Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:20 pm

History

History: India: The Mughal Dynasty of India
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1. What founder of the Mughal Dynasty moved his followers to India?

Akbar
Babur
Jahangir
Jahan

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Babur



History: Civil War: Civil War : Volume 1
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2. What former estate of Robert E. Lee's became a National Burial Ground for US soldiers?

Manassas
Quantico
Arlington
Washington and Lee

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Arlington



History: Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon
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3. Why did Napoleon divorce his wife, Josephine?

She couldn't bear a male heir
He got tired of her
She cheated on him
He 'needed space'

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She couldn't bear a male heir



History: Social History: Historical Costumes
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4. What was the name given to the three pointed hat that was popular in the 18th century?

A mob cap
Fashion alert
A stetson
A tricorne

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A tricorne



History: World History: Treaties Which Have Changed the World
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5. Which treaty ended the World War I hostilities between the Allies and Germany?

Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Frankfurt
Treaty of Utrecht
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk

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Treaty of Versailles



History: War History: Mexican War
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6. The annexation of what state sparked this war?

California
New Mexico
Texas
Arizona

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Texas



History: WW2 Aircraft: Some Details of the Air War
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7. What was the nickname of the Messcherschmitt Me163?

Meteor
Flying Pencil
Schnell
Komet

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Komet



History: Famous Dates: Front Page News
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8. The headline, "The shuttle explodes! 6 in crew and high school teacher killed", shocked the world in which year?

1996
1986
1966
1976

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1986



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Contemporary History - Other Missing Links
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9. Curved Dash Olds - Mercedes Simplex - Ford Model T - Bugatti Type 13 - Peugeot 201 - Cadillac Fleetwood V8 - Citroen Traction Avant - MG T - ?

Douglas DC-3
Fokker F VII 3m
Lockheed Vega
Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen Beetle



History: War History: A-Z of Military Leaders
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10. O - Born 63 B.C.: Which great-nephew of Julius Caesar was the victor at Actium, ending the Roman Civil War?

Orestes
Octavian
Orodes
Otto

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Octavian
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:30 pm

Movies

Movies: Film: Industry and Craft: Film Basics
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1. What is the difference between what the term 'long take' and 'long shot' refer to?

Long take - duration between cuts; long shot - distance between camera and subject.
There is no difference; they both refer to distance between camera and subject.
Long shot - duration between cuts; long take - distance between camera and subject.
There is no difference; they both refer to duration between cuts.

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Long take - duration between cuts; long shot - distance between camera and subject.



Movies: Gibson, Mel: Mel Gibson's Leading Ladies
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2. In 1992's 'Forever Young', who portrayed the single mother who helps Daniel (Mel Gibson) adjust to life in the 1990s?

Demi Moore
Geena Davis
Julia Roberts
Jamie Lee Curtis

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Jamie Lee Curtis



Movies: Jackson, Samuel L.: Samuel L Jackson Movies
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3. In which film did Samuel play a Colonel in the US Armed Forces who rescues an Ambassador from a sieged Embassy in the Yemen?

Caveman's Valentine
Rules of Engagement
Mob Justice
Fresh

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Rules of Engagement



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Great Movie Quotes V
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4. 'And I love him for the man he almost is.' -- 1996

Jerry Maguire
American Beauty
The Quiet Man
Romeo and Juliet

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Jerry Maguire



Movies: Players - Easy: Who Played In This Movie?
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5. Who starred in the movie "Heat"?

Keanu Reeves
Ed Harris
Al Pacino
Mel Gibson

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Al Pacino



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: The Wahlberg Connection
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6. Donnie Wahlberg has a small but pivotal impact in this movie with Haley Joel Osment possessed a very special yet not always wanted gift.

Artificial Intelligence AI
The Sixth Sense
Ransom
Pay It Forward

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The Sixth Sense



Movies: Name It - Average 5: In Black and White and Color
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7. Easy one. Little girl's adventures over the rainbow. Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr and Jack Haley. Directed by Victor Fleming in 1939.

The Wizard of Oz
Presenting Lily Mars
Ziegfeld Girl
The Clock

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The Wizard of Oz



Movies: Disney Characters: The Disney Villains Shop
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8. The twelfth card! It reads: "Doggies are nice, but better worn. You guys better not get my fur coat torn!" What villain could this be?

Cruella De Vil
Shan-Yu
Evil Stepmother (Lady Tremaine)
Scar

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Cruella De Vil



Movies: Disney Characters: The Disney Villains Shop
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9. The thirteenth index card reads: "I hate my brother, the animal king. My heyenas and I will soon be supreme." What villain is bitter towards his or her brother?

Frollo
Shan-Yu
Cruella De Vil
Scar

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Scar



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 20 Degrees of Ben Affleck
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10. Tom Cruise starred in what film with Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz?

Minority Report
The Bourne Identity
The Cell
Vanilla Sky

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Vanilla Sky
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:38 pm

Music

Music: Music Grab Bag: Pop Music 4-1-1
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1. Who else besides Will Smith is now singing that used to be on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-air'?

Usher
Tatyana Ali
Joey Fatone
Christina Aguilera

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Tatyana Ali



Music: 1990s Music: Who Sings What In 1997
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2. Who had a hit in 1997 with the song: Mmmbop?

Crash Test Dummies
Eternal
ICT
Hanson

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Hanson



Music: Musical Instruments: Musical Instruments
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3. This instrument looks and is played like a violin, but it is a bit larger.

Cello
Flute
Bass
Viola

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Viola



Music: Remakes & Covers: Hit Remakes
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4. This song was first a hit for The Beach Boys in 1965, twenty years later in 1985, David Lee Roth hit with his version.

Californication
Happy Trails
California Girls
Come to me

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California Girls



Music: Something in Common: Common Threads in Music
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5. Marty Balin, Mickey Thomas, Craig Chiquico, Grace Slick

All were members of Fleetwood Mac in the early 70's
All were members of the Velvet Underground
All were members of Stone Poneys
All were members of Jefferson Starship

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All were members of Jefferson Starship



Music: Which Band?: Musicians In Which Group?
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6. John Taylor was bass player for which 80s band?

Modern English
Spandau Ballet
Duran Duran
Adam Ant

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Duran Duran



Music: Name the Song: Real Country Songs No.11
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7. '----------, children , and watermelon wine' (Tom T Hall)

Old cows
Old cats
Old dogs
Old horses

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Old dogs



Music: Name the Song: Real Country Songs No.11
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8. 'On the wings of a -----'

Robin
Seagull
Condor
Dove

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Dove



Music: Musical Instruments: Facts Of The Trade
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9. What family does the flute belong in?

Woodwind
Strings
Brass
Percussion

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Woodwind



Music: Writers & Producers: Who Wrote This Ditty No. 2
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10. This performer wrote the score to the Disney movie 'Tarzan'?

Phil Collins
Peter Gabriel
Randy Newman
Alan Menken

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Phil Collins
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:15 pm

History

History: U.S. History: American History That School Forgot
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1. What was the name of the movement that helped runaway Southern slaves escape to freedom in Canada?

The Secret Tunnel
The Quaker Trail
The Underground Railroad
The Northern Ferry

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The Underground Railroad



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Great Moments of the Twentieth Century
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2. 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: Old West: The Life of Jesse James
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3. When the Civil War was over, Jesse and his brother Frank went into "business" for themselves. What made them famous?

they were bandits
they killed anyone who became a Union sympathizer
they looted and burned towns
they refused to free their slaves and murdered to keep them

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they were bandits



History: Afro-American: Black History Dates
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4. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. win in 1964?

Alabama Lottery
Nobel Peace Prize
Mayoral election
A seat in the senate

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Nobel Peace Prize



History: War History: Wars and Conflicts of the 19th Century
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5. This war was an important defeat for France. It had to pay huge debts to Germany, and it also had to cede some of its Eastern Territory to the same country.

The Franco-German War
The Alsace-Lorraine
The War of German Unification
The Franco-Prussian War

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The Franco-Prussian War



History: Czech: The Defenestrations of Prague
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6. In the Second Defenestration of Prague the defenestration was carried out by members of Bohemian aristocracy. Why did they do it?

They were playing "truth or dare"
They wanted to impress some milk-maids with their vocabulary
They were taking drugs
They were rebelling

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They were rebelling



History: 1980s Nostalgia: An American Kid in the 1980s
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7. What TV show featured a band of crimefighters who drove a van?

CHIPS
Hill Street Blues
Cagney and Lacey
The "A" Team

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The "A" Team



History: U.S. History: U.S. History - A Miscellany
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8. Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?

Francis Scott Key
Perry Mason
John Thompson
Ben Matlock

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Francis Scott Key



History: D-Day: The Normandy Invasion
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9. What was Adolf Hitler doing at the time of the Normandy Invasion?

Speaking in Berlin
Celebrating his Anniversary
Filling out paperwork for dead soldiers
Sleeping

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Sleeping



History: Social History: American Labor History
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10. This term was coined for the rich industrialists who dominated American politics in The Gilded Age.

The Gang of Four
Robber Barons
The Big Five
Monopolists

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Robber Barons
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:44 pm

Literature

Literature: Merchant of Venice: Do You Know "The Merchant of Venice" Story?
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1. What does Bassanio find in the leaden casket that tells him he has been successful in the lottery for Portia?

Portia's portrait and a scroll
Just a scroll which tells him he has won.
A ring to put on Portia's finger and a scroll
A copy of the will of Portia's father.

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Portia's portrait and a scroll



Literature: Henry V: How Well Do You Know "Henry V" ?
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2. When the French King discusses the English with his son and his nobles he reminds them of which English hero from the past in order to stop them being over-confident?

Edward III
Edward, the Black Prince
Robin Hood
John of Gaunt

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Edward, the Black Prince



Literature: Hamlet: "Goodnight, sweet prince "- a Hamlet quiz
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3. Where does Claudius plan to send Hamlet?

Norway
Paris
England
Wittenberg

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England



Literature: Lines and Quotes: A Big Shakespearean Bash
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4. This unwise man is seeing conspiracies everywhere, it seems. Little coincidences always add up to horrible things in his mind. Maybe it's also the fault of the company he keeps, possibly. Who said, "I saw my handkerchief in his hand!"

Othello
Tybalt
Romeo
Iago

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Othello



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: So, Who Done It?
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5. Charles Dickens' last novel was "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". So, who killed Mr. Drood?

his fiancee, Rosa
John Jasper
We'll never know
Reverend Crisparkle

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We'll never know



Literature: Plays: A Raisin in the Sun
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6. When George Murchison and Beneatha go to the theater, what time does George say the "curtain" opens?

Eight-Fourty
Eight-Thirty
Nine-Twenty
Nine-Fifteen

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Eight-Thirty



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Dog Detectives
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7. And finally one for TV viewers: what kind of a dog does Columbo own?

Beagle
Basset hound
Dachshund
Blood hound

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Basset hound



Literature: Ancient Greek Drama: Oedipus
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8. Where did Oedipus live with his adoptive parents?

Corinth
Athens
Thebes
Sparta

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Corinth



Literature: Macbeth: Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'
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9. Where does Malcolm flee after his father's death?

Scotland
England
Ireland
India

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England



Literature: Literature Before 1900: They Were Poets and They Knew it.
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10. This writer collaborated with Wordsworth to produce the work 'Lyrical Ballads.' His name?

William Blake
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Robert Southey

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:48 pm

Trivia

World: Global Trivia: Superlatives from World Almanac 2001
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1. Which of these animals has the longest gestation period?

Elephant
Camel
Giraffe
Rhinoceros

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Elephant



World: Italian: Same Spelling, Different Meaning
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2. And what's the meaning of "Cane" in Italian?

Supper
Pipes
Dog
Meat

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Dog



World: Japanese: Country Names in Japanese
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3. We'll start with an easy one: "Nihon" or "Nippon"?

Japan
Australia
China
Jordan

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Japan



World: World Languages: "What If" Situations
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4. A friend gives you a sari as a gift. What would you do with it?

eat it
wear it
spend it
sit on it

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wear it



World: U.S. Commercials: Advertising Slogans
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5. "Melts in your mouth ... not in your hands".

M&Ms
Skittles
Glossettes
Smarties

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M&Ms



World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Their Internet Domain Extensions: II
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6. "lk" is the internet domain extension for which country?

Liechtenstein
Saint Lucia
Latvia
Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka



World: Political Science & Philosophy: Politics: A Matter of Opinion
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7. Which actor, whose success as a politician (some would say) eclipsed his accomplishments as an entertainer, declared, "Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."

George Murphy
Charlton Heston
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan



World: Famous Trials: The Michael Jackson Trial 2005
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8. What was the name of the young accuser in this case?

Star Arvizo
Jordy Chandler
Macauley Culkin
Gavin Arvizo

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Gavin Arvizo



World: U.S. Commercials: What product am I?
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9. "Double your pleasure, double your fun. It's the _________, __________ chewing gum!" is the original advertising slogan for what kind of chewing gum since around the 1960s? The two blanks represent the same word and it is the product name.

Freedent
Spearmint
Winterfresh
Doublemint

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Doublemint



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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A
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 01, 2013 2:58 pm

Trivia

World: U.S. Commercials: Memorable Advertising Slogans
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1. What product completes the phrase, 'When you say ________________, you've said it all'?

Levi Strauss
Rolls Royce
Budweiser
Bordens ice cream

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Budweiser



World: U.K. Politics: History of Suffragettes
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2. Which sufragette founded and led the 'Woman's Social and Political Union' (WSPU) in Manchester, England in 1903?

Margery Corbett Ashby
Selina Cooper
Christabel Pankhurst
Emmeline Pankhurst

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Emmeline Pankhurst



World: United Nations: The United Nations
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3. What is the 'brother' organisation which failed after being created at the end of WWI?

The League of Nations
UNICEF
NATO
There was no organisation

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The League of Nations



World: Special Forces: Britain's Fighting Elite The SAS
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4. Who was the founder of the SAS?

Alexander Graham Stenbairn
Angus Duncan Strathroy
Archibald David Stirling
Algernon David Strachan

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Archibald David Stirling



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

felis
rex
canis
rana

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canis



World: Campaigns & Elections: Presidential Campaigning (1948-1996)
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6. What state was Bob Dole a Senator from?

Georgia
Kansas
New York
California

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Kansas



World: Campaigns & Elections: Losers of Presidential Elections
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7. Harry Truman confounded the experts when he won his election against this individual:

Thomas Dewey
Charles Evan Hughes
Alfred Smith
Henry Cabot Lodge

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Thomas Dewey



World: Codes & Time.Zones: Internet Country Codes G - M
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8. In what country do they use GA?

Georgia
Gabon
French Guiana
Gambia

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Gabon



World: World Languages: Foreign Phrases: French, Latin, Italian
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9. Latin: 'Ignorantia iuris neminem excusat'

Ignorance of thyself is no excuse
Ignorance is excused intelligence
Ignorance is an excuse
Ignorance of the law excuses no-one


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Ignorance of the law excuses no-one


World: U.S. First Ladies: President's Wives
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10. What president's wife married her distant cousin and was a niece of a past president?

Bess Truman
Abigale Adams
Edith Wilson
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Eleanor Roosevelt
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby The Mad Collector » Wed May 01, 2013 5:45 pm

Tonyblack wrote: World: Campaigns & Elections: Losers of Presidential Elections
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7. Harry Truman confounded the experts when he won his election against this individual:

Thomas Dewey
Charles Evan Hughes
Alfred Smith
Henry Cabot Lodge

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Thomas Dewey



Always good to be reminded of one of the great journalism cock-ups :D

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 01, 2013 6:07 pm

Got to love that picture! :lol:
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu May 02, 2013 2:31 pm

History

History: Civil War: Civil War : Volume 4
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1. Which of these were NOT used as a weapon during the American Civil War?

B-2 Bomber
Bore Loading Cannons
Percussion Rifle
Bayonet

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B-2 Bomber



History: Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon
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2. Why did Napoleon divorce his wife, Josephine?

She cheated on him
He 'needed space'
He got tired of her
She couldn't bear a male heir

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She couldn't bear a male heir



History: July August September: September 22nd Throughout History
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3. 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?

Fairfield
Danver
Salem
Stamford

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Salem



History: Civil War Figures: The Men Who Wore Blue
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4. What Union general left his name to posterity as the label for a certain style of whiskers?

George Armstrong Custer
George Stoneman
Ambrose Burnside
Judson Kilpatrick

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Ambrose Burnside



History: Old West: Wild West
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5. What did Doc Holiday die from?

Tuberculosis
Dysentery
Lead poisoning from a bullet wound
Thrown from his horse

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Tuberculosis



History: WW2 Aircraft: USAAF Fighters of WWII: No.1
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6. What was special about the Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter?

It had a nose wheel
The engine was located behind the cockpit
All these are correct
It had a gun firing through the propeler shaft

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All these are correct



History: World History: World History Made Simple - 753 BC - 3 AD
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7. What Roman engineering feat, dating from around 144 BC, allowed the city of Rome to be supplied with water?

Aqueducts
Underground pipes
Canals
Reservoirs

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Aqueducts



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: 20th Century Analogies
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8. Achille Ratti is to Pope Pius XI as Karol Wojtyla is to whom?

Pope John Paul II
Pope Benedict XV
Pope John V
Pope Peter II

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Pope John Paul II



History: Native American: Cherokee History
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9. What is the name of the route that the Cherokee took to Oklahoma after being forcefully removed from their homes in 1838? The Cherokee call it Nunna daul Tsunyi.

The Long March
The Trail of Tears
The Frozen Road
The Path of Destruction

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The Trail of Tears



History: War History: Military History (1900 -1970)
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10. In which battle in Indo-China were the French finally defeated by the Viet Minh on 7th May 1954?

Da Nang
Dien Bien Phu
Bien Hoa
Ap An Phu

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Dien Bien Phu
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 03, 2013 2:41 pm

Movies

Movies: Which Movie - Ave +/- 10: Memorable (?) Movie Lines
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1. 'It's not gonna be an orgy. It's a toga party!'

National Lampoon's Animal House
National Lampoon's European Vacation
National Lampoon's Vacation
A Streetcar Named Desire

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National Lampoon's Animal House



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Movies Mixture
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2. Phoebe Cates co-starred in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' with?

David Copperfield
Sean Penn
Mike Myers
Kevin Bacon

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Sean Penn



Movies: Which Movie - Ave +/- 10: Great Movie Quotes II
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3. 'But if I'm right, and we can stop this thing, Lenny, you will have saved the lives of millions of registered voters.' -- 1984 (Hint: Bill Murray says this quote.)

Ghostbusters
All the President's Men
The American President
The Killing Fields

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Ghostbusters



Movies: Players - Easy: Pick The Famous Person
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4. The Shawshank Redemption, Amistad, Kiss The Girls.

Morgan Freeman
Matthew McConaughey
Tim Robbins
Ashley Judd

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Morgan Freeman



Movies: Film: Industry and Craft: Hollywood Records--Oscars and Actors
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5. Which actress has the most movies grossing over 100 million dollars?

Demi Moore
Sandra Bullock
Katherine Hepburn
Julia Roberts

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Julia Roberts



Movies: Hitchcock, Alfred: A McGuffin
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6. Alfred Hitchcock's film trademark was?

His appearance in his films.
He never saw them.
He personally edited them.
He hand wound them.

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His appearance in his films.



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Mix
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7. In the movie 'Pocahontas', what is the name of Governor Ratcliffe's dog?

Max
Pricey
Percy
Blue

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Percy



Movies: Reeves, Keanu: Keanu Reeves Movie Taglines
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8. Get ready for rush hour.

The Replacements
Speed
The Matrix 2
Freaked

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Speed



Movies: Chick Flicks: Chick Flicks
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9. Three women join together to get revenge against their ex[husbands, after their friend from college commits suicide. What's this movie?

The Stepford Wives
The First Wives Club
Pretty Woman
Pretty In Pink

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The First Wives Club



Movies: Paltrow, Gwyneth: Gwyneth Paltrow's Movie Madness
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10. For what movie did Gwyneth win an Oscar AND a Golden Globe award?

'Bounce'
'Shakespeare in Love'
'Se7en'
'Duets'

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'Shakespeare in Love'
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat May 04, 2013 2:25 pm

Music

Music: Name the Artist: Tough Music questions
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1. Who sings My Heart Will Go On?

Faith Hill
Celine Dion
Shania Twain
TLC

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Celine Dion



Music: Music Grab Bag: Music 101
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2. Sisqo, the frontman of the group Dru Hill, had a summertime smash with a song singing about what?

bras
rings
socks
thongs

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thongs



Music: Canadian Music: Canadian Music That Made It
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3. This Francophone Canadian has made it into the bigtime in both French popular music and the English popular scene. Considered one of the few International Divas, who sang 'My Heart Will Go On' from the Titanic movie soundtrack?

Anne Murray
Shania Twain
Terez Montcalm
Celine Dion

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Celine Dion



Music: Animals in Songs: Songs About Cats And Dogs
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4. Who had a hit with the song: 'Hound Dog'?

Michael Jackson
Mel Torme
Louis Armstrong
Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley



Music: Christmas Music: The 12 Days of Christmas
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5. (Song) On the Fourth day of Christmas my true love sent me four __________ _______.

Crying Kittens
Whistling Wrens
Calling Birds
Singing Canaries

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Calling Birds



Music: Name the Artist: Classic Rock
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6. I am Henry the 8th I am?

Rolling Stones
Buddy Holly
Herman's Hermits
The Beatles

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Herman's Hermits



Music: Name the Song: Country Music Classics II
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7. 'To All the Girls I Loved _________'

Before
Earlier
Once
Already

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Before



Music: Women in Music: Female Singer Mix And History!
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8. She has a SUPREME voice and is a diva who flies solo now. Who is she?

Aretha Franklin
LeAnn Rimes
Celine Dion
Diana Ross

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Diana Ross



Music: Christian Music: Hymns of the Christian Faith
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9. 'O Lord my God! When I in ___________ wonder. . .'

Great
Awesome
Glory
Silence

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Awesome



Music: Which Song Is It: The Walkman on the Bus Quiz 2
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10. ' la la ... desert ... can't remember your name ... cause they're ain't no-one la la give you no pain ... la la la la la la la ...'

'Where have all the Flowers Gone'
'Help me Rhonda'
'A Horse with No Name'
'Sahara'

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'A Horse with No Name'
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun May 05, 2013 3:32 pm

History

History: U.S. History: American History That School Forgot
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1. The current White House is not the original. What happened to the original White House?

It was moved out of Washington D.C.
It was torn down
It was burnt down
It collapsed in a storm

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It was burnt down



History: Civil War: Civil War : Volume 4
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2. This Union General was infamously known for his sideburns, hence named after him.

Daniel Sickles
Calvin Klein
Abner Doubleday
Ambrose Burnside

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Ambrose Burnside



History: World History: General History - 'Millionaire' Format
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3. By what name was WWI identity Baron Manfred von Richthofen better known?

The Red Baron
The Killer Wasp
The Flying Ace
The Master

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The Red Baron



History: World History: How high would you score?
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4. 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: 1970s History: The Real 70s (Mainly American)
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5. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the rest of the Muppet gang debuted their show in 1976. Who was the creator of the Muppets?

Jim Henson
Steven Spielberg
Walt Disney
W.C. Ward

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Jim Henson



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: 20th Century Analogies
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6. Hula is to hoop as Rubik’s is to what?

Sling
Rock
Cube
Ladder

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Cube



History: Mixed Bag: Famous Firsts
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7. Who was the first person to sucessfully fly non-stop, solo across the Atlantic Ocean?

Amelia Earhart
Charles Lindbergh
Orville Wright
Wilbur Wright

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Charles Lindbergh



History: German: The Weimar Republic
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8. In which house of the German parliament were the German people represented directly?

Reichsrat
Reichstag
Herrenhaus
Abgeordnetenhaus

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Reichstag



History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression
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9. Which of these was one cause of the dust bowl?

People let their vaccum cleaner bags open to the air
Farmers abused their topsoil, causing it to thin and blow away
Farmers used the wrong fertilizers on their land
A series of landslides created a lot of dust

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Farmers abused their topsoil, causing it to thin and blow away



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?

Hamilcar Barca
Hannibal
Hanno
Hasdrubal

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Hannibal
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon May 06, 2013 2:51 pm

Literature

Literature: Hamlet: "Hamlet" Do you know the text ?
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1. After Polonius has just imparted some lengthy advice to his son Laertes he gives some specific orders to his daughter Ophelia about her future behaviour towards Hamlet.What are these orders?

Always have a chaperone with you when talking to Hamlet.
Ignore what your brother has said about Hamlet.
Make sure the King and Queen do not see you with Hamlet.
Do not spend any time in future talking with Hamlet

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Do not spend any time in future talking with Hamlet



Literature: Literature Before 1900: Great Literature Miscellany
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2. This author wrote a novel about three brothers, which serves as a penetrating catalogue of religious, political, psychological, and ethical thought.

Fyodor Dostoevsky
Leo Tolstoy
Ivan Turgenev
Charles Dickens

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Fyodor Dostoevsky



Literature: Mixed Literature: Mixture of Classic Literature II
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3. All of these novels were written by Alexandre Dumas (pere) except:

"The Three Musketeers"
"The Count of Monte Cristo"
"Crime and Punishment"
"The Man in the Iron Mask"

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"Crime and Punishment"



Literature: Fantasy: Tales of Two Terrys
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4. Lu Tze (Pratchett): The pupil of Mrs. Cosmopolite, Lu Tze could be very dangerous to those who forgot rule 1: "Do not act incautiously when confronting a little bald wrinkly smiling man." What was his occupation?

Sweeper
Warrior
Banker
Emperor

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Sweeper



Literature: Chinese Literature: Chinese Classical Literature Quiz.
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5. One of the most famous Chinese classis has the Chinese name of "Sūn zi bīng fǎ". It has recently (in the last 30 years, as the book is almost 2500 years old) adapted for everything western, from politics to sex.

Sun Tzu's Art of War
The War for Sun Tzu's Art
Sun zi's Warfare
Art and Warfare

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Sun Tzu's Art of War



Literature: Mixed Literature: My Favourite Books
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6. 'Peter Pan'. What was the name of the dog who thought it was a nurse?

Mama
Papa
Dada
Nana

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Nana



Literature: Macbeth: "Macbeth" From Start to Finish
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7. Who is King of Scotland at the end of the play?

Macduff
Fleance
Macbeth
Malcolm

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Malcolm



Literature: Mixed Literature: Tom, Dick and Harry in Literature
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8. Which author specialises in writing thrillers with a horse-racing theme and is also the author of a biography of Lester Piggott (the famous English jockey)?

Dick Smith
Philip Dick
Dick Thomas
Dick Francis

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Dick Francis



Literature: Science Fiction: Science Fiction For The Heirs of Eisenhower
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9. In "Demon With A Glass Hand", a Harlan Ellison story, what was so special about the android's glass appendage?

It housed the remainder of the race that made him
It was an ancient supercomputer
All of these
It held the secret to his existence

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All of these



Literature: Canadian Literature: Name that Canadian Author
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10. Which prolific Canadian author wrote "The Handmaid's Tale", "Bodily Harm", and "Cat's Eye"?

Alice Munro
Dorothy Killiam
Margaret Atwood
Susanna Moodie

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Margaret Atwood
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 07, 2013 4:00 pm

Trivia

World: Hebrew and Yiddish: Yiddish Slang
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1. A clumsy person is a...

Haimish
Bagel
Klutz
Lantsman

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Klutz



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

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The Great Pyramid



World: World Flags: Countries and Their Flags
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3. Australia has what country's flag in its upper left corner?

Spain
France
The United Kingdom
Ireland

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The United Kingdom



World: Presidential Quotes: Presidential Quotes
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4. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." We all know Lincoln spoke these words, but when?

While writing poems to Mary while sitting in his famous log cabin using only candle light
In a conversation with his VP about abolishing slavery
While delivering the Gettysburg Address
In the courtroom when he was a lawyer before considering running for the presidency

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While delivering the Gettysburg Address



World: Washington, George: Life of George Washington
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5. He married in 1759 to a rich widow with two children, after being refused twice before by a different woman. What was the full name of his wife prior to their marriage?

Martha Dandridge Coolidge
Betsy Dandridge Fauntelroy
Martha Dandridge Custis
Martha Dandridge Fauntelroy

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Martha Dandridge Custis



World: Worldwide Greetings!: How Do You Say ...?
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6. How do you say "Danish" in Danish?

Eest
Norsk
Dansk
Svenska

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Dansk



World: India, Languages of: Bengali? What's That?
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7. "Ami eta chai na" is used for disagreeing. Please tell me the correct translation.

I do want this
I don't want this
Oh no!
Come on

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I don't want this



World: Business World: American Big Business Facts: Part 1
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8. This Battle Creek, MI company has products named Eggos, Pop Tarts, Cheez-It's and Frosted Flakes. Tony says "They're Great"

Kelloggs
Kraft Foods
General Mills
Pillsbury

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Kelloggs



World: Reagan, Ronald: The Great Communicator - Ronald Reagan
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9. Reagan set a record in October 2001 - what was it?

Youngest serving American President
Longest living American President
Longest serving American President
Shortest serving American President

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Longest living American President



World: US Colleges: University of Texas Pride and Craziness!
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10. Which other universities are UT's arch-rivals?

Texas A&M and Rice University
University of Oklahoma and University of Kansas
Sul Ross State University and Texas State University
Texas A&M and University of Oklahoma

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Texas A&M and University of Oklahoma
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