Yet Another Mystery Category by ESB

Champion(s):

PerryS


Runner(s)-Up:

KaufmanK


Quiz Description

Answer these questions about related things.

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1 PerryS 411 98 15
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2 KaufmanK 403 96 15
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3 GrahamJ 367 94 15
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4 ChernicoffS 363 92 15
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5 grimesr 356 90 00
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6 SchroederS 353 88 15
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7 JordanG 352 85 00
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7 SheahanJ 352 85 00
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9 RobinJRichards 342 82 15
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10 PlotkinD 341 80 15
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11 LuskT 339 77 15
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11 FryedBetaKappa 339 77 15
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14 MichaelT 317 72 15
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Questions:

One way to distinguish gold from chalcopyrite is with a mineral streak test. While chalcopyrite leaves a black streak, gold always leaves a streak of WHAT COLOR?

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YELLOW

What animal comes between the Horse and the Dragon in the Chinese zodiac?

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SNAKE

Which U.S. state has been governed by John Hickenlooper since 2011?

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COLORADO

What tennis player won the men's singles gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games?

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Andy MURRAY

In which Canadian territory is Mount Logan located?

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YUKON

An August 2015 New York Times article chronicled the "purposeful Darwinism" working environment in the Seattle offices of what company?

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AMAZON.com

Which U.S. state replaced its former nickname "The Land of Opportunity" with a former tourism slogan, "The Natural State"?

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ARKANSAS

Which Michael Crichton novel features a sign-language trained gorilla named Amy?

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CONGO

What was the last name of Spuds, the bull terrier who served as a Budweiser mascot until his 1989 retirement?

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MACKENZIE

The Carboniferous period of the geologic timescale is divided into two subperiods: The Pennsylvanian and which other period?

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MISSISSIPPIan

According to legend, which man martyred in AD 258 was burned alive on an iron grill and is said to have asked to be turned over because he was done on that side?

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SAINT LAWRENCE of Rome

What links all of the previous 11 answers?

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RIVERs