General Knowledge Quiz #9 by shambolic

Champion(s):

RautY
The machines are winning


Runner(s)-Up:

Longford
May the road rise up to meet you

KreitzerJ


Quiz Description

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 03 37 37 73 47 20 24 22 37 62 54 39
1 RautY 398 98 15
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2 KreitzerJ 393 95 15
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2 Longford 393 95 15
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4 AnthonyBianca 381 92 15
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5 UncleTed 357 90 15
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6 KonkelT 349 88 15
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7 petkunm 342 86 15
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8 MattK 338 84 15
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9 BillPennington 330 80 15
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9 groug 330 80 15
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11 helene 328 77 15
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12 Tarn 327 75 15
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13 imogen 323 73 15
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14 felsenheldd 315 71 15
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15 DouglasLovesVixey 313 69 15
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16 jveditz 312 67 15
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17 vepa1943 296 64 00
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18 CoenM 295 62 15
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19 ecpekkle 290 60 15
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20 KPope 281 58 15
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21 EggCzar 278 56 15
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22 Vendy12 277 54 15
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23 KCrest 276 52 15
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24 loganstarr 275 50 15
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25 NathanL 274 47 15
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26 IvixorB 270 45 15
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27 Svoyager-11 261 43 15
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28 TurnerDM 259 41 15
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29 Colluventus 248 39 15
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30 Vintsanity 247 37 15
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31 SaraNorcott 245 35 15
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32 BlomE 243 31 15
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32 GoldfarbDavidJ 243 31 15
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34 SokolM 228 28 15
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35 WhelanS 225 26 15
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36 FauxD 221 24 15
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37 Bilestoad 209 22 15
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38 HortonR 206 20 15
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39 Atomiccoffey 191 17 15
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39 GrellerA 191 17 15
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41 ShapiroA 189 13 15
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42 LynchT 171 11 15
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43 GoodmanDL 150 9 15
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44 Nicola 147 7 15
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45 KlionskyG 146 5 15
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46 Triviot 129 3 15
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47 Jonathan 107 1 15
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Questions:

In which word game distributed by Parker Brothers do players compete to find as many words as possible in a 4x4 array of lettered dice?

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BOGGLE

What is the historic Prussian name for the city today known as Kaliningrad? This city was the birthplace of Immanuel Kant and its bridges are the subject of a famous problem in graph theory.

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KONIGSBERG

The Panic of 1907 was ultimately alleviated by which financier, New York's wealthiest banker at the time, who pledged large sums of his own money and organized a meeting of trust managers to convince them to donate?

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J.P. MORGAN

Which leader, who overthrew King Idris in 1969, outlined his ideals for his society in his work The Green Book?

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MUAMMAR GADDAFI

Which actress won an Oscar for her role in Michael Clayton and a European Film Award for her role in We Need to Talk About Kevin?

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TILDA SWINTON

The Triple Crown of Motorsport consists of the Indianapolis 500, Monaco Grand Prix, and a race held near which French town? In this race, participants attempt to cover the maximum distance in 24 hours.

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LE MANS

In the music industry, the (illegal in the U.S.) act of paying a radio station to play a song without explicitly stating the sponsorship, is commonly known by what three-syllable term?

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PAYOLA

Botticelli's The Birth of Venus and Wyeth's Christina's World are among the paintings done in which medium, in which a binder medium such as egg yolk is mixed with various pigments?

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TEMPERA

What Korean dish, whose name translates to "mixed rice," consists of a bowl of rice topped with vegetables, meat or a fried egg, and (often) gochujang sauce? It is sometimes, though not necessarily, served in a hot stone pot.

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BIBIMBAP

On which HBO series does Lisa Kudrow play a sitcom actress named Valerie Cherish?

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THE COMEBACK

In Texas Hold' Em, which two denominations, either suited or unsuited, must a player be dealt in the pocket holding known as "Big Slick?"

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ACE, KING

An angel in The Book of Mormon shares his name (coincidentally) with the capital of an island country in the Indian Ocean. What is that shared name?

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MORONI