Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:43 pm

Literature

Literature: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'
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1. Olivia is mourning the death of whom in the beginning?

her father
her brother
her husband
her mother

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her brother



Literature: Stephen King: Oversimplified Stephen King stories
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2. A sleepy New England town is terrorized by vampires.

Gerald's Game
Cycle of the Werewolf
Insomnia
'Salem's Lot

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'Salem's Lot



Literature: Authors and their Works: About the Authors...
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3. 'The Island of Doctor Moreau'

George Orwell
Rudyard Kipling
Mary Shelly
H.G. Wells

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H.G. Wells



Literature: Literary Titles: Name That Book!
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4. She's a stingy little brat who becomes orphaned and whisked away to her uncle's mansion. There, she meets her crippled cousin, a boy who has animals for friends, and something else. What is the name of this piece of children's literature?

Anne of the Island
The Secret Garden
Anne of Windy Poplars
Rainbow Valley

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The Secret Garden



Literature: Othello: Othello - The Moor of Venice
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5. What does it mean to be 'a Moor'?

Name given to one who has been betrayed.
Name given to one who has won high honors in battle.
Name given to one of Northwestern African descent.
Name given to a noble in Venetian society.

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Name given to one of Northwestern African descent.



Literature: Twelfth Night: What You Will about "Twelfth Night"
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6. What do Toby and Andrew do too much of?

Walking
Praying
Drinking
Smiling

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Drinking



Literature: Literary Terms & Quotes: Literary Signs and Symbols 3
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7. Which one of these punctuation marks has a name that comes from the Greek for 'segment'?

"
.
,
?

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,



Literature: Authors and their Works: Good Start
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8. Who began his book with the sentence, "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit"?

Paul Theroux
J.R.R. Tolkien
G.K. Chesterton
C.S. Lewis

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J.R.R. Tolkien



Literature: French Literature: French Literature 842 - 1980
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9. In the works of François Rabelais, what is the name of the giant who is the son of Grandgousier and the father of Pantagruel?

Alcofribas Nasier
Gargamelle
Gargantua
Picrochole


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Gargantua


Literature: Indian Literature: Indian Literature
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10. Which are the epics which are of great historical importance and tell us about the ancient culture of warfare and politics?

Ramayana & Mahapakistana
Raghuvamsa & Meghadutam
Mahabharata & Meghadutam
Ramayana & Mahabharata


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Ramayana & Mahabharata
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:56 pm

Trivia

World: Currencies: Bills, Bills, Bills
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1. What currency will you use for your trip to the Taj Mahal?

Afghani
Tolar
Dirham
Rupee

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Rupee



World: Spanish: Foods From Spanish To English
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2. The Spanish word is 'naranja', what is the English word?

orange
soup
apple
sugar

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orange



World: Indonesian and Malay: Bahasa Indonesia mudah sekali, bukan?
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3. Which of the following means "my friend"?

saya pengyou
saya teman
teman saya
pengyou saya

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teman saya



World: HMS Victory: Ahoy Matey, Life aboard Man-O-War, HMS Victory #2
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4. Which of these is NOT a type of shot fired from a Man-of-War's cannon?

Blood shot
Chain shot
Grape shot
Cannister shot

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Blood shot



World: British Railways: Railway Stations Of The UK
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5. Lime Street Railway Station. Where is it?

Nottingham
Derby
Liverpool
Leicester

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Liverpool



World: UK Commercials: Advertising Slogans
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6. Who makes "exceedingly good cakes"?

Mrs Cakecook
Mr Kipling
Master Caker-Baker
Kate Kake-Bake

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Mr Kipling



World: Reagan, Ronald: The Great Communicator - Ronald Reagan
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7. In March 1983 Reagan referred to which of the following as an 'evil empire'?

Cuba
The Soviet Union
Germany
Iraq

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The Soviet Union



World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Their Internet Domain Extensions: II
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8. "lk" is the internet domain extension for which country?

Sri Lanka
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Saint Lucia

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Sri Lanka



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

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

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John Sirica



World: Esperanto: Esperanto for Beginners
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10. Here are some basic Esperanto words: "blua", "telefono", "ne", "granda", "insekto", "libera", "fakto", "alta". What letter do all Esperanto nouns end in?

I
E
A
O

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O
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:53 pm

Trivia

World: Air Forces: United States Bomber
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1. What is the B-58A also called?

Hustler
Destroyer
Stratojet
Delta Dart

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Hustler



World: Armenian: Basic Armenian
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2. If you have a "kartez" in your hand, what are you holding?

documents
suitcase
map
camera

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map



World: New York Subway: New York City Subway
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3. How many stations are there in Central Park?

There are no stations in Central Park
3
1
2

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There are no stations in Central Park



World: Aviation: Aviation and flying
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4. The WWII P-51 Mustang was fitted with what legendary power plant?

Merlin V-12 engine
twin-turbo engine
radial engine
diesel-powered Grumman engine


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Merlin V-12 engine


World: Auto World: Who Made It?
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5. Tatra's rear-mounted, air-cooled, eight-cylinder engine cars are manufactured in which country?

Germany
Poland
Russia
Czech Republic

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Czech Republic



World: Italian: It's All Relative!
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6. How do Italians refer to 'daughter-in-law'?

la sorellastra
la gemella
la figlia
la nuora

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la nuora



World: U.S. Vice-Presidents: Vice Presidents of the U.S.
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7. Which of the following was not a vice-president of Franklin Roosevelt?

Joseph Kennedy
Henry Wallace
Harry S. Truman
John Garner

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Joseph Kennedy



World: Italian: Tongue-twisters!
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8. Some madness: "Nel giardino di Messer Pazzino de’ Pazzi c’era una pazza che lavava le pezze; venne Messer Pazzino de’ Pazzi, prese la pazza e le pezze e gittolle nel ___".

mare
lago
pozzo
fiume

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pozzo



World: European Cultures: Gibraltar's Culture and Customs
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9. During the time of the Great Siege, it is believed that the national dish of "Calentita" was widely eaten, using the limited ingredients that were available to the local people. "Calentita" is made mostly from ingredient?

Rice
Chickpeas
Wheat
Kidney Beans


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Chickpeas


World: Military Matters: A year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
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10. What building was named after the United State's first Treasury Secretary?

Roland Hall
Waesche Hall
Yeaton Hall
Hamilton Hall

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Hamilton Hall
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:45 pm

History

History: Civil War Battles: Civil War Battles and Leaders
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1. Which union officer(who eventually rose to rank of Brigadier General) was a college professor at Bowdoin and later Gov. of Maine?

Chamberlain
Hooker
Grant
Sherman

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Chamberlain



History: War History: Ancient Military History
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2. In the 300's B.C what son of Macedonian king Philip II spread Greek culture throughout the Asian world by conquering territory nearly all the way to the Indian subcontinent?

Thucydides
Philip III
Alexander
Herodotus

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Alexander



History: 1910s History: People, Places and Events --1910-1919
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3. The people of Paris were astounded when this famous painting was stolen from the Louvre in August of 1911. What was the painting?

Whistler's Mother
Madonna Litta
Last Supper
Mona Lisa

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Mona Lisa



History: War History: Famous Battles
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4. At this Russian industrial city, deep within the country, the fate of the German attack against the Soviet Union, was decided in the winter months of 1942-43.

Stalingrad
Kharkov
Kursk
Moscow

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Stalingrad



History: Medieval History: Key Terms of Medieval Times
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5. A duel on horseback between two knights carrying lances.

Melee
Lance
Joust
Tournament

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Joust



History: World War I: Manfred von Richthofen
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6. What was Manfred von Richthofen's nickname?

The Red Baron
The Bloody Baron
The Blue Duke
The Green King

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The Red Baron



History: Virginia History: Richmond: A Walk Through History
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7. Monument Avenue in Richmond is known for its architecturally diverse houses and churches, as well as a series of statues and monuments of military heroes including Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. What war are these men associated with?

World War II
American Revolutionary War
American Civil War
French and Indian War

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American Civil War



History: Famous Dates: On the 27th of November...
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8. On this date in 1895, a famous will was signed establishing an award. Whose will was this?

John Heisman
Alfred Nobel
George Foster Peabody
Jules Verne

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Alfred Nobel



History: World War I: Battles of World War One
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9. Where are the Falkland Islands, the scene of fighting between British and German naval vessels in 1914?

North America
South America
Africa
Australasia

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South America



History: 1920s History: 1923
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10. On November 8, Adolf Hitler led an abortive coup d’etat, known as the “Beer Hall Putsch”, in what city?

Berlin
Munich
Frankfurt
Vienna

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Munich
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:02 pm

Movies

Movies: Name It - Easy: Name That Chick Flick or Comedy
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1. Name the romanctic movie about ballerina and hip-hop dancer with sub-plots of rival gangs and racial intolerance.

Dirty Dancing
10 Things I Hate About You
Save the Last Dance
Grease

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Save the Last Dance



Movies: Classics - Average +/- 10: Classic Films and their Stars Part One
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2. Who co-starred with Jackie Gleason in "The Hustler"?

Anthony Quinn
Paul Newman
Anthony Perkins
Robert Redford

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Paul Newman



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 25 Degrees of John Malkovich
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3. Brad Pitt tried together with Matt Damon (and others) to rob a casino in Las Vegas (also starring George Clooney). The movie is...

Ocean's Eleven
Entrapment
Casino
The Devil's Own

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Ocean's Eleven



Movies: Players - Easy: Who Played In This Movie?
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4. Who starred in the movie "Coyote Ugly"?

Tyra Banks
Meg Ryan
Pam Anderson
Halle Berry

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Tyra Banks



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 25 Degrees of Alec Baldwin
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5. Viggo Mortensen was in this Hitchcock remake about a man who wants to get rid of his wife while he's on the phone with her, with Gwyneth Paltrow. Which one?

When A Stranger Calls
A Perfect Murder
Rear Window
Psycho

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A Perfect Murder



Movies: Name It - Average 10: Movie Plot Points
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6. A comic, based on two people, is about to be made into a movie. The two head off on a road trip to stop the movie or get their royalties.

X-Men
One False Move
Chasing Amy
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back



Movies: Taglines - Average: Indiefan's Movie Taglines
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7. "Not all angels are innocent." (1994)

Sister My Sister
All Over Me
Heavenly Creatures
The Ice Storm

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Heavenly Creatures



Movies: Taglines - Average: Indiefan's Movie Taglines
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8. "A scream that wakes you up, might be your own..." (1984)

The Evil Dead
Scream II
A Nightmare on Elm Street
I Know What You Did Last Summer

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A Nightmare on Elm Street



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 20 Degrees of Ben Affleck
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9. We'll start with an easy one. Ben Affleck did this comedy, (along with many others), starring opposite his real-life best friend, Matt Damon. It was about two ex-angels trying to get to New Jersey.

Dogma
Mallrats
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Bounce

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Dogma



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 20 Degrees of Ben Affleck
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10. Which of these movies starred Nicolas Cage and John Travolta?

Con Air
Gone In 60 Seconds
Air Force One
Face/Off

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Face/Off
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:01 pm

Music

Music: Music Grab Bag: Classic Hits - Which Decade?
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1. Here's an easy one: In what decade did "I Want to Hold Your Hand" first hit the charts?

1970s
1980s
1950s
1960s

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1960s



Music: Which Band?: .....And The Bands
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2. This band was "Walkin on Sunshine" in the 80's.

Katrina and the Waves
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
Dante and the Evergreens
Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

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Katrina and the Waves



Music: Music Grab Bag: Identity ’Hit’ Parade
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3. Ziggy Stardust and Aladin Sane should reveal the identity of this final star in our ID Hit parade. Born in the UK in 1947, his real name is David Jones.

Dave Dee
Davy Jones
David Bowie
Dave Stewart

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David Bowie



Music: Name the Artist: Great Singers - Missing Links
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4. "Reptile" - "Tears In Heaven" - "Travelin' Light" - "Broken Down" - "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"?

Another Brick in the Wall
Layla
Under Pressure
El Condor Pasa

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Layla



Music: Finish The Lyric: Lost for Words! 7
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5. "And when she knows what She wants from her time And when she wakes up And makes up her ______." Lyrics from Billy Joel, but which word is missing?

face
mind
story
bed

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mind



Music: Music from 1969: 1969 - A Baaaad Moon Is Risin'
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6. "We're caught in a trap, I can't walk out Because I love you too much baby Why can't you see what you're doing to me When you don't believe a word I say" What song was this?

Suspicious Minds
Don't Leave Me This Way
Suspicion
Treat Me Right

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Suspicious Minds



Music: Misheard Lyrics: Misunderstood Song Lyrics - Oldies
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7. Perhaps one of the most misunderstood lines in rock history was in Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze". What did he kiss in the song?

This guy
Her bye
The fly
The sky

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The sky



Music: R and B, Rap, and Hip-Hop: 1980s Hip-Hop: "Who Sang?"
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8. Who is the rapper who sang "Ice Ice Baby"?

Tupac
MC Dreamy
Ghetto boys
Vanilla Ice


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Vanilla Ice


Music: Music by Year: Sixtyseventyfun IV
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9. Who was Henry John Deutschendorf?

Joe Cocker
James Dean
Jimmy Durante
John Denver

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John Denver



Music: Writers & Producers: Pharrell Williams
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10. What band is Pharrell in?

G*E*E*K
N*E*R*D
F*R*E*A*K
W*E*I*R*D*O

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N*E*R*D
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:12 pm

History

History: 1920s Nostalgia: People, Places and Events--1920-1929
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1. In 1925, Adolf Hitler published a book that he had dictated to Rudolf Hess during his imprisonment in Landsberg prison. The title, of course, was "Mein Kampf". What does 'Mein Kampf' mean?

My Struggle
My Beliefs
My Policies
My Desire

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My Struggle



History: USA in the 19th.Century: The Antebellum Years
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2. Which president was responsible for The Louisana Purchase?

George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
Abraham Lincoln


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Thomas Jefferson


History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (1)
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3. In July 2003 which Company was reported as paying 1.6 billion dollars for Overture in a massive technology stock take over?

Yaboo
Yahoo
FunTrivia
FunRivia

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Yahoo



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Things That Changed the World
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4. Which of the following was killed on November 22, 1963?

Martin Luther King Jr.
Oliver North
Elvis Presley
John F. Kennedy

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John F. Kennedy



History: Ancient History: World History Made Simple: 2900 - 800 B.C.
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5. The legendary Hsia (also spelled Xia) dynasty arose in this area around 2205 BC.

Japan
Mesopotamia
Eastern Mediterranean
China

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China



History: Asian: 20th Century Middle East
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6. What does the P.L.O. stand for?

Powerful Liberation Organization
Population Limiting Organization
Palestine Liberation Organization
Palestinian Limitation Organization

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Palestine Liberation Organization



History: 1960s Nostalgia: Remembering the 60s - 1968 Americana
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7. In a March 1968 issue, whom did "Life" magazine call the "most spectacular guitarist in the world"?

Chet Atkins
George Harrison
Jimi Hendrix
Eric Clapton

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Jimi Hendrix



History: Ancient History: The Joy of Archaeology
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8. One of the tools you are likely to see at an excavation consists of a long tube filled with colored water and attached to a tape measure at one end. What is it?

A water level
A talisman to keep away creepy crawlies
A divining rod for small finds
Your lunch

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A water level



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

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

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Bad weather and rough seas



History: Civil War: The American Civil War
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10. All major battles in the Civil War took place around Washington D.C. and in the South except for ONE. Which Northern State did a major battle take place in?

Ohio
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Delaware

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Pennsylvania
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:04 pm

Literature

Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet
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1. Where is the play set?

London
Rome
Paris
Verona

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Verona



Literature: German Literature: Post-War German Literature
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2. Which German playwright got his own theatre 'am Schiffbauerdamm' in East-Berlin in 1954, but died two years later ?

Ingeborg Bachmann
Gunter Eich
Martin Walser
Bertold Brecht

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Bertold Brecht



Literature: Poetry: Poetry Places
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3. 'In Xanadu did Kubla Khan ...'

Alexander Pope
Oscar Wilde
Thomas Hood
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge



Literature: Literary Terms & Quotes: Literary Anecdotes And Small Talk
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4. Which of these English authors died in 1616 in the same month and probably on the same day of the month as he had been born 52 years earlier in 1564?

Sir Philip Sidney
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Edmund Spenser
William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare



Literature: Literature Before 1900: Eminent Victorians
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5. Which famous poem opens with these lines: 'The sea is calm tonight. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits - on the French coast the light Gleams and is gone: the cliffs of England stand, Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay'?

The Haystack in the Floods (William Morris)
The Lotos-Eaters (Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
Dover Beach (Matthew Arnold)
Aurora Leigh (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

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Dover Beach (Matthew Arnold)



Literature: Poetry: Famous Poems
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6. "I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud"?

Percy Bysshe Shelley
William Butler Yeats
William Wordsworth
Walt Whitman

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William Wordsworth



Literature: Authors and their Works: My Favorite Authors
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7. Here's an easy one: Who wrote the Harry Potter books?

J.K. Rowling
C.S. Lewis
E.B. White
P.L. Travers

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J.K. Rowling



Literature: Science Fiction: Classic and Iconic Science Fiction quiz
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8. The film 'Blade Runner' was based on which book by Philip K. Dick?

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said
The Zap Gun
The Three Stigma of Palmer Eldritch

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?



Literature: Children's Literature: Harry Potter and the Storm of Controversy
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9. What group, in particular, has been most critical of the Harry Potter books?

Wiccans
Fundamentalist Christians
Librarians
Teachers

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Fundamentalist Christians



Literature: Science Fiction: Opening Lines
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10. What book is this from? "Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the Farmer's wife."

"Deep Wizardry," Diane Duane
"Little House on the Prairie," Laura Ingilds Wilder
"The Wizard of Oz," L. Frank Baum
"Watership Down," Richard Adams

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"The Wizard of Oz," L. Frank Baum
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Conforumist » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:16 pm

Only 6 that time. I'm pretty weak in literature.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:36 pm

Trivia

World: Consumer Protection: The Car Buying Experience
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1. When you go shopping for a new car, you see a sticker that gives you the MSRP. What does MSRP stand for?

My, Such a Ripoff Price!
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
Mandated Standard Retail Price
Manufacturer's Standard Retail Price

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Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price



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

rex
felis
rana
canis

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canis



World: European Cultures: Gypsies
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3. The Gypsies refer to themselves by which of the following?

Hyksos
Romani
Scythian
Dorii

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Romani



World: Maritime: Famous Ships II
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4. This ship took part in an important discovery. What type of ship was the 'Santa Maria'?

Pleasure Cruise Ship
Sailing Ship
Steamboat
Battleship

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Sailing Ship



World: Currencies: A Small World of Asian Currencies
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5. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan all share the same currency, which is named ______.

dollar
riyal
rupee
rouble

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rupee



World: French: Qu'est-ce Que C'est?
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6. If you were in a French class, and the teacher said 'Mettez vos cahiers sur les bureaux', what did she tell the class to do?

Sit up straight and face forward.
Write the answer on the next page.
Put your notebooks on your desks.
Place your hands on your lap.

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Put your notebooks on your desks.



World: World Flags: The World's Most Colourful Flags
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7. Bhutan's flag is comprised of yellow and orange diagonal halves, with a black and white what in the centre?

Eagle
Horse
Dragon
Lion

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Dragon



World: Canadian Laws: Ontario Insurance Terms and Concepts
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8. The portion of a claim that you are responsible for is known as your what?

Policy Term
Deductible
Coverage
Withdrawal

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Deductible



World: Motorcycles: General Rules for Riding Motorcycles
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9. When riding a motorcycle, your body position plays a large role in controlling the motorcycle. In order to achieve maximum control, which of the following should you NOT do?

Dangle your feet off the footpegs
Keep your body facing forward
Maintain good posture
Hold the handlegrips firmly

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Dangle your feet off the footpegs



World: World Leaders: World Leader 2005
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10. Who was president of Russia in 2005?

Nursultan Nazarbayev
Aleksandr Lukashenko
Saparmurat Niyazov
Vladimir Putin


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Vladimir Putin
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Re: Daily Quiz

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Woohoo, 10 out of 10!! :dance:
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:33 pm

Trivia

World: Presidential Trivia: Little Known Presidential Facts
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1. Which president was convicted of exceeding the Washington speed limit on his horse?

Chester Arthur
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Andrew Johnson

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Ulysses S. Grant



World: Roosevelt, Franklin D.: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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2. FDR died of a cerebral haemorrhage in 1945 at his retreat in Warm Springs, GA. What was he doing at the time?

talking on the telephone
playing cards
having his portrait painted
eating

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having his portrait painted.



World: Swedish: Svenska! (Swedish)
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3. How do we say 'coffee' in swedish?

Koffee
Kafe
Kofe
Kaffe

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Kaffe



World: Canadian Laws: Canadian Criminal Process
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4. Which of the following is not a reason for denying bail?

If the person is accused of stealing
If the person was previously accused of 'contempt of court'
If the person is accused of being a serial killer
If the accused has no ties to community

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If the person is accused of stealing.



World: Seven Ancient Wonders: The 7 Ancient World Wonders
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5. By 1522, almost every of block of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was taken by the Knights of St John of Malta, for what purpose?

To fortify their huge crusader castle
To use as ammunitions for their catapults
To build homes for their settlers
To improve the fitness of their soldiers

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To fortify their huge crusader castle



World: U.S. Currency: American Currency
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6. Which organization oversees the printing of US paper money?

The Department of The US Mint
The CIA
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
The Bureau of Standard Currency

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing



World: French: Absurd French 607
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7. Pour preparer une bonne dinde farcie il vous faut des marrons.

To prepare your dull maid for a practical joke, you'll need time.
To prepare a nice stuffed turkey, you need chestnuts.
To prepare a good stuffed turkey, you need oysters.
To prepare a joke for your turkey, you need to laugh.

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To prepare a nice stuffed turkey, you need chestnuts



World: Business World: Top Business History Events
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8. Number 10 - This inventor and entrepreneur practically defined the term 'cool' with his 1902 'apparatus'. Who was he?

J.L. Hudson
Willis Carrier
James Trane
Richard Rheem

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Willis Carrier



World: Spanish: Mexican Proverbs
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9. Mas vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando.

A stitch in time saves nine.
Birds of a feather flock together.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
It's a small world.

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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.



World: US Colleges: Where in the U.S. are these colleges?
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10. Bradley University, Lake Forest College, Millikin University, Northwestern University?

Washington
Illinois
Oregon
Minnesota

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Illinois
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:55 pm

History

History: Holocaust: World War II -The Holocaust
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1. What was the largest concentration camp?

Treblinka
Majdenek-Lublin
Chelmno
Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Auschwitz-Birkenau



History: Roman History: The Grandeur That Was Rome
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2. Found on many public buildings during the days of Empire was a plaque bearing the letters 'SPQR'. In Latin, this stood for 'Senatus Populusque Romanus'. What does this mean in English?

The Senate's own property
Do not deface or damge
Favored by the Emperor
The Senate and people of Rome


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The Senate and people of Rome



History: World War II: American Special Forces WW2
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3. Both the Airborne and Rangers led the advance through Germany after the Seigfried Line was broken. Elements of the 5th Rangers, 101st and the 82nd saw things that few would mention but none would forget.

Concentration and Slave Camps
The surrender of 150000 German troops
The treasures at Obersalzberg (Berchestgarten)
Russians killing prisoners in the Baltic

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Concentration and Slave Camps



History: Civil War: The Civil War - Part T
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4. Gen. Jackson he was known to be very eccentric. Which of the following did he do?

all the these
not eat pepper
raise left arm in the air
sit straight up in a chair

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all the these



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

Lord Irwin
Lord Montague
Lord Wavell
Lord Mountbatten

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Lord Mountbatten



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

July 1978
June 1942
May 1956
July 1938

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June 1942



History: Ancient History: World History Made Simple: 2900 - 800 B.C.
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7. It is now 1240 BC and the last 500 years were not much more than everyone fighting everyone else. The Israelites escaped from Egypt and established themselves in what area?

Goshen
Kadesh
Tanis
Canaan

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Canaan



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Headlines
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8. 1959. "X-15". What was "X-15"?

Bestselling novel
Nuclear formula
Rocket aircraft
Sci-fi movie

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Rocket aircraft



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: From the 20th Century
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9. What event made Rosa Parks a Civil Rights icon and led to the emergence of Martin Luther King?

Brown vs Topeka
The Rosenberg executions
Little Rock
Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Montgomery Bus Boycott



History: Civil War: The American Civil War
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10. Union General Ulysses Simpson Grant and William Tecumsah Sherman marched through Georgia pillaging and burning homes and freeing the slaves. They marched from Atlanta to where?

Vicksburg
Savannah
Petersburg
Port Hudson

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Savannah
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:53 pm

Movies

Movies: Winslet, Kate: Kate Winslet's Films!
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1. This was Kate's first film. She played the role of a schoolgirl. It came out in 1994. Which of these movies was it?

Heavenly Creatures
Quills
Jude
Iris

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Heavenly Creatures



Movies: War in Movies: The Military in Movies
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2. Bill Murray once starred in a military comedy opposite Harold Ramis, John Larroquette and the late, great John Candy. What was the name of that movie?

Operation Petticoat
Stripes
Torpedo Alley
Hot Shots

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Stripes



Movies: Taglines - Average: Movie Taglines With Someone In Common
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3. Love is in the hair.

American Pie
A Night at the Roxbury
Me, Myself & Irene
There's Something About Mary

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There's Something About Mary



Movies: Depp, Johnny: Johnny Depp Films
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4. In this film, Johnny's loveable character gets up to lots of crazy antics, including making breadrolls dance!

Benny and Joon
Blow
Pirates of the Caribbean
Before Night Falls

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Benny and Joon



Movies: Name It - Average 10: Bil's You Pick the Flick II
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5. Which movie was released in 2000 and had the tagline "May the best moves win."?

Bring It On
Never Been Kissed
True Lies
Get Over It

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Bring It On



Movies: Literary Movies: Movies From Books
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6. Girl looks at stars. Girl loses father. Girl looks at stars. Girl gets message from aliens. Girl is passed over for discovery. Girl visits aliens. Girl is mocked for story. What 1997 movie is this?

Solaris
Contact
2010
The Quiet Earth

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Contact



Movies: Something in Common: Comic Books in the Movies
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7. Which eminently wicked Marvel Comics villain has appeared in both the original 'X-Men' film of 2000 and the sequel 'X2' of 2003?

Juggernaut
Dr. Doom
Magneto
Apocalypse

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Magneto



Movies: Eastwood, Clint: Clint Eastwood Characters
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8. In "Every Which Way But Loose" and its sequel "Any Which Way You Can", Clint plays an orangutan-loving bare-knuckle fighter with an unusual name. What is it?

Philo Beddoe
Jonathan Hemlock
Tom Highway
Tommy Nowak

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Philo Beddoe



Movies: Connected with Television: From 'SNL' to the Movies
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9. What is the name of the sexually ambiguous character that Julia Sweeney brought to the silver screen in 1994?

Pat
Kim
Chris
Leslie

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Pat



Movies: Which Movie: Name That Movie! Johnny Depp Style!
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10. "I can let you drown, but I can't bring this ship into Tortuga all by me onesies, savvy? So, can you sail under the command of a pirate, or can you not?"

What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Pirates of the Caribbean
Blow
Chocolat

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Pirates of the Caribbean
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jul 28, 2012 3:54 pm

Music

Music: Christian Music: Amazing Grace
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1. "...bright shining as the __________..."

sun
stars
Son
snow

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sun



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

shoes
her glasses
make-up
a microphone

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shoes



Music: Opera: Puccini Women
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3. She lived in a convent.

Angelica
Musetta
Lauretta
Michelle

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Angelica



Music: Rigoletto: Verdi's "Rigoletto"
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4. The opera opens with a party at the palace of the Duke. During the course of the party the Duke flirts outrageously with a woman while her angry husband looks on. What is the name of the woman?

Countess Almaviva
Leonora
Floria Tosca
Countess Ceprano

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Countess Ceprano



Music: Rigoletto: Verdi's "Rigoletto"
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5. Monteron'e curse finds fulfillment during the last scene of the opera when who is killed instead of the Duke?

Rigoletto
Gilda
Monterone
Gilda's puppy

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Gilda



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

flute
bassoon
contrabassoon
saxophone

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bassoon



Music: Color Songs: Colorful Songs
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7. This Prince song contains the following lyric "by the way u parked your car sideways."

Little Red Wagon
Little Red Corvette
Cream
Cream Colored Corvette

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Little Red Corvette



Music: Who Sang This: Lyrics from UK No.1 singles of 2002
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8. "His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, there's vomit on his sweater already, mom's spaghetti."

Dr Dre
Xzibit
Snoop Dogg
Eminem

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Eminem



Music: Lyrics: Rap Lyrics V
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9. What song is this from? "Shake dat ting Miss Kana Kana Shake dat ting Miss Annabella Shake dat ting yan Donna Donna Jodi and Rebecca"

Give Me the Light
Get Busy
Esa Loca
Call My Name

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Get Busy



Music: Lead Singers: Name the Lead Female Vocalist
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10. The Blackhearts had a major hit with the song 'I Love Rock and Roll', with who as their lead singer?

Joan Jett
Siouxie Sioux
Susannah Hoffs
Stevie Nicks

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Joan Jett
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