TD 194: General Knowledge: 20 of 10 -- Revised Scoring

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Scores After 10 Questions:
57) 131 armorie
56) 123 amorris525
55) 121 dhkendall
54) 119 barandall800
53) 118 debramc
52) 117 immaf
51) 114 UniquePerspective
50) 108 Caboom
49) 107 nightreign
48) 106 JeopardyMom
47) 100 dott888
46) 99 Wheatley
45) 98 Lumosityfan
44) 97 sarah0114
43) 97 JoshuaRQI
42) 97 mitchparov
41) 95 dnbguy
40) 94 gamawire
39) 94 jeffwolfe
38) 93 Mathew5000
37) 91 Woppy T
36) 90 geolawyerman
35) 90 goforthetie
34) 90 eboettch
33) 89 DCrawshawJr
32) 88 lieph82
31) 88 CheezeWhiz
30) 85 MarkBarrett
29) 85 econgator
28) 84 jjwaymee
27) 84 Rackme32
26) 84 Bamaman
25) 83 clprez
24) 82 dude33
23) 82 TheyCallMeMrKid
22) 82 Vermonter
21) 81 BobF
20) 80 ihavejeoprosy
19) 78 CrunchyTaco
18) 78 Leander
17) 76 hscer
16) 75 ElendilPickle
15) 74 tjconn728
14) 74 skullturf
13) 74 This Is Kirk!
12) 73 whatisbishkek
11) 73 Bob78164
10) 72 Magna
9) 71 Woof
8) 69 mennoknight
7) 64 lisa0012
6) 62 Paucle
5) 61 countyguy
4) 60 Vanya
3) 60 RandyG
2) 50 cheezguyty
1) 46 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 86.94736
Median score: 85
Mode score: 74
3 players have the mode score
High score: 131
Low score: 46
Range: 85
Standard Deviation: 18.35415

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11. A-G-N-O-R WORDS

Name one of the ten 5-letter English words that can be spelled using ALL of the letters A-G-N-O-R and is contained in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Groan -- 17 (Sheep)
Wheatley
MarkBarrett
sarah0114
dnbguy
hscer
mennoknight
mitchparov
dude33
countyguy
DCrawshawJr
Woppy T
skullturf
amorris525
jeffwolfe
lisa0012
eboettch
barandall800

Argon -- 13
lieph82
CheezeWhiz
jjwaymee
JoshuaRQI
CrunchyTaco
dhkendall
econgator
BobF
TheyCallMeMrKid
whatisbishkek
ihavejeoprosy
Bob78164
debramc

Organ -- 13
nightreign
gamawire
JeopardyMom
ElendilPickle
Caboom
Rackme32
immaf
tjconn728
Magna
dott888
Vermonter
Bamaman
UniquePerspective

Grano -- 3
Mathew5000
goforthetie
Lumosityfan

Orang -- 3
Peggles
Leander
Woof

Angor -- 2
Paucle
RandyG

Rogan -- Singleton!
cheezguyty

Drop -- 10
geolawyerman
Vanya
clprez
This Is Kirk!

Unused answers:
Goran
Nagor
Ronga

Wrong answer -- 22
armorie - Agron

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Scores After 11 Questions:
57) 153 armorie
56) 140 amorris525
55) 136 barandall800
54) 134 dhkendall
53) 131 debramc
52) 130 immaf
51) 127 UniquePerspective
50) 121 Caboom
49) 120 nightreign
48) 119 JeopardyMom
47) 116 Wheatley
46) 114 sarah0114
45) 114 mitchparov
44) 113 dott888
43) 112 dnbguy
42) 111 jeffwolfe
41) 110 JoshuaRQI
40) 108 Woppy T
39) 107 gamawire
38) 107 eboettch
37) 106 DCrawshawJr
36) 102 MarkBarrett
35) 101 lieph82
34) 101 CheezeWhiz
33) 101 Lumosityfan
32) 100 geolawyerman
31) 99 dude33
30) 98 econgator
29) 97 jjwaymee
28) 97 Rackme32
27) 97 Bamaman
26) 96 Mathew5000
25) 95 TheyCallMeMrKid
24) 95 Vermonter
23) 94 BobF
22) 93 hscer
21) 93 clprez
20) 93 ihavejeoprosy
19) 93 goforthetie
18) 91 CrunchyTaco
17) 91 skullturf
16) 88 ElendilPickle
15) 87 tjconn728
14) 86 mennoknight
13) 86 whatisbishkek
12) 86 Bob78164
11) 85 Magna
10) 84 This Is Kirk!
9) 81 Leander
8) 81 lisa0012
7) 78 countyguy
6) 74 Woof
5) 70 Vanya
4) 64 Paucle
3) 62 RandyG
2) 51 cheezguyty
1) 49 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 99.4386
Median score: 98
Mode score: 93
4 players have the mode score
High score: 153
Low score: 49
Range: 104
Standard Deviation: 20.88703

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12. NOBEL PRIZES

Nobel Prizes are awarded in six categories: Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics. Name the category in which one of these individuals won a Nobel Prize. Give both your chosen letter and the Nobel Prize category. (Example: K. Chemistry)

(C) Milton Friedman (1976) Economics -- 11 (Sheep)
MarkBarrett
JeopardyMom
jjwaymee
armorie
tjconn728
Woppy T
dott888
Bamaman
amorris525
jeffwolfe
Lumosityfan

(A) Paul Krugman (2008) Economics -- 9
Wheatley
JoshuaRQI
CrunchyTaco
econgator
BobF
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
skullturf
eboettch

(G) Liu Xiaobo (2010) Peace -- 6
hscer
dhkendall
mitchparov
dude33
Mathew5000
goforthetie

(I) Thomas Mann (1929) Literature -- 6
geolawyerman
Peggles
Caboom
mennoknight
immaf
debramc

(F) Steven Chu (1997) Physics -- 5
lieph82
dnbguy
Vermonter
Bob78164
barandall800

(E) Enrico Fermi (1938) Physics -- 4
countyguy
clprez
RandyG
cheezguyty

(J) Albert Schweitzer (1952) Peace -- 4
sarah0114
ElendilPickle
Vanya
Magna

(B) Ivan Pavlov (1904) Physiology/Medicine -- 3
CheezeWhiz
whatisbishkek
ihavejeoprosy

(D) Dorothy Hodgkin (1964) Chemistry -- 3
Rackme32
Paucle
Woof

(H) Toni Morrison (1993) Literature -- 3
nightreign
gamawire
lisa0012

Drop -- 10
UniquePerspective

Wrong answers -- 16
DCrawshawJr - Chemistry -- Enrico Fermi (1938)
This Is Kirk! - Medicine -- Albert Schweitzer (1952)

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Scores After 12 Questions:
57) 164 armorie
56) 151 amorris525
55) 141 barandall800
54) 140 dhkendall
53) 137 debramc
52) 137 UniquePerspective
51) 136 immaf
50) 130 JeopardyMom
49) 127 Caboom
48) 125 Wheatley
47) 124 dott888
46) 123 nightreign
45) 122 DCrawshawJr
44) 122 jeffwolfe
43) 120 mitchparov
42) 119 JoshuaRQI
41) 119 Woppy T
40) 118 sarah0114
39) 117 dnbguy
38) 116 eboettch
37) 113 MarkBarrett
36) 112 Lumosityfan
35) 110 gamawire
34) 108 jjwaymee
33) 108 Bamaman
32) 107 econgator
31) 106 geolawyerman
30) 106 lieph82
29) 105 dude33
28) 104 CheezeWhiz
27) 104 TheyCallMeMrKid
26) 103 BobF
25) 102 Mathew5000
24) 100 CrunchyTaco
23) 100 Rackme32
22) 100 skullturf
21) 100 Vermonter
20) 100 This Is Kirk!
19) 99 hscer
18) 99 goforthetie
17) 98 tjconn728
16) 97 clprez
15) 96 ihavejeoprosy
14) 92 ElendilPickle
13) 92 mennoknight
12) 91 Bob78164
11) 90 Leander
10) 89 Magna
9) 89 whatisbishkek
8) 84 lisa0012
7) 82 countyguy
6) 77 Woof
5) 74 Vanya
4) 67 Paucle
3) 66 RandyG
2) 55 Peggles
1) 55 cheezguyty

Average (mean) score: 106.4561
Median score: 106
Mode score: 100
5 players have the mode score
High score: 164
Low score: 55
Range: 109
Standard Deviation: 22.10365

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13. MOVIE YEARS

Name the year ending in 2 in which one of the following films was released. A major star of each film is in parentheses after each title. Specify both your chosen letter and the year. (Example: K. 1942)

(I) Sister Act (Whoopi Goldberg) (1992) -- 14 (Sheep)
gamawire
dnbguy
CheezeWhiz
mennoknight
BobF
DCrawshawJr
tjconn728
Woppy T
clprez
TheyCallMeMrKid
whatisbishkek
dott888
skullturf
barandall800

(G) Skyfall (Daniel Craig) (2012) -- 9
Wheatley
ElendilPickle
dhkendall
mitchparov
dude33
Vermonter
Lumosityfan
eboettch
cheezguyty

(A) Tootsie (Dustin Hoffman) (1982) -- 6
econgator
Magna
jeffwolfe
Woof
lisa0012
This Is Kirk!

(C) What's Up, Doc? (Barbra Streisand) (1972) -- 6
JeopardyMom
armorie
Leander
Paucle
Bob78164
debramc

(B) Lawrence of Arabia (Peter O'Toole) (1962) -- 5
lieph82
Peggles
Caboom
CrunchyTaco
immaf

(J) Mrs. Miniver (Greer Garson) (1942) -- 5
sarah0114
jjwaymee
Vanya
Mathew5000
RandyG

(E) Spider-Man (Tobey Maguire) (2002) -- 4
geolawyerman
JoshuaRQI
amorris525
ihavejeoprosy

(F) The Greatest Show On Earth (Betty Hutton) (1952) -- 4
MarkBarrett
hscer
Bamaman
goforthetie

(H) Blood and Sand (Rudolph Valentino) (1922) -- Singleton!
Rackme32

Unused answer
(D) Shanghai Express (Marlene Dietrich) (1932)[/b]

Drop -- 10
countyguy

Wrong answers -- 19
nightreign - 2002 -- Sister Act (Whoopi Goldberg)
UniquePerspective -- 1932 - Blood and Sand (Rudolph Valentino)

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Scores After 13 Questions:
57) 170 armorie
56) 156 UniquePerspective
55) 155 amorris525
54) 155 barandall800
53) 149 dhkendall
52) 143 debramc
51) 142 nightreign
50) 141 immaf
49) 138 dott888
48) 136 JeopardyMom
47) 136 DCrawshawJr
46) 134 Wheatley
45) 133 Woppy T
44) 132 Caboom
43) 131 dnbguy
42) 129 mitchparov
41) 128 jeffwolfe
40) 125 eboettch
39) 124 gamawire
38) 123 sarah0114
37) 123 JoshuaRQI
36) 121 Lumosityfan
35) 118 CheezeWhiz
34) 118 TheyCallMeMrKid
33) 117 MarkBarrett
32) 117 BobF
31) 114 dude33
30) 114 skullturf
29) 113 jjwaymee
28) 113 econgator
27) 112 tjconn728
26) 112 Bamaman
25) 111 lieph82
24) 111 clprez
23) 110 geolawyerman
22) 109 Vermonter
21) 107 Mathew5000
20) 106 mennoknight
19) 106 This Is Kirk!
18) 105 CrunchyTaco
17) 103 hscer
16) 103 whatisbishkek
15) 103 goforthetie
14) 101 ElendilPickle
13) 101 Rackme32
12) 100 ihavejeoprosy
11) 97 Bob78164
10) 96 Leander
9) 95 Magna
8) 92 countyguy
7) 90 lisa0012
6) 83 Woof
5) 79 Vanya
4) 73 Paucle
3) 71 RandyG
2) 64 cheezguyty
1) 60 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 114.8772
Median score: 114
Mode score: 103
3 players have the mode score
High score: 170
Low score: 60
Range: 110
Standard Deviation: 23.14897

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14. THE FIRST 10 STATES

Name one of the first ten states of the United States based on date of ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Three of them are officially known as commonwealths but are generally referred to as states.

Pennsylvania (2nd) -- 9 (Sheep)
CheezeWhiz
ElendilPickle
econgator
DCrawshawJr
Vermonter
Bamaman
RandyG
eboettch
cheezguyty

Delaware (1st) -- 6
nightreign
JeopardyMom
mennoknight
Rackme32
debramc
lisa0012

Connecticut (5th) -- 6
gamawire
geolawyerman
mitchparov
dude33
Woppy T
Lumosityfan

Massachusetts (6th) -- 6
Wheatley
lieph82
sarah0114
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
clprez

Virginia (10th) -- 6
Magna
Mathew5000
whatisbishkek
amorris525
Bob78164
barandall800

New Jersey (3rd) -- 5
MarkBarrett
dhkendall
Leander
ihavejeoprosy
UniquePerspective

Georgia (4th) -- 5
jjwaymee
CrunchyTaco
BobF
skullturf
Woof

South Carolina (8th) -- 5
Peggles
Vanya
countyguy
Paucle
goforthetie

New Hampshire (9th) -- 5
dnbguy
tjconn728
TheyCallMeMrKid
dott888
jeffwolfe

Maryland(7th) -- 2
hscer
This Is Kirk!

Drop: None

Wrong answers -- 14
armorie - Rhode Island (the 13th state)
immaf - Rhode Island

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Scores After 14 Questions:
57) 184 armorie
56) 161 amorris525
55) 161 UniquePerspective
54) 161 barandall800
53) 155 immaf
52) 154 dhkendall
51) 149 debramc
50) 148 nightreign
49) 145 DCrawshawJr
48) 143 dott888
47) 142 JeopardyMom
46) 140 Wheatley
45) 139 Woppy T
44) 138 Caboom
43) 136 dnbguy
42) 135 mitchparov
41) 134 eboettch
40) 133 jeffwolfe
39) 130 gamawire
38) 129 sarah0114
37) 129 JoshuaRQI
36) 127 CheezeWhiz
35) 127 Lumosityfan
34) 123 TheyCallMeMrKid
33) 122 MarkBarrett
32) 122 econgator
31) 122 BobF
30) 121 Bamaman
29) 120 dude33
28) 119 skullturf
27) 118 jjwaymee
26) 118 Vermonter
25) 117 lieph82
24) 117 tjconn728
23) 117 clprez
22) 116 geolawyerman
21) 113 Mathew5000
20) 112 mennoknight
19) 110 ElendilPickle
18) 110 CrunchyTaco
17) 109 whatisbishkek
16) 108 goforthetie
15) 108 This Is Kirk!
14) 107 Rackme32
13) 105 hscer
12) 105 ihavejeoprosy
11) 103 Bob78164
10) 101 Magna
9) 101 Leander
8) 97 countyguy
7) 96 lisa0012
6) 88 Woof
5) 84 Vanya
4) 80 RandyG
3) 78 Paucle
2) 73 cheezguyty
1) 65 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 121.1404
Median score: 121
Mode score: 117
3 players have the mode score
High score: 184
Low score: 65
Range: 119
Standard Deviation: 23.69825

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15. FACTORS OF 512

Name one of the positive whole-number factors of 512.

(2) -- 7 (Co-Sheep)
ElendilPickle
Caboom
mennoknight
Rackme32
dude33
RandyG
lisa0012

(4) -- 7 (Co-Sheep)
gamawire
sarah0114
CheezeWhiz
jjwaymee
JoshuaRQI
econgator
cheezguyty

(8) -- 7 (Co-Sheep)
Wheatley
hscer
armorie
Woppy T
dott888
goforthetie
Bob78164

(1) -- 6
dhkendall
BobF
immaf
DCrawshawJr
clprez
Bamaman

(64) -- 6
Peggles
CrunchyTaco
mitchparov
whatisbishkek
skullturf
jeffwolfe

(512) -- 6
JeopardyMom
tjconn728
Mathew5000
Paucle
ihavejeoprosy
This Is Kirk!

(32) -- 5
geolawyerman
lieph82
MarkBarrett
Vermonter
debramc

(128) -- 5
nightreign
Vanya
countyguy
Lumosityfan
eboettch

(16) -- 3
TheyCallMeMrKid
amorris525
Woof

(256) -- 3
dnbguy
Magna
UniquePerspective

Drop -- 10
Leander
barandall800

Wrong answers: None
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Scores After 15 Questions:
57) 191 armorie
56) 171 barandall800
55) 164 amorris525
54) 164 UniquePerspective
53) 161 immaf
52) 160 dhkendall
51) 154 debramc
50) 153 nightreign
49) 151 DCrawshawJr
48) 150 dott888
47) 148 JeopardyMom
46) 147 Wheatley
45) 146 Woppy T
44) 145 Caboom
43) 141 mitchparov
42) 139 dnbguy
41) 139 jeffwolfe
40) 139 eboettch
39) 137 gamawire
38) 136 sarah0114
37) 136 JoshuaRQI
36) 134 CheezeWhiz
35) 132 Lumosityfan
34) 129 econgator
33) 128 BobF
32) 127 MarkBarrett
31) 127 dude33
30) 127 Bamaman
29) 126 TheyCallMeMrKid
28) 125 jjwaymee
27) 125 skullturf
26) 123 tjconn728
25) 123 clprez
24) 123 Vermonter
23) 122 lieph82
22) 121 geolawyerman
21) 119 mennoknight
20) 119 Mathew5000
19) 117 ElendilPickle
18) 116 CrunchyTaco
17) 115 whatisbishkek
16) 115 goforthetie
15) 114 Rackme32
14) 114 This Is Kirk!
13) 112 hscer
12) 111 Leander
11) 111 ihavejeoprosy
10) 110 Bob78164
9) 104 Magna
8) 103 lisa0012
7) 102 countyguy
6) 91 Woof
5) 89 Vanya
4) 87 RandyG
3) 84 Paucle
2) 80 cheezguyty
1) 71 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 127.1579
Median score: 127
Mode score: 123
3 players have the mode score
High score: 191
Low score: 71
Range: 120
Standard Deviation: 23.68054

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16. BEST-ACTOR ACADEMY AWARDS

Name one of the 10 most-recent actors to have won an Academy Award for Best Actor.

Jean Dujardin (The Artist - 2011) -- 8
lieph82
hscer
ElendilPickle
armorie
mitchparov
Magna
eboettch
barandall800

Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln--2012 & There Will Be Blood--2007) -- 7
Wheatley
Caboom
DCrawshawJr
whatisbishkek
skullturf
Vermonter
RandyG

Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart - 2009) -- 7
MarkBarrett
JeopardyMom
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
Paucle
UniquePerspective
cheezguyty

Colin Firth (The King's Speech - 2010) -- 5
sarah0114
CheezeWhiz
JoshuaRQI
immaf
debramc

Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote - 2005) -- 5
Vanya
econgator
ihavejeoprosy
Bob78164
This Is Kirk!

Sean Penn (Milk--2008 & Mystic River--2003) -- 4
dnbguy
Peggles
Rackme32
Lumosityfan

Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club - 2013) -- 4
nightreign
gamawire
amorris525
lisa0012

Jamie Foxx (Ray - 2004) -- 3
jjwaymee
mennoknight
tjconn728

Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland - 2006) -- 2
clprez
Mathew5000

Adrien Brody (The Pianist - 2002) -- Singleton!
goforthetie

Drop -- 10
CrunchyTaco
dhkendall
dude33
BobF
Woppy T
Bamaman
Woof

Wrong answers -- 13
geolawyerman - Tom Hanks (Last won in 1994 for Forrest Gump.)
countyguy - Tom Hanks
dott888 - Christian Bale (Nominated in 2013 for American Hustle, but did not win.)
jeffwolfe - Geoffrey Rush (Won in 1996 for Shine.)

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Scores After 16 Questions:
57) 199 armorie
56) 179 barandall800
55) 171 UniquePerspective
54) 170 dhkendall
53) 168 amorris525
52) 166 immaf
51) 163 dott888
50) 159 debramc
49) 158 DCrawshawJr
48) 157 nightreign
47) 156 Woppy T
46) 155 JeopardyMom
45) 154 Wheatley
44) 152 Caboom
43) 152 jeffwolfe
42) 149 mitchparov
41) 147 eboettch
40) 143 dnbguy
39) 141 gamawire
38) 141 sarah0114
37) 141 JoshuaRQI
36) 139 CheezeWhiz
35) 138 BobF
34) 137 dude33
33) 137 Bamaman
32) 136 Lumosityfan
31) 134 geolawyerman
30) 134 MarkBarrett
29) 134 econgator
28) 133 TheyCallMeMrKid
27) 132 skullturf
26) 130 lieph82
25) 130 Vermonter
24) 128 jjwaymee
23) 126 CrunchyTaco
22) 126 tjconn728
21) 125 ElendilPickle
20) 125 clprez
19) 122 mennoknight
18) 122 whatisbishkek
17) 121 Mathew5000
16) 120 hscer
15) 119 This Is Kirk!
14) 118 Rackme32
13) 118 Leander
12) 116 ihavejeoprosy
11) 116 goforthetie
10) 115 countyguy
9) 115 Bob78164
8) 112 Magna
7) 107 lisa0012
6) 101 Woof
5) 94 Vanya
4) 94 RandyG
3) 91 Paucle
2) 87 cheezguyty
1) 75 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 133.8246
Median score: 134
Mode score: 134
3 players have the mode score
High score: 199
Low score: 75
Range: 124
Standard Deviation: 24.08615

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17. EVENT YEARS

Name the year ending in 7 in which one of the following events took place. Give both your chosen letter and the year. (Example: K. 1897)

(J) 1987 - On October 19, a stock market crash occurs in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 22.61 percent in just this one day -- the all-time record for greatest percentage loss in the DJIA in one day. -- 12 (Sheep)
dnbguy
JeopardyMom
dhkendall
econgator
DCrawshawJr
Magna
clprez
Mathew5000
RandyG
goforthetie
Bob78164
debramc

(C) 1957 - On October 4, the USSR launches Sputnik 1, the first artificial Earth satellite. -- 11
Wheatley
CheezeWhiz
ElendilPickle
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
mitchparov
TheyCallMeMrKid
amorris525
ihavejeoprosy
jeffwolfe
lisa0012

(E) 1967 - On June 5 through 10, the Six-Day War is fought in the Middle East. -- 9
gamawire
lieph82
MarkBarrett
CrunchyTaco
armorie
tjconn728
whatisbishkek
Vermonter
Bamaman

(H) 2007 - On December 20, Queen Elizabeth II becomes the oldest-ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days. -- 6
sarah0114
countyguy
immaf
skullturf
This Is Kirk!
cheezguyty

(D) 1937 - On May 6, the dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people. -- 5
Peggles
Rackme32
BobF
dott888
barandall800

(A) 1927 - On May 21, Charles Lindbergh lands in his airplane in Paris, France, completing the world's first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. -- 4
nightreign
hscer
Woppy T
eboettch

(I) 1867 - On July 1, Canada is created by enactment of the British North America Act, now called the Constitution Act. -- 4
mennoknight
dude33
Leander
Lumosityfan

(F) 1877 - On December 24, Thomas Edison files a patent application for his latest invention: the phonograph. -- Singleton!
Paucle

(G) 1997 - On September 28, newscaster David Brinkey retires at the age of 74 after 54 years in broadcasting. -- Singleton!
Vanya

Unused answer
(B) 1927 - On April 7, Bell Telephone and the US Department of Commerce conduct a television transmission from Washington DC to New York City -- the world's first long-distance television transmission.

Drop -- 10
UniquePerspective

Wrong answers -- 17
geolawyerman - 2007 - Stock market crash (2007 had no crash days in the all-time top 20, but there were 4 such days in 2008)
jjwaymee - 1907 - Stock market crash (In 1907, the greatest daily percentage loss was 8.29 percent on March 14, the all-time 7th largest)
Woof - 1927 - Stock market crash (1927 had no crash days in the all-time top 20)
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Scores After 17 Questions:
57) 208 armorie
56) 184 barandall800
55) 182 dhkendall
54) 181 UniquePerspective
53) 179 amorris525
52) 172 immaf
51) 171 debramc
50) 170 DCrawshawJr
49) 168 dott888
48) 167 JeopardyMom
47) 165 Wheatley
46) 163 Caboom
45) 163 jeffwolfe
44) 161 nightreign
43) 160 mitchparov
42) 160 Woppy T
41) 155 dnbguy
40) 152 JoshuaRQI
39) 151 geolawyerman
38) 151 eboettch
37) 150 gamawire
36) 150 CheezeWhiz
35) 147 sarah0114
34) 146 econgator
33) 146 Bamaman
32) 145 jjwaymee
31) 144 TheyCallMeMrKid
30) 143 MarkBarrett
29) 143 BobF
28) 141 dude33
27) 140 Lumosityfan
26) 139 lieph82
25) 139 Vermonter
24) 138 skullturf
23) 137 clprez
22) 136 ElendilPickle
21) 135 CrunchyTaco
20) 135 tjconn728
19) 133 Mathew5000
18) 131 whatisbishkek
17) 128 goforthetie
16) 127 ihavejeoprosy
15) 127 Bob78164
14) 126 mennoknight
13) 125 This Is Kirk!
12) 124 hscer
11) 124 Magna
10) 123 Rackme32
9) 122 Leander
8) 121 countyguy
7) 118 Woof
6) 118 lisa0012
5) 106 RandyG
4) 95 Vanya
3) 93 cheezguyty
2) 92 Paucle
1) 80 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 142.6316
Median score: 143
Mode score: 118
2 players have the mode score
High score: 208
Low score: 80
Range: 128
Standard Deviation: 24.75415

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18. U.S. FEDERAL HOLIDAYS

Name one of the 10 federal holidays in the United States for which most U.S. Government employees get a paid day off from work. All of the holiday names have the word day in them - either separately or as part of a compound word.

Labor Day -- 12 (Sheep)
nightreign
CheezeWhiz
Peggles
ElendilPickle
Rackme32
skullturf
RandyG
amorris525
debramc
Lumosityfan
UniquePerspective
cheezguyty

Christmas Day -- 9
lieph82
Caboom
mennoknight
dhkendall
dude33
DCrawshawJr
Woppy T
goforthetie
jeffwolfe

New Year's Day -- 7
Wheatley
JeopardyMom
mitchparov
immaf
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
dott888

Washington's Birthday -- 6
geolawyerman
hscer
CrunchyTaco
Mathew5000
Bamaman
ihavejeoprosy

Columbus Day -- 5
jjwaymee
countyguy
BobF
tjconn728
Paucle

Veterans Day -- 5
gamawire
dnbguy
Bob78164
Woof
This Is Kirk!

Independence Day -- 4
Vanya
econgator
eboettch
barandall800

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- 3
sarah0114
armorie
whatisbishkek

Memorial Day -- 3
MarkBarrett
JoshuaRQI
lisa0012

Thanksgiving Day -- 3
Magna
clprez
Vermonter

Drop: None

Wrong answers: None
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Scores After 18 Questions:
57) 211 armorie
56) 193 UniquePerspective
55) 191 dhkendall
54) 191 amorris525
53) 188 barandall800
52) 183 debramc
51) 179 immaf
50) 179 DCrawshawJr
49) 175 dott888
48) 174 JeopardyMom
47) 173 nightreign
46) 172 Wheatley
45) 172 Caboom
44) 172 jeffwolfe
43) 169 Woppy T
42) 167 mitchparov
41) 162 CheezeWhiz
40) 160 dnbguy
39) 157 geolawyerman
38) 155 gamawire
37) 155 JoshuaRQI
36) 155 eboettch
35) 152 Bamaman
34) 152 Lumosityfan
33) 151 TheyCallMeMrKid
32) 150 sarah0114
31) 150 jjwaymee
30) 150 dude33
29) 150 econgator
28) 150 skullturf
27) 148 lieph82
26) 148 ElendilPickle
25) 148 BobF
24) 146 MarkBarrett
23) 142 Vermonter
22) 141 CrunchyTaco
21) 140 tjconn728
20) 140 clprez
19) 139 Mathew5000
18) 137 goforthetie
17) 135 mennoknight
16) 135 Rackme32
15) 134 whatisbishkek
14) 133 ihavejeoprosy
13) 132 Bob78164
12) 130 hscer
11) 130 This Is Kirk!
10) 129 Leander
9) 127 Magna
8) 126 countyguy
7) 123 Woof
6) 121 lisa0012
5) 118 RandyG
4) 105 cheezguyty
3) 99 Vanya
2) 97 Paucle
1) 92 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 149.7018
Median score: 150
Mode score: 150
5 players have the mode score
High score: 211
Low score: 92
Range: 119
Standard Deviation: 25.02748

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19. CHESS OR CARDS?

Name one of the six types of playing pieces in the game of chess OR one of the four suits in a standard deck of playing cards.

bishop -- 14 (Sheep)
MarkBarrett
CrunchyTaco
countyguy
econgator
immaf
DCrawshawJr
Woppy T
clprez
Leander
TheyCallMeMrKid
Paucle
Bob78164
jeffwolfe
debramc

rook -- 9
geolawyerman
sarah0114
Peggles
BobF
whatisbishkek
skullturf
amorris525
Woof
barandall800

hearts -- 7
nightreign
ElendilPickle
mennoknight
Vanya
Mathew5000
dott888
lisa0012

diamonds -- 6
Wheatley
gamawire
JeopardyMom
jjwaymee
armorie
This Is Kirk!

king -- 5
lieph82
JoshuaRQI
Caboom
Magna
Vermonter

clubs -- 4
CheezeWhiz
dhkendall
tjconn728
ihavejeoprosy

spades -- 4
dnbguy
mitchparov
UniquePerspective
eboettch

pawn -- 3
hscer
RandyG
Lumosityfan

queen -- 3
dude33
goforthetie
cheezguyty

knight -- 2
Rackme32
Bamaman

Drop: None

Wrong answers: None

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Scores After 19 Questions:
57) 217 armorie
56) 200 amorris525
55) 197 debramc
54) 197 UniquePerspective
53) 197 barandall800
52) 195 dhkendall
51) 193 immaf
50) 193 DCrawshawJr
49) 186 jeffwolfe
48) 183 Woppy T
47) 182 dott888
46) 180 nightreign
45) 180 JeopardyMom
44) 178 Wheatley
43) 177 Caboom
42) 171 mitchparov
41) 166 geolawyerman
40) 166 CheezeWhiz
39) 165 TheyCallMeMrKid
38) 164 dnbguy
37) 164 econgator
36) 161 gamawire
35) 160 MarkBarrett
34) 160 JoshuaRQI
33) 159 sarah0114
32) 159 skullturf
31) 159 eboettch
30) 157 BobF
29) 156 jjwaymee
28) 155 ElendilPickle
27) 155 CrunchyTaco
26) 155 Lumosityfan
25) 154 clprez
24) 154 Bamaman
23) 153 lieph82
22) 153 dude33
21) 147 Vermonter
20) 146 Mathew5000
19) 146 Bob78164
18) 144 tjconn728
17) 143 Leander
16) 143 whatisbishkek
15) 142 mennoknight
14) 140 countyguy
13) 140 goforthetie
12) 137 Rackme32
11) 137 ihavejeoprosy
10) 136 This Is Kirk!
9) 133 hscer
8) 132 Magna
7) 132 Woof
6) 128 lisa0012
5) 121 RandyG
4) 111 Paucle
3) 108 cheezguyty
2) 106 Vanya
1) 101 Peggles

Average (mean) score: 157.4386
Median score: 157
Mode score: 155
3 players have the mode score
High score: 217
Low score: 101
Range: 116
Standard Deviation: 25.3965

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20. AUTHORS

Name the author of one of these literary works. Specify both the letter you choose and the author's name. The year of first publication is shown after the title. (Example: K. John Doe)

(C) Mitch Albom -- Tuesdays With Morrie (1997) -- 13
lieph82
dnbguy
jjwaymee
mitchparov
Rackme32
clprez
TheyCallMeMrKid
whatisbishkek
skullturf
ihavejeoprosy
Bob78164
UniquePerspective
eboettch

(E) Amy Tan -- The Joy Luck Club (1989) -- 11
ElendilPickle
mennoknight
CrunchyTaco
dude33
Magna
dott888
Vermonter
jeffwolfe
Lumosityfan
lisa0012
barandall800

(D) James Michener -- Chesapeake (1978) -- 7
JeopardyMom
Vanya
immaf
Leander
Paucle
amorris525
debramc

(I) Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle (1906) -- 7
geolawyerman
Peggles
BobF
DCrawshawJr
Bamaman
RandyG
goforthetie

(B) Peter Benchley -- Jaws (1974) -- 6
CheezeWhiz
JoshuaRQI
tjconn728
Mathew5000
Woof
This Is Kirk!

(G) Lewis Carroll -- Jabberwocky (1871) -- 4
nightreign
Wheatley
sarah0114
countyguy

(A) Ernest Hemingway -- For Whom The Bell Tolls (1940) -- 4
gamawire
MarkBarrett
econgator
Woppy T

(H) Rudyard Kipling -- The Jungle Book (1894) -- 3
dhkendall
armorie
cheezguyty

(J) Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter (1850) -- Singleton!
hscer

Unused answer:
(F) Mitch Albom -- The Time Keeper (2012)

Drop -- 10
Caboom

Wrong answers: None

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