Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:43 pm

Trivia

World: U.S. Commercials: TV Commercial Slogans
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1. 'Come to where the flavor is, come to (what) country'?

Dannon
Marlboro
Milky Way
Camel

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Marlboro



World: World Leaders: Who Was Leader Then? Part II
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2. President of Iraq when Bruce Springsteen released 'Born in the USA'?

Saddam Hussein
Rameez Raja
Inzamam Ul-Haq
Wasim Akram

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Saddam Hussein



World: Latin: Latina Animalia (Latin Animals)
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3. What is the Latin word for 'dog'?

rex
felis
rana
canis

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canis



World: U.S. Commercials: You Thought You Knew Commercials
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4. 'Hungry? Grab one of these...'

Snickers
Swansens
Oh henry
Uncle Ben's homemade rice

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Snickers



World: Scouts: Cub Scout Badges
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5. Explain and show the correct way to wear a life jacket?

Skater
Fishing
Watercraft
Photographer

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Watercraft



World: Buildings & Landmarks: World Landmarks
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6. Which country do these landmarks come from: CN Tower, Calgary Tower, and Saddledome?

Russia
Canada
China
Germany

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Canada



World: Latin: Latin for You, Latin for Me
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7. In English 'Vi et armis' means what?

By all means
By force and by arms
By the gods
By the side

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By force and by arms



World: The Law: New Zealand Legal Ages
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8. At what age in New Zealand, can a person legally buy alcohol?

18
16
21
20

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18



World: Auto World: Who Made It?
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9. France builds all of the following except:

Peugeot
Renault
Citröens.
Volvo

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Volvo



World: World Languages: In Any Language
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10. In Hindi, "nan". In Italian, "pane". In German, "brot".

Brother
Ball
Basket
Bread

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Bread
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:27 pm

Trivia

World: U.S. Railroads: American Freight Cars
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1. The mark "TA" on a freight car indicates that it is a:

General service tankcar
General service flatcar
General service boxcar
General service caboose

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General service tankcar



World: French: Mixed French Trivia
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2. Sur la table, qu'est-ce qui accompagne le POIVRE?

navire
sel
odeur
robot

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sel



World: Presidential Trivia: Presidential Particulars
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3. Who was the first president to serve that was born in the 20th century?

Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard M. Nixon

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John F. Kennedy



World: World Sites: Top 50 Places to See Before You Die
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4. This place was ranked at number 4 in the chart. It's highest point is Mount Cook, one of the main cities is Queenstown, and the glaciers, mountains and scenery are awe-inspiring. Where is it?

North Island, New Zealand
South Island, New Zealand
South Africa
Australia

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South Island, New Zealand



World: Business World: Banks and Financial Institutions
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5. Which bank is in charge of the European Union single monetary policy?

The Bundesbank
The European Investment Bank
The European Central Bank
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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The European Central Bank



World: World Flags: World Flag Facts
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6. The flag of which country has 14 red and white stripes symbolizing the 14 original states?

India
United States of America
Malaysia
Canada

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Malaysia



World: French: Vive les H!
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7. Que veut dire "un hameau" en français?

A hamhock
A fish hook
A roast ham
A tiny hamlet or village

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A tiny hamlet or village



World: Naval Forces: Naval Warship Museums
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8. Only one Flower class corvette exists today, the HMCS Sackville. In what city is she on display?

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Victoria, British Columbia
Toronto, Ontario
Sackville, New Brunswick

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Halifax, Nova Scotia



World: Air Forces: Modern US Aircraft Official Names
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9. What is the official name of the F/A-18E?

Super Hornet
Fulcrum
Hornet
Foxbat

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Super Hornet



World: U.S. First Ladies: Full Names of the First Ladies
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10. Chester A. Arthur never had a first lady. His wife Nell died before he came to office. What was Nell's full name?

Nell Perth James Arthur
Eleanor Mary Egan Arthur
Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur
Nellie Samantha Irving Arthur

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Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:24 pm

History

History: 1960s History: The Late 1960s
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1. Dr. Timothy Leary, a professor at Harvard, said which of the following?

Plug in, turn on, drop dead
Turn on, tune in, drop out
Jump out, jump in, drop bombs
Turn out, tune in, drop out

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Turn on, tune in, drop out



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1958?
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2. What craze swept the US and Britain,and probably other countries too?

frisbee
hula hoop
monopoly
mah jong

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hula hoop



History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression
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3. Regions that got hit by severe drought and dust storms were called what?

the ghetto
dust city
dust bowls
a very bad place to live

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dust bowls



History: Anzacs: Anzac Day: A Sacred Quiz
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4. Which of the following can be heard at Anzac Day services?

The Last Post
Oh Great Aussie
Grim Reaper
Wangaratta Coolongatta

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The Last Post



History: Vietnam War: The Most Controversial War of All
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5. Which two countries besides Vietnam did the Ho Chi Minh Trail run through?

Laos and Guam
Guam and Thailand
Cambodia and Guam
Laos and Cambodia

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Laos and Cambodia



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Slang (American)
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6. If a person were to "go ape", what would they do?

Dance funny
Date an ugly person
Dress sloppily
Become angry

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Become angry



History: 1970s History: The Real 70s (Mainly American)
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7. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppet gang debuted their show in 1976. Who was the creator of the Muppets?

Walt Disney
Jim Henson
Steven Spielberg
W.C. Ward

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Jim Henson



History: Czech: The Defenestrations of Prague
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8. In which country is Prague?

Siam
Burma
Hungary
Czech Republic

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Czech Republic



History: Canadian: Canadian History
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9. In 1763, with the Royal Proclamation, which country became officially Canada's new "mother country"?

United States
Japan
France
Britain

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Britain



History: War History: A-Z of Military Leaders
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10. H - Born 247 B.C.: One of the thorns in the side of Ancient Rome, which Carthaginian general famously crossed the Alps to invade Italy and almost defeat the Roman Empire?

Hannibal
Hanno
Hamilcar Barca
Hasdrubal

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Hannibal
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:16 pm

Movies

Movies: Which Movie - Tough 10: Movie Quotes
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1. 'I remember my first pair of shoes.'

Forrest Gump
Philadelphia
Big
Radio Flyer

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Forrest Gump



Movies: Taglines - Tough: 1994 Taglines I
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2. 'Still buzzing after all these years.'

Bednobs and Broomsticks
Flies
A Bee on Halloween
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation



Movies: Crowe, Russell: Russell Crowe Sidekicks
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3. Who played a former hunter and former slave in the salt mines of Carthage?

Arsenio Hall
Djimon Hounsou
Samuel L. Jackson
Will Smith

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Djimon Hounsou



Movies: Name It - Difficult +/-10: Guess The Movie 2
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4. Dr. Alan Grant and Dennis Nedry.

Men In Black
Twister
Jurassic Park
Independence Day

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Jurassic Park



Movies: Name The Director: Directors of Movies from 2001 (2)
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5. "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion" (2001)

Jan de Bont
Robert Zemeckis
Woody Allen
James L. Brooks

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Woody Allen



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: The Ignored Disney Animated Features
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6. This almost-forgotten classic boasts the vocal talent of Mickey Rooney as the grown up Todd. Popular animator Don Bluth walked out during the production of this movie.

The Rescuer's Down Under
Oliver and Company
The Aristocats
The Fox and the Hound

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The Fox and the Hound



Movies: L: Heath Ledger Films
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7. An easy one. On which Shakespeare play is '10 Things I Hate About You' based?

Othello
King Lear
The Taming Of The Shrew
The Merchant of Venice

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The Taming Of The Shrew



Movies: H: William Holden Movies
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8. Holden starred in "Bridge Over The River Kwai". Who was the director?

David Lean
Robert Wise
Billy WIlder
Howard Hawks

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David Lean



Movies: War in Movies: Hollywood Goes to War
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9. Denzel Washington and Meg Ryan appear in this movie, which examines the meaning of courage during the Gulf War.

Bravo Two Zero
Courage Under Fire
The Finest Hour
Three Kings

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Courage Under Fire



Movies: Common Nationalities: Actors Playing Germans
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10. Which German composer did Gary Oldman brilliantly portray in "Immortal Beloved"?

Franz Schubert
Joseph Haydn
Ludwig van Beethoven
Johan Sebastian Bach

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Ludwig van Beethoven
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:04 pm

Music

Music: Which Band?: Name That Group 3
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1. Lionel Ritchie was a member of what famous 70s group?

LTD
Commodores
Average White Band
Chic

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Commodores



Music: Heavy Metal: More Hair Band Singers
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2. Chainsaw-wielding Jesse James Dupress sang for which band?

Slaughter
Jackyl
Bad English
Autograph

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Jackyl



Music: Which Song Is It: More Modern Rock Lyrics
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3. "If money is such a problem..."

Waldorf Worldwide
The Festival Song
Girls & Boys
Lifestyles Of The Rich And The Famous

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Lifestyles Of The Rich And The Famous



Music: Which Song Is It: I wanna rock Rock ROCK!
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4. 'Teenage bride with a baby inside getting high on information.'

'Bat Out of Hell' (Meatloaf)
'Going Down' (Mel C)
'Teenage Dirtbag' (Wheatus)
'Californication' (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)

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'Californication' (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)



Music: Piano: Basic Piano
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5. What part of the piano sustains a note?

body
keys
the pedal
strings

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the pedal



Music: Alternative Rock: Hard Rock and Alternative Music
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6. Which of these bands sang 'Freak on a Leash'?

Pennywise
Prodidgy
Pantera
Korn

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Korn



Music: Musical Instruments: Music to my Ears
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7. Also known as South American rattles, these instruments are often filled with dried beans. Name the instrument.

frijolangas
darbukas
maracas
gamlans

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maracas



Music: Country Lyrics: Modern Country Songs First Lines 1
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8. "The only ground I ever owned was sticking to my shoes" This is the first line of what song?

My Front Porch Looking In
My Land
My Home
Only Ground

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My Front Porch Looking In



Music: Name the Artist: Name the Artist - 90s and 2000s
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9. Who sings "Livin' La Vida Loca"?

Brian Adams
Ricky Martin
Sugar Ray
Backstreet Boys

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Ricky Martin



Music: Piano: Easy Piano Quiz for Dummies
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10. The first song a person learns to play on the piano is usually in this key, which has no sharps or flats in its key signature.

e-flat minor
C major
D major
A major

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C major
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:24 pm

History

History: Vietnam War: VietNam, The Jungle
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1. What do the letters NVA stand for?

No Vietnamese Allowed
No Veterans Allowed
North Vietnamese Army
Never Again

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North Vietnamese Army



History: July August September: September 22nd Throughout History
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2. September 22nd 1692 : In this town was the largest number of "witches" were hanged at one time - six women and a man. What town was this?

Danver
Fairfield
Stamford
Salem

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Salem



History: Old West: The Life of Jesse James
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3. With what famous literary hero is Jesse James often associated?

King Arthur
Robin Hood
Aladdin
The Artful Dodger

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Robin Hood



History: 1980s Nostalgia: It Happened in the 80s
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4. What mountain erupted in 1980 killing 62 and spreading thick ash over an area of 250 square miles?

Mt. Shasta
Mt. St. Helens
Mt. Rainier
Mt. Baker

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Mt. St. Helens



History: 1980s Nostalgia: It Happened in the 80s
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5. What was the name of the ship that ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound in 1989, creating the largest domestic oil spill in history?

Exxon Sanchez
Exxon Valentine
Exxon Valdez
Exxon Marque

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Exxon Valdez



History: British History: The Elizabethans
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6. Francis Drake may have been the most colorful personality of the period. What was the name of his ship?

The Golden Hind
The Flying Dutchman
The Andrea Doria
The Mary Celeste

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The Golden Hind



History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (10)
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7. At the beginning of October 2004 the Prime Minister Tony Blair was discharged from hospital following an operation for what?

A nervous problem
Loss of memory
A. P. D. (American Poodle Disease)
A heart problem

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A heart problem



History: War History: Which War Are You In?
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8. America gradually became involved in Vietnam following the defeat of a colonial power in Vietnam. Which of these was it?

The Netherlands
Britain
France
China

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France



History: 1960s History: It Happened In 1968
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9. Who assassinated Martin Luther King in April?

Mark Chapman
Talmadge Hayer
James Earl Ray
Sirhan Sirhan

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James Earl Ray



History: Stonewall Jackson: Stonewall Jackson: A Heroic Commander
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10. Which fruit did Jackson enjoy sucking on?

Strawberries
Oranges
Lemons
Pineapples

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Lemons
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:23 pm

Literature

Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King and his Novels
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1. In which book does Castle Rock get totally destroyed?

Insomnia
IT
Needful Things
Cujo

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Needful Things



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Mystery Writers
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2. Who wrote a series of books featuring Lord Peter Wimsey?

Agatha Christie
Dorothy Sayers
Arthur Conan Doyle
Amanda Cross

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Dorothy Sayers



Literature: Literature by Region: English and American Literature
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3. Who was the author of 'Bleak House'?

Thomas Hardy
Charles Dickens
James Joyce
Henry James

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Charles Dickens



Literature: Literature by Era: New-Age Writers are Great Fun
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4. What is the catch 22 in 'Catch 22'?

A person
A group of soliders
An airplane
The insanity of war

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The insanity of war



Literature: Literature by Era: New-Age Writers are Great Fun
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5. This book has been hailed as the bases for the 'Beat Counterculture' or you might say it was a book about going in search of America and not finding it, do you know its title?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Bonefire of the Vanities
Catcher in the Rye
On the Road

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On the Road



Literature: American Literature: American Romanticism
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6. Where did Emily Dickinson spent almost all of her adult life?

Concord
Boston
Amherst
Salem

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Amherst



Literature: Titus Andronicus: Titus Andronicus Part 2
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7. Which of the following crimes has Aaron NOT committed, according to his famous Act V speech?

Ravish a maid
Digged dead men from their graves
Set barns on fire
Kill his own child

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Kill his own child



Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King Books
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8. In which book would you find the character "Roland"?

'Roadwork'
'The Running Man'
'The Dark Tower'
'Rage'

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'The Dark Tower'



Literature: Poetry: Bad Poetry
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9. "Whirring.
Chopping.
Transforming base legumes into a perfect melange.
Your flex a helix.
Your blades of sparkling steel.
Reminding me that I must never
Ever
Forget the safety guard."

A Loom
A Lathe
A Food Processor
A Tractor

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A Food Processor



Literature: Plays: Name That Play
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10. This play was Tennessee Williams's first success. Tom Wingfield narrates life in a St. Louis tenement with his mother, Amanda, and his sister, Laura.

The Glass Menagerie
Battle of Angels
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
A Streetcar Named Desire

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The Glass Menagerie
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 22, 2013 3:14 pm

Trivia

World: Maritime: Famous Ships in History
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1. Captian Ahab used this ship to chase Moby Dick.

Pequod
White Whale
Devil-Dam
Tit-Bit

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Pequod



World: Seven Ancient Wonders: Ancient Wonders 2
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2. What is the only wonder left today of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

The Great Pyramid
The Statue of Hercules
The Hanging Gardens
Thor's Throne

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The Great Pyramid



World: U.S. Commercials: US TV Commercials
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3. 'Double your pleasure, double your fun...'

Ice Breakers gum
Big Red gum
Doublemint gum
Juicy Fruit gum

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Doublemint gum



World: British Railways: British Railways #3
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4. The British National Railway Museum is located at ________.

Crewe
York
Cardiff
Plymouth

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York



World: Sign Languages: Sign Languages
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5. Fingerspelling (spelling out words letter by letter) is a useful skill, but is a poor substitute for a knowledge of sign language because:

all of these
it is very difficult to communicate emotion through fingerspelling
it is slower to communicate letter by letter
sign language users may not know the word being spelt

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all of these



World: Spanish: Spanish for Beginners
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6. It is now time to shower and brush your teeth. Where do you go?

el dormitorio
la cocina
el baño
la sala

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el baño



World: Aviation: Private Pilot License 101
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7. When you increase throttle and engine RPM's, what happens?

You descend
You turn
You stall
You climb

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You climb



World: Spanish: Silly Spanish Emergencies
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8. While practicing yoga, you get yourself stuck in a position that makes you resemble a giant pretzel. What should you do?

Pedir a un amigo a desenredarte.
Ofrecer una cerveza a tus amigos.
Revolcarse en mantequilla y sal.
Tratar de correr un maraton.

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Pedir a un amigo a desenredarte



World: South African Politics: Nelson Mandela
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9. Which African city did Nelson Mandela live in?

Atar
Matruh
Johannesburg
Sabhah

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Johannesburg



World: Polk, James: James K. Polk
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10. President Polk had a very ambitious program. During his term as president he won about 800,000 square miles to the United States. Which of these lands was NOT acquired during his term?

Alaska
New Mexico
California
Oregon

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:18 pm

Trivia

World: Portuguese: European Portuguese
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1. How do you say a castle in Portuguese?

amarelo
masmorra
dragão
castelo

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castelo



World: Polish: Polish up your Polish
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2. How do you say "I am" in Polish?

jestes
jest
jestescie
jestem

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jestem



World: Arthur, Chester: About President Arthur
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3. In 1883, Arthur signed the Pendelton Act. What did this do?

It ended the spoils system and put in place Civil Service exams for goverment posts
Ended reconstruction in the South
Opened trade with Canada
Prohibited monopolies

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It ended the spoils system and put in place Civil Service exams for goverment posts



World: Roads & Highways: Famous Streets And Roads
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4. Where are you in Scotland if Waverley is the name of the local station and Princes Street where you are shopping ?

Edinburgh
Glasgow
Aberdeen
Dundee

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Edinburgh



World: U.S. Commercials: Infomercials
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5. Which hair care product has the brush that spins?

TangleZap
Miracle Hair
BrushMaster
RevoStyler

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RevoStyler



World: Dutch: Dutch Words: False Friends or True?
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6. What do you call a staircase in Dutch?

stap
trap
val
staar

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trap



World: Business World: Henri Fayol: Management Principles
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7. “Order” was an important principle for Fayol. He broke down “Order” into two types – Material and what?

Social
Static
Economic
Cultural

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Social



World: Business World: Top Producers of Crops, Livestock & Fish
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8. Which nation is the top producer of coffee in the world?

Vietnam
Colombia
Brazil
Indonesia

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Brazil



World: World Mottos and Symbols: Australian Emblems
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9. What is the floral emblem of Western Australia?

Hakea
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw
Banksia Lemon Glow
Dawson River Weeper

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Red and Green Kangaroo Paw



World: World Sites: Mall of America
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10. In what Minnesota city is the Mall of America located?

Burnsville
Bloomington
St. Paul
Duluth

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Bloomington
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:21 pm

History

History: U.S. History: Interesting U.S. History Facts
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1. JFK's quote, 'This is a new ocean, and I believe the US should sail it,' referred to which of the following?

Communism
Space
the Atlantic Ocean
Nuclear Distruction

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Space



History: World History: General History
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2. We all know Marie Antoinette was famous for saying, 'Let them eat cake.' Who was she referring to?

Peasants
Middle class
Upper class
Nobility

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Peasants



History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression
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3. Regions that got hit by severe drought and dust storms were called what?

the ghetto
dust city
dust bowls
a very bad place to live

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dust bowls



History: War History: Military History
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4. How was Achilles killed at Troy?

Cursed by his sister
Shot in the heel
Drowned in the river Styx
Killed by King Priam

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Shot in the heel



History: October November December: What happened on October 4?
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5. On October 4, 1970, Janis Joplin, a 1960s icon with her hit songs such as "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Piece of My Heart", died. What did she die from?

heart attack
heroin overdose
suicide
car accident

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heroin overdose



History: Old West: Gunfighters of the Old West
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6. The shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona is probably the most well known gun fight in American History. Which of the following sets of brothers was not involved?

The McLaurys
The Earps
The Hatfields
The Clantons

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The Hatfields



History: Anzacs: Anzac Day: A Sacred Quiz
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7. Which of the following can be heard at Anzac Day services?

The Last Post
Oh Great Aussie
Grim Reaper
Wangaratta Coolongatta

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The Last Post



History: European: Key Dates Leading up to WWII
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8. What happened on September 1, 1939?

German forces attacked Poland
Soviet Union invaded Eastern Poland
Great Britain and France declared war on Germany
The Anglo-Polish Alliance was signed

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German forces attacked Poland



History: 2000s History: That's News To Me (11)
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9. In December 2004, the British Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that Britain would miss its 20% target for what?

Reducing green-house gas emissions.
Reducing the number of air flights.
Reducing the number of Members of Parliament.
Reducing the number of car jouneys.

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Reducing green-house gas emissions.



History: Mixed Bag: Last in History
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10. Frank Wathernam was the last prisoner to leave which infamous penal institution?

Devil's Island
Alcatraz
Newgate Gaol
Botany Bay

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Re: Daily Quiz

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Movies

Movies: Name It - Easy: Match The Plot
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1. A boy wins a once in a lifetime chance to see inside an exclusive candy making facility. What movie is this?

The Golden Ticket
Candyland
Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
Charlie and Candy

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Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory



Movies: Connected with Television: Friends In Movies
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2. Matt LeBlanc starred with Heather Graham in this movie based on an old television series

The Mod Squad
Inspector Gadget
Lost In Space
Wild Wild West

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Lost In Space



Movies: Name It - Easy: Just Movies
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3. A woman becomes the babysitter for a woman who accused her husband of improper advances, causing her husband to commit suicide and her to have a miscarriage. Once she settles in she plots her revenge.

Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead
The Hand That Rocks The Cradle
The Babysitter's Club
Misery

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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle



Movies: Foreign Mixture: European Films
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4. Jean-Claude Van Damme is known as a famous Hollywood actor. You can see him in films like 'Universal Soldier', 'Double Team' and 'Nowhere to Run'. Nevertheless he's a European. Do you know from which country?

Belgium
France
Holland
Denmark

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Belgium



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Great Movie Quotes III
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5. 'Ha! I could just see Little and Large prancing around Sheffield with their widges hanging out. Now that WOULD be worth 10 quid.' -- 1997

As Good As It Gets
The Full Monty
Some Like It Hot
The English Patient

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The Full Monty



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Celebrities By Lori
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6. In the movie'The Graduate' who played Mrs.Robinson?

Katherine Hepburn
Liza Minnelli
Myrna Loy
Anne Bancroft

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Anne Bancroft



Movies: People Themed Groups: Movies From The 'Reality Bites' Cast
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7. Ben Stiller, aka Michael, starred in this comedy. It was about the things one man went through to appear decent before his girlfriends parents.

Coming Home
August
Don't Look Back
Meet The Parents

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Meet The Parents



Movies: Taglines - Tough: Comedy Movie Taglines
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8. 'Some things are worth waiting for'

'Never Been Kissed'
'Superstar'
'Analyze This'
'The Guest'

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'Never Been Kissed'



Movies: Movies by Year: Silent Movies Are Fun!
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9. Gloria Swanson and Cecil B. deMille acted in a film together in later years. What is the name of the film?

Gone with the Wind
Frankenstein
Sunset Boulevard
American Tragedy

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Sunset Boulevard



Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Not Your Average Joe
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10. Joe Fox in 1998's 'You've Got Mail'?

David Chappelle
Tom Hanks
Dabney Coleman
Greg Kinnear

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Tom Hanks
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:42 pm

Music

Music: Scandinavian Music: How Much do you Know about Roxette?
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1. What movie did the Roxette song "It Must Have Been Love" feature on?

It wasn't in a movie
Super Mario Bros.
Pretty Woman
Runaway Bride

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Pretty Woman



Music: UK Music: A Celtic Music Primer
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2. Which of the following is NOT a Celtic region?

Wales
Denmark
Northern England
Scotland

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Denmark



Music: Country Lyrics: Country Music First Lines
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3. What song starts with the line "Well I ain't never been the Barbie Doll type"?

Here For the Party
This One's for the Girls
Never
Redneck Woman

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Redneck Woman



Music: Disney Music: Classic Disney Lyrics
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4. Finish the following lyric: "I'm all _____".

aglow
a grow
a flow
primeaux

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aglow



Music: Music from 1964: The Great Songs of 1964 - Part 3
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5. "Woke up this mornin' feelin' fine There's somethin' special on my mind Last night I met a new girl in the neighbourhood, whoa yeah" Can you remember this one from Herman's Hermits?

Can't You Hear My Heart Beat
I'm Into Something Good
Silhouettes
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter

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I'm Into Something Good



Music: Music Theory: Name That Interval!
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6. What is the interval between G and B?

Minor Third
Major Third
Minor Second
Major Seventh

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Major Third



Music: Name the Artist: Animal Bands
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7. What animal band sang "I Ran" while "Wishing" for a "Space Age Love Song"?

Crazy Horse
Pet Shop Boys
Jellyfish
Flock of Seagulls

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Flock of Seagulls



Music: Music from 1981: 1981 Song Titles In Other Words
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8. "Margot Channing's Peepers" could be the title of whose 1981 hit song?

Kim Carnes
Bette Midler
Smokey Robinson
Pat Benatar

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Kim Carnes



Music: Heavy Metal: "A"dventurous Metal Lyrics
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9. Which band performed this song? "Don't know what I'm gonna do about this feeling inside. Yes, it's true, loneliness took me for a ride. Without your love, I'm nothing but a beggar."

KISS
Cinderella
Enuff Z'nuff
Aerosmith

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Aerosmith



Music: Eurovision Song Contest: Eurovision 2006
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10. In which Greek city was Eurovision 2006 held?

Thessaloniki
Patrai
Iraklion
Athens

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Athens
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:19 pm

History

History: War History: Heroes and Villains of War
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1. The Spanish referred to him as El Draque (the Dragon), he was instrumental in annihilating the mighty Spanish Armada and was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe.

Sir Francis Drake
Sir Walter Raleigh
Earl of Essex
Capt. John Smith

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Sir Francis Drake



History: World War II: World War 2 Operations
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2. What was the code name for the allied efforts to create an Atomic Bomb?

The Mannerheim Project
The Manhattan Project
The Mutilation Project
The Maddison Project

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The Mannerheim Project



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: 20th Century
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3. Who was the youngest golfer to win a Master's tournament?

Jack Nicholson
Danny Seel
Arnold Palmer
Tiger Woods

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Tiger Woods



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Great Moments of the Twentieth Century
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4. The twentieth century was a particularly turbulent time for the Soviet Union. The Russian Revolution, Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin, communism, Bolshevism, and socialism. Lenin was honored by having a town renamed as Leningrad. What town?

Kamchatka
Irkutsk
Petrograd
Yakutsk

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Petrograd



History: War History: Wars of the 19th and the 20th Centuries
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5. Iraq fought a very long war (almost 10 years) against one of these countries in the 1980s. Which?

Iran
Turkey
Syria
Saudi Arabia

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Iran



History: World History: How high would you score?
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6. If you were living in a medieval town which would you have feared the most?

Fire
Rain
Wind
Dirt

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Fire



History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (6)
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7. In early 2004 who secured the Democratic Party's nomination in the U.S.A. for the Presidential election?

John Kerry
John Perry
Ron Kerry
Ron Perry

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John Kerry



History: War History: Pivotal Battles Through The Ages
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8. In 1805, a British Royal Navy battle fleet under Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson engaged and defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet. It was a turning point in Napoleon’s apparently unstoppable career. Where did this battle take place?

Aboukir Bay
Trafalgar
Copenhagen
Cape St Vincent

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Trafalgar



History: Social History: American Labor History
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9. This man controlled 90% of all oil refined in the US. Who was it?

J.P. Morgan
George Pullman
Andrew Carnegie
John Rockefeller

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John Rockefeller



History: Famous Dates: On This Day: V
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10. February 6th 1983 saw which Nazi fugitive charged in Lyon, France, with crimes against humanity? Clue: he was known as the "butcher of Lyon" during World War Two, when he headed the local Gestapo.

Helmut Wendy
Peter Cindy
Klaus Barbie
Wolfgang Bratz

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Klaus Barbie
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:16 pm

Literature

Literature: Literary Characters: Who Created Me? #2
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1. John Watson, Professor Moriarty, Professor Challenger, and Sir Henry Baskerville.

Arthur Conan Doyle
Bram Stoker
Oscar Wilde
P.G. Wodehouse

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Arthur Conan Doyle



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Other Characters of Detective Fiction
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2. Erle Stanley Gardner created the bombastic Perry Mason, a Los Angeles lawyer who is a whiz at defending the innocent charged with murder. He is assisted by this woman, who serves as his secretary.

Faye Waye
Della Street
Sue Lowe
Wilma Moses

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Della Street



Literature: Plays: A Raisin in the Sun
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3. Why is Mama expecting a $10,000 check in the mail?

She sued her boss for harassment
Her husband died and left her money.
She asked her sister for financial help
It is never explained

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Her husband died and left her money



Literature: Plays: Survey of Great Plays and Playwrights
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4. Which play by Henrik Ibsen is said to be a turning point in women's rights?

The Country Girl
Anna Christie
Miss Julie
A Doll's House

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A Doll's House



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Where Can I Find A Detective?
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5. You know that Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson live in rooms at 221B Baker Street, London, but do you remember the name of their landlady?

Mrs Grigg
MrsThorpe
Mrs Miniver
Mrs Hudson

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Mrs Hudson



Literature: Poetry: Lines from Poems (Flowers and Trees)
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6. Which poet wrote the following lines? "Thou art more lovely and more temperate:/Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May"

William Shakespeare
John Keats
John Donne
Christopher Marlowe

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William Shakespeare



Literature: Mixed Literature: Literature Allsorts
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7. In Homer's "Odyssey", what is the name of Odysseus' wife?

Penelope
Athena
Helen
Dido

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Penelope



Literature: Fantasy: "Lord of the Rings" and "The Belgariad"
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8. The Fellowship in "Lord of the Rings" was chosen by Elrond and the council to represent the main races: human, elf, dwarf and hobbit. The Group in "The Belgariad" was chosen how?

they were all listed in the Mrin prochecy
chance meeting along the way
Belgarath chose his friends
they all came to a counsel

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they were all listed in the Mrin prochecy



Literature: Plays: Quotes from Plays Through History
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9. Which Henrik Ibsen play does this come from? "Oh, now she's fooling with those pistols again."

A Doll's House
Hedda Gabler
Ghosts
Six Characters in Search of an Author

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Hedda Gabler



Literature: Literature Before 1900: Great Romantic Books and Authors
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10. This novel by one of the most important French poets is about the life of Jean Valjean. It is also about poverty and education. It was published in 1862. Which great novel is it?

The Count of Monte Cristo
Les Miserables
Werther
Don Juan

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Les Miserables
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:29 pm

Trivia

World: Presidential Trivia: Presidents' Day
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1. Which of these presidents was involved in the Watergate scandal?

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
Lyndon Baines Johnson
John F. Kennedy

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Richard Nixon



World: French: Absurd French 101
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2. Auriez-vous l'heure, s'il vous plait?

Do you know you have an aura?
Do you have an hour to spend?
Would you happen to have the time, please?
Will you have the time?

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Would you happen to have the time, please?



World: Auto World: Make and Model
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3. What Warner Bros. cartoon character shared its name with a Plymouth muscle car in the late 1960s and early 1970s?

Roadrunner
Yosemite
Tazmanian Devil
Elmer

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Roadrunner



World: Filipino: Pangasinan Nouns
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4. What is the Pangasinan word for ashes?

siopa
melag
bii
dapol

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dapol



World: Andrea Gail: Shipwreck - The Andrea Gail
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5. During that fateful voyage, who was the skipper of the Andrea Gail?

Alfred Pierre
Bobby Shatford
Billy Tyne
Michael Moran

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Billy Tyne



World: South African Politics: Nelson Mandela
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6. Where was Nelson Mandela born?

Jamaica
Mali
South Africa
Tanzania

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South Africa



World: Arabic: Around the World in Arabic!
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7. Jordan's population is made up of 93% Muslims. What do Arabs call Jordan?

Al-ordon
Lebnan
Jamayka
El-maghreb

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Al-ordon



World: Campaigns & Elections: Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates
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8. It has become conventional political wisdom that this element was the major factor in determining whether voters believed Nixon or Kennedy won the 1960 presidential debates.

Whether they viewed it on television or heard it on the radio
Whether they lived in a "red state" or "blue state"
Whether they were Protestant or Catholic
Whether they were Democrats or Republicans

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Whether they viewed it on television or heard it on the radio



World: Scouts: Scouting - Not So Trivial
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9. Scouting is about providing members with skills for life. What is something that a Scout might learn during Scouting activities?

First Aid
Acting
Map Reading
All of these

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All of these



World: Esperanto: Esperanto for Beginners
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10. Here are some basic Esperanto words: "blua", "telefono", "ne", "granda", "insekto", "libera", "fakto", "alta". What letter do all Esperanto adjectives end in?

A
E
I
O

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