The District by CoenM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

Abhi
Let's have some fun with quizzes!


Quiz Description

Questions inspired by a brief visit to Washington, D.C. over the holidays rather than the CBS drama starring Craig T. Nelson.

Full Results:

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1 LorinBurte 459 99 15
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2 Abhi 406 97 00
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3 SusannahBrooks 399 96 15
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4 PeskinK 373 94 15
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5 FlaxmanR 359 93 15
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6 VaccaD 353 91 15
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7 BeningoS 340 90 15
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8 ElendilPickle 334 88 15
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9 StahlhutJ 315 87 15
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10 GoodmanDL 301 85 15
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11 Nicole 300 84 15
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12 bmrafferty 299 82 15
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13 grimesr 292 81 15
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14 jnowell 291 79 15
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15 VenguswamyK 283 78 15
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16 LynneVero 279 76 15
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17 BringMoreLegos 278 75 15
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18 JohnRoerty 273 73 15
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19 Longford 271 72 15
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20 MartaMJackson 267 70 15
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21 NullDiggity 264 68 00
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21 RautY 264 68 15
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23 AdelmanM 263 66 15
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24 ClouseBrian 261 64 15
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25 MoyseyC 260 63 15
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26 DreyfusB 258 61 15
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27 apeekrtr 255 60 15
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28 ChrisRosenberg 250 58 15
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29 McClintockJ 248 57 15
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30 KELIADEE 242 54 00
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30 MercureT 242 54 15
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30 rouquinne 242 54 00
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33 Commodore 241 51 15
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34 DFisher 240 50 15
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35 Vendy12 235 48 15
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36 RalliP 234 47 15
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37 Shosin 233 45 15
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38 BrezinaD 232 44 15
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39 RobinJRichards 229 42 15
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40 Tarn 227 41 15
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41 GrahamJ 223 39 15
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42 IyerM 219 38 15
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43 brando3429 216 36 00
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47 AmmermanA 211 30 15
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48 RichmondJ 207 29 15
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50 Michalle 197 26 15
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51 BClemens 196 23 15
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51 PolinskyL 196 23 15
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Questions:

Being masochists, we drove to DC, stopping as usual in the New Jersey Turnpike rest area named for what LEGENDARY GREEN BAY PACKERS COACH, who early in his career was the head football coach at Englewood's St. Cecilia High for nine years?

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Vince Lombardi

Our hotel in DC was located across the street from this COUNTRY's embassy, which you could guess from the large wrap-around tourism ad that prominently featured a QANTAS aircraft?

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Australia

While at the National Air and Space musuem, we took in a planetarium show narrated by what ACTRESS who earned her sci-fi chops by playing Guinan on Star Trek: The Next Generation?

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Whoopi Goldberg

During a stop at the National Museum of Natural History, we got to see Henry, the recently-refurbished specimen of what ANIMAL that stands in the museum's rotunda?

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(African bush) elephant

Just as when we visited Montreal, our oldest son's favorite part of the trip was riding the subway, known by what NAME (the same as in Montreal)?

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Metro

What COUNTRY sponsored this Christmas tree located at Union Station?

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Norway

While we did not visit Mar-a-Lago North, we did learn on a trolley tour that what MEMORIAL was built so that the statue of the former President located inside of it would perpetually gaze upon the White House?

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Jefferson Memorial

During our visit to Arlington National Cemetery, we saw the partially completed structure known by WHAT NAME FROM THE LATIN FOR DOVE, which will provide upwards of 30,000 niche spaces for urns as part of the cemetery's Milennium Project expansion?

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columbarium

One of the lowlights of the trip was our plan to eat at the food court at what BUILDING located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW known for its 315 foot clock tower, forgetting that it's now been leased out and turned into a Trump International hotel?

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Old Post Office

We did not see Fonzie's jacket or any of the First Lady inaugural ball gowns when we stopped at the National Museum of American History, but did see the new exhibit for what ARTIFACT and namesake of a national anthem?

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Star Spangled Banner

Complete this awful joke told by one of our trolley drivers: "The National Museum of the American Indian is clad in Minnesota limestone, but some people are upset that people take it for (BLANK)."

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granite

OK, one question related to the TV show The District. What ACTOR (born in Washington DC!), perhaps best known now as Jennifer Aniston's husband, played press secretary Nick Pierce?

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Justin Theroux