Not Quite a Random Assortment of Questions by LearyField

Champion(s):

grimesr


Runner(s)-Up:

helene
I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.


Quiz Description

There is a connection here - and if you can successfully answer the final question, you've got it figured out! Good luck!!

Full Results:

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1 grimesr 585 97 15
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2 helene 525 92 15
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3 CoenM 345 87 15
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4 RalliP 335 82 15
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5 RautY 300 77 15
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6 DreyfusB 295 72 15
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7 KreitzerJ 265 67 15
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8 Jenn 255 62 15
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9 Jonathan 185 57 00
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10 KonkelT 160 52 15
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11 DFisher 150 47 00
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12 KCrest 140 37 15
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12 BlomE 140 37 15
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12 LeeS 140 37 15
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15 benwick 120 27 15
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16 DouglasLovesVixey 115 22 00
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17 KPope 95 17 15
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18 WeinbergD 80 12 15
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19 KlionskyG 60 7 15
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20 SokolM 50 2 15
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Questions:

This AMERICAN CONGLOMERATE HOLDING COMPANY is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Its Class A shares have never split, and currently sell at a price in excess of $300,000/share.

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Berkshire Hathaway

This METAL-LINED FIREPLACE, intended to produce more heat and less smoke than an ordinary open fireplace, was invented in Pennsylvania around 1741-1742.

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Franklin stove

With this STATE's affirmative vote on June 21, 1788, the U.S. Constitution became the supreme law of the land, as it was the 9th state to ratify.

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New Hampshire

This COLLEGE, founded in Virginia in 1775, is one of only three all-male liberal arts colleges remaining in the U.S.

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Hampden-Sydney College

The list of ingredients for this CONDIMENT, created in 1837, includes malt vinegar, spirit vinegar, molasses, sugar, salt, anchovies, tamarind extract, onions, garlic and spice flavourings.

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Worcestershire sauce

This Pulitzer Prize winning NOVEL by Jeffrey Eugenides, published in 2002, is the family saga of Callie or Cal Stephanides, an intersex man with 5 alpha-reductase deficiency, a recessive condition that caused him to be born with certain feminine traits.

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Middlesex

This Class I U.S. freight RAILROAD operates 19,500 route miles in the eastern United States, and is a major transporter of coal.

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Norfolk Southern Railway

This easternmost ARM OF THE BERING SEA is home to the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery.

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Bristol Bay

This southern Virginia CITY, one of nine independent cities in the Hampton Roads region, is the largest in area (429 sq. miles). The locals may tell you that it's the Peanut Capital of the World due to an association with Planters Peanuts.

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Suffolk, Virginia

This now defunct AUTOMOBILE BRAND was an early leader in the production of affordably-priced cars with enclosed passenger compartments. In 1929, it ranked third in sales in the U.S., behind Ford and Chevrolet.

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Essex

This CAPITAL CITY of the island of Montserrat had to be abandoned in 1997 due to the eruption of the previously dormant Soufriere Hills volcano.

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Plymouth

This action-comedy TELEVISION SERIES that aired on CBS from 1979 to 1985, featured the General Lee, a 1969 Dodge Charger stock car.

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The Dukes of Hazzard

The attached picture portrays an event, COMMONLY CALLED THIS, which takes place immediately after the harpooning of a whale. The whale, attempting to flee, drags the whaler's longboat along with it.

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Nantucket Sleigh Ride

I need 14 questions to complete this quiz, and I can't come up with a good option for #14. So if you've figured out the common thread to this quiz, fill in the missing answer here!

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Barnstable County (Each answer contains the name of a Massachusetts county.)