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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:53 pm

I know the answer to question 1 :P
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:54 pm

I thought you might! :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:58 pm

Trivia : Harder

World: Croatian: Country Names in Croatian
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1. How can you say 'Ivory Coast' in Croatian?

Daleka Obala
Bjelokost
Otok Bjelokosti
Obala Bjelokosti




World: Religious Buildings: St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
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2. Who started the famous riot in St. Giles in 1637?

Jenny Geddes
William Chambers
Robert Burns
Archibald Campbell




World: Campaigns & Elections: The 1960 US Presidential Election
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3. Besides John F. Kennedy, who were the main contenders for the Democratic nomination in 1960?

Hubert Humphrey & Lyndon Johnson
Adlai Stevenson & Lyndon Johnson
Adlai Stevenson & Hubert Humphrey
Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum




World: Presidential Assassinations: Assassination Attempts on U.S. Presidents
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4. After Oswald shot Kennedy, where was he eventually found and captured?

None of these
A restaurant
His home
The hospital




World: Special Forces: The Iranian Embassy Siege. Do You Remember?
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5. Which of the following time frames is closest to the time the assault took?

21-30 minutes
11-20 minutes
31-40 minutes
41-50 minters




World: Spanish: Spanish Present Tense Verbs
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6. Which of the following is NOT a form of "huir"?

huye
hue
huís
huyes




World: Ground Forces: Royal Canadian Army Cadets
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7. What are three core foundations of the cadet movement?

Physical Fitness, Drill, and Citizenship
Leadership, Teamwork, and Moral Embetterment
Citizenship, Leadership, and Physical Fitness
Drill, Citizenship, and Fieldcraft




World: Filipino Laws: The Philippine Constitution
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8. If a President wishes to veto a bill, he/she must communicate it within a certain span of time, otherwise the bill will become a law. How long is this span of time?

48 days
3 weeks
30 days
60 days




World: French: Absurd French 771
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9. Si les acheteurs de tableaux de Marcel de Simiane savaient qu’il était chimpanzé en réalité, ils seraient outrés.

If the purchasers of paintings by Marcel de Simiane knew he was a really a chimpanzee, they’d be appalled.
If the purchasers of paintings by Marcel de Simiane were chimpanzees, they’d be shocked to know they were out of a lot of money.
If the clients at tables at Marcel de Simiane’s restaurant knew he was really serving fake champagne, they’d been appalled.
If the purchasers of paintings by Marcel de Simiane knew he was out of his mind, they would ask more for them when they sold them.




World: New York Subway: NYC Subway Tracks
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10. Where did the Manhattan Bridge south side subway tracks lead in Manhattan, before the Chrystie street connection in 1967?

Canal St on the Broadway line
Bowery on the Nassau St line
Grand St on the 6 Av express line
Chambers St on the Nassau St line
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:58 pm

History : Intermediate

History: U.S. History: Interesting American History
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1. Which was one of the original 13 colonies?

Indiana
Ohio
Maryland
Illinois




History: World War II: Structure of WWII
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2. In which region of France was D-Day fought?

Provence
The Ile de France
Normandy
The Pas de Calai




History: U.S. History: U.S. History: Who Knew?
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3. What U.S. state has through history made the most frequent use of lethal injections?

Missouri
Texas
California
Florida




History: 1920s Nostalgia: People, Places and Events--1920-1929
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4. In May of 1927, Charles Lindbergh made his historic first non-stop flight across the Atlantic. He flew from New York to what European city?

Paris
Dublin
London
Edinburgh




History: Cuban Missile Crisis: The Cuban Missile Crisis
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5. What have been the long term effects on US/Cuban relations?

US control of Cuba
A US trade embargo, still in effect today
The CMC has been reconciled by both sides
Tasty Cuban Cigars!




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

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




History: British History: Scottish History after the Union
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7. At which battle (the last land battle to be fought on British soil) was the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion defeated.

Prestonpans
Culloden
Falkirk
Derby




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

SVD
AK-74
AK-47
Type56




History: Maya: Mayan People
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9. Which is true of the Mayan people?

They built their huge structures without beasts of burdon
All of these
They built their buildings and carved their detailed hyroglyphics on the walls of their temples without metalic tools
They did not employ carts or wagons with wheels




History: 1970s History: It Happened During The 1970s
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10. What United States conflict officially ended on January 28, 1973, with the signing of "The Paris Peace Agreement?"

Grenada
Iraq
Korean
Vietnam
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Mar 11, 2011 3:36 pm

Movies

Movies: Name It - Average 10: Made up Movie Lines
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1. 'Who will fight the evil trading card monster? I choose you, 'More interesting hobby'.'

Free Willy
Godzilla
Pokemon: The First Movie
King Kong




Movies: Which Movie - Average 10: Sensual Movie Quotes 2
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2. 'We begin by coveting what we see every day. Don't you feel eyes moving over your body, Clarice? I hardly see how you couldn't. And don't your eyes seek out the things you want?'

Clarice
Hannibal
Needful Things
The Silence of the Lambs




Movies: Hanks, Tom: Tom Hanks's Leading Ladies
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3. Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) gets called in to train a women's baseball team in "A League of Their Own" (1992). Which of these actresses played a member in the team?

Geena Davis
Elisabeth Shue
Sarah Jessica Parker
Winona Ryder




Movies: Classics - Average 10: "Moving" Dramas
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4. "Murder on the Orient Express" was a Hercule Poirot detective story. Who played Poirot?

Anthony Quinn
Albert Finney
Michael Caine
George Segal




Movies: Food and Drink in Movies: Films To Digest
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5. Which Mel Brooks comedy western contains the famous beans & farting scene?

Texas Across the River
Cat Ballou
Blazing Saddles
Support Your Local Gunfighter




Movies: Same Word Titles: The King's the Thing
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6. The life of Jesus Christ. 1961 with Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Ryan, Viveca Lindfors and Siobhan McKenna. Directed by Nicholas Ray.

King of Kings
Kings of the Sun
The Kingdom of Love
Kings and Queens




Movies: Kilmer, Val: Val Kilmer Roles
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7. Val is the master of many disguises in this movie.

Batman Forever
Willow
Heat
The Saint




Movies: Common Nationalities: Actors Playing Brits
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8. "Bridget Jones' Diary" is supposed to be about a typical 30-something British single girl, but which American played the title character?

Julia Roberts
Meg Ryan
Demi Moore
Renee Zellweger




Movies: H: Rock Hudson Movies
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9. One of Hudson's best known movies is "Giant". Who wrote the novel?

Charles Gould Cozzens
James M. Cain
Edna Ferber
Mary Roberts Rinehart




Movies: Name It - Average 10: Movies With Memorable Songs
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10. This movie stars Ben Stiller who experiences unrequited love with a highschool sweetheart. The song is "Is She Really Going Out With Him" by Joe Jackson.

Something About Mary
Meet The Parents
Flirting With Disaster
Zoolander
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Postby Dotsie » Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:41 pm

1. Pokemon: The First Movie
2. The Silence of the Lambs
3. Geena Davis
4. Albert Finney
5. Blazing Saddles
6. King of Kings
7. The Saint
8. Renee Zellweger
9. Edna Ferber
10. Something About Mary
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Postby DaveC » Fri Mar 11, 2011 4:46 pm

Bugger - I knew them all apart from the last two. :lol:
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Postby Dotsie » Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:06 pm

I like me films I do :D

They might not be all right tho. But I think I did OK.
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:53 pm

I'm curious as to whether anyone is actually looking at this quiz. Yes I know that people are, but are you having a go at the quizzes? :?
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Postby Dotsie » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:03 pm

I'd forgotten all about it Tony :oops: But I promise to try harder :D
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:13 pm

I always check the questions :wink: sometimes I try to answer them :P
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:24 pm

Wednesday's one was a bugger! I only got five right. :shock:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:29 pm

Music

Music: Classical Music: Classical Music Trivia I
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1. Who composed "Appalachian Spring" and "Fanfare for the Common Man"?

Edward McDowell
Aaron Copland
Arnold Schonberg
Antonin Dvorak




Music: Musical Instruments: Instrument Families: The Wind in the Woods
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2. This double reeded instrument plays the grandfather in Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf".

saxophone
flute
bassoon
contrabassoon




Music: Music from 2005: Lyrics from Popular 2002 Songs
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3. 'The tide is high and I'm holding on. I'm gonna be your ....'

number two
number four
number three
number one




Music: Bands and Duets: Random Band Knowledge Part 1
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4. Which of these colorful songs belongs to Billy Idol?

"A Whiter Shade of Pale"
"Back In Black"
"White Wedding"
"White Rabbit"




Music: Drummers: Who is the Drummer
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5. Who was the drummer for the early KISS?

Peter Criss
John Bonham
Keith Moon
Stuart Copeland




Music: Heavy Metal: Late 80's/Early 90's Heavy Stuff
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6. What member did Flotsam & Jetsam, Metallica and Voivod all have in common?

Cliff Burton
Jason Newsted
Dave Mustaine
James Hetfield




Music: Finish The Lyric: Lyrically Challenged
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7. "Do I ever cross your mind anytime? Do you ever wake up reaching out for ______?"

me
cigarettes
a glass of water
the covers




Music: 1980s Music: 1980s -The Best Decade For Music #1
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8. What choreographer-turned-singer scored the #1 hit "Mickey"?

Paula Abdul
Debbie Gibson
Kylie Minogue
Toni Basil




Music: Lyrics: Mixed Lyrics : Volume B
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9. "I can't really explain it/I'm so into now/I wanna be more than a friend to you now/When they ask I mention my babygirl on the interviews now."

B2k
Fabulous
Craig David
Romeo Dunn




Music: Mixed Lyrics: Memorable Lyrics
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10. And finally, of which establishment is it said "You can check out any time you like but you can never leave"?

Morrison Hotel
Blue Hotel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hotel California
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Postby deldaisy » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:42 pm

I look at them Tony.... though I try not to. See every time I look... especially the history ones.... I see something I had NO idea about and then go googling and spend WAY too long reading.... :D

And once I start reading... its not good Tony. I once read a two paragraph article once that lead me on tangents for two years. At one stage i was reading very detailed books on ancient ship and keel design through the ages. ARGH!
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Postby Dotsie » Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:05 pm

I reckon I got five right. But it's cutting me up that I don't know the Metallica one, I used to love them!
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