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Champion(s):

Dynomutt
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Runner(s)-Up:

MatthewsP
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Quiz Description

Each of the answers in this quiz has a common thread. See if you can identify it.

Full Results:

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1 Dynomutt 368 98 00
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2 MatthewsP 340 94 15
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3 HealyT 329 90 15
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4 ESB 320 86 15
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5 ElendilPickle 313 82 00
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6 LuskT 303 78 15
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7 AllenJ 293 74 15
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8 AdamK 262 70 15
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9 UllspergerA 260 66 15
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10 OlewnickB 254 62 15
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11 BoyerA 242 58 15
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12 WangA 227 54 15
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13 MangaserA 222 50 15
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14 WeikleB 190 46 00
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15 JordanG 187 40 00
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15 jefe 187 40 15
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17 GoodmanDL 182 34 15
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18 BruceM 171 30 15
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19 RaiaB 163 26 15
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20 HoH 160 22 15
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21 HallR 147 18 15
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22 BeningoS 135 14 15
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23 GrahamJ 127 10 15
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24 JonesRW 104 6 15
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25 DBrick 85 2 00
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Questions:

Though most are technically frustums, what is the common name for the orange reflective device used to temporarily redirect vehicles during events like road construction or automobile accidents?

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Traffic cones

Which former leader of the UK Labour Party was criticized for wearing a "donkey jacket" during the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Cenotaph in 1981?

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Michael Foot

Which French composer won Academy Awards for Best Original Score in 1961 for Lawrence of Arabia, in 1965 for Doctor Zhivago, and 1984 for A Passage to India?

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Maurice Jarre

Which Arthurian knight was sent to fetch Iseult from Ireland in order to marry his uncle King Mark, but accidentally consumed a love potion and fell madly in love with her instead?

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Tristan or Tristram

What Swedish musical group had a 1994 international dance hit with a remake of the traditional folk song "Cotton Eye Joe"?

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Rednex

What name, and anglicized version of the Irish Gaellic version of "John" was used as the title of a 1953 Western directed by George Stephens and starring Alan Ladd?

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Shane

The notoriously gruesome battles of the War of the League of Xanderberg primarily took place in and around which French commune?

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Loire-les-Marais

Which guitarist teamed up with drummer Ginger Baker and bassist Jack Bruce to form the group Cream?

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Eric Clapton

Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgramage are among the better known works of which poet?

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Lord Byron

Which boxer won a gold medal at the 1960 Olympic Games while still known by his birth name, Cassius Clay?

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Muhammad Ali

Also known as a Chinese gooseberry, what fruit is the edible berry of a woody vine in the genus Actinidia?

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kiwi(fruit)

What is the common link between the 11 previous answers of this quiz?

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All were the subject of an extended hoax on Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:List_of_hoaxes_on_Wikipedia