What's in a Name by LuskT

Champion(s):

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


Runner(s)-Up:

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

Twelve assorted questions about sources of names, nicknames, group names, calling people names, etc.

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Questions:

Which California-based metal band derived its name from the retribution promised in the book of Genesis to anyone who killed or attacked Cain?

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Avenged Sevenfold

The 1957 film Man of a Thousand Faces is a biopic of what actor, whose nickname is referenced in the movie title?

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Lon Chaney (edited at 1:17 pm, February 19, 2017 (EST))

Ellis, Acton, and Currer were the pseudonymous first names used by the members of what literary family?

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Bronte

In addition to "Chuck" and "Sir Charles," Charles Barkley was bestowed with what rhyming nickname during his playing days at Auburn due to his defensive prowess and difficulty controlling his weight?

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Round Mound of Rebound

What name is shared by a sci-fi novel by Philip José Farmer (writing as "Kilgore Trout") and the nickname of a famous painting by Sandro Botticelli?

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Venus on the Half Shell

A likely apocryphal story involves a young French waiter named Henri Charpentier inventing what dessert by accident when serving the future King Edward VII of England? The dish was supposedly named in honor of one of Edward's dinner guests that evening.

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Crêpe Suzette

Which US State derives its name from local Native American words meaning "flat water" in reference to one of the rivers - a tributary of the Missouri - that flows through it?

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Nebraska

Symphony No. 94 by Joseph Haydn is more commonly known by what nickname due to the sudden shift from pianissimo to fortissimo and back (after one chord) in the second movement?

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Surprise Symphony

Spiro Agnew is remembered for, among other things, referring to the media as "nattering nabobs of negativism." This gem of a quote was provided to Agnew by what author, columnist, and speechwriter?

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William Safire

The star with Bayer designation Alpha Scorpii is better known by what name due to its similarity in brightness and color to Mars?

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Antares

FULL NAME REQUIRED. Which recently deceased man, son of a former world leader, once tried to get into Japan with a forged Dominican Republic passport that listed his name as "fat bear" in Mandarin?

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Kim Jong-Nam

The title of this quiz comes from a famous quote in what play?

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Romeo and Juliet