Mystery Theme DD1 by DixonD

Champion(s):

HealyT
What the heck is that?


Runner(s)-Up:

HessJa
Nah, son.


Quiz Description

Answer these questions and show in question #12 how they are connected.

Full Results:

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1 HealyT 500 98 15
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2 HessJa 347 95 15
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3 FryedBetaKappa 332 90 15
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3 PlotkinD 332 90 15
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5 ESB 323 86 15
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6 ChernicoffS 320 83 15
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7 HoH 301 80 15
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8 GrahamJ 293 75 15
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8 MatthewsP 293 75 15
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10 Neil 289 71 15
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11 SorensonG 280 68 15
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12 ChrisRosenberg 275 65 15
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13 GoldsteinB 263 62 15
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14 EngelA 254 57 15
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14 randalleng 254 57 15
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18 MangaserA 239 46 15
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21 FrostL 224 37 15
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22 RalliP 221 33 15
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22 ElendilPickle 221 33 15
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24 JordanG 193 28 00
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25 RobinJRichards 191 25 15
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30 KingJA 151 10 15
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Questions:

The city of Atlanta originally had what name, due to its position on the Western and Atlantic Railroad?

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Terminus

What is the stage name of Canadian singer-songwriter Claire Boucher, heard here?

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Grimes

What movie title is bleeped from this Bill Hicks routine?

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Shane

Steve Bullock, Sam Brownback, Robert J. Bentley and David Ige all currently hold what governmental position?

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(state) governor

In 1781, what British astronomer was the first to discover a planet using a telescope?

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Frederick William Herschel

Nike, Inc. (then called Blue Ribbon Sports) was originally based in what city, its state's second-largest, by a college track athlete and his coach?

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Eugene, Oregon

What Biblical figure was the uncle of Lot, the grandson of Nahor (son of Serug), and the grandfather of Jacob?

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Abraham

What city served as the capital of its province for nearly 1000 years until a Muslim conquest in 641 led to the founding of a new capital, Fustat?

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Alexandria

Name the (ultimately unsuccessful) candidate for public office being interviewed here by Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC.

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Alvin Greene

What is the first name of this absent-minded character, played by Whitman Mayo, who had his own spinoff series (for 10 episodes) beginning in 1975?

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Grady (Wilson)

First, middle, and last name required. What Civil War figure, whose naval blockade helped Grant's conquest of Vicksburg, became the second naval officer to achieve the rank of Admiral in the US Navy, after his adoptive brother David Farragut?

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David Dixon Porter

What TV show links questions 1-11 together?

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The Walking Dead