Sporcle Live Final Questions – January, 2017

Put these New York City landmarks in geographical order, from north to south:
The Apollo Theater; Yankee Stadium; Times Square; Coney Island

 

The characters “The Whacko” and “The Big Guy,” possibly inspired by Howard Dean and Colin Powell, respectively, appear in what 2006 post-apocalyptic novel, which was made into a 2013 movie?

 

Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda are the two winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature from the only country in South America to have had multiple winners of that Literature prize. Name that country.

 

Named for a character in Greek mythology, what is the name of the first cervical vertebrae, which supports the skull?

 

On April 3, 1964, at Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland, OH, who delivered what has come to be known as “The Ballot or the Bullet” speech?

 

Two paintings by Impressionist painters have sold for over $200 million each.
Name either of those two painters, who happen to share a first name.

 

What action-adventure television series that aired in the 1990s was set in Metro City and was named for the model of car that was heavily featured on the show?

 

What movie that was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award within the last 20 years shares its title with a code name for a beach landing site on D-Day?

 

What four-letter sports term is the shortest word ever to decide the National Spelling Bee?

 

Which MLB franchise has been based in three different cities, and has won the World Series exactly one time each while based in each of those cities?

 

A sperm whale and a bowl of petunias plummet to the surface of the planet Magrathea in what novel, which was an adaptation of a 1978 radio play? (AND MIKE HAS A TOTAL TRIVIAGASM WITH THIS ONE….)

 

American Glenn Seaborg and Russian Yuri Oganessian are the only two people in history to have what distinction bestowed upon them during their lifetimes?

 

 

 

 

 

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