Some questions from a recent tournament by jsparkyp

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...

KosmanJ


Quiz Description

Last May, I gave an all day trivia tournament and now I am offering some of those questions to you in a variety of subjects.

Full Results:

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1 AnthonyBianca 494 98 15
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2 GoodmanDL 425 93 15
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2 KosmanJ 425 93 15
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4 Tarn 367 89 00
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5 McGeeDean 319 84 15
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5 JonesRW 319 84 15
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7 MoyseyC 298 80 15
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8 CoenM 295 77 15
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9 Svoyager-11 289 74 15
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10 MolinariR 286 71 15
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11 quarterrican 285 68 15
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12 RauscherM 280 65 15
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13 randalleng 270 62 00
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14 casketromance 222 57 15
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14 jnowell 222 57 15
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16 HortonR 201 51 15
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16 MattaR 201 51 15
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18 watkinsAF 170 46 00
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19 MatchenD 146 43 15
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20 imogen 137 40 15
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21 Atomiccoffey 131 37 15
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22 DouglasLovesVixey 125 34 15
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23 StanleyP 119 31 15
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24 MitchellWA 112 28 15
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25 bmrafferty 94 24 00
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25 KPope 94 24 00
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27 ArunH 88 19 00
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28 Commodore 52 15 15
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28 SokolM 52 15 15
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30 ecpekkle 37 7 15
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30 Stan 37 7 15
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30 griffism 37 7 15
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33 WatskyA 0 1 00
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Questions:

American History – The following battles were in what war: Battle of Queenston Heights, Battle of Lake Erie, Battle of the Thames, Battle of Lundy's Lane?

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War of 1812

Geography - What island nation consists of three island groups, Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, and Phoenix Islands?

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Kiribati

Baseball - As of the end of the 2018 season, there were 37 players who hit between 50 to 59 home runs in a season, and of those totals, there is still one amount in that range that no one has ever finished with in a season; what is that number?

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55

NBA – It seems commonplace now that corporate logos, to go along with Nike’s, can be found in the left-hand side on NBA team uniforms. The Boston Celtics, for example, have General Electric’s logo on their uniforms. What company’s logo appears on the uniforms of the Cleveland Cavilers?

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Goodyear

Olympics – In 1949, the Olympic committee convened to determine the site for the 1956 Summer Olympiad, in which Melbourne was eventually chosen. In the final vote between two cities, it beat out what South American city by the vote of 21-20?

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Buenos Aires

Saturday Night Live – What were the names of the three donkeys that pulled Hanukah Harry’s sled?

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Moshe, Hershel, Shlomo

Television - What was the name of the 1999 short-lived spin-off from the drama Party of Five?

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Time of Your Life

Cartoons – What was the only Bugs Bunny cartoon in which Elmer Fudd actually got the better of Bugs?

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"What’s Opera, Doc?" ("Well, what were you expecting, a happy ending?")

Music - Who played saxophone on Carole King’s single “Jazzman”? He was also the leader of the house band on two short-lived late-night talk shows: CBS's The Pat Sajak Show and Fox's The Chevy Chase Show.

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Tom Scott

Classical music - What piano suite’s movements include titles such as “Ballet of Chicks in Their Shells”, “The Old Castle” and “Limoges, The Market Place”?

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Movies, actors - What present day actress’s birth name was Nora Lum?

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Awkwafina

What 1978 film was Woody Allen's first movie in which he wrote and directed, but did not himself appear in?

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Interiors