Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:57 pm

History

History: 1950s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1951?
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1. What was the last name of the American spies, Julius and Ethel,who were convicted in 1951?

Blunt
Philby
Rosenberg
Burgess

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Rosenberg



History: Holocaust: WW II Concentration Camps
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2. Which was the largest concentration camp in Europe?

Auschwitz-Birkenau
Treblinka
Sobibor
Bergen-Belsen

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Auschwitz-Birkenau



History: World History: History 106
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3. What battle marked the end of Napoleon Bonaparte's military and political career?

Battle of Waterloo
Battle of Hastings
Battle of Toulon
Electronic Battleship

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Battle of Waterloo



History: War History: American Battles
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4. Which date is known as D-Day?

June 7,1944
June 6,1944
June 1, 1944
June 2,1944

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June 6,1944



History: Civil War: Civil War Era
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5. How did the first soldier of the Civil War die?

He was hanged.
He died in battle.
He died of disease.
He was accidentally killed.

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He was accidentally killed.



History: Civil War: Strange Facts About the Civil War
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6. Why were female onlookers embarrassed to see Lee's army crossing the Potomac River?

the soldiers began begging for food
the soldiers whistled at the ladies
many of the men were in ragged underwear with trousers and equipment held overhead
they thought they were coming to witness Meade's Army of the Potomac

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many of the men were in ragged underwear with trousers and equipment held overhead



History: Great Fire of London: The Great Fire of London
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7. Which of these factors helped the fire to spread?

strong winds
warehouses filled with flammable materials
building construction
all of these

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all of these



History: European: The Balance of Power: Europe, 1492-1914
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8. 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: D-Day: The Normandy Invasion
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9. Which U.S. General who led the United States First Army on Omaha Beach and Utah Beach?

J. Lawton Collins
Bernard Law Montgomery
Omar N. Bradley
Leonard T. Gerow

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Bernard Law Montgomery



History: Famous Dates: On This Day: IV
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10. February 2nd 1989 saw which nation's army withdraw from Afghanistan after 9 years of occupation?

Turkey
China
Soviet Union
Mongolia

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Soviet Union
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:32 pm

Movies

Movies: Which Movie - Average 10: Name That Movie
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1. Elwood- 'It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, a half a pack of cigarattes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses.' Jake- 'Hit it.'

Ghostbusters
Men In Black
Blues Brothers
Friday

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Blues Brothers



Movies: Something in Common: What About The Baby?
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2. The movie 'Rosemary's Baby' from 1969 has the baby who is a real little ________.

Angel
Devil
Monster
Cutie Pie

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Devil



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Great Movie Quotes III
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3. 'The Force will be with you, always.' -- 1977

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Blade Runner
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Star Wars


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Star Wars


Movies: Name It - Easy: Comedies
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4. Finder of lost animals, posterior conversation, dolphin mascot?

Blank Cheque
Day of the Dolphin
K-9
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Great Movie Quotes V
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5. 'I'm a parent. I haven't got the luxury of principles.' -- 2000 (Hint: This movie is set during the American Revolutionary War.)

The Sixth Sense
Erin Brockovich
The Patriot
Kramer vs. Kramer

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The Patriot



Movies: Movies by Year: Silent Movies Are Fun!
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6. Who was America' Little Sweetheart?

Lois Wilson
Mary Pickford
Mae Murray
Blanche Sweet

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Mary Pickford



Movies: Something in the Title: Directions In The Movies
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7. What is the title of famous 1959 Hitchcock thriller starring Cary Grant? '----- by Northwest'?

East
South
North
West

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North



Movies: Hoffman, Dustin: Dustin Hoffman Movies
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8. Which member of 'Saturday Night Live' appeared with Hoffman in 'Tootsie'?

Bill Murray
Steve Martin
John Belushi
Chevy Chase

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Bill Murray



Movies: Which Movie - Ave +/- 10: Movie Quotes- A
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9. 'Peace isn't merely the absence of conflict, but the presence of justice.'

'Air Cadet'
'Airbag'
'Air Force One'
'Airborne'

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'Air Force One'



Movies: Players - Average 10: Name the Actor from the Roles
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10. This actor's roles include Johnny Kelly, Daryl Poynter, Carter Hayes, Ray Nicolette and Jack Frost. Who is he?

Michael Douglas
Michael Keaton
Tim Allen
Wilford Brimley

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Michael Keaton
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:51 pm

Music

Music: 1980s Music: 80s Pop Music
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1. Who are Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart better known as?

Eurythmics
Ike and Tina Turner
Sade
Roxette

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Eurythmics



Music: Music from 1961: Top 40 Hits for 1961
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2. 'Tra la-la-la-la la-la-la-la, happy birthday sweet sixteen'

Neil Sedaka
Paul Anka
Del Shannon
Fats Domino

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Neil Sedaka



Music: Name the Artist: Classsic Love Songs
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3. I Wanna Sex You Up

Charles and Eddie
Color Me Bad
Aswad
Roy Orbison

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Color Me Bad



Music: Musical Instruments: One and Only Ocarina!
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4. And finally, for your pleasure, how many holes are there in a 5-hole ocarina?

4
5
6
7

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5



Music: Name the Song: PopMusic00
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5. Over and over I ______

slip
echo
fall
laugh

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fall



Music: Trombone: Trombones
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6. What kind of instrument is a trombone?

Woodwind
Brass
Metal
Reed

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Brass



Music: Music Grab Bag: Music Mania
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7. Name one song that has been sung by the Beach Boys.

Ain't Nothin But A Hound Dog
Up and Down the Line
Surfing Fun
Surfer Girl

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Surfer Girl



Music: One Word Songs: One Word Titles, Part 5
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8. Frankie Avalon sang a song about a planet. Which planet was that?

Saturn
Earth
Pluto
Venus

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Venus



Music: History of Music: Songs of the Great War
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9. 'Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag' was a phenomenally popular marching song of 1915. The lyrics specify that you need a 'lucifer' for your 'fag'. What do they mean?

A lantern for your equerry
A match for your cigarette
A leash for your dog
A machine gun for the Germans

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A match for your cigarette



Music: Classic Rock: Finish the Classic Rock Lyric
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10. "All the leaves are brown, and the sky is ___."

orange
blue
gray
pink

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gray
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:12 pm

History

History: 1940s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1949?
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1. '1984' was published in 1949. Who wrote it?

D.H.Lawrence
Isaac Asimov
Aldous Huxley
George Orwell

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George Orwell



History: 1970s Nostalgia: Who Did It in 1972?
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2. The first head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who died on May 2nd, 1972 at the age of 77.

F. Scott Fitzgerald
C. Everett Cooper
T.T. Barnum
J. Edgar Hoover

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J. Edgar Hoover



History: 1990s History: Sequel to "We Didn't Start the Fire"
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3. Tyson Jailed, A Sheep is Cloned, Hong Kong's Free of Britain’s Control, Kurt Cobain, Bosnian War, Prozac and Zoloft are Sold in Stores.
Phrase/Hint: Dolly

A Sheep is Cloned
Prozac and Zoloft are Sold in Stores
Tyson Loses
China's Free of Britian's Control

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A Sheep is Cloned



History: War History: Iraq War - Build-Up (UK perspective)
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4. When George W Bush first highlighted his concerns over Iraq, which two other countries did he name in his famous 'Axis of Evil' speech as being a threat to world security?

Iran and China
Iran and North Korea
Iran and Syria
North Korea and Pakistan

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Iran and North Korea



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - 1958 Americana
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5. What were Alvin, Simon and Theodore?

Monkeys
Chipmunks
Woodpeckers
Fish

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Chipmunks



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Headlines and Deadlines
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6. 'No queues for Booze'. (16 January 1920, USA). What had happened?

Influenza
Bar strike
Prohibition
Later closing time

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Prohibition



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

Rock
Sling
Ladder
Cube

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Cube



History: Famous Dates: Moving to the Top Headlines
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8. The headline "Carter victor in tight race, Ford loses New York State" appeared in what year?

1956
1986
1976
1966

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1976



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

Abe Lincoln
Trent Dilfer
Barbara Bush
George Washington

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George Washington



History: Virginia History: Roanoke Island, "The Lost Colony"
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10. What happened to the Roanoke settlers?

Nobody knows
They resorted to canniblism
They went back to England
They moved to live with the Indians

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Nobody knows
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:16 pm

Literature

Literature: War Literature: The Art Of War
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1. Chapter VII: "Manoevre" - War is based on what?

Deception
Numbers
Force
Chaos


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Deception


Literature: The Classics: Latin Literature
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2. Name the most important Roman writers of comedies.

Cicero-Lucilius
Plautus-Terence
Terence-Lucanus
Propertius-Tibullus

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Plautus-Terence



Literature: Hamlet: Shakespeare's Hamlet
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3. Complete the line: "Something is rotten in the_________"

Throne of the King
Kingdom of Britain
State of Denmark
House of the Lord

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State of Denmark



Literature: Stephen King: More Questions About Stephen King Books
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4. What was the name of the little boy that died in "Pet Semetary"?

Mark
Tad
Gage
Danny

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Gage



Literature: Literature Before 1900: English Literature Made Simple - No. 2
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5. What adventure-loving writer/poet was beheaded?

Count Don Juan
Henry Woodsman
Prince Henry
Sir Walter Raleigh

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Sir Walter Raleigh



Literature: Famous First Lines: More (Kinda) Famous First Lines
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6. "It was my privilege to know the late Jack Crabb - frontiersman, Indian scout, gunfighter, buffalo hunter, adopted Cheyenne - in his final days upon this earth." Which novel has this as its first line?

The Sot-Weed Factor
Sometimes a Great Notion
Little Big Man
The Hawkline Monster

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Little Big Man



Literature: Plays: The Diary of Anne Frank
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7. Who is the only survivor?

Mrs. Frank
Mr. Frank
Anne
Margot

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Mr. Frank



Literature: Julius Caesar: 9 for 10 - Julius Caesar
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8. Caesar says: "The valiant taste of death but ----". What is the missing word?

twice
once
thrice
never

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once



Literature: Literature Before 1900: British Literature of the Restoration
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9. During the Restoration era, it was fairly common to keep a diary. Which of these Londoners is well-known for his diary, now an important historical document?

Samuel Johnson
Daniel Defoe
Samuel Pepys
Joseph Addison

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Samuel Pepys



Literature: Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's ' Much Ado About Nothing'
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10. Leonato tells Claudio that he will consider himself avenged of Claudio's false accusation about his daughter if Claudio will do what?

Marry the daughter of his brother
Leave Messina and never return
Pay him 10,000 ducats
He says he will NEVER forgive Claudio

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Marry the daughter of his brother
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:28 pm

Trivia

World: World Flags: Ingredients for Flags of the World
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1. What colors do you need to make the flag of the United Kingdom?

blue, green, black
red, white, black
red, white, blue
red, green, white

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red, white, blue



World: Air Forces: Military Aircraft Functions
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2. What is the primary function of the Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II?

Close air support
Heavy bomber
Fighter/attack
Search-and-rescue

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Close air support



World: Corporations: Who Owns or Who Makes What?
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3. Which video game manufacturer was responsible for producing the now-defunct Saturn and Dreamcast systems?

Coleco
Nintendo
Sega
3DO

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Sega



World: Currencies: Former European Currencies
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4. What currency did Germany use immediately before changing to the Euro?

Reichsmark
Dutch Mark
Deutsche Mark
Germanian Mark

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Deutsche Mark



World: Corporations: Corporate Cities
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5. The city of Southdale, South Africa is known to be the home town of which famous diamond company?

Echogem
De Beers
Asa Diam
Triple A Diamonds

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De Beers



World: Italian: Italian Language
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6. How would you translate the sentence "If I were not Caesar, I would like to be Alexander"?

Sono Cesare, non Alessandro
Se non fossi Cesare, vorrei essere Alessandro
Il mio nome non è Alessandro, ma Cesare
Sei Cesare o Alessandro?

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Se non fossi Cesare, vorrei essere Alessandro



World: U.K. Politics: Scottish Local Government
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7. The SNP stand for what?

Scottish Naturalist Party
Scottish Nation Program
Scottish National Party
Scolands New Powers

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Scottish National Party



World: Dutch: Spreekt u Nederlands?
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8. How would you say "my name is" in Dutch?

Ik heet
Me chamo
Je m'appelle
Mi chiamo

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Ik heet



World: U.S. Laws: Wanna Be a Lawyer?
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9. A malicious act to 'intentionally' cause damage to property is called what?

Vandalism
Mandamus
Malicious mischief
Intestacy

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Vandalism



World: French: Absurd French 1002
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10. If you get this card in French, what do you think it means? Le ciel est bleu et le soleil est magnifique! Comme tu me manques!

The sky is blue and the sun is magnificent! How I miss you!
The sky is blue and the sand is magnificent! How much you’re missing!
The water is blue and the sun is magnificent! How you must miss me!
The heavens are blue and so are you! Because you’re not with me!

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The sky is blue and the sun is magnificent! How I miss you!
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:24 pm

Trivia

World: Aviation: Famous Aircraft in History
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1. This airplane transports the President of the United States.

Presidential Flyer
Spirit of the US
Air Force One
US One

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Air Force One



World: World Languages: Guess That Language!
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2. Todas las cosas que quisierais que los hombres hiciesen con vosotros, asi tambien haced vosotros con ellos

French
Spanish
Latin
Italian

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Spanish



World: Global Trivia: World Challenge
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3. ANZAC day is observed in which countries?

Singapore and Malaysia
Peru and Bolivia
Scandinavia
New Zealand and Australia

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New Zealand and Australia



World: Codes & Time.Zones: Internet Country Codes A - F
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4. In what country do they use BN?

Belgium
Burundi
Bhutan
Brunei Darussalam

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Brunei Darussalam



World: Asian Cultures: Samurai Culture and History
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5. Samurai was a class of Japanese warriors in the service of what leader?

Mercenary
Thieves
Shogun
Bandits

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Shogun



World: Chinese: Chinese Transliterations
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6. What English word is transliterated as 'mei ti'?

meat
mate
media
mayday

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media



World: U.S. First Ladies: Phenom First Ladies
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7. Who was twice elected as one of the top 100 lawyers in the country?

Hillary Clinton
Lucy Hayes
Barbara Bush
Edith Roosevelt

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Hillary Clinton



World: Worldwide Greetings!: Foreign Phrases: Around The World
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8. What does Julius Caesar's 'Veni Vidi Vici' mean?

Love, Life, Liberty
I am that I am, that I am
I came, I saw, I conquered
I drink, I love, I live


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I came, I saw, I conquered


World: Who Was In Office?: Who Was President?
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9. Who was president when Fidel Castro overthrew Battista?

Eisenhower
Kennedy
Truman
Nixon

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Eisenhower



World: French: Absurd French 200
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10. Excusez moi, mais votre chat vient de manger mon caleçon.

Excuse me, but your cat's just eaten my boxer shorts.
Excuse me, your cat has eaten my hamster.
Excuse me, but your cat is eating my boxer shorts.
Excuse me, but your cat's eating my fishhook.

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Excuse me, but your cat's just eaten my boxer shorts
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:52 pm

History

History: 2000s History: World Hot Spots, 1999-2001
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1. Which countries are fighting over control of Kashmir?

China and Russia
Albania and Greece
Indonesia and Australia
India and Pakistan

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India and Pakistan



History: Cold War: Cold War: One World, Two Armed Camps
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2. President Nixon was elected on a platform of getting out of Vietnam; how did he actually escalate the war?

Refusal to sign a treaty
Derogatory comments about Russian President, Brezhnev
The deployment of nuclear weapons
Secret bombing of Laos and Cambodia without Congressional authorization

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Secret bombing of Laos and Cambodia without Congressional authorization



History: Ancient Egypt: Ancient Egypt
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3. Howard Carter played an important role in the discovery of which Pharaoh’s tomb?

Akhetaten's
Tutankhamen's
Ramses II's
Smenkhkare's

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Tutankhamen's



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Headlines and Deadlines
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4. 'No queues for Booze'. (16 January 1920, USA). What had happened?

Influenza
Bar strike
Prohibition
Later closing time

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Prohibition



History: 2000s History: It Happened In 2002
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5. Science: On which planet did NASA's space probe find signs of huge water ice deposits in May 2002?

Venus
Mars
Jupiter
Mercury

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Mars



History: Famous Dates: It's Back: Dating With a Twist!
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6. Which of these New York buildings could US President J F Kennedy NOT have visited?

Pierpoint Morgan Library
World Trade Centre
Empire State Building
NBC Studios

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World Trade Centre



History: Famous Dates: Moving to the Top Headlines
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7. The headline "Carter victor in tight race, Ford loses New York State" appeared in what year?

1956
1986
1976
1966

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1976



History: World War I: World War I: How and Why It Happened
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8. The French, as well as other Allies, held off the Germans from getting to Paris. What kind of warfare was the result of neither side being able to defeat the opposing side?

Zimmermen Letter
River warfare
Schlieffen Plan
Trench warfare

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Trench warfare



History: 1970s History: It Happened During The 1970s
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9. In late 1979, what country took 51 Americans as hostages for 444 days?

Iraq
Somalia
Saudi Arabia
Iran

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Iran



History: German: Rise and Fall of the Weimar Republic
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10. Which treaty did Germany sign that formally ended World War I?

Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Bucharest
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty of Paris

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Treaty of Versailles
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:34 pm

Movies

Movies: Oscars - Best Supporting Actor: 50's Best Supporting Actors
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1. Private Angelo Maggio, a wisecracking young soldier stationed at Pearl Harbor, who is tormented by a sadistic Italian-hating sergeant.

Ernest Borgnine
Montgomery Clift
Frank Sinatra
Dean Martin

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Frank Sinatra



Movies: Grant, Hugh: Hugh Grant's Leading Ladies
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2. Who played the Hollywood actress, with whom William Thacker (Hugh Grant) falls in love in the 1999 movie 'Notting Hill'?

Julia Roberts
Reese Witherspoon
Courteney Cox Arquette
Penelope Cruz

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Julia Roberts


Movies: Slater, Christian: Christian Slater's Leading Ladies
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3. In the movie "Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves" (1991), who played the love interest of Will Scarlett's (Christian Slater) half-brother?

Emma Thompson
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Helena Bonham Carter
Julia Roberts

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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio



Movies: Smith, Kevin: View Askewniverse
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4. What is the first name of the character that Ben Affleck played in "Mallrats"?

Holden
Jay
Bartleby
Shannon

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Shannon



Movies: Which Movie - Tough 10: Movie Quotes
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5. "I'll never tell. I'll never tell. Any of you."

House on Haunted Hill
Interview with the Vampire
From Hell
Don't Say a Word

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Don't Say a Word



Movies: Name It - Tough +/-10: Films I Own
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6. "She makes dinner. She does windows. She reads bedtime stories. She is a blessing...in disguise", Pierce Brosnan.

Corrina Corrina
Maid To Order
Mrs. Doubtfire
Mr Nanny

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Mrs. Doubtfire



Movies: Christmas Movies: What Christmas Movie Am I?
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7. I was born in 1938 in San Francisco. I was married to Robert Wagner twice, in 1957 and 1972. I played Maria in the movie "West Side Story". What is my first name?

Nancy
Natalie
Jill
Nora

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Natalie



Movies: Bogart, Humphrey: More Bogart
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8. What is the treasure of the Sierra Madre mountains?

Silver
Gold
Diamonds
Platinum

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Gold



Movies: Degrees - Average +/- 10: From Alpha to Omega
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9. Juliette Binoche starred in another picture nominated for a Best Picture Oscar, this one released in 2000. It co-starred Johnny Depp and Carrie-Anne Moss.

Gladiator
Traffic
Chocolat
Erin Brokovich

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Chocolat



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Favorite Disney Movies
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10. In "The Little Mermaid," who is Ariel's best friend?

Flounder
Ursula
Erik
Sebastian

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Flounder
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:20 pm

Music

Music: Music Grab Bag: My First Music Quiz
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1. Which duo had a hit with the song "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"?

Eurythmics
Zager and Evans
Simon and Garfunkel
Sonny and Cher

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Eurythmics



Music: Who Sang This: Who sang this lyric?
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2. "Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it!"

Ja-rule
Eminem
M&M
Usher

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Eminem



Music: Classical Music: From the New World
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3. This Russian composer conducted at the opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891 in New York City. He composed symphonies, ballets, operas and concertos. One of his most popular pieces is the "1812 Overture."

Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Modest Mussorgsky
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Alexander Borodin

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Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky



Music: Mixed Lyrics: Never Forgotten Songs (2)
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4. The New Seekers had an album called " We'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" (Polydor). How would they like to teach the world to sing according to the lyrics?

in unison together
in perfect harmony
in tune, for a change
out loud for all to hear

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in perfect harmony



Music: Albums: Greatest Albums #3
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5. "Girl You Know It's True" - 1989

Milli Vanilli
Cheap Trick
Cyndi Lauper
Elvis Costello

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Milli Vanilli



Music: Guitarists: Guitarists of the 80s
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6. All right a real easy one for ya! Who played guitar on Poison's first 3 CDs?

C.C. Deville
Marc Ferrari
Eric Turner
Tommy Thayer

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C.C. Deville



Music: Album Covers: Name the Album
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7. This album has a little baby boy swimming underwater chasing a dollar bill on fishing hook.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers-Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Living Colour-Vivid
Ozzy-The Ultimate Sin
Nirvana-Nevermind

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Nirvana-Nevermind



Music: Bands and Duets: Random Band Knowlege Part 2
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8. Which of these bands did Axl Rose sing for?

AC/DC
Iron Maiden
Black Sabbath
Guns 'n' Roses

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Guns 'n' Roses



Music: Piano: Easy Piano Quiz for Dummies
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9. What famous piano making company did Engleherd Steinweg found?

Yamaha
Roland
Williams and Sons
Steinway

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Steinway



Music: Names in Songs: Girls Names as Song Titles
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10. What song is the lyric "You came and you gave without taking, but I sent you away" a part of?

"Mandy" - Barry Manilow
"Debra" - Beck
"Amanda" - Boston
"Dear Prudence" - The Beatles

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"Mandy" - Barry Manilow
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:43 pm

History

History: 1960s Nostalgia: 1964 Nostalgia
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1. What popular automobile first rolled off the assembly line on March 9, 1964?

Dodge Arrow
Toyota Celica
MG Midget
Ford Mustang

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Ford Mustang



History: Medieval History: What If ...
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2. You reach the manor farm, here you see a peasant cutting crops with a curious looking implement. It's a ...?

flail
shears
plough
sickle

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sickle



History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression in America
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3. Which of these was President during the early years of the Depression?

Abraham Lincoln
Harry S. Truman
Hoover
Calvin Coolidge

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Hoover



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

Date an ugly person
Dance funny
Become angry
Dress sloppily

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Become angry



History: 1920s History: Hear the Twenties Roar!
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5. In 1924, one of these cost $290. It was the most popular vehicle in America, and its creator offered to sell the car in any color, so long as the customer wanted black. What was the most popular car in the 1920s?

Model T
Edsel
Model A
Mustang

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Model T



History: 1970s History: The Real 70s (Mainly American)
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6. Speaking of discos, this disco opened by Steve Rubell in the late 70s in New York, was *the* nightspot to see and be seen at, but first you had to get inside those velvet ropes. What was this news making disco's name?

Dancefaze
Loops
The Tropicanna
Studio 54

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Studio 54



History: War History: Weapons of Grenada
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7. What was the rifle used by most enemy forces at the time of Grenada?

SVD
AK-74
AK-47
Type56

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AK-47



History: Czech: The Defenestrations of Prague
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8. In the Second Defenestration of Prague, the royal officials who were thrown out, survived because they landed on something. What was it?

A vast, open tub of water full of sharks and sea wasps
Some Boy Scouts
A cart full of manure
Burning swords

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A cart full of manure



History: Famous Dates: It's Back: Dating With a Twist!
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9. Marilyn Monroe could NOT have watched which one of these movies?

On the Waterfront
The Sting
Gone with the Wind
The Third Man

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The Sting



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

John Thompson
Francis Scott Key
Perry Mason
Ben Matlock

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Francis Scott Key
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:19 pm

History: Czech: The Defenestrations of Prague
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8. In the Second Defenestration of Prague, the royal officials who were thrown out, survived because they landed on something. What was it?

A vast, open tub of water full of sharks and sea wasps
Some Boy Scouts
A cart full of manure
Burning swords
Unusual choice that one. :lol:
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:04 pm

Literature

Literature: Authors and their Works: Name the Author
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1. Who wrote 'The Catcher in the Rye'?

Carl Sandburg
George Santayana
Kenneth Roberts
J.D. Salinger

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J.D. Salinger



Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King
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2. What Stephen King movie won actress Kathy Bates an Oscar?

Misery
The Stand
The Shining
Storm of the Century

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Misery



Literature: Stephen King: Oversimplified Stephen King stories
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3. The patriarch of a family goes quite mad while serving as caretaker of a hotel with an unpleasant history.

The Shining
Danse Macabre
Gerald's Game
The Talisman

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The Shining



Literature: Name The Play: Name that book II: SHAKESPEARE!
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4. He longs to be the King of Scotland. His wife longs for him to be the King of Scotland and gets him to kill the current King to fulfull his goal. What is the name of this play?

Macbeth
Othello
Hamlet
King Lear

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Macbeth



Literature: British Literature: Post-War British Literature
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5. In whose works were these important {'localities':Fernhill;Laugharne;Rhosili;Cwmdonkin} {Park;Swansea} Bay ?

W.H. Auden
Dylan Thomas
W.B.Yeats
T.S.Eliot

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Dylan Thomas



Literature: Poetry: Poetic Devices
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6. With a lift of the gun BANG!

personification
onamatopoeia
repetition
strophe

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onamatopoeia



Literature: Midsummer Night's Dream: A Midsummer Night's Quote
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7. "Give me your hands, if we be friends, and Robin shall restore amends."

Bottom
Theseus
Puck
Oberon

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Puck



Literature: Lines and Quotes: Great Quotes From Shakespeare
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8. From which Shakespeare play is the following quote: "O me! you juggler! you canker-blossom! You thief of love! what, have you come by night and stolen my love's heart from him?"?

The Tempest
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Merry Wives of Windsor
As You Like It

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A Midsummer Night's Dream



Literature: Poetry: Poetry Terminologies and Types
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9. 1 cup of trust 1 cup of sectrets 1/2 a cup of honesty then mix in 1/2 a cup of encouragement and support, with a touch of laughter What is wrong with this poem?

it doesn't rhyme
it has no heading
trust, secrets, honesty, etc. aren't things that you can put in a recipe
there's nothing wrong with it

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there's nothing wrong with it



Literature: Young Adult Fiction: The Assorted Teen Bookshelf
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10. This series is about a group of baby-sitters from Connecticut. Throughout the series there’s an average of seven baby-sitters involved.

The Secret Seven
Teen Power Inc.
Nancy Drew
The Baby-sitters Club

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The Baby-sitters Club
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:57 pm

Trivia

World: U.S. Commercials: Advertising Slogans
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1. Like a . . .

Tower
Friend
Dream
Rock

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Rock



World: Hebrew and Yiddish: Yiddish Slang
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2. If you have a lot of guts, you have...

Goyim
Draykop
Chutzpah
Yentl

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Chutzpah


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

centaur
bullus
taurus
priapus

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taurus


World: U.S. Commercials: TV Commercials
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4. 'Keep your ____ on your fries'

lips
fingers
eyes
hands

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eyes



World: Maritime: Famous Ships III
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5. This ship struck a reef in 1989, resulting in great damage to something. What type of ship was the 'Exxon Valdez'?

Battleship
Tanker
Cruiser
Pleasure Cruise Ship

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Tanker



World: Dutch: Dutch Made Easy
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6. Two people obviously in love are called 'TORTELDUIFJES' or turtledoves in Dutch. What's the English qualification?

lovey-doveys
love-birds
sweeties
puppies

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love-birds



World: Monuments: This Is Monumental
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7. In what city would you see the famous statue called Christ the Redeemer?

Rio de Janeiro
Madrid
Sao Paulo
Sydney

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Rio de Janeiro



World: Air Forces: Modern US Aircraft Official Names
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8. What is the official name of the F-15E?

Eagle
Flanker
Falcon
Strike Eagle

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Strike Eagle



World: London Underground: The London Underground
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9. One of the great British universities,
And what in a Big Top one sees.

Piccadilly Circus
Barons Court
Oxford Circus
Elephant & Castle

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Oxford Circus



World: Iraqi Politics: December 14, 2003: A Day to Remember
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10. What is Iraq's major source of wealth, which Saddam nationalized when he was vice chairman of the ruling Revolutionary Command Council in 1969?

diamonds
gold
oil
silver

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oil
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:12 pm

Trivia

World: Marketing: Anglo American Brands
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1. Pick the odd one out?

Sarah Miles
Sarah Brightman
Sara Lee
Sarah Vaughn

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Sara Lee



World: Lincoln, Abraham: Abraham 'Honest Abe' Lincoln
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2. In his annual address to Congress in December of 1862, Lincoln made the following statement: 'Fellow citizens, we cannot escape...'

bipartisanship
slavery
history
democracy

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history



World: IATA Codes: U.S. Airport Codes
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3. Flying into ATL will put you into what city?

Appelton, WI
Allentown, PA
Albany, NY
Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta, GA



World: Corporations: Company Logos, Past and Present
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4. What pattern symbolizes cereal and pet food?

stripes
checkerboard
polka dots
ripples

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checkerboard



World: Other U.S. Politicians: Boys From New York City
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5. Who was the 105th Mayor of New York City, who was credited with restructuring the almost bankrupt city's finances?

Robert Ferdinand Wagner
William Jay Gaynor
Edward Irving Koch
Seth Low

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Edward Irving Koch



World: Kennedy, John F.: JFK Assassination
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6. Where was Lyndon Johnson sworn in after JFK's death became official?

The White House
Old Red Courthouse
Camp David
Air Force One

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Air Force One



World: Maritime: Ships of Note
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7. What's the name of Captain Hook's ship in the novel 'Peter Pan' by James Barrie?

'King George'
'Skull and Crossbones'
'Jolly Roger'
'Tinkerbell'

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'Jolly Roger'



World: French: Parlez-vous l'INGlish?
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8. Si vous faites votre planning? Que faites-vous?

You're going on a glider.
You're complaining.
You're planing your door so it will close.
You're doing your schedule.

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You're doing your schedule.



World: Global Trivia: Interesting World Facts
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9. Where was the first atomic bomb tested?

Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA
Lubbock, Texas, USA
Artesia, New Mexico, USA
Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

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Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA



World: Soviet and Russian Politics: Joseph Stalin
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10. How did Stalin's (second) wife Kadya Allevijah die?

Suicide
Concentration camp in Siberia
Shot on his orders
Natural causes

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Suicide
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