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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:52 pm

Sharlene and I do a daily online quiz. You win points for speed as well as how many you get right and it's a good deal of fun. I'm not sure how we can do it here short of me setting up a quiz league like the one we are already in and I'm not sure that would work.

So the following is just for fun. It's not a competition. I'll post a new set of questions each day and you can answer them any way you like. I'll post the answers the following day.

The quiz has several different topics - some are much harder than others. Some are ridiculously easy.

There are no prizes and I'm not keeping any scores - just see how well you do. :wink:

Beware - these questions are submitted by the general public and sometimes contain mistakes. The answers I shall give will be the answers that are given for the quiz. I won't get into an argument about whether they are right or wrong.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:51 pm

History : Intermediate

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

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




History: World War II: World War 2 Part One
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2. Which of the following was not a bomber?

P-51
B-24
B-29
B-17




History: World History: General History - 'Millionaire' Format
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3. In which country did the Bay of Pigs invasion occur?

Nicaragua
Cuba
El Salvador
Grenada




History: Poland: Poland Under Communist Rule
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4. Which of the following persons was a leader of Solidarity?

Mieczyslaw Rokowski
Stan Kosovsky
Lech Walesa
Stefan Olszowski




History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression in America
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5. Which one of these writers was known for writing books set during the Depression?

J.R.R. Tolkien
Stephan King
Tony Galahand
John Steinbeck




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

Ron Perry
Ron Kerry
John Kerry
John Perry




History: Ancient History: Hannibal Barca
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7. What was the name of the city state that Hannibal fought for?

South Deavens
Numenor
Carthage
Rome




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

Cube
Ladder
Rock
Sling




History: 2000s History: The Week That Was: July 16th-22th, 2005
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9. What best selling video game was pulled from some shelves and slapped with an "Adults Only" rating after an investigation found explicit sexual content could be unlocked during the game?

Halo 2
Rayman 2: Revolution
D. O. A. 2
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas




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

Malaysia
Japan
China
Indonesia
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:34 pm

1. Sir Francis Drake
2. P-51 (Mustang 8) )
3. Cuba
4. Lech Walesa
5. John Steinbeck
6. John Kerry
7. Sou..ow wait Carthage! It was Carthage :roll:
8. Cube
9. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
10. China
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:14 pm

Literature

Literature: Famous First Lines: Famous (well, kinda famous) First Lines
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1. "Once there were four children whose names were Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy."

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Giggler Treatment
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe




Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King
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2. What was the name of the short story featuring frogs with razor-sharp teeth?

"Mrs. Todd's Shortcut"
"Rainy Season"
"The Body"
"The Mist"




Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Rejection Notices
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3. "This story is way too morbid - teenagers in war, gas attacks, barbed wire, grenades, death ... no one will read it."

"War and Peace"
"Absalom, Absalom"
"Moby Dick"
"All Quiet on the Western Front"




Literature: Literary Terms & Quotes: Bookshelf Scramble
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4. "A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank, and runs deep and green."

Green Mile
War of the Worlds
Of Mice and Men
The Wayward Bus




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

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




Literature: Science Fiction: Rulers of the Realm In Literature
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6. Lessa, F'lar and Robinton are only a few of the various leaders of what planet?

Pern
Majipoor
Gramayre
Peytabee




Literature: Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Antonios
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7. Antonio is to Bassanio as Antonio is to ? Which of the following creates the strongest comparison?

Proteus
Prospero
Leonato
Sebastian




Literature: Mixed Literature: Short Story Novelists
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8. "Oh" how this author could write about irony, and though this author did not truly write any novels, this author's short stories have been turned into many an engaging collection. Any ideas who the author is?

Flannery O'Connor
Frank O'Connor
O. Henry
Tim O'Brien




Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Who Said It In "Romeo and Juliet" 2
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9. Who said, "My poverty, but not my will, consents."?

Balthazar
First Watchman
Romeo
Apothecary




Literature: Canadian Literature: Name that Canadian Author
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10. Which Canadian author is responsible for "The Luck of Ginger Coffey", "I Am Mary Dunne", and "Black Robe"?

Brian Moore
James Michener
Maggie Smith
Joseph Campbell
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:38 pm

World Trivia : Easier

World: Transport: All About Rockets
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1. What was the first man-made satellite called?

Skylab
HHWR
Luna
Sputnik




World: Presidential Trivia: Facts about the Presidents
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2. Who served the longest time as President?

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Grover Cleveland
William H.Taft
William H. Harrison




World: U.S. Commercials: Slogans and Catch Phrases
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3. 'Reach Out and Touch Someone'

Nordic Row
Comp USA
Mcdonalds
AT and T




World: Flags of the USA: How to Fly Old Glory
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4. Which of these is not an occasion for flying a flag at half staff?

It's the morning of Memorial Day.
A prominent government leader has died.
Your attractive next-door neighbor has moved away.
The President or Governor has ordered it.




World: Presidential Trivia: For You Brits Out There
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5. Which one of these presidents survived an assasination attempt?

Abraham Lincoln
William McKinley
Ronald Reagan
John Fitzgerald Kennedy




World: Accounting: Basic Accounting 1
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6. What are resources owned by a business called?

Assets
Toys
Liabilities
Owner's things




World: Croatian: Country Names in Croatian
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7. How would you say 'Germany' in Croatian?

Njemacka
Germania
Nizozemska
Deutschland




World: Chevrolet: Chevrolet Impala
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8. The name Impala came from what type of a native African animal?

elephant
gazelle/antelope
snake
bird




World: Organizations: Freemasonry
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9. Which of these charitable causes is supported by Masons?

Diabetes
All of these
Childhood language disorders
Eye disease




World: Ford: 1999-2004 Ford Mustang Challenge
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10. Name the movie star that the Bullitt Mustang was made in tribute to?

Robert Downey, Jr
Steve McQueen
Henry Fonda
Sly Stallone
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:05 pm

World Trivia : More Difficult

World: US Colleges: Harvard University
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1. Who became Harvard's president in 2001?

Neil L. Rudenstine
Lawrence H. Summers
Derek Curtis Bok
James Bryant Conant




World: Castles: Castles of Europe
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2. A Scottish castle is the site of an annual world-renowned military display. What is the castle called?

Edinburgh Castle
Inverary Castle
Stirling Castle
Balmoral Castle




World: Buildings & Landmarks: Famous Landmarks of Europe
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3. In what city would you be able to look up and see the famous "Acropolis"?

Rome
Moscow
Berlin
Athens




World: Spanish: Countries in Spanish
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4. Which of the following countries is spelled the same in Spanish and in English?

Japan
Thailand
Indonesia
Philippines




World: Spanish: Animals' Names in Spanish
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5. How do you say "cat" in Spanish?

gaita
gato
gatillo
gateo




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

Cambodia
Chad
Cameroon
Canada




World: U.S. Vice-Presidents: George Dallas
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7. What was George Dallas's middle name?

Mifflin
Mintor
Milhouse
Montgomery




World: Greek: Ancient Greek-- The First Aorist
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8. Now, let the complications begin. How does one form the aorist of a stem that ends in a vowel? Take "poieO," "make, do," for instance. What is its weak aorist?

epoiasan
epoiEssan
epoisan
epoiEsan




World: Canadian Politics: Canadian Prime Ministers of the 1890s
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9. This prime minister of the 1890s was Canada's first Roman Catholic prime minister.

Sir Wilfred Laurier
Sir John Abbott
Sir Charles Tupper
Sir John Thompson




World: Roads & Highways: Eisenhower US Interstate System
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10. What states does I-8 pass through?

California and Arizona
California, Arizona, and New Mexico
New Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana
Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:51 pm

History

History: Famous Dates: World Dates and Events
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1. Unlike the Titanic this English liner made it to the New York Harbor on her maiden voyage on June,1, 1936.

King George
Queen Mary
White Star
Gem of the Ocean




History: Old West: Win The West
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2. Which well known town was once a popular outlaw hangout, which the Earp brothers frequented?

Las Vegas, NV
Tombstone, AZ
Mesilla, NM
Death Valley, CA




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

The Master
The Flying Ace
The Red Baron
The Killer Wasp




History: British History: Bizarre British History
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4. Queen Victoria refused to give her consent to an Act of Parliament making lesbianism illegal. Why ?

She was not amused
She was a lesbian
She did not believe women would do such a thing
She had a headache




History: 1980s Nostalgia: Remember the 80s?
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5. 1986. The space shuttle __________________ explodes after lift-off.

Challenger
Columbus
Explorer
Apollo XVI




History: 1980s Nostalgia: Remember the 80s?
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6. 1987. Soviet Premier ____________________ and US president Reagan sign the INF Treaty in Washington, D.C.

Nikita Khruschev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Leonid Brezhnev
Maksim Litvinov




History: Mixed Bag: General History
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7. Who was said to have powers that could heal the Russian Prince Alexei Romanov of haemophaelia?

Ahm Sher
Lenin
Rasputin
Mildred




History: Romanian: Romanian History
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8. Which Roman emperor first conquered present-day Romania?

Augustus
Caligula
Nero
Trajan




History: Roman History: The Ten Persecutions of the Early Christians
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9. This benevolent ruler vanquished the last of the cruel Roman emperors and showed great favor to Christians thus ending the 300 year persecution of Christians. Who was he?

Constantine the Great
Diocletian
Alexander the Great
Gallienus




History: Famous Dates: On This Day: VI
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10. May 2nd 1980 saw the South African government ban which Pink Floyd single because black school children had adopted the song as their anthem?

Another Brick in the Wall
Comfortably Numb
Money
Be Careful with that axe, Eugene
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:32 pm

Movies

Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Title Characters Part 2
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1. What two actors played the title characters in 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'?

Warren Beatty and Paul Newman
Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford
Paul Newman and Robert Redford
Dustin Hoffman and Paul Newman




Movies: Awards and Festivals: Oscar Nominees Trivia
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2. What past Academy Award winner received a nomination in 2000 for his portrayal of the Marquis De Sade?

Gabriel Byrne
Kevin Kline
Geoffrey Rush
Jim Broadbent




Movies: Degrees - Average +/- 10: 25 Degrees of Val Kilmer
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3. Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves: Cops and robbers.

Point Break
Youngblood
Road House
Johnny Mnemonic




Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Characters and the Voices That Made Them
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4. 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




Movies: Hitchcock, Alfred: The Hitchcock Collection
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5. Joan Fontaine and Cary Grant starred alongside each other in which Hitchcock movie?

Frenzy
Rope
Suspicion
Saboteur




Movies: Grant, Hugh: All About Hugh Grant
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6. What is the title of the film in which a town tries to prove to the cartographers that they have the first mountain in Wales?

Hark! A Hill!
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Mountains Abound
A Mountain Everywhere, and a Hill Under Every Mountain




Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 25 Degrees of Billy Crudup
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7. Demi Moore is the first woman to participate in the most elite military force in the United States. Viggo Mortensen is the tough instructor Master Chief John Urgayle.

An Officer and a Gentleman
Mortal Thoughts
Courage Under Fire
G. I. Jane




Movies: Name It - Easy: Skunkee's Movie Quiz #3
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8. (1975) When their car breaks down, newly engaged Janet and Brad wander into a castle belonging to Dr. Frank-N-Furter, who's just a 'sweet transvestite from transexual Transylvania'.

Shock Treatment
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Plan Nine From Outer Space
Earth Girls Are Easy




Movies: Name the Character: Match Lead Stars With The Characters They Played
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9. The male lead is Richard Gere. The female lead is Julia Roberts. The movie is "Pretty Woman".

Punch and Judy
Edward and Valarie
Edward and Vivian
Richard and Vivian




Movies: Name the Character: Match Lead Stars With The Characters They Played
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10. The male lead is Michael Myers. The female lead is Elizabeth Hurley. The movie is "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery".

Austin and Vanessa
Austin and Heather
Austin and Jennfier
Austin and Humpsalot
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:08 pm

Music

Music: Name the Artist: Who Sang These Songs?
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1. Which classic rock band had hits with "Rhiannon"(1975), "Go Your Own Way" (1977), and "Peacekeeper"(2003)?

Led Zeppelin
Fleetwood Mac
The Beatles
Queen




Music: 2000s Music: Name The Artist 2000-2004
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2. Who sings "Get The Party Started"?

3LW
Yellow
Dream
Pink




Music: Music from 1977: BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1977
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3. What was the #10 hit of the year 1977? "Undercover angel, midnight fantasy, I've never had a dream that made sweet love to me. Undercover angel, answer to my prayer, You made me know that there's a love for me, Out there, somewhere."

Angie
Angel in the Centerfold
Undercover Angel
Angie Baby




Music: Classical Music: Some of my Favorite Classical Music
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4. Where was Carl Nielsen born?

Denmark
Greenland
Iceland
Germany




Music: Classic Rock: Classic Rock Bands
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5. The lead singer of this band also wrote some of the band's lyrics, and is considered by many to be 'an American poet'. Their hits include "Light my Fire", "LA Woman", and "Break on Through (To the Other Side)". Name the band.

Guns N' Roses
The Doors
The Who
The Jimi Hendrix Experience




Music: Musical Instruments: About Musical Instruments
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6. I have a slide, but no keys. I have a bell and am a member of the brass family. What am I?

Tuba
Trombone
Trumpet
Viola




Music: Names in Songs: Songs About Girls
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7. Who sang a song about a girl named Maggie?

Sam Roberts
Elton John
Rod Stewart
Billy Joel




Music: Which Song Is It: What is the Song
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8. "It's not warm when she's away." Which song is it from?

Ain't No Sunshine
Cross Town Traffic
Don't Look Now
Voodo Child




Music: Classical Music: Music History for Classical Fanatics
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9. What was the name of the composer-wife of Robert Schumann?

Sarah
Marie
Anne
Clara




Music: Music from TV & Movies: Film Scores: Composers, Directors, and Awards
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10. In 1995 Elliot Goldenthal and Joel Shumacher did the third "Batman" film. Which composer previously did the other two "Batman" films by Tim Burton?

Danny Elfman
John Carpenter
John Williams
Alex North
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 06, 2011 3:27 pm

History

History: World War II: World War 2 Part One
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1. Which of the following was not a bomber?

P-51
B-24
B-29
B-17




History: Medieval History: What If ...
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2. Your task is to find a SKIMMER? Where is the best place to look?

In the pantry
In the kitchen
In the great hall
In the library




History: Civil War Battles: Tony's Battle Quiz - 1st Manassas
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3. Which location was the center point of all attacks in the Battle of 1st Manassas?

Henry House Hill
Warrenton Turnpike
Robinson House
The Plank Road




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

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




History: 1990s Nostalgia: 90s Fads (American)
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5. What caffeine filled drink that debuted in the 90s kept you awake and on the go?

Blue Dog
Yellow Cat
Green Monkey
Red Bull




History: 1990s Nostalgia: 90s Fads (American)
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6. What "Sesame Street" muppet was big as an interactive doll in the 90s?

Tickle me Elmo
Tickle me Grover
Tickle me Ernie
Tickle me Oscar




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

Japan
United States
Britain
France




History: Maryland History: Maryland, My Maryland
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8. What is the state flower of Maryland?

Daisy
Black-eyed Susan
Hydrangea
Queen Anne's Lace




History: Famous Dates: On This Day: VII
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9. June 9th, 1870 saw the death of which author who was engaged in his latest novel 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'?

Daniel Defoe
George Eliot
Charles Dickens
John Steinbeck




History: October November December: October 23rd
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10. They leave every October 23rd and return every March 19th...what are they?

Swallows
Penguins
Buzzards
Sea Lions
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:16 pm

Some questions give me a feeling of deja-vu :lol: Especially the first one :wink:
A poster outside one shop urged people to Dig For Victory, as if it were some kind of turnip.
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Postby meerkat » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:21 pm

I could swear that I have seen these before, Tony! :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:56 pm

:lol: Yes indeed - they do occasionally repeat. But I'm glad to see that you are paying attention. :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:38 pm

Literature

Literature: Mixed Literature: Mixture of Classic Literature
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1. George Orwell's "Animal Farm" is a satire of what historical event or time period?

Communism spreading throughout Europe
World War II
World War I
The Great Depression




Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King - Books & Short Stories
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2. An abused woman gets her revenge on her husband, in a most unusual way...through a painting she finds at a second hand store.

Needful Things
Firestarter
Rose Madder
The Dead Zone




Literature: Mixed Literature: 25 Centuries of Literature
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3. What 1st century BC poet and author of "The Aeneid" serves as a guide in Dante's "Inferno"?

Homer
Rumi
David
Virgil




Literature: Poetry: Great Poetry is Timeless
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4. "Do not go gentle into that good night,old age should burn and rave at close of day; rage, rage against the dying of the light." Who wrote this poem?

Dylan Thomas
William Carlos Williams
Ezra Pound
Langston Hughes




Literature: Antony and Cleopatra: "Antony and Cleopatra"
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5. What is one of the soothsayer's predictions to Charmian?

That she will outlive her mistress
That she will meet her death in a tomb
That she will be killed by a snake bite
That she will be enslaved by the Romans




Literature: Mixed Literature: The BBC Big Read
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6. "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien - Who was the original Hobbit?

Hamfast Gamgee
Frodo Baggins
Bilbo Baggins
Bullroarer Took




Literature: Love's Labor's Lost: Shakespeare's "Love's Labor's Lost"
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7. What is the name of the kingdom where the play takes place?

France
Adantia
Navarre
Verona




Literature: Mixed Literature: Sex Between the Covers
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8. This x-rated text, with lavish illustrations, asserts that: "An ingenious person should multiply the kinds of congress after the fashion of the different kinds of beasts and of birds."

Sei Shonagon
Animal Farm
Kama Sutra
Little Women




Literature: Shakespeare: Confused Characters
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9. “I was gathering wood when I saw someone hobbling along the shore, hands outstretched as if to feel the way. I’ll not tell my master--perhaps danger will follow this figure and curse my master.”

Launcelot Gobbo talking about Antigonus
Caliban talking about Gloucester
Antipholus of Ephesus talking about Imogen
Catesby talking about Leontes




Literature: Canadian Literature: Name that Canadian Author
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10. Whose short stories include "Prayers of a Very Wise Child", "The End", and "The Sweater"?

Roch Carrier
Jacques Poulin
Marie Chapdelaine
Jean Charest
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World Trivia

World: Dutch: Dutch 101
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1. Which of the following is spring?

De zomer
De lente
De herfst
De winter




World: Road Rules: Driving Test (Arkansas)
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2. What does a yellow diamond-shaped sign with an arrow pointing up and an arrow pointing down mean?

Merging Traffic
Steep Hill Ahead
Two-Way Traffic
Intersection




World: U.K. Politics: British Politics for Foreigners
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3. What was special about the person who became Prime Minister in 1979?

The PM was a woman
The PM had been in prison
The PM was black
The youngest PM ever




World: Reagan, Ronald: Ronald Reagan II
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4. What favorite treat of Reagan's filled jars all over the White House?

Pretzels
Jelly Beans
M and M's
Carrot sticks




World: World Leaders: World Presidents!
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5. Which president of the Philippines had a wife named Imelda, the first lady who had a large collection of shoes?

Diosdado Macapagal
Elpidio Quirino
Ramon Magsaysay
Ferdinand Marcos




World: U.K. Laws: The English Legal System
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6. What is the "burden of proof" that the prosecution have to establish for a jury (or any criminal court) to convict a defendant in English criminal proceedings?

"on the balance of probabilities"
"beyond reasonable doubt"
"beyond all doubt"
it varies from crime to crime




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

The Post Exchange
The Base Exchange
Basic Training
The Base




World: South African Politics: Nelson Mandela
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8. Which President of South Africa ordered Nelson Mandela's release from prison?

Cecil Rhodes
Pik Botha
F.W. De Klerk
Jongintaba Dalindyebo




World: Campaigns & Elections: Election of 1912
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9. What party was Woodrow Wilson in?

Socialist
Republican
Democratic
Progressive




World: Latin: Latin Lives!
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10. We're all familiar with this method of human propagation.

Fac simile
In vitro
Sub rosa
Ipso facto
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