Shared Names Quiz by Abhi

Champion(s):

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Runner(s)-Up:

HessJa
Nah, son.


Quiz Description

Each of these questions' answers is connected by name to the next. Start with any question and go from there--spelling counts!

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Money Value (% Incorrect): 67 78 86 63 86 82 19 19 12 15 93
1 WeikleB 448 98 15
67
00
00
15
63
15
86
15
82
15
15
15
15
15
15
2 HessJa 389 94 00
15
78
15
86
15
15
86
00
00
15
15
19
15
15
00
3 MyrowitzJ 385 90 15
67
15
15
86
15
00
00
15
82
15
15
15
15
15
00
4 akambour 374 87 00
15
78
00
15
63
15
86
15
15
15
15
12
15
15
00
5 GoodmanDL 355 83 00
00
00
15
63
00
00
15
82
15
15
15
12
15
15
93
6 IvixorB 277 79 15
00
00
00
15
63
15
86
00
15
19
15
19
15
00
00
7 VenguswamyK 256 75 15
15
15
86
15
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
00
8 quarterrican 226 72 00
00
15
86
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
9 DreyfusB 218 68 00
15
00
15
63
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
10 NatashaBB 207 62 15
67
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
10 LCF 207 62 15
67
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
12 RautY 180 55 15
67
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
15
00
00
12 DFisher 180 55 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
82
15
19
15
19
00
00
15
00
14 BednarczukJ 140 50 00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
15 Shosin 127 46 15
67
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
00
00
16 SochackiA 125 38 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
00
16 casketromance 125 38 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
00
16 BringMoreLegos 125 38 00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
00
19 straightcashhomie 121 31 15
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
12
15
15
00
20 FeitelD 113 27 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
15
15
00
00
21 MattK 110 20 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
00
00
21 KleinJ 110 20 00
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
00
00
00
21 EggCzar 110 20 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
15
19
15
12
15
00
00
24 randalleng 57 11 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
12
15
15
00
00
24 JonesRW 57 11 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
12
15
15
00
00
26 DouglasLovesVixey 34 5 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
19
00
00
00
00
00
00
27 EdwardsT 0 1 00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

Spiders call to mind Varys, a character in the popular Game of Thrones series. Another character shares a name with a famous physician who is, deservedly, known as the "Father of Epidemiology." What is this Physician's name? (edited at 10:21 pm, March 29, 2017 (CDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
John Snow

The aforementioned physician famously pinpointed the source of an epidemic in London, whose location is now commemorated with a pub named for him. What inescapable pop singer shares his name with the supplier of beer to this and many other British drinking holes?

Click to Reveal Answer
Sam Smith

If you know the singer's name, one of his tunes may have latched on to your head by now. In 2014, following his breakout moment, he played on Saturday Night Live, the week after a band known for its baritone-voiced singer. What is the name of the band, shared with the name of a historic theater in Richmond, Virginia (whose name is a reference to its former status as Confederate capital)? (edited at 10:05 pm, March 29, 2017 (CDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
The National

Richmond contains a notable neighborhood, known for its centrality to the American Civil Rights movement and as a historic center of commerce in the south. It shares part of its name with a veritable Renaissance Woman of 80s and 90s entertainment. Name either the neighborhood or the performer. (edited at 10:06 pm, March 29, 2017 (CDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
Janet Jackson/ Jackson Ward (edited at 10:06 pm, March 29, 2017 (CDT))

One of this famous singer's most popular, and most radical, albums takes part of its title from the year in which the Star-Spangled Banner was written--and when the city of Washington was burned to the ground, representing the possibility of a more perfect union, and the need to wash away old institutions. Name the album.

Click to Reveal Answer
Rhythm Nation 1814

The British General who led the burning of Washington attempted to destroy the offices of its most famous paper at the time, due to the negative coverage he received from it--however, he was convinced to spare it. Which paper was this, sharing part of its name with what was, until 8 years ago, the second-largest paper in the city of Seattle?

Click to Reveal Answer
National Intelligencer

Across the sound from Seattle stands mighty Mount Olympus, which of course shares its name with the mythically significant mountain in Greece. In which country is a third Mount Olympus the highest point?

Click to Reveal Answer
Cyprus

The republic previously named sounds similar to part of the name of which accomplished Latino hip-hop group, perhaps best known for its thumper "Insane in the Brain?"

Click to Reveal Answer
Cypress Hill

Said group's fifth studio album shares its osseous title with a notorious collegiate secret society through whose halls have passed many a President. Name the album or society.

Click to Reveal Answer
Skull & Bones

The society got a little bit of unwanted public attention when the media shone a light onto some of its alumni--the Bush Presidents. It most assuredly did not, however, include the founder of Bush's Baked Beans, though the beans still keep it Presidential by being produced in Clinton, Tennessee. What was the name of this founder, sharing his name with yet another American president?

Click to Reveal Answer
Andrew Jackson (Bush)

Before that unmentioned President took office, he gained fame through a string of military victories, including one in 1814 that gained him control of a Gulf coastal city before the war's end. Which city is this, sharing its name with a genus of Jumping Spider? (edited at 10:07 pm, March 29, 2017 (CDT))

Click to Reveal Answer
Pensacola