Learned League 74 – Match Day 21- Sept. 20, 2017

POP MUSIC – Despite the musical reputation of its primary instrumentalist, the 1968 album Unfinished Music No. 1. Two Virgins. had a big impact (and is probably best remembered today) due to its cover, which featured its two artists posing fully naked. Name this duo.
GEOGRAPHY – Give any one of the four names that are redacted in this image.
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FOOD/DRINK – While it is botanically a vegetable, the US Customs Court ruled in 1947 that what plant was a fruit on the basis of how its edible stalks are normally eaten?
LITERATURE – Pictured here is the bottom third of the cover of what multigenerational bestseller from 2001?
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GAMES/SPORT – “Total Football,” a concept that emphasized versatility and team play over a traditional rigid, ball-control style prevalent at the time, was the name given to what national soccer team’s play during the 1974 World Cup, where the country would finish as runner-up to West Germany?
SCIENCE – What is the name of the instrument being used in this photograph?
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One thought on “Learned League 74 – Match Day 21- Sept. 20, 2017

  1. Q1. POP MUSIC – Despite the musical reputation of its primary instrumentalist, the 1968 album Unfinished Music No. 1. Two Virgins. had a big impact (and is probably best remembered today) due to its cover, which featured its two artists posing fully naked. Name this duo.
    JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO
    Q2. GEOGRAPHY – Give any one of the four names that are redacted in this image. Click here
    MAYO, GALWAY, LIMERICK, CORK
    Q3. FOOD/DRINK – While it is botanically a vegetable, the US Customs Court ruled in 1947 that what plant was a fruit on the basis of how its edible stalks are normally eaten?
    RHUBARB
    Q4. LITERATURE – Pictured here is the bottom third of the cover of what multigenerational bestseller from 2001? Click here
    THE CORRECTIONS
    Q5. GAMES/SPORT – “Total Football,” a concept that emphasized versatility and team play over a traditional rigid, ball-control style prevalent at the time, was the name given to what national soccer team’s play during the 1974 World Cup, where the country would finish as runner-up to West Germany?
    THE NETHERLANDS
    Q6. SCIENCE – What is the name of the instrument being used in this photograph? Click here
    SEXTANT

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