Lighter Side of the News (Apr. 06, 2018) by HallR

Champion(s):

KPope


Runner(s)-Up:

akambour
Full price for gum? That dog won't hunt, monsignor!


Quiz Description

Quiz - #02-25.

Full Results:

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1 KPope 447 98 15
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2 akambour 417 96 15
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3 KennellyA 405 94 15
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4 MilesTeg 387 92 15
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5 GoodmanDL 381 89 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 375 87 00
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7 IvixorB 371 85 00
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8 jnowell 368 82 15
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9 heystephen 362 80 00
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10 ArunH 360 78 15
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11 HessJa 354 76 15
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12 quarterrican 323 73 00
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13 ElendilPickle 320 70 15
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13 Vintsanity 320 70 15
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15 apeekrtr 300 67 15
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16 DoyleE 290 64 15
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17 srs 288 62 15
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18 GarciaD 284 60 15
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19 CoenM 269 57 15
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20 Crow-T-Robot 265 55 15
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21 MatherV 261 53 15
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22 gaufqwi 253 51 15
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23 Svoyager-11 248 48 15
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24 MitchellWA 243 46 00
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Questions:

The 1969-set drama film "Chappaquiddick" debuts today (Fri. Apr. 6). What is the first and middle names of the character played by actress Kate Mara?

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Mary Jo

Scott Foster made news for his play as an "emergency goalie" for the Chicago Blackhawks in his first professional hockey game last week. As noted in every article about the him, what is Foster's regular occupation?

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Accountant

This Sunday night, the Starz network will premiere, in the United States, a four-part television mini-series about three families in Edwardian England, the most recent adaptation of what 1910 novel by E.M. Forster?

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Howards End

Though the words are not in the exact order, the title of what recently released film has been redacted in the image seen here?

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Ready Player One

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced the inductees for their 2018 class. Name one 1994-95 NBA Rookie of the Year Award winner who will be inducted in this year's class.

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Grant Hill, Jason Kidd

Last Friday, The New York Times published an opinion piece by columnist Timothy Egan titled "Actually, you can fix stupid". The title of this column can serve as a rebuttal to a running meme by what cigar-smoking comedian?

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Ron White

Multiple choice. The film "A Quiet Place", starring the real-life married couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, opens in theaters today (Fri. Apr. 6). Wikipedia describes "A Quiet Place" as what genre of film: A) Romantic Drama; B) Children's Fantasy; C) Romantic Comedy; D) Horror?

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D

What is the name of the country music singer seen here performing one of the tracks off of her new album "Golden Hour"?

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Kacey Musgraves

The sports scandal known as "Sandpaper Gate" has been quite in the news lately in Australia. "Sandpaper Gate" concerns the Australian national team that competes in what sport?

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Cricket

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Wonders of the World". Here we go. What easternmost located of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World completes the remainder of the title of this scripted drama that recently aired on BBC Radio 4: "Minority Rights and the..."?

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

This Tuesday night at 10 PM EST, HBO will air its much anticipated Bill Simmons produced documentary film, featuring interviews with Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal and many more, about the life of what figure?

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Andre the Giant

What music streaming service made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange as a publicly traded company this past Tuesday, opening at $165.90 per share before quickly dropping in price?

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Spotify