Lighter Side of News (Apr. 7, 2017) by HallR

Champion(s):

BarthR
L’enfer, c’est les autres.


Runner(s)-Up:

Nicole


Quiz Description

Another week, another quiz.

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1 BarthR 434 99 00
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2 Nicole 424 97 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 370 93 15
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6 Kloefkorn 357 89 15
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7 jveditz 352 87 15
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8 GoodmanDL 351 85 15
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11 helene 333 79 15
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17 casketromance 297 67 15
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18 CoenM 291 64 15
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20 PolinskyL 285 61 15
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21 ChrisRosenberg 284 59 15
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Questions:

Lets start with a hypothetical conversation. - Luke: "So how was your weekend?" - Mark: "Well, I was really bummed out on Saturday night...buy hey, at least the women came through." - Question: Mark is most likely a supporter of what university?

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South Carolina

What film released on Friday stars Anne Hathaway as a woman who discovers that she is strangely connected to an enormous monster that is attacking Seoul, South Korea?

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Colossal

Last weekend, David Spade and actress Naya Rivera, who played a high school student on the television series "Glee", were seen getting very cozy in Hawaii. What is the difference (in years) between the ages of these two lovebirds? (will accept within 3 in either direction)

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22 (accept between 19 to 25)

This week Jon Bon Jovi had to postpone a show in New York City due to bronchitis leading a pun loving USA Today reporter to reference what Bon Jovi song in an article about the story?

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Bad Medicine

What Showtime television series will air its Season 6 finale this week with an episode titled "America First"?

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Homeland

Seen here is a 29 year-old named Joe Davis who just started his new job this week. What man did Davis replace in this position?

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Vin Scully

What member of the boyband One Direction just released his first single as a solo artist with "Sign of the Times"?

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Harry Styles

Once again, here is a question that is really not a political question despite the setup. This week Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) during a congressional hearing asked the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, the all important question: "Why did it take ____ ____ so long to propose marriage to ____ ____?" What name fills either of the blanks above?

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John Cena, Nikki Bella

Yes, The Masters golf tournament is this week! What color are the golf balls that are being played by two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson?

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Pink

The mini-theme (#10 & #11) for this week is titled: "People ineligible to be offered the simple phrase 'Merry Christmas to you' by Nat King Cole". Here we go. What long since retired actress and animal rights activist discovered that she turned 95 years old this past Monday after the State of Ohio released her birth certificate?

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Doris Day

The article of clothing seen here alludes to the title of what film that can currently be seen in theaters?

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The Boss Baby

Finally, what A&E unscripted television series aired its final episode this past Wednesday after 11 seasons on the air?

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Duck Dynasty