Learned League 74 – Match Day 19 – Sept. 20, 2017

GAMES/SPORT – For most professional boxing sanctioning organizations, the weight class that sits between Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight, with a weight limit of 200 pounds, is known as what? One exception is the WBO, where it is known as “Junior Heavyweight.”
WORLD HIST – Napoleon Bonaparte finally met his Waterloo in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, where he was defeated by a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, and British-led forces under the command of whom?
THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON (ARTHUR WELLESLEY)
POP MUSIC – Beauty and the BeatVacation, and Talk Show are the early 1980s albums from what rock band?
CLASS MUSIC – The controversial dark opera Death of Klinghoffer, which is based on the hijacking of the cruise liner Achille Lauro by members of the Palestine Liberation Front and has been criticized as sympathetic to the terrorists, is the work of what American composer?
MATH – What is the most common name for the formula pictured here?
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FILM – Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Paul Reiser, and Ellen Barkin—mostly show biz unknowns at the time—all appeared in what 1982 Baltimore-based film comedy?

One thought on “Learned League 74 – Match Day 19 – Sept. 20, 2017

  1. Q1. GAMES/SPORT – For most professional boxing sanctioning organizations, the weight class that sits between Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight, with a weight limit of 200 pounds, is known as what? One exception is the WBO, where it is known as “Junior Heavyweight.”
    CRUISERWEIGHT
    Q2. WORLD HIST – Napoleon Bonaparte finally met his Waterloo in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, where he was defeated by a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, and British-led forces under the command of whom?
    THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON (ARTHUR WELLESLEY)
    Q3. POP MUSIC – Beauty and the Beat, Vacation, and Talk Show are the early 1980s albums from what rock band?
    THE GO-GO’S
    Q4. CLASS MUSIC – The controversial dark opera Death of Klinghoffer, which is based on the hijacking of the cruise liner Achille Lauro by members of the Palestine Liberation Front and has been criticized as sympathetic to the terrorists, is the work of what American composer?
    JOHN ADAMS
    Q5. MATH – What is the most common name for the formula pictured here? Click here
    QUADRATIC FORMULA (EQUATION)
    Q6. FILM – Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Paul Reiser, and Ellen Barkin—mostly show biz unknowns at the time—all appeared in what 1982 Baltimore-based film comedy?
    DINER

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