Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu May 10, 2012 2:01 pm

History

History: Nostalgia: Fads, Fads, Fads!
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1. This toy was a substance invented by chemists in 1944 and they didn't know a use for it. It remained unused for years until a man named Hodgson found a use for it. He packaged it in an egg and it soon became a fad. What is it?

Silly Putty
Goop
Slime
Egg-o

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Silly Putty



History: Disasters: World Disasters
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2. What happened to Hiroshima and Nagasaki which caused the end of World War 2?

France attacked them
Germany attacked with all their troops
U.S. used atomic bombs
the United Nations attacked them

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U.S. used atomic bombs



History: U.S. History: Forgotten Already
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3. Al Capone was primarily based out of which city?

New York
St. Louis
Chicago
Detroit

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Chicago



History: Oceania: The First Fleet
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4. The captain was worried about this disease - hence he took a lot of food to combat this particular disease.Which disease am I talking about?

Beri-Beri
Scurvy
None of these
Osteoporosis

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Scurvy



History: Philippines: Glimpses at Filipino History
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5. What term was used for those women who used by Japanese soldiers to gratify their lust?

comfort women
mama san
Japayuki
battered Filipinas

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comfort women



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - 1956 Americana
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6. On April 19, 1956 American screen actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier in a highly publicized wedding. Where did the ceremony take place?

Paris
Monaco
Philadelphia
Rome

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Monaco



History: American Revolution: The Revolutionary War
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7. What was Nathan Hale hung for?

Getting in the British way
Being a spy
Sneaking on a British ship
Hanging british officers

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Being a spy



History: 2000s History: It Happened In 2002
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8. Royalty: Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2002. After how many years of being Queen did she celebrate her Golden Jubilee?

25
50
40
75

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50



History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (August 2005)
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9. In August 2005 what was the nationality of the seven sub-mariners (and submarine) saved from death by British intervention?

United States
This event never happened.
French
Russian

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Russian



History: U.S. History: U.S. History Viewed from Britain
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10. When was the 13th amendment of the U.S.A. adopted and slavery officially abolished in the U.S.?

1965
1865
1765
It was never abolished stupid, God what school did she go to!
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 11, 2012 3:14 pm

Movies

Movies: Westerns and Gangster Films: More from the Old West
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1. Also unlikely: Marilyn Monroe in a Western.

The Iron Mistress
Return of Frank James
Jesse James
River of No Return

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River of No Return



Movies: Schwarzenegger, Arnold: Arnold Schwarzenegger One Liners
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2. In 'T2,' Mr. Schwarzenegger is about to take out the T 1000 with a final shot. What does he say before he fires the shot heard round the world?

Take one of these and never call me again.
This will hurt you more than me.
Hasta la Vista...Baby.
Now don't go falling to pieces.

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Hasta la Vista...Baby.



Movies: Colors in the Title: Movies with COLOR in Titles
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3. The Man With One ___ Shoe. - 1985

gold
red
pink
white

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red



Movies: Hackman, Gene: Gene Hackman
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4. Hackman played a villain in 'No Way Out'. Who was his co-star?

Harrison Ford
Tom Cruise
Kevin Costner
Brad Pitt

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Kevin Costner



Movies: Oscars - Best Actor: The Oscars - Best Actor
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5. Atticus Finch, a Southern lawyer and single parent hired to defend a black man accused of rape:

Robert Mitchum
Robert Alda
Tony Curtis
Gregory Peck

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Gregory Peck



Movies: Players - Tough 10: Memorable Big Screen Couples
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6. Who starred opposite Burt Lancaster in 'From Here To Eternity'(1953)?

Sophia Loren
Kim Novak
Deborah Kerr
Janet Leigh

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Deborah Kerr



Movies: Movie Quotes Mixture: Ultimate Movie Quotes Part 2
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7. (frantic) 'I'm a busy girl, I've got exactly four days to break up a wedding, steal the bride's fella, and I haven't one clue how to do it!'

'My Best Friend's Wedding'
'When Harry Met Sally'
'Betsy's Wedding'
'The Talented Mr. Ripley'

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'My Best Friend's Wedding'



Movies: Grab Bag - Easy: The Picture Show - Movie Trivia
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8. In what 1951 cartoon does the 'Bunny Chaser' fall into a land of strange cats, tea parties, and weird croquet games?

Wonderland
Alice Through The Looking Glass
Alice From Wonderland
Alice In Wonderland

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Alice In Wonderland



Movies: Paltrow, Gwyneth: Gwyneth Paltrow's Movies
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9. She was in this 1998 movie with Michael Douglas and Viggo Mortensen, about a powerful husband, an unfaithful wife, and a jealous lover, all with a motive:

Love And Murder
Backstabbers
A Perfect Murder
A Bad Marriage

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A Perfect Murder



Movies: Awards and Festivals: Oscars ABC Quiz - Take Two!
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10. I won an Oscar playing an idiot savant riding around with a shifty brother. What's my character's name?

Raymond
Roland
Ronald
Robert

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Raymond
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat May 12, 2012 2:22 pm

Music

Music: Which Song Is It: Happy Songs
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1. "If happy little bluebirds fly, Beyond the rainbow, Why oh why can't I?"

Dancing Queen
Trouble Me
Over The Rainbow
These are the Days

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Over The Rainbow



Music: 1980s Music: Diva's Music
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2. An easy one: Who sang "Take My Breath Away" in 1986?

Berlin
The Police
Sting
New Kids On The Block

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Berlin



Music: Opera: Puccini's 'Tosca'
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3. What is the name of the escaped political prisoner who rushes to the church of Sant'Andrea della Valle to hide in the Attavanti chapel?

Merculio
Roderigo
Cassio
Angelotti

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Angelotti



Music: 1960s Lyrics: Finish These Lyrics from The 50s and 60s
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4. Refered to as the "White Lady Of Soul", Dusty Springfield had her first commercial success with this song in 1964. "I don't know what it is that makes me love you so. I only know I never wanna let you go....."

"How Do You Do It"
"I Only Want To Be With You"
"I Have A Boyfriend"
"I Know"

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"I Only Want To Be With You"



Music: Albums: Why is that album in my collection?!
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5. "Sultans Of Swing" was a huge hit for whom?

Alice Cooper
Dire Straits
INXS
Swing Doctors

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Dire Straits



Music: Which Band?: What Band Are They With?
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6. "Desperado"; Randy Meisner, Bernie Leadon, Don Henley, Glenn Frey

Eagles
Fools' Gold
Poco
Firefall

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Eagles



Music: Jazz: Lyrics to More Jazz Standards
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7. "Won't you tell him please, to put on some speed, follow my lead, oh how I need, someone______________"

of my very own
to watch over me
who will hold my heart
to love me so

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to watch over me



Music: Which Band?: Name the Band
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8. What band is Michael Stipe from?

Adema
10,000 Maniacs
R.E.M.
Fleetwood Mac

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R.E.M.



Music: Remakes & Covers: Second Hand Songs
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9. Kelly Osbourne's debut "Papa Don't Preach," was originally a hit for which legendary artist?

Tina Turner
Cyndi Lauper
Madonna
Cher

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Madonna



Music: Music from 1982: #1 Albums of 1982
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10. What girl band featured Jane Wiedlin, Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, and Kathy Valentine? These ladies had a number one album in 1982.

Bananarama
The Go-Go's
The Runaways
4 Non Blondes

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The Go-Go's
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun May 13, 2012 3:09 pm

History

History: Cold War: Cold War Fun
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1. What Cold War comedy movie involved two Americans landing in Afghanistan and posing as physicians to escape punishment?

Espionage
Top Gun
Spies Like US
The Iron Shield

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Spies Like US



History: 1960s Nostalgia: Events of the 60s
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2. In 1968, who honeymooned on the yacht Christina?

Jackie and Ari Onassis
Mick Jagger
John Lennon
Huntley Brinkley

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Jackie and Ari Onassis



History: Nostalgia: Fads, Fads, Fads!
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3. This mid 60s item was invented by Craven Walker. It was very popular with the 'Hippies'. What is this fad?

Diary
Slinky
Yo-Yo
Lava Lamp

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Lava Lamp



History: 1980s Nostalgia: The Magnificent 80s
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4. The 80's. Birth of the video game. This all time best selling coin-op was inspired by a pizza with a piece missing.

Space Invaders
Mario World
Donkey Kong
Pac Man

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Pac Man



History: U.S. History: Do You Know Your American History Dates?
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5. In what month and year did the Battle of Midway occur?

July 1978
July 1938
May 1956
June 1942

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June 1942



History: Medieval History: In the Feudal Court of Sir Hugo
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6. Sir Hugo rose and stared icily at his steward. 'You will be cast into the oubliette to be dealt with more fully on my return'. What was an 'oubliette'?

Dungeon
Pillory
Stocks
Forrest

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Dungeon



History: Nostalgia: When Did It Happen?
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7. What is a Razzie award shaped like?

Man
Face
Strawberry
Raspberry

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Raspberry



History: European War: D-Day and The Battle of Normandy
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8. D-Day was originally scheduled for June 5, 1944. Which of these cirumstances delayed the invasion until June 6?

Patton needed another day to mobilize his armored infantry
Maneuvering of German troops in Normandy
Bad weather and rough seas
Eisenhower was debilitated with influenza

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Bad weather and rough seas



History: 1920s History: 1923
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9. Also on October 29, a musical called “Runnin’ Wild” opened on Broadway. It featured a musical number that launched a dance craze. What was this dance?

Tango
Black Bottom
Charleston
Lambeth Walk

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Charleston



History: China: History of Chinese Communism 1949 Onwards
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10. What nation supported the Communist Party of China in their struggle for China?

U.S.S.R.
Indonesia
Japan
France

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U.S.S.R.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon May 14, 2012 2:02 pm

Literature

Literature: Literary Terms & Quotes: Name The Work
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1. 'Being an Okie used to mean you were from Oklahoma, but now it just means you're scum.'

"Century of Dishonor", HH Jackson
"Tom Sawyer", Twain
"Maggie", Crane
"The Grapes Of Wrath", Steinbeck

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"The Grapes Of Wrath", Steinbeck



Literature: Latin American Literature: Novels from Allende to Perez-Reverte
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2. Which of the following books was NOT written by Isabel Allende?

Like Water for Chocolate
House of the Spirits
Paula
Of Love and Shadows

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Like Water for Chocolate



Literature: Julius Caesar: Julius Caesar
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3. In what year is the play set ?

39 B.C.
46 B.C.
44 B.C.
40 B.C.

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44 B.C.



Literature: Literature by Region: English and American Literature
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4. Who wote 'Sons and Lovers'?

John Galsworthy
Charles Dickens
Thomas Hardy
D H Lawrence

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D H Lawrence



Literature: Authors and their Works: Authors
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5. What famous author wrote 'Little Women'?

Louisa May Alcott
Harper Lee
Margret Michell
Kate Chopin

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Louisa May Alcott



Literature: Literature Before 1900: General Literature
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6. What French author created the character Jean Valjean?

Victor Hugo
Pierre Corneille
Georges Simenon
Louis Aragon

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Victor Hugo



Literature: Othello: Othello - The Moor of Venice
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7. Throughout the play, what adjective generally precedes Iago's name?

Innocent
Sweet
Honest
Evil

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Honest



Literature: Mixed Literature: Books
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8. Who wrote "Lord Of The Flies"?

William Silver
William Greene
William Golding
William Browning

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William Golding



Literature: Science Fiction: Classic and Iconic Science Fiction quiz
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9. Which author first wrote about the three laws of robotics?

Isaac Asimov
Carel Kapek
Eando Binder
John Sladek

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Isaac Asimov



Literature: French Literature: French Literature 842 - 1980
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10. What is the title of Voltaire's satire on the philosophy of optimism, i.e. the doctrine that "all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds"?

Micromégas
Zadig
Candide
Zaire

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Candide
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 15, 2012 2:48 pm

Trivia

World: Spanish: Mexican Proverbs
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1. Mas vale tarde que nunca.

A dog will bite the hand that feeds it.
Better late than never.
There's always some bitter with the sweet.
A man's house is his castle.

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Better late than never.



World: Insurance: Health Insurance Information
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2. Patients and/or their employers pay a regular amount each month to the insurance company, regardless of whether the patient is receiving any medical treatment. What is this amount called?

Deductible
Premium
Coinsurance
Bribery

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Premium



World: RMS Titanic: Death Ship - The Titanic
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3. What was the name of the Cunard liner which, being 80 kilometres from the Titanic when if picked up the distress signal, changed course and sped to the Titanic's location.

Ionia
Mauritania
Carpathia
Lusitania

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Carpathia



World: Airports & Airlines: Los Angeles International
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4. What is the three letter airport code for Los Angeles International Airport?

LSX
LAI
LAX
LAA

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LAX



World: U.S. Commercials: Popular Slogans 1
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5. What do L'Oreal commercials end with?

Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's L'Oreal.
Because you're worth it.
Only L'Oreal makes it. Only you make it unforgettable.
Easy breezy beautiful L'Oreal.

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Because you're worth it.



World: Jackson, Andrew: The Life of Andy Jackson
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6. Ahhhhhh Matie. Landlubbers are just for the feint of heart.Le' Pirates of the Caribbean unite to beat those blasted Redcoats. Who was the pirate who helped Andrew Jackson to save New Orleans from the British in 1814?

Jean La Fitte
Captain Hook
Blackbeard
Puche de Rommel

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Jean La Fitte



World: Arabic: Around the World in Arabic!
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7. Mexico's currency is the New Peso which is divided into 100 Centavos. What is the country called in Arabic?

Sorya
Ethyopia
Esraeel
Al-mekseek

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Al-mekseek



World: French: Que suis-je?
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8. Je suis une pierre précieuse, incolore, et très prisée en joaillerie. On le taille à facettes pour mettre en valeur sa beauté. Constitué de carbone pur, je suis aussi le plus dur des minéraux.
What substance am I?

Diamond
Silver
Gold
Emerald

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Diamond



World: Italian: Gli animali
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9. How do you say "il leone" in English?

locust
leopard
lion
lizard

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lion



World: North and South America: Mexico: A Taste of the Culture
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10. You're strolling in any plaza (town square) on a Sunday afternoon. Along comes a group of musicians, playing and singing, dressed in fancy, tight-fitting suits and large sombreros. What are these musicians called?

Mariachis
Manzanas
Maracas
Marimba

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Mariachis
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 16, 2012 2:49 pm

Trivia

World: Presidential Trivia: American Presidents
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1. Who was the only president never to marry?

John Tyler
Warren Harding
Martin Van Buren
James Buchanan

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James Buchanan



World: Currencies: Money Around The World I
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2. In Pakistan you pay with...?

Pounds
Rupiah
Rupees
Dollars

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Rupees



World: Scouts: Cub Scout Badges
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3. Take a hike through an urban community to look for nature?

World Conservation
WinterCubbing
Trailcraft
Naturalist

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Naturalist



World: Presidential Trivia: All 'President' and Accounted For?
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4. What did the initials 'U.S.' in Ulysses S. Grant's name come to mean when he was a general in the Civil War?

Understood Surrender
Under Service
Unconditional Surrender
United States

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Unconditional Surrender



World: Presidential Trivia: Presidential Fun Facts
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5. George Washington signed the U.S. Constitution. Which other future President signed the U.S. Constitution?

James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
James Monroe

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James Madison



World: Asian Cultures: Southeast Asian Culture and History 2
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6. Men of which of the following places are most likely to take the 'haj' sometime in their life?

Laos
Vietnam
Java
Thailand

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Java



World: Presidential Trivia: Presidents
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7. Zachary Taylor was the ______ President?

12th
15th
14th
20th

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12th



World: Business World: The Entrepreneurial Spirit
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8. In which city was Coca-Cola first introduced in 1886?

St. Louis
Philadelphia
Atlanta
Baltimore

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Atlanta



World: Corporations: Names and Their Products
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9. What does Harry and David sell?

Nintendo Games
Fruit and Food Gifts
Music Recordings
Medical Supplies

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Fruit and Food Gifts



World: Spanish: Texas Place Names in Spanish
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10. What is the meaning of 'Alamo'?

Charity
Cottonwood
Alarm
Freckles

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Cottonwood
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 18, 2012 12:15 am

History

History: World War II: World War II as Cause and Effect
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1. In what European city were the post-war trials of leading Nazis held?

Paris
Nuremburg
London
Berlin

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Nuremburg



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

The Flying Ace
The Red Baron
The Killer Wasp
The Master

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The Red Baron



History: 1960s Nostalgia: The Turbulent Sixties
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3. Who was the Soviet leader during the Cuban missile crisis of 1962?

Khrushchev
Molotov
Gromyko
Dobrynin

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Khrushchev



History: Medieval History: What If ...
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4. "Gardey Loo", some one shouts from an upper window. What do you do?

Run like mad
Stand and stare
Ask them to repeat
Ignore them

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Run like mad



History: 2000s History: What happened in 2003?
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5. What is the surname of the British soccer player that was transfered from Manchester United to Real Madrid?

Casillas
Beckham
Figo
Oscar

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Beckham



History: European: The Balance of Power: Europe, 1492-1914
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6. Although the decline of Spanish naval supremacy was a very gradual process, it can be exemplified by the defeat of its armada in 1588. This defeat foreshadowed the naval ascendency of which other nation?

France
None of these
Denmark
England


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England



History: Ancient History: Lost Ancient Cities
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7. This Greek city state was famous for its warriors and was home to such leaders as Menelaus and Leonidas.

Larissa
Athens
Sparta
Tiyrns

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Sparta



History: U.S. History: U.S. History - A Miscellany
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8. Which political figure of the US was said to chop down a cherry tree?

Trent Dilfer
Abe Lincoln
George Washington
Barbara Bush

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George Washington



History: Famous Dates: On This Day VIII
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9. September 4th 1839 saw British ships fire shots upon junks belonging to which country, starting the 'Opium War'?

Japan
Malaysia
Indonesia
China

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China



History: Roman History: Operatic Roman History
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10. Probably the most important Roman general and conqueror inspired Gian Francesco Malipiero's 1936 opera. Who was this general, born in 100 BC?

Gaius Julius Caesar
Lucius Licinius Lucullus
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

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Gaius Julius Caesar
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 18, 2012 2:49 pm

Movies

Movies: Name It - Easy: Movie Titles (Fill in the blank)
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1. A _____ Runs Through It

Boat
River
Stream
Naked Man

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River



Movies: Name It - Easy: Match The Plot
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2. An elderly woman recounts her life and falling in love on an extravagant cruiseliner during the early 1900's. What movie plot is this?

Six Days and Seven Nights
Titanic
Shipwreck
The Mutiny on the Bounty

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Titanic



Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Typecasting in Hollywood
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3. Among the most notable examples, this actor has tried for years to get out from under the influence of a Vulcan.

Leonard Nimoy
Michael Dorn
William Shatner
Brent Spiner

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Leonard Nimoy



Movies: Taglines - Tough: Tita's Taglines 1
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4. What if one split second sent your life in two completely different directions?

Sliding Doors
Out-of-Towners
Housesitter
Beaches

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Sliding Doors



Movies: Name The Director: Director Match-Up
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5. 'Mr Deeds Goes To Town'?

Frank Capra
Alfred Hitchcock
Preston Sturges
Howard Hawks

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Frank Capra



Movies: Foreign Mixture: World Film Quiz 01
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6. What country is legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa from?

China
Rwanda
Malaysia
Japan

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Japan



Movies: Classics - Tough: Warner Brothers Classics
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7. Which Humphrey Bogart classic won him an Oscar but was not made by Warner Brothers Studios?

'To Have And Have Not'
'Casablanca'
'The African Queen'
'The Maltese Falcon'

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'The African Queen'



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Challenge 2
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8. Who provided the voice of Mushu, Mulan's guardian dragon in 'Mulan'?

Robin Williams
Leslie Nielsen
James Wood
Eddie Murphy

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Eddie Murphy



Movies: Freeman, Morgan: Morgan Freeman Costars
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9. Alright. Let's start easy. Who was the title character and Freeman's costar in 'Driving Miss Daisy'?

Catherine Deneuve
Ellen Burstyn
Jessica Tandy
Elizabeth Taylor

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Jessica Tandy



Movies: Lopez, Jennifer: Jennifer Lopez Movies
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10. Which one of these actors co-starred with Jennifer Lopez in the 1998 movie, 'Out of Sight'?

George Clooney
Joe Grifasi
Matt Damon
Wesley Snipes

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George Clooney
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat May 19, 2012 3:12 pm

Music

Music: Christian Music: Songs Without Words (For Kids!)
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1. "I've got the _____,____, _____, ____ down in my heart."

blood
beat
pain
joy

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joy



Music: Misheard Lyrics: The Walkman on the Bus Quiz 29
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2. "... waaaazzz meeeen saaaaay ... only foooooolz russhhh innnnn ..."

American Trilogy
Love Me Tender
Can't Help Falling in Love
A Little Less Conversation

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Can't Help Falling in Love



Music: UK Music: British Invasion
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3. Sandi Shaw was well-known for appearing on stage without...

make-up
a microphone
her glasses
shoes

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shoes



Music: Country Lyrics: Great Country Lyrics
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4. Name the artist: "Take the very breath you gave me, take the heart from my chest, I'll gladly take her place if you let me make this my last request, take me out of this world"

Tim McGraw
Keith Urban
Travis Tritt
Andy Griggs

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Tim McGraw



Music: Drums: Instrument Subfamilies: The Drummers
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5. The drums, the piano, and the ________ make up the rhythm section of a jazz band.

bass
trombone
trumpet
sax

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bass



Music: Heavy Metal: 80s Metal Bands
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6. Who was not a member of Quiet Riot?

Kevin DuBrow
Rudy Sarzo
Carlos Cavazo
Yngvie Malmsteen

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Yngvie Malmsteen



Music: People in Songs: The Famous Sing The Famous
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7. In the mid 1990's some one was looking for their 'John Wayne', in which song was he being asked after?

Bring Back My Love
How The West Was Won(And Where It Got Us)
Where Have All The Cowboys Gone
Bring Back My Baby

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Where Have All The Cowboys Gone



Music: Women in Music: Divas To Remember
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8. Which diva in training had the hit "Can't Fight The Moonlight"?

Brandy
LeAnn Rimes
Faith Hill
Christina Aguilera

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LeAnn Rimes



Music: Which Band?: Name the Band
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9. What band is Michael Stipe from?

10,000 Maniacs
Adema
Fleetwood Mac
R.E.M.

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R.E.M.



Music: Finish The Lyric: Lyrically Challenged
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10. "What do I do to make you want me? What have I got to do to be heard? What do I say when it's all over? And sorry seems to be the _______ word."

easiest
truest
only
hardest

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hardest
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun May 20, 2012 2:59 pm

History

History: Specialized History: Visions of the Future, From the Past
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1. In 'Planet of the Apes' what landmark does Taylor discover in the final scene?

The Golden Gate Bridge
The Statue of Liberty
The Astrodome
Marlon Brando

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The Statue of Liberty



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

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


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dust bowls


History: Medieval History: What If ...
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3. "Gardey Loo", some one shouts from an upper window. What do you do?

Ask them to repeat
Run like mad
Stand and stare
Ignore them

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Run like mad



History: Civil War: Weapons and Equipment of the Civil War
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4. What was a soldier's "housewife?"

army cooks
daily food rations
small sewing kit
small pouch where they kept their small belongings

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small sewing kit



History: War History: Famous Battles
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5. This decisive battle gave England to William the Conqueror and his Normans in 1066.

Hastings
Ramilles
Bannockburn
Culloden

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Hastings



History: European: Ancient to Renaissance History
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6. Who wrote the medieval stories entitled "The Canterbury Tales"?

Geoffery Chaucer
William Langland
John Gower
Sir Thomas Malory

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Geoffery Chaucer



History: Irish: An Gorta Mor , the Terrible Irish Famine
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7. What was meant by 'clearing the estates'?

Waiving debts
Removing trees
Waiving rents
Mass evictions

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Mass evictions



History: Famous Dates: Front Page News
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8. "Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes Presidency", appeared on the front page in what year?

1934
1924
1944
1914

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1934



History: World War II: Some Crucial Battles of WWII
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9. This battle was the climax for the Russians. Finally, after four years of fighting against the invaders, they were at the gates of which city? (1945)

Frankfurt
Berlin
Stuttgart
Vienna

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Berlin



History: Nostalgia: Kids' Things From Long Ago (All American): II
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10. Which color is not represented in the game 'Twister'?

Green
Orange
Red
Blue

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Orange
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon May 21, 2012 3:17 pm

Literature

Literature: Mixed Literature: My Favourite Books
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1. 'Harry Potter'. What are the names of Harry's parents?

Petunia and Vernon
Petal and Jack
Daisy and Luke
Lily and James

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Lily and James



Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Alphabet
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2. Which children's book is about a poor boy who finds his fortune in a sweet wrapper?

Charlie's Web
Candy Bars For Wraps
Chocolate Farm
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory



Literature: Poetry: Lines from Poems (Flowers and Trees)
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3. 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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4. What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' brother?

Arthur
James
Aloysius
Mycroft

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Mycroft



Literature: Poetry: A Poetic Alphabet
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5. Which of the following would be most suitable at a funeral?

Didactic poem
Doggerel
Ditty
Dirge

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Dirge



Literature: War Literature: The Art of War Part 1
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6. The Author: There is a famous story where Sun Tsu executed which members of the King's household?

Jesters
Gardeners
Chefs
Concubines

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Concubines



Literature: Macbeth: 9 for 10 - Macbeth
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7. Whom did Macbeth slay so that he would become king of Scotland?

Duncan I
MacAlpin
Malcolm I
Dumaine

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Duncan I



Literature: Literary Terms & Quotes: Contemporaries - Quotations - 2
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8. Who opined "No man is an island" ?

Sir Philip Sidney
William Shakespeare
Edmund Spenser
John Donne

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John Donne



Literature: Mixed Literature: Name That Author
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9. "Tom Sawyer", "Huckleberry Finn", "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court".

Jane Bronte
Mark Twain
Arthur Miller
Becky Thatcher

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Mark Twain



Literature: Mixed Literature: Loony Literary Limericks
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10. There was a young girl, washed t'Illyria, Who went as a boy to woo 'Livia. But her heart made her say no, As she loved Duke Orsino. Of all plots, there aren't many sillier. Who is the heroine of Shakespeare's seasonal offering?

Pansy
Primula
Violet
Viola

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Viola
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 22, 2012 3:25 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: U.S. Politics: Important U.S. Documents
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2. Which president wrote the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation?

Abraham Lincoln
John Polk
James Buchanan
George Washington

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Abraham Lincoln



World: Nixon, Richard: Background on Tricky Dick
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3. Early in his career, Nixon made a speech in which he described being given a pet dog. This dog's name was:

Checkers
Haldeman
Agnew
Ehrlichman

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Checkers



World: U.S. Laws: Home Loans (U.S.)
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4. OAC is an abbreviation for?

On Approved Credit
Overview All Credit
Only A Calander
Only Another Choice

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On Approved Credit



World: Air Forces: USAF Basics
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5. If I am going to the BX, where am I going?

The Post Exchange
The Base
Basic Training
The Base Exchange

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The Base Exchange



World: Gaelic: Irish Gaelic Placenames
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6. "Knock" ("cnoc") is "hill" in Irish. "Knockalough" is a "hill near a lake". "Knockatober" is a "hill near a well". Which of the following coloured hills is a "red hill"?

Knockglass
Knockroe
Knockgorm
Knockbane

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Knockroe



World: Marketing: Sing It Out Loud: Smoke Our Coffin Nails!
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7. Which brand used a penguin to promote its product?

Carleton
Salem
Kool
Benson & Hedges Green

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Kool



World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Their Domain Extensions
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8. What country is "at" the domain extension for?

Argentina
Austria
Australia
Algeria

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Austria



World: Ground Forces: Famous Gun Calibers
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9. Known as the "Tommy Gun", the M1 Thompson shoots what bullet?

.40 acp
.45 acp
.38 special
.50 acp

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.45 acp



World: Watergate: Those Behind the Watergate Scandal
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10. Who was the judge who presided over the Watergate trials?

Sam Ervin
John Sirica
W. Mark Felt
Larry O'Brien

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John Sirica
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby michelanCello » Tue May 22, 2012 5:21 pm

Tony, I only just realized that you practically filled 43 pages on your own! :shock: All right, 42, because there were some "alien" posts, but that's still quite an achievement :D
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 22, 2012 5:25 pm

michelanCello wrote:Tony, I only just realized that you practically filled 43 pages on your own! :shock: All right, 42, because there were some "alien" posts, but that's still quite an achievement :D

:lol: I deleted a bunch of the earlier posts as well. ;)
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