Lighter Side of the News (May 03, 2019) by HallR

Champion(s):

Mark


Runner(s)-Up:

quarterrican


Quiz Description

Quiz - #05-03

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 35 35 43 07 22 64 52 71 60 28 64 58
1 Mark 436 98 00
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2 quarterrican 418 96 00
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3 AnthonyBianca 417 94 15
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4 MilesTeg 412 92 15
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5 BringMoreLegos 396 90 15
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6 casketromance 364 88 00
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7 BarthR 344 86 15
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8 heystephen 334 84 00
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9 DebB 315 81 15
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10 ShampooCell 311 79 15
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11 GarciaD 308 77 15
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12 akambour 306 75 15
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13 MattK 305 73 15
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14 gregariouschinchilla 295 71 15
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15 GarstJ 293 67 15
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15 HoH 293 67 15
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15 MoyseyC 293 67 15
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18 brando3429 292 62 15
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19 SokolM 289 60 15
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20 Vendy12 286 58 15
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21 Svoyager-11 282 56 00
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22 StanleyP 280 54 15
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23 colleenw 279 52 15
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24 MatherV 276 50 00
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25 Michalle 274 47 15
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26 NatashaBB 271 45 15
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27 RauscherM 270 43 15
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28 CoenM 269 41 15
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29 gaufqwi 261 39 15
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30 felsenheldd 247 37 00
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31 Tarn 242 35 15
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32 MitchellWA 227 32 15
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33 ChengJa 226 30 15
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34 PipkeR 212 28 15
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35 HortonR 210 26 15
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36 AmmermanA 197 24 00
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37 KPope 196 22 00
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38 Vintsanity 188 20 00
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39 watersd 180 18 15
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40 PSUrose 177 15 00
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41 DFisher 166 13 15
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42 HeberleC 147 11 00
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43 JCEurovision 145 8 00
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43 FauxD 145 8 15
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45 ArunH 130 5 00
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46 DouglasLovesVixey 87 3 00
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47 MatchenD 59 1 00
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Questions:

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" and "Diva" are two of the tracks off of "Homecoming: The Live Album", the soundtrack of a recently released concert film, by what artist?

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Beyonce

Ajax is currently playing Tottenham Hotspur in the Semi-finals of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. Ajax is based out of what city, the capital, but not the seat of government of its nation?

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Amsterdam

Multiple choice. Which of the following is the title of a new sitcom television series airing on ABC: A) Home Sweet Home; B) Be Kind Rewind; C) Kiss the Cook; D) Bless This Mess?

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D

This photo was taken last weekend in what New York City neighborhood?

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Tribeca

Related to a certain television episode that aired last Sunday night, what word fills-in the blank in this recent headline from Wired.com: "The Battle of __________: A Tactical Analysis"?

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Winterfell

This past week, jazz-rock fusion band Steely Dan announced dates for a Fall 2019 tour. Who is the sole remaining member of Steely Dan?

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Donald Fagen

Nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday. Name ONE of the two productions nominated in the category of Best Musical that are based on popular movies from the 1980s?

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Beetlejuice, Tootsie

What film title has been redacted in the poster seen here?

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Breakthrough

Multiple choice. This Saturday night, the all-female improv comedy team of Allynne, Holland, Lapkus & Whitehead will perform at The Wilbur Theater in Boston. This team is known by what name: A) Tumbling Dice; B) Wild Horses; C) Some Girls; D) Honkytonk Women?

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B

The mini-theme for #10 & #11 this week is titled: "Opinionated People". Here we go. This past week, ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith opined that referees missed calls in a Golden State Warriors playoff game. What team are the Warriors currently playing in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals?

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Houston Rockets

This Sunday night, the "Hailey Dean Mysteries" premieres on the Hallmark television channel. What television commentator and former Atlanta-Fulton County prosecutor is the creator of the "Hailey Dean Mysteries"?

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Nancy Grace

This Saturday, the 2019 Kentucky Derby will take place in Louisville, Kentucky. In what historical year did the first running of the Kentucky Derby take place? (accept within 6 years)

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1875 (accept 1869 to 1881)