[Citation Needed] by VaccaD

Champion(s):

LaudermithM


Runner(s)-Up:

ChernicoffS
Although the Moon is only one-fourth the size of the Earth, it is further away.


Quiz Description

Answer the following questions as they would have been answered given the cited source.

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Questions:

Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 at Coast Province General Hospital in WHAT CITY?

(Source: pretrial filing submitted by Orly Taitz in Keyes v. Bowen)

Click to Reveal Answer
MOMBASA, KENYA

WHAT PRESERVATIVE used in the MMR vaccine was linked to a condition known as autistic enterocolitis, and through it identified as an environmental cause of autism?

(Source: Andrew Wakefield et al., published in The Lancet, 2/28/98)

Click to Reveal Answer
THIMEROSAL (or THIOMERSAL)

WHAT MOVIE won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1955?

(Source: Herb Stempel on Twenty One, 12/5/56)

Click to Reveal Answer
ON THE WATERFRONT

WITHIN TWO YEARS, HOW MANY YEARS have passed since the creation of the Earth?

(Source: Annales veteris testamenti, a prima mundi origine deducti by Bishop James Ussher, 1650)

Click to Reveal Answer
6019

The central message of WHAT RELIGION is "every man for himself"?

(Source: Otto West, in personal communication to Wanda Gershwitz)

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BUDDHISM

FIRST AND LAST NAME REQUIRED: WHAT PRESIDENT won the election of 1948?

(Source: Chicago Daily Tribune of 11/3/48, morning edition)

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THOMAS DEWEY

WHAT MILITARY OFFICER provided secret information regarding French artillery capabilities to German military attache Max von Schwartzkoppen?

(Source: Military tribunal chaired by Colonel Émilien Maurel, decision issued 12/22/1894)

Click to Reveal Answer
ALFRED DREYFUS

The majority of WHAT FIRM'S 70,000 seasonal white-collar employees work only four months a year?

(Source: Ken Jennings on Jeopardy!, 11/30/04)

Click to Reveal Answer
FEDEX

FULL NAME REQUIRED: The 1942 birth of WHAT FUTURE WORLD LEADER caused winter to change to spring, a star to illuminate the sky, and the spontaneous appearance of a double rainbow? He could walk and talk before the age of six months and learned to drive at age three.

(Source: the government Central News Agency of the country he later led.)

Click to Reveal Answer
KIM JONG-IL

WHAT ISLAND was first seen by Europeans in 1533 and named by Hernán Cortés two years later? Its northern limits were discovered by Juan de Fuca in 1592.

(Sources: accounts of the respective expeditions, maps prepared by Antonio de la Ascención and Michiel Colijn)

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CALIFORNIA

WHAT FOOTBALL STAR was the best quarterback prospect of the 2000 NFL draft?

(Sources: ESPN final mock draft, actual 1st round of drafting)

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CHAD PENNINGTON

WHAT SUBSTANCE, contained by all combustible bodies and released during combustion, is responsible for the phenomenon of fire?

(Source: Physica subterranea by Johann Joachim Becher, 1667)

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PHLOGISTON