Labor Day by FrankensteinP

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Runner(s)-Up:

LuskT
Giggity.


Quiz Description

Because it's going to be Labor Day (in the United States), here's a one-day that's all about labor. Workin' for a living. And all that.

Full Results:

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1 BarkerC 384 99 15
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2 LuskT 372 97 15
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3 BarrientosB 368 95 15
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4 RobinJRichards 360 94 15
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5 GrahamJ 353 92 00
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6 gregariouschinchilla 340 91 15
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7 GriffinN 339 89 15
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8 CoenM 329 87 15
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9 WareD 324 86 15
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10 Dynomutt 323 84 15
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11 WeikleB 317 83 15
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12 GrossB 315 81 15
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13 UllspergerA 314 79 15
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14 RichmondJ 312 78 15
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15 AllenJ 307 76 15
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16 HessJa 306 74 15
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16 ShapiroA 306 74 00
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18 MichaelT 304 71 15
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19 BruceM 300 70 15
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20 MassogliaB 299 68 15
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21 IngramB 298 66 15
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22 QuintongJ 295 65 15
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23 KingJA 293 62 00
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25 GoodmanDL 292 60 15
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30 elfm 266 52 00
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35 JordanG 258 44 15
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Questions:

WHAT CANADIAN ROCK BAND is working for the weekend, not working on the weekend?

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Loverboy

WHAT MAN, a five-time candidate for President of the United States on the Socialist ticket and one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sedition in 1918? His last presidential run, where he received 3.4% of the national popular vote, was conducted from his prison cell.

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Eugene V. Debs

WHAT IS THE WORD used to describe a person, usually female, who provides non-medical support during labor and childbirth? The word was introduced into English sometime between 1969 and 1981, depending on which source you consult.

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Doula

WHICH MAN was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice, leading Labour governments from 1964 to 1970, and then again from 1974 to 1976? Ironically, given his "man of the people" image, he was made Baron Wilson of Rievaulx when he retired from the House of Commons.

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Harold Wilson

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE SI UNIT OF WORK? Named after an English physicist who did work on thermodynamics, it's commonly defined in base units as being equal to (kg * m^2) / s^2 [where kg = kilogram, m = meter, and s = seconds]

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Joule

Labor Day is celebrated in the United State on the first Monday in September; however, most of the rest of the world celebrates it on WHAT DATE instead? (edited at 5:34 am, September 3, 2015 (AWST))

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May 1

FILL IN THE BLANKS: "He's a lumberjack, and he's okay, He sleeps all night and he works all day. / I cut down trees, I skip and jump, I like to press wild flowers. I put on ________ ________ And hang around in bars." (Two words)

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Women's Clothing

WHAT PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY was notorious for violent strike busting, particularly during the late 19th and early 20th century? They were involved in the 1892 Homestead Strike and the breakup of the Molly Maguires.

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Pinkerton

WHAT RAPPER scored a #2 hit and a MTV Video of the Year Award with the song "Work It"?

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Missy Elliot

WHAT MARXIST THEORIST, noted for criticizing both the Bolsheviks and moderate social democratic movements, who was murdered in Berlin in 1919 in the aftermath of the Spartacist Uprising, believed that "that the great masses of the working people first forge from their own consciousness, from their own belief, and even from their own understanding the weapons of their own liberation"? After her death, her body was thrown into the Landwehr Canal.

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Rosa Luxemburg

WHAT LEGENDARY FIGURE raced a steam-driven drill in digging a railroad tunnel, only to drop dead after finishing victorious? Academic research has placed the historical antecedent of the legend in (variously) West Virginia, Virginia, Alabama, or Kentucky.

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John Henry

FILL IN THE BLANK: Even though it started as a peaceful rally in Chicago to support an 8-hour day, the ________ _______ ended in violence, with 11 people dead. Afterwards, 7 anarchists were sentenced to death for their roles in the matter. (Two words)

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Haymarket Riot/Affair/Massacre