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What's the Kennection? #30

Ken Jennings
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Welcome to Kennections, a weekly quiz created by Jeopardy! champion/co-host Ken Jennings. Here's how to play: All five answers to the questions below have something in common. Can you figure it out? (Note: We've given you a hint by showing you how many letters are contained within the answer, but this quiz is not interactive.)

1.  What Herman Melville novella is the story of a sailor whose last words turn out to be “God bless Captain Vere!”? 

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2.  Quirinus is the first name of which Hogwarts teacher, possessed by Voldemort in the first Harry Potter book? 

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3.  What 1987 ABC series followed TV’s first “computer-generated” host—actually actor Matt Frewer wearing prosthetic makeup?

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4. Before Charles III, the last time Britain had a king was 1952.  Who was that man, Princess Elizabeth’s father?

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5.  Which Looney Tunes character actually wore pants in a few cartoons, including “Tick Tock Tuckered” and “Brother Brat”?

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