A common bond quiz by groug

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AdamKing


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GoodmanDL
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Quiz Description

Answer the first 11 questions, and then in question 12 figure out what they all have in common. Good luck!

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1 AdamKing 412 97 00
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2 GoodmanDL 406 90 25
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4 LynchT 345 83 25
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7 randalleng 310 69 25
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8 KonkelT 305 64 25
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9 MirandaM 296 57 00
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11 GarciaD 270 50 00
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Questions:

Which Jesuit university located in Cincinnati can claim former Speaker of the House John Boehner as an alumnus?

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Xavier (Charles Xavier, X-Men)

Which American preacher led a doomsday religious movement that was the forerunner of today's Seventh-Day Adventists?

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William Miller (William Miller, Almost Famous)

In what 2016 film, based on an E.L. Doctorow story (which was in turn based on a Nathaniel Hawthorne story) does Bryan Cranston play a man who hides in his own attic in order to spy on his wife?

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Wakefield (Robert Wakefield, Traffic)

Which attorney took on PG&E for polluting groundwater in Hinkley, California, earning her clients a then-record settlement of $333 million?

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Erin Brockovich (Erin Brockovich)

Which is the second James Joyce book in which Stephen Dedalus appears?

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Ulysses (Ulysses Everett McGill, O Brother, Where Art Thou?)

Which cocktail, originally developed in New Orleans as a way to get rid of then-unpopular rum, combines two types of rum with lime and orange juice, grenadine, simple syrup, and passion fruit puree (as well as some garnishes)?

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Hurricane (Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, The Hurricane)

Which French word, which means "rock" or "boulder," comes after "Ferrero" in the name of a candy?

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Rocher (Vianne Rocher, Chocolat)

What Latin word, meaning "greatest" or "largest," can come after the words Pontifex or Circus?

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Maximus (Gladiator)

Which classic children's book character does Wikipedia describe as being a "hairy, pot-bellied, pear-shaped, snub-nosed creature with a cat-like face and cynical personality...he is typically colored avocado green"?

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The Grinch (How The Grinch Stole Christmas)

Which musical was nominated for a then-record tying (since surpassed by Hamilton) 15 Tony Awards in 13 categories in 2009, winning 10 of them, including Best Musical?

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Billy Ellliot (Billy Elliot)

What word goes with "peck" in describing a very deliberate typing style?

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Hunt (Ethan Hunt, Mission Impossible 2)

And finally, because this is a common bond quiz, what do the first 11 answers have in common?

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Main characters/characters of first-billed actors (in ensemble films) of movies from the year 2000