All Things 74 by LuskT

Champion(s):

RautY
The machines are winning


Runner(s)-Up:

VenguswamyK
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

It's time for my quarterly quiz of questions honoring the number of the upcoming LL season. You know what to do.

Full Results:

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1 RautY 470 98 15
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2 VenguswamyK 378 96 15
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3 BoyerA 374 94 15
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4 helene 368 92 15
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5 KaufmanK 356 89 15
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6 jsparkyp 348 87 00
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7 KonkelT 328 85 15
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8 UllspergerA 323 82 15
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9 BronteB 321 80 15
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10 ChrisRosenberg 316 78 15
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11 JeziorskiM 307 76 15
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12 MatchenD 303 73 00
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13 BringMoreLegos 301 70 15
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13 CoenM 301 70 15
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15 grimesr 299 67 15
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16 Steve 297 64 15
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17 rouquinne 289 62 00
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18 Longford 287 60 15
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19 WalkerAJ 273 57 15
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20 WeikleB 265 55 15
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21 ntndeacon 258 53 15
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22 StahlhutJ 255 50 15
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22 GrahamJ 255 50 15
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24 Jeffurry 251 46 00
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25 KPope 245 44 15
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26 DouglasLovesVixey 243 42 15
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27 RichmondJ 237 39 15
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28 DreyfusB 227 37 15
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29 AdamKing 225 35 00
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30 HightB 216 32 15
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31 GingerNinja 214 30 15
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32 SchefkeB 208 28 15
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33 Vintsanity 207 26 15
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34 RonningD 205 23 00
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35 AmmermanA 190 21 15
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36 ZhangM 185 18 15
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38 JudyD 179 14 15
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39 JCEurovision 164 11 00
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39 JonesRW 164 11 15
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41 akambour 139 7 15
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42 Mudrak 136 5 00
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43 DFisher 125 3 15
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44 Michalle 69 1 00
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Questions:

A storm in the northwestern Pacific Ocean with sustained winds of at least 74 mph is known by what name?

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Typhoon

Which sci-fi film starring Michael York as the titular character is supposedly set in the year 2274? By extension, this means nearly every character would have been born in or after 2244.

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Logan's Run

The year 174 CE falls within the reign of which Roman emperor, last of the so-called "Five Good Emperors?"

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Marcus Aurelius

Department 74 in France is the Haute-Savoie, home to what city that hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924?

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Chamonix

Merlin Olsen, who wore jersey number 74 for his entire career with the Los Angeles Rams, had a moderately successful acting career after his football playing days were over. One notable role was the character of Jonathan Garvey for four seasons of what NBC drama series that debuted in 1974?

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Little House on the Prairie

Born in 1674, hymn writer Isaac Watts developed the lyrics for what popular Christmas carol? The source of the music is disputed but may be derived from Handel's Messiah.

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Joy to the World

Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther (Die Leiden des jungen Werthers), published in 1774, was an influential part of what German movement in literature and music? I'll accept either the original German name or a reasonable English translation.

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Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress)

Which university ended UCLA's streak of seven consecutive NCAA basketball tournament victories by winning the 1974 championship?

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North Carolina State University

What element, number 74 on the periodic table, derives its name from the Swedish phrase meaning "heavy stone?" However, the name used in Sweden and many other Germanic/Slavic languages is related to its chemical symbol.

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Tungsten

Which avant-garde American composer produced a large quantity of "number pieces" late in his career, including Seventy-Four (for orchestra)?

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John Cage

In a class of 74 students, the class must select a class president and vice president. Assuming each student has an equal chance of being selected for either position, how many possible combinations of president and vice president are there?

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5,402

Interstate 74 currently has only one auxiliary route - Interstate 474, which serves as a bypass for what Illinois city? Thus, for I-474, the question "Will it play in _____?" can be answered affirmatively.

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Peoria