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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 04, 2012 5:25 pm

It was magically invisible. ;)
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Wed Jul 04, 2012 5:32 pm

Ah,that would explain it.I left my invisible text reading glasses in my other coat. ;)
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:51 pm

History

History: Afro-American: Black History
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1. Whose refusal to give up her seat on a public bus sparked a boycott of Montgomerey, AL buses from 1955-1956?

Sojourner Truth
Mary Mcleod Bethune
Rosa Parks
Harriet Tubman

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Rosa Parks



History: Native American: Nez Perce History
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2. What is the last line of the Nez Perce chief's famous surrender speech?

'I shall return.'
'From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever.'
'It is over.'
'We will be back'

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'From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever.'



History: April May June: Ten Days In April
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3. Church records show that this Englishman was baptised on April 26th, 1564. April 23rd is widely accepted as his birth date. Who was he?

William Shakespeare
Francis Drake
Francis Bacon
Walter Raleigh

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William Shakespeare



History: World History: History 106
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4. Why did the Protestant Reformation take place?

Martin Luther wanted attention
No one knows
Obscure religious leaders wanted power
It was the result of objections to Catholic doctrine and practices

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It was the result of objections to Catholic doctrine and practices



History: Israel: Israel - Important Events and Personalities
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5. In what year did the Israeli Six-Day war take place?

1948
1967
1956
1982

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1967



History: Mixed Bag: A Look at History
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6. Who was the first female prime minister of Israel when she came to power in 1969?

Golda Meir
Sara Netanyahu
Leah Rabin
Sholem Aleicheim

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Golda Meir



History: India: The Junction of South Asia
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7. Who was the last viceroy of India?

Lord Irwin
Lord Montague
Lord Wavell
Lord Mountbatten

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Lord Mountbatten



History: 1960s Nostalgia: Remembering the 60s - 1961 Americana
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8. In 1961 in Hawthorne, California, five guys named Brian, Dennis, Carl, Mike and Al formed a band. What was its name?

The Freshmen
The Beach Boys
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Doobie Brothers

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The Beach Boys



History: 1910s History: It Happened In 1918
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9. On November 11, World War I ended when an armistice was signed near Compiègne, France in what setting?

No man’s land between the trench lines
A railway car
General Foch’s headquarters
A sidewalk café

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A railway car



History: Civil War: The American Civil War
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10. Although Jefferson Davis took office in the original Confederate capital in Montgomery, Alabama, the Confederate capitol was moved from there to another city after the battle of Fort Sumter. Where was the Confederate capital moved to?

St. Louis, Missouri
Raleigh, North Carolina
Richmond, Virginia
Columbia, South Carolina

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Richmond, Virginia
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:41 pm

Movies

Movies: Hitchcock, Alfred: Hitchcock's Leading Ladies
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1. In the movie 'Vertigo', who played the dual role of Madeleine Estler and Judy Barton?

Kim Novak
Pat Hitchcock
Barbara Bel Geddes
Tippi Hedren

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Kim Novak



Movies: Name the Screenwriter: Who Wrote That Screenplay? (2)
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2. The non-traditional romatic comedy 'Chasing Amy' was written by which director?

Kevin Williamson
Kevin Smith
Atom Egoyan
Garry Marshall

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Kevin Smith



Movies: Players - Easy: Who Played In This Movie?
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3. Who starred in "Single White Female"?

Lea Thompson
Bridget Fonda
Wynona Ryder
Jennifer Lopez

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Bridget Fonda
.


Movies: Name It - Tough +/-10: Movie Mixture
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4. A buff Linda Hamilton plays mayor of 'hot' tourist town.

Backdraft
Volcano
Dante's Peak
Towering Inferno

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Dante's Peak



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: The Wahlberg Connection
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5. Mark Wahlberg truly loved Diane Lane but he had to leave for one last fishing trip of the season and never made it home in this true story.

Indian Summer
Jack
The Perfect Storm
Castaway

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The Perfect Storm



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: The Wahlberg Connection
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6. Keanu Reeves falls in love with Charlize Theron as she teaches him about quality of life in this sad romantic tale.

The Gift
Sweet November
The Astronaut's Wife
Trial and Error


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Sweet November


Movies: Name It - Average 25: My Movie Collection: Part 1
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7. The true story of Scotsman William Wallace who unites the Scots in a battle against England.

The Story of the 13th Century
Wallace
Braveheart
You Can't Take it with You

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Braveheart



Movies: Name It - Easy: What Movie Were These Three Actors in? -- Part 4
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8. Cindy Williams, Ron Howard and Suzanne Somers. There's only one movie all of these could have been in:

American Graffiti
Corvette Summer
American Graffiti 2
More American Graffiti

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American Graffiti



Movies: Coen Brothers: Coen Bros. and their Movies
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9. Which movie has many references to "Homer's Odyssey"

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
The Hudsucker Proxy
Barton Fink
The Man Who Wasn't There

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?



Movies: Depp, Johnny: A Decade of Johnny Depp
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10. This 2001 film is based on the true story of George Jung, a convicted criminal, accused of single-handedly bringing cocaine into the United States in the 1970's.

Private Resort
Ed Wood
The Man Who Cried
Blow

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Blow
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jul 07, 2012 4:14 pm

Music

Music: 1970s Music: Songs That Characterized the 70s #3
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1. The music of Seals and Croft is said to be light and breezy. Which of the following seasons made them feel fine in 1972?

Winter
Autumn
Spring
Summer

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Summer



Music: Classical Music: Made in America? You Better Believe It!
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2. Featured in Oliver Stone's "Platoon", "Adagio for Strings" was written by which composer?

John Cage
Samuel Barber
Randall Thompson
Leonard Bernstein


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Samuel Barber


Music: Music from 1964: BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1964
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3. What was #5 on the countdown for 1964? "We always take my car cause it's never been beat, And we've never missed yet with the girls we meet. None of the guys go steady cause it wouldn't be right, To leave their best girl home now on Saturday night."

Be True to Your School
Surfin' USA
I Get Around
Surf City

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I Get Around



Music: Finish The Lyric: Lost for Words! 19
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4. "But don't forget who's taking you home and in whose arms you're gonna be So darlin', save the last ______ for me" So what is the singer after?

chance
kiss
dance
chocolate

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dance



Music: Music from 1966: The Songs of 1966 - Second Volume
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5. "I thought love was only true in fairy tales Meant for someone else but not for me Ah, love was out to get to me That's the way it seemed Disappointment haunted all my dreams"

I Believe In Daydreams
Daydream Believer
I'm A Believer
Daydream

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I'm A Believer



Music: Music from 1968: 1968 - Those Were The Days!
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6. "They used to laugh about diein' but deep inside 'em they knew That pretty soon they'd be liein' beneath the ground together Pushing up daisies to welcome the sun and the morning dew" Not a very pleasant image! The song?

The Theme From Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
The Hanging Tree
Indiana Wants Me


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The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde


Music: 1960s Music: 1960s Hits - Non Rock and Roll
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7. Long stringy hair. A Ukelele. A warbly, falsetto voice. And a top 20 hit in 1968 with a 1930's song. Can you name this campy character, born Herbert Khaury?

Tiny Tim
Charlie Weaver
Baby Bop
Hairy Herby

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Tiny Tim



Music: Music from 1963: BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1963
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8. What was the #9 hit for the year 1963? (This part is spoken before the song.) "He went away, And you hung around and bothered me every night. And when I wouldn't go out with you, You said things that weren't very nice."

He's So Fine
My Boyfriend's Back
Sentimental Journey
My Devotion

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My Boyfriend's Back



Music: Finish The Lyric: Lost for Words! 26
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9. "Laughing and a running hey, hey Skipping and a jumping In the misty morning fog with Our hearts a thumpin' and you My ______ eyed girl, You my ______ eyed girl" What colour are the girl's eyes?

brown
green
blue
red

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brown



Music: Choice of Two: Sum 41, Green Day, or Blink 182?
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10. Which band has these members: Deryck Whibley, Jason McCaslin, Dave Baksh, and Steve Jocz?

Blink 182
None of these
Green Day
Sum 41

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Sum 41
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:27 pm

History

History: USA in the 20th.Century: Tragedy at Kent State
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1. What happened at 12:24 p.m.?

The rally ended
The guard fired into the crowd
The guard dispersed
The students dispersed

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The guard fired into the crowd



History: World History: More History 101
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2. During the papacy of Julius II (1503-1513), the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was painted by ____________.

Da Vinci
Michelangelo
Botticelli
Raphael

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Michelangelo



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
Smenkhkare's
Ramses II's
Tutankhamen's

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Tutankhamen's



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Things That Changed the World
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4. The Beatles appeared in the U.S. in 1964, on which nationwide television show?

The Honeymooners
The Life of Riley
The Jack Paar Hour
The Ed Sullivan Show

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The Ed Sullivan Show



History: Disasters: Disasters in the U.S.
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5. What did San Francisco experience in 1906, that killed 500 people?

Disease
Flood
Earthquake
A Serial Killer

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Earthquake



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

Dance funny
Become angry
Dress sloppily
Date an ugly person

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Become angry



History: 1990s Nostalgia: 90s Fads (American)
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7. What is the name of the company that brings us Beanie Babies?

Gy Inc.
Cy Inc.
By Inc.
Ty Inc.


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Ty Inc.


History: Maryland History: Maryland, My Maryland
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8. The Battle of Antietam (fought in Maryland) has a special historical distinction. What is it?

The defeat of General George McClellan
The longest Civil War Battle
The battle where Stonewall Jackson was killed
The Civil War's bloodiest single day of fighting

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The Civil War's bloodiest single day of fighting



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 - ?

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

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Volkswagen Beetle



History: War History: A-Z of Military Leaders
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10. D - Born 381 B.C.: Which Persian king and general abandoned his wife and family to the mercy of Alexander the Great after his defeat at Issus?

Duillius
Datis
Darius III
Doles

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Darius III
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:48 pm

Literature

Literature: Animal Themes: Animal Stories
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1. You probably know that Hans Christian Anderson wrote 'The Ugly Duckling,' but what is the correct term for a baby swan?

swanling
cygnet
swain
swanlet

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cygnet



Literature: Stephen King: Oversimplified Stephen King stories
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2. A band of boys race against their another, older band to 'see the dead kid'.

Gerald's Game
The Long Walk
Rage
The Body


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The Body


Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King
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3. What story is about a high school kid who holds his fellow classmates hostage after killing his teacher?

Rage
The Running Man
Anger
Death to Teacher

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Rage



Literature: Poetry: Love Poetry part 1
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4. May i feel said he

E.E. Cummings
T. S. Eliot
D.H. Lawrence
F.T. Prince

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E.E. Cummings



Literature: Lines and Quotes: Think you know Shakespeare?
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5. 'Tis a wonder, by your leave, she will be tam'd so.'

King Richard III
The Taming of the Shrew
Trolius and Cressida
Much Ado About Nothing

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The Taming of the Shrew



Literature: Merchant of Venice: The Merchant of Venice
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6. By the end of the play, which of the following characters was not married or engaged to be married?

Antonio
Portia
Lorenzo
Gratiano

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Antonio



Literature: Literary Characters: The Ten Most Famous Literary Characters
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7. Hamlet. Often considered to be the greatest play by the greatest writer, the title character is instantly recognizable to everyone. What caused the death of Hamlet's father?

Poison
Sword
Knife
Spear

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Poison



Literature: Literary Characters: The Ten Most Famous Literary Characters
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8. Scrooge. Dicken's character easily summons forth images of dour miserliness. Who was his partner?

Fagin
Jacob Marley
Charles Darnay
Sidney Carton

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Jacob Marley



Literature: Macbeth: Macbeth
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9. How many of Macbeth's children did we see in the play?

1
0
2
3

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0



Literature: Indian Literature: Indian Literature
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10. R.K.Narayan has his stories centered around which imaginary place?

Talgudi
Hemkhanakhan
Malguri
Malgudi

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Malgudi
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:46 pm

Trivia

World: Hebrew and Yiddish: Beginning Hebrew
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1. Which of the following is not a letter in the Hebrew alphabet?

Efis
Gimel
Daled
Aleph

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Efis



World: Auto World: For European Car Lovers Only
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2. Which company makes the A3?

Volkswagen
Ford
BMW
Audi

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Audi



World: Electoral College: The Electoral College
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3. In 2000, what were the only two states that did not operate under the "winner-take-all" method of allocating electoral votes?

Rhode Island and California
Florida and Wisconsin
Nebraska and Maine
New Hampshire and New York

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Nebraska and Maine



World: French: Time in French
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4. Il est quatre heures dix-huit. What time is it?

It is 4:18.
It is 6:05.
It is 9:23.
It is past my bedtime.

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It is 4:18.



World: Maritime: Famous Ships, Boats and Sailors
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5. Launched in 1798 which of these was called "Old Ironsides"?

USS Merrimack
USS Constitution
USS Monitor
USS Maine

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USS Constitution



World: Italian Politics: Mussolini: A New Breed of Caesar
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6. What is Mussolini's first name?

Cesare
Juan
Benito
Italo


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Benito


World: IATA Codes: U.S. Aiport Codes
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7. What is the airport code for Los Angeles, CA?

LAX
LAC
LAS
LNC

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LAX



World: Auto World: Parts Counter 2
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8. Here's a gimme. What does the "SS" stand for in Camaro SS?

Super Show
Speed Sport
Special Sport
Super Sport

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Super Sport



World: U.S. Politics: U.S. Politics Viewed from Britain
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9. If a United States Law Enforcement Officer starts talking to you about your "Miranda Rights" what is he/she really talking about?

The right to free speech
On being arrested you are allowed to speak to your partner
The right to carry a gun
On being arrested you must be read your rights


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On being arrested you must be read your rights


World: Latin: Latin Lives!
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10. Who hasn't served on a committee at one time or another? What is the Latin term for a committee charged with dealing with one specific task?

Ad hominem
Ad infinitum
Ad lib
Ad hoc


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Ad hoc
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:21 pm

Trivia

World: U.S. Politics: Important U.S. Documents
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1. James Monroe wrote this document warning Europe not to try to interfere with South America nor North America. What is it?

Americas Way
Protection of the Americas
Monroe Doctrine
Settlement Documents According To James Monroe

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Monroe Doctrine



World: Transport: All About Rockets
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2. Which Russian engineer built the Sputnik?

Idon No
Sergei Korolev
Wernher Van
Gosw Rend

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Sergei Korolev



World: Auto World: These Cars Are Made In
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3. The first Audi was made in?

Austria
Italy
United Kingdom
Germany

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Germany



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

California
Georgia
Kansas
New York

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Kansas



World: Who Was In Office?: Presidential Terms
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5. Who was President from 1869 to 1877?

Rutherford B. Hayes
Ulysses S. Grant
Andrew Johnson
James A. Garfield

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Ulysses S. Grant



World: Presidential Deaths: Presidential Births and Deaths
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6. Which President lived from 1795-1849?

Zachary Taylor
James K. Polk
John Tyler
Millard Fillmore

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James K. Polk



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

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

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Ignorance of the law excuses no-one



World: Business World: Big Business
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8. This businessman sold produce before buying his first refinery where he made his fortune. His firm, which would later come to symbolize large trusts, led to the Sherman Antitrust Act. Who was he?

Andrew Carnegie
William Vanderbilt
J.D. Rockefeller
Karl Benz

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J.D. Rockefeller



World: President's Families: Presidental Pets
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9. What President allowed sheep to graze on the White House lawn to replace the services of a gardener?

Woodrow Wilson
Lyndon Johnson
Thomas Jefferson
William McKinley

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Woodrow Wilson



World: RMS Titanic: RMS Titanic
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10. What time did the first distress call go out (By wireless)?

12:15 am
12:45 am
11:45 pm
1:30 am

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12:15 am
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:01 pm

History



History: Social History: Historical Costumes
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1. Up until the mid-to-late 19th century, what material was more commonly used to stiffen corsets and the like?

Steel
Cardboard
Plastic
Whalebone

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Whalebone





History: 2000s History: It Happened in June 2001: Part A
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2. Two out of five of President George W. Bush's top appointees have worked for whom?

His father's administration
The KGB
The King Ranch
Dick Cheney

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His father's administration



History: 2000s History: Global Hot Spots 2002
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3. Which country was supplying 90 per cent of the cocaine used in the U.S. at the start of 2002?

Panama
Colombia
Venezuela
China

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Colombia



History: Ancient Greece: Ancient Greece
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4. On which Greek island did Greek civilization originate?

Santorini
Crete
Hydra
Cyprus

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Crete


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: April May June: This Day In History - 17 May
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6. Which famous aircraft flew its twenty fifth mission on 17 May 1943?

Memphis Belle
Georgia Peach
That's My Baby
Remember Me

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Memphis Belle



History: 1970s Nostalgia: Remembering the 70s - 1976 Americana
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7. After the end of the Vietnam War, Hanoi became the capital of the unified country. What name was given to Saigon, the former capital of South Vietnam?

Tet City
Ho Chi Minh City
Viet Cong City
Bok Choy City

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Ho Chi Minh City



History: World War I: Canada and WWI
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8. How were Canadian women involved in the war?

They worked as ambulance/truck drivers
In all of these roles
They worked in munitions factories
They worked as nurses

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In all of these roles



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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Omar N. Bradley



History: USA in the 20th.Century: Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 1
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10. Who said "here I come to save the day"?

Tom Terrific
Quick Draw McGraw
Popeye
Mighty Mouse

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Mighty Mouse
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:35 pm

Movies

Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Title Characters Part 2
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1. Who is the 'Taxi Driver'?

Sylvester Stallone
Dustin Hoffman
Robert De Niro
Al Pacino

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Robert De Niro



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Characters and the Voices That Made Them
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2. Paul Winchell is the genius voice behind the very bouncy Tigger. However, Winchell also did some work on "The Smurfs," as the evil wizard trying to capture them. What was the wizard's name?

Gargantua
Gilgamesh
Galeru
Gargamel

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Gargamel



Movies: Hitchcock, Alfred: The Hitchcock Collection
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3. In which 1956 movie did Doris Day and James Stewart play husband and wife?

The Man Who Knew Too Much
Torn Curtain
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Marnie

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The Man Who Knew Too Much



Movies: Sandler, Adam: Name the Adam Sandler Movie!
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4. One of Sandler's movies is animated, and he plays the part of around four different characters.

The Waterboy
Spanglish
Eight Crazy Nights
Shakes the Clown

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Eight Crazy Nights



Movies: Grab Bag - Easy: Movie Pairs
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5. Marisa Tomei loves and argues with boyfriend Joe Pesci all the way through which courtroom comedy?

My Cousin Vinny
The Pentagon Papers
Legal Eagles
Conspiracy Theory

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My Cousin Vinny



Movies: Which Movie - Ave +/- 10: 20 Years of Great Movie Quotes - 3
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6. "Well, what do you wanna hear, man?! Do you wanna hear that sometimes I think about eatin' a bullet?! Huh? Well, I do! I even got a special bullet for the occasion with a hollow point, look!"

48 Hours
Indiana Jones
Terminator
Lethal Weapon

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Lethal Weapon



Movies: Taglines - Very Difficult: Guess the Tagline
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7. Which of these was the tagline for a movie starring Britney Spears?

"We came to a point where there was no looking back. The future is here...now."
"There's a time for playing it safe and a time for..."
"If you love, you live."
"Dreams change. Friends are forever."

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"Dreams change. Friends are forever."



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 14 Degrees of Kevin Bacon in 'Name The Movie'
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8. Kevin Bacon and Xander Berkeley are in this 1992 military courtroom drama. Did two marines commit murder, or were they acting under orders from a superior? Can we handle the truth?

No Way Out
Rules of Engagement
A Few Good Men
The Fourth Protocol

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A Few Good Men



Movies: Bond, Ward: Movies With Ward Bond
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9. Bond appeared in "It's A Wonderful Life". What character did he play?

Fireman
Cop
Doctor
Teacher

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Cop



Movies: Hackman, Gene: The Film History of Gene Hackman
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10. Which of these actors worked alongside Gene Hackman in the highly acclaimed 1988 film 'Mississippi Burning'?

Nick Nolte
Tom Berenger
Gary Busey
Willem Dafoe

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Willem Dafoe
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jul 14, 2012 3:51 pm

Music

Music: Rossini: The Life and Works of Rossini
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1. In 'La Gazza Ladra' the plot revolves around a theft. Who was the thief?

a magpie
the maid
the dog
nothing was stolen after all

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a magpie



Music: UK Music: Traditional Songs of Scotland
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2. "The Bonnie Bonnie Banks of Loch_______"

Lochy
Ness
Lomond
Aber

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Lomond



Music: 2000s Lyrics: Lyrics 2000-2002
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3. "I never won first place, don't support the team, can't take directions, and my socks are never clean. Teachers dated me, my parents hated me. I was always in a fight 'cause I can't do nothing right."

Britney Spears
Anastacia
Kasey Chambers
Pink

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Music: Heavy Metal: Power Ballads 2
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4. John Waite was accomplished in his own right when he sang "When I see you Smile" with which group?

Cinderella
Bad English
White Snake
Saigon Kick

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Music: Christian Music: Christian Artists Who Had Mainstream Hits
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5. This Canadian songbird resurrected her career with an album of Christian and Inspirational songs called "What a Wonderful World".

Carolyn Arends
Connie Scott
Anne Murray
Danielle Heykants

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Anne Murray



Music: Music Word Play: Back-to-Back Song Titles
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6. James Brown sang about how he felt, while the Beach Boys sang of feeling a little bit "shaky".

Surfer Girl I Love You
Don't Worry Baby I Feel Great
Feel Like Having Fun, Fun, Fun
I Feel Good Vibrations


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Music: Music Mixture: Ace Of Base, Roxette and ABBA Charts
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7. During what years were ABBA active in their career as a band together?

1972-1982
1993-2001
1987-1996
1985-1998

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1972-1982



Music: Name the Song: Debut Hits for Country Singers
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8. What was LeAnn Rimes' debut single?

One Way Ticket
Blue
Consequences
Unchained Melody

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Blue



Music: Album Covers: Name the Album
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9. 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: Women in Music: Not Another Music Quiz
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10. Who sang "If I Could Turn Back Time", "Strong Enough", and "Believe"?

Tina Turner
Britney Spears
Cher
Christina Aguilerra

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Conforumist » Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:02 pm

9 out of 10 today!!
I missed the "country" one. Nice to see some Canadian trivia in there.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:26 pm

I missed that country on as well. :?
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:42 pm

History

History: 1970s Nostalgia: Events of the 70s
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1. In 1974, it was first announced that what was damaged?

the hubble telescope
the coral reefs
the ozone layer
the nuclear family

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the ozone layer



History: War History: Conquest and Conflict
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2. Although Sitting Bull is most often associated with Custer's defeat at Little Bighorn, this Indian leader also played a key role:

Pontiac
Crazy Horse
Tecumseh
Joseph

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History: World History: History Throughout the Ages
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3. For what was Al Capone finally arrested and jailed?

Murder
Tax evasion
Gambling
Smuggling

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Tax evasion



History: Civil War: Civil War in General
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4. How many times was General Chamberlain wounded in the Civil War?

10
1
6
0

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History: Medieval History: Middle Ages - Missing Links
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5. Franciscans - Dominicans - Augustinians - ?

Benedictines
Arians
Gnostics
Nicolaitans

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Benedictines



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

Hoover
Calvin Coolidge
Harry S. Truman
Abraham Lincoln

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Hoover



History: Medieval History: In the Feudal Court of Sir Hugo
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7. 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'?

Stocks
Forrest
Pillory
Dungeon

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Dungeon



History: American Revolution: The Revolutionary War
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8. What was the weapon that was used the most widely in the American Revolutionary War?

Musket
Shotgun
Pistol
M1 Garand

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History: Nostalgia: Kids' Things From Long Ago (All American): II
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9. What soft drink was known as 'The Un-Cola'?

Mountain Dew
Sprite
7-Up
Mello Yello

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History: U.S. History: Elementary American History
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10. Who has traditionally been given credit for sewing the first American flag?

Martha Washington
Betsy Ross
Francis Hopkinson
Dolly Madison

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