Preseason Day 1 - "Birdman"
The mini-theme for Preseason Week is Oscar Best Picture winners, and today's quiz is inspired by "Birdman." Here are the questions:
(Note: Because the platform only lets me send out one issue a day, I couldn't send this out on Day 1 because I had already sent out a welcome post. So because I haven't published this yet, I'm sending it out now. Apologies for the repeat quiz. League members: make sure to submit your Week 2 quizzes before tonight's deadline. Non-league members: Season 2 is only 2 weeks away, join us!)
[Q1] NICKNAMED "BIRDMAN", THIS ATHLETE WITH AN AVIAN SURNAME SCORED BIG WITH A LUCRATIVE LICENSING DEAL WITH ACTIVISION, PRODUCER OF HIS NAMESAKE VIDEO GAME SERIES
[Q2] CREATED BY THE AUTHOR OF "CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG", THIS CHARACTER GOT HIS NAME FROM THAT OF A NOTED EXPERT ON BIRDS OF THE CARIBBEAN
[Q3] JAZZ SAXOPHONIST CHARLIE PARKER WAS KNOWN AS "BIRD", A SHORTENED FORM OF THIS 8-LETTER NICKNAME THAT CAN ALSO REFER TO A NEW MILITARY RECRUIT OR A CONVICT
[Q4] THIS PATRON SAINT OF ITALY IS OFTEN DEPICTED PREACHING A SERMON TO THE BIRDS
[Q5] PLAYED BY BURT LANCASTER IN "THE BIRDMAN OF ALCATRAZ", HE DID RAISE CANARIES AT LEAVENWORTH, BUT THAT PRACTICE ACTUALLY WASN'T ALLOWED ON THE ROCK
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