Mystery Theme VII by KlionskyG

Champion(s):

NathanL
All my thoughts have been replaced with Hamilton quotes.


Runner(s)-Up:

Vendy12


Quiz Description

Previous Mystery Theme quizzes here: [ I ] [ II ] [ III ] [ IV ] [ V ] [ VI ]

Full Results:

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Money Value (% Incorrect): 22 09 55 68 44 64 22 09 22 77 40 31
1 NathanL 446 98 15
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2 Vendy12 416 96 15
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3 DreyfusB 412 94 15
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4 KonkelT 407 92 15
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5 MoskowitzJim 392 90 15
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6 WeinbergD 379 88 15
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7 zerocrates 366 85 15
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8 MarxG 362 83 15
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9 SokolM 361 81 15
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10 FauxD 346 79 15
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11 Colluventus 327 76 15
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11 McGeeDean 327 76 15
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13 SellM 322 72 15
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14 MattK 318 70 15
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15 WeikleB 314 68 15
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16 GoldfarbDavidJ 311 66 15
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17 GrahamJ 307 64 00
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18 melvillean 303 61 15
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19 AndrewA 299 59 00
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20 IvixorB 290 57 15
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21 BoyerA 287 55 15
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22 SaraNorcott 286 53 15
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23 Squidpickles 283 51 15
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24 petkunm 277 48 15
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25 helene 275 46 15
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26 RalliP 268 44 00
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27 BlomE 259 42 15
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28 JME1 251 39 15
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28 RosenbergJ 251 39 00
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30 Susan 235 35 00
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31 GarciaD 226 33 15
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34 groug 214 26 00
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Questions:

Give only the prefix:
What type of "-ologist" might study Dances with Wenches, French 75, or Sand in the Crack?

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MIX

What are the first and middle initials of the inventor of the footwear originally known as Maine Hunting Shoes?

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LL [Leon Leonwood Bean]

Astronomical twilight is when the center of the sun is between 12-18 degrees below the horizon.

Nautical twilight is when the center of the sun is between 6-12 degrees below the horizon.

What adjective describes the twilight immediately before sunrise or after sunset, when the center of the sun is between 0-6 degrees below the horizon?

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CIVIL

What is the capital of Timor-Leste?

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DILI

What file extension is used to save data related to digital music editing? Instead of containing the amplitude of an actual or compressed sound recording (like .WAV or .MP3), it instead indicates what notes are played and when, how loud and for how long, which can then be synthesized by a computer. The standard was announced by Robert Moog in 1982.

Either the three- or four-letter extension is acceptable.

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.MID / .MIDI

What HTML tag is used on

  • each
  • of
  • these
  • lines?

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<LI> (and </LI> as well, of course)

"747", "racecar", and "kayak" are well-known modes of transportation that are also palindromes. "A Toyota" is a well-known palindromic car make. What is by far the best-selling palindromic car model in recent years? (Model only, not make.)

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[Honda] CIVIC

Person 1: The actress, whose last name is Tyler, who played Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Person 2: A singer-songwriter, a faculty member at Berklee College of Music, and a younger brother of James Taylor.

In addition to having nearly identical last names as each other, Person 1's first name is also Person 2's nickname -- and the first three letters of his first name. What are these three letters?

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LIV [Livingston]

What is the initialism for a type of relatively safe investment that involves (usually) a fixed term and a fixed expiration date, and therefore typically pays a higher interest rate than a regular savings account? Penalties for withdrawing from this type of investment before maturity are typically significantly higher than for bonds.

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CD [Certificate of Deposit]

What 1997 movie directed by Guillermo del Toro features a species of human-created bugs designed to destroy New York cockroaches? The engineered bugs eventually develop the ability to make themselves look like their human prey before killing the people.

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MIMIC

Each red box in this redacted Wikipedia screenshot obscures a different combination of two letters and two numbers. What specific alphanumeric sequence is obscured by both blue boxes?

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LV

What is the theme of this quiz?

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All answers made only from Roman-numeral letters (CDILMVX)