Washingtology quiz: How well do you know Washington?

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John Kelly,Emilio Garcia-Ruiz,Paul Farhi,Marty Weil
Wednesday, August 18, 2010; 2:30 PM

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Emilio Garcia-Ruiz: Welcome to Round 2 of Washingtology. We're happy to be here to take your great D.C. trivia questions. Our panel today is John Kelly, Paul Farhi and Marty Weil. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz is your emcee.

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Let's do the time warp again!: What now-defunct DC theater played "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at midnight for many years?

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Powerful pickles: What was the name of the DC power restaurant at Connecticut and L famous for its dill pickles?

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Luke, I am your father.: Where does Darth Vader hang out (literally and figuratively) in DC?

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Origins of the football huddle: Which area university is credited with beginning the tradition of the football huddle?

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DC's black squirrels: What was the nationality of the 18 black squirrels released at the National Zoo in D.C. during Theodore Roosevelt's presidency?

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Too soon?: What local DJ called Air Florida and asked the price for a one-way ticket to the 14th street bridge?

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White House pets: Nixon had Checkers, Obama has Bo, and the Clintons had Socks! What animal was kept at the White House under Woodrow Wilson? (Submitted by Dan Summers)

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Not Landover: What name was briefly used for the site of Jack Kent Cooke stadium and where did the name come from?

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King Kamehameha's secret: The statue of King Kamehameha located in the Capitol Visitor Center is dressed in a cloak, a sash, and two belt-like garments. Is the statue anatomically correct underneath?Clarification: Eric Paff with the Office of the Curator at the Architect of the Capitol did not submit this question, but did verify the answer.

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Integrated retail: What was the first department store in DC to fully integrate restrooms and fitting rooms (in 1933)?

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Emilio Garcia-Ruiz: Thanks for joining us again and for sending your fabulous trivia questions!


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