarding these educational facilities.

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Questions:

In what Cameron Crowe-written film does the titular high school win a football game against their rival, Lincoln High? (edited at 5:00 pm, February 8, 2017 (PST))

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

The only Andrew Johnson High School I could find was in an episode of Law and Order: SVU. If you add the word "the" to the title of the episode, you get the name of the band who released the album The Fat of the Land in 1997. What's the title of the episode?

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Prodigy

The Secret Life of the American Teenager takes place, at least in part, at Grant High (which probably gets confusing because there's also a character named Grant, but I digress). What actress, notable for starring in all of the Divergent theatrical releases and The Fault in Our Stars, was Amy Juergens in the show? (edited at 3:34 pm, February 8, 2017 (PST))

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Shailene Woodley

In Hogan's Heroes, Andrew Carter apparently attended Rutherford B. Hayes Polytechnic High School. In what state, where [answer to Q3] was arrested for protesting last year, was that high school located? (If it helps, that state is also home to the geographic center of the North American continent.)

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North Dakota

Edward James Olmos was nominated for an Oscar for portraying what math teacher in Stand and Deliver, who taught at James A. Garfield High School?

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Jaime Escalante

Simon Gruber hid a fake bomb in Chester A. Arthur Elementary School in which movie in the Die Hard franchise?

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Die Hard with a Vengeance

Fill in the blanks from this quote from Brenda Ann Spicer, who fired shots at Grover Cleveland Elementary School in early 1979. Spicer's statement inspired a song by The Boomtown Rats:
"___ ___ ___ ___. This livens up the day."

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"I don't like Mondays."

The title character of what bygone MTV show about an abducted child went to Benjamin Harrison High School in Fairfax, Virginia? The show shares the first word of its two-word title with two Pixar films and a 2000 Sean Connery movie.

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Finding Carter

Max Fischer (played by Jason Schwartzman) enrolls in Grover Cleveland High School after getting expelled from the titular academy in what Wes Anderson movie?

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Rushmore

William McKinley High School for the Arts is the high school depicted on Glee. Name any character who was the principal of the school.

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Principal Figgins, Sue Sylvester, Will Schuester

The Heart of the Game is a documentary about the Roosevelt Roughriders. It's narrated by what rapper, whose other film credits include Anthony in Crash and Tej in Furious 7?

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Ludacris

Set at Taft Union High School, what Robin Williams-Kurt Russel movie takes its four-word title from the first line of A Tale of Two Cities?

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