Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:52 pm

Movies

Movies: Players - Very Easy: Main Characters in Movies #2
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1. Who played the main character in the original "Halloween"?

Jamie Lee Curtis
Holly Marie Combs
Drew Barrymore
Julie Andrews

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Jamie Lee Curtis



Movies: Degrees - Easy 10: Corey Haim: 10 Degrees of Separation
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2. Tom Cruise was in this movie about a fugitive cop being set up for a future murder. It also starred Colin Farrell.

Hart's War
Minority Report
Mission Impossible
Tigerland

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Minority Report



Movies: Common Titles: Movies in Color - In The Titles Anyway!
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3. Based on a novel by Anthony Burgess, this movie directed by Stanley Kubrick is about violence in a future Britain and the brainwashing of one young man. What is it called?

The Love of Two Oranges
A Clockwork Orange
Orange for Danger
Slicing the Orange

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A Clockwork Orange



Movies: L: Christopher Lambert Movies
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4. Christopher Lambert was once married to an actress whose career has bloomed recently, featuring in movies such as 'The Glass House' and 'The Perfect Storm.' Who is she?

Karen Allen
Reese Witherspoon
Demi Moore
Diane Lane

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Diane Lane



Movies: Sandler, Adam: Name the Adam Sandler Movie!
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5. Adam Sandler takes the role of a young man who makes it big in American football.

The Waterboy
Billy Madison
Happy Gilmore
The Animal

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The Waterboy



Movies: Players - Average 10: Name the Actor/Actress
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6. Who played Doug Quaid in "Total Recall"?

Sylvester Stallone
Arnorld Schwarzenegger
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Bruce Willis

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Arnorld Schwarzenegger



Movies: Movies by Year: Movies of 2003 - Part 3
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7. Which television sketch comedy was turned in to a whole movie featuring clips you wouldn't see on television?

So Graham Norton
Trigger Happy TV
Jackass
Bo 'Selecta

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Jackass



Movies: Animals in Movies: Animals In The Movies
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8. In the movie "Cinderella", Gus is a ______.

bird
fish
mouse
gerbil

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mouse



Movies: Cusack, John: Roles of John Cusack Part 1
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9. What was John's name in the 1999 movie "Cradle Will Rock"?

Nelson Rockefeller
John Houseman
Marc Blitzstein
Tommy Crickshaw

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Nelson Rockefeller



Movies: Grab Bag - Tough 10: Film: We Love It So!
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10. Which of these performers has never played The Devil in a movie?

Liz Hurley
Al Pacino
Gabriel Byrne
They all have

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:10 pm

Music

Music: Lyrics: Rap Lyrics VII
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1. Name the song: "Shawty crunk on the floor wide open. Speak so much they call her Billy Ocean."

Yeah
Get on My Level
Tipsy
Salt Shaker

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Salt Shaker



Music: Name the Singer: Different Newer Country Songs
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2. "Long Black Train" is a Christian song sung by whom?

Chris Cagle
Blue Country
Josh Turner
Keith Urban

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Josh Turner



Music: Name the Song: Earworms
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3. You can knock this 1997 group down for creating the annoying earworm "Tubthumping" but they’ll get back up again!

The Clash
Chewbacha
Chumbawamba
Club Nouveau

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Chumbawamba



Music: 1990s Music: Number 1's of the 90s
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4. Which song do these lyrics appear in: "If I should stay, I would only be in your way, So I'll go, but I know I'll think of you every step of the way."?

Rhythm Is A Dancer
I Will Always Love You
Deeply Dippy
Ain't No Doubt

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I Will Always Love You



Music: Music from 1969: 1969 - Get Together
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5. "I met a gin-soaked, bar room queen in Memphis She tried to take me upstairs for a ride She had to heave me right across her shoulder 'Cause I just can't seem to drink you off my mind" The title is?

Brown Sugar
Honky Tonk Women
Beast Of Burden
Wild Horses

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Honky Tonk Women



Music: Music from 2004: Music and Lyrics of 2004
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6. "Everybody's talking all this stuff about me Why don't they just let me live? I don't need permission, make my own decisions That's my ________" What is the missing word?

way of being
opinion
prerogative
logic

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prerogative



Music: Women in Music: Pop Divas
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7. Which diva once kissed Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera on stage at an MTV awards show?

Mariah Carey
Cher
Madonna
Jennifer Lopez

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Madonna



Music: Something in Common: Greetings And Salutations
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8. And this one from the Beatles goes something like this: "You say yes, I say no You say stop and I say go, go, go." Do you remember the title?

Good Morning Good Morning
From Me To You
Good Day Sunshine
Hello Goodbye

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Hello Goodbye



Music: 2000s Lyrics: 2005 Hit Lyrics: Billboards' Best
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9. Can you fill in the blank? '_______ _______! That's where I want to be! _______ _______! Rolling like a celebrity!'

Shopping mall
T. O.
L. A.
Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills



Music: Music Mixture: Popular Music
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10. Who sings the song "Breakaway"?

Toby Keith
Kelly Breakson
Kelly Clarkson
Jenny Garth

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Kelly Clarkson
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 16, 2012 2:49 pm

History

History: U.S. History: Interesting U.S. History Facts
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1. JFK's quote, 'This is a new ocean, and I believe the US should sail it,' referred to which of the following?

Communism
Space
the Atlantic Ocean
Nuclear Distruction

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Space



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

Toyota Celica
Dodge Arrow
Ford Mustang
MG Midget

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Ford Mustang



History: Disasters: World Disasters
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3. What happened to Hiroshima and Nagasaki which caused the end of World War 2?

France attacked them
Germany attacked with all their troops
U.S. used atomic bombs
the United Nations attacked them

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U.S. used atomic bombs



History: French: France: Roman Empire - Modern Times
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4. During the colonial period, just prior to the French and Indian War, what other city was a primary French city in Canada, besides Quebec?

Montréal
Trois-Rivieres
Toronto
Lachine

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Montréal



History: 1980s Nostalgia: Remember the 80s?
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5. 1987. Soviet Premier ____________________ and US president Reagan sign the INF Treaty in Washington, D.C.

Maksim Litvinov
Nikita Khruschev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Leonid Brezhnev

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Mikhail Gorbachev



History: War History: Wars and Conflicts of the 20th Century
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6. This war was fought initially to unite the Korean Peninsula. It reached a stalemate in 1953, with no clear winner. What was this war called?

The Terrible War
The Indochina War
The Korean War
The Russo- American war

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The Korean War



History: 2000s History: Global Hot Spots 2003
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7. In which African country were Hutu forces continuing to battle the Tutsi-led government in 2003?

Egypt
Rwanda
Libya
Algeria

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Rwanda



History: 1960s Nostalgia: Remembering the 60s - 1962 Americana
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8. In 1962 an Oregon CPA and a college track coach founded Blue Ribbon Sports, Inc. To what did they change the name ten years later?

Calloway
Nike
Spaulding
Foot Joy

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Nike



History: Mixed Bag: Handshakes in History
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9. Philadelphia, USA, March 6th, 1842: Edgar Allen Poe, the famous American writer, shook hands with which eminent English writer who was touring the United States?

Anthony Trollope
Elizabeth Gaskell
Charles Dickens
Emily Bronte

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Charles Dickens



History: China: History of Chinese Communism 1949 Onwards
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10. What nation supported the Communist Party of China in their struggle for China?

Japan
U.S.S.R.
Indonesia
France

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U.S.S.R.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:17 pm

Literature

Literature: Mixed Literature: An Assortment of Books
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1. Which William Golding book was turned down by 21 publishers before its 1954 release?

Red Badge of Courge
Everything You wanted to Know About Sex But were Afraid to Ask
Death of a Salesman
Lord of the Flies

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Lord of the Flies



Literature: Authors and their Works: A Little Challenge To Test Your Book Knowledge
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2. Who wrote 'Pride and Prejudice'?

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Kaye Gibbons
Upton Sinclair
Jane Austen

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Jane Austen



Literature: Shakespeare: Shakespeare, eh?
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3. Who is Hamlet's best friend?

Horatio
Guildenstern
Rosencrantz
Marcellus

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Horatio



Literature: Name The Play: Shakespeare's Plays in the Movies
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4. 1999's 'Ten Things I Hate About You'?

Titus Andronicus
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Measure For Measure
The Taming Of The Shrew

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The Taming Of The Shrew



Literature: Shakespeare: Know Your Shakespeare?
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5. In 'Hamlet', what is the macabre occupation of the two Clowns (as listed in the Dramatis Personae)

morticians
grave-diggers
butchers
goat-slayers

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grave-diggers



Literature: Literary Characters: Characters in Literature
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6. Which of the following novels has the characters Ralph, Jack, Simon, and Piggy?

Animal Farm
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
Lord of the Flies


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Lord of the Flies


Literature: Julius Caesar: Julius Caesar
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7. Antony offered Caesar the crown (to be king). Each time he refused it. How many times was it offered to him?

four times
once
thrice
he didn't offer it

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thrice



Literature: French Literature: Placenames In French Literature
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8. Who was the famous occupant of the Castle of Nohant who counted among her close friends: Franz Liszt, Eugene Delacroix, Turgenev, Honore de Balzac, Theophile Gautier and especially Frederic Chopin ?

Colette
Madame de Sevigne
Francoise Sagan
George Sand

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George Sand



Literature: Shakespeare: Death by Shakespeare
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9. "Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale/ Her infinite variety,"which would perhaps explain Mark Antony's obsession for Cleopatra. But in the end she dies rather famously, too -

Commits suicide by being bitten by an asp
Swallowing poison
Letting herself be stung by killer bees
Slain by Octavius Caesar

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Commits suicide by being bitten by an asp



Literature: Famous First Lines: Guess the book by reading these first few lines
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10. "When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm broken badly at the elbow."

To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Huck Finn (Mark Twain)
The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)

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To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:09 pm

Trivia

World: Hebrew and Yiddish: Beginning Hebrew
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1. What English letter is represented by the Hebrew leter 'bet'?

A
B
C
D

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B



World: Presidential Deaths: Presidential Birthplaces
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2. Name the President born in Arkansas?

Gerald Ford
Thomas Jefferson
Bill Clinton
Millard Fillmore

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Bill Clinton



World: Egyptian Politics: World Leaders - Anwar Sadat
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3. What two World leaders were also targets of assassins in 1981?

Barak and Rabin
Qaddaffi and Hussein
Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II
Faisal and Amin

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Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II



World: U.S. Commercials: 2001 Commercial Spokespeople
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4. Who did Pepsi add on to their marketing campaign in 2001?

Britney Spears
Jessica Simpson
Christina Aguilera
Samantha Mumba

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Britney Spears



World: European Union: The Council of the European Union
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5. Who presides over the Council?

each member state in turn, for a period of 12 months
the president of the European Parliament
the president of the Commission
each member state in turn, for a period of six months

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each member state in turn, for a period of six months



World: U.S. Politics: U.S. Mixed Government
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6. If the President of the United States dies, who becomes the new President?

First Lady
Secretary of State
Vice-President
President of Harvard

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Vice-President



World: Worldwide Greetings!: How Do You Say ...?
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7. How do you say "Gaelic" in Irish Gaelic?

Norsk
Eest
Gaeilge
Svenska

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Gaeilge



World: Gaelic: Irish Gaelic Placenames
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8. "Knock" ("cnoc") is "hill" in Irish. "Knockalough" is a "hill near a lake". "Knockatober" is a "hill near a well". Which of the following coloured hills is a "red hill"?

Knockroe
Knockgorm
Knockglass
Knockbane

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Knockroe



World: Kennedy, John F.: John F. Kennedy - The Journey to Texas
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9. What does the 'F' in John F Kennedy's name stand for?

Fitzgerald
Fredrick
Francis
Fidal

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Fitzgerald



World: Aviation: U.S. Aircraft History
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10. The Douglas DC-3 later became a military transport aircraft. Which of the following was this 'gooney-looking' aircraft?

AT-33
P-51
C-97
C-47

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C-47
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:56 pm

Trivia

World: Naval Forces: Aircraft Carrier History
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1. What is the name of the structure that sits in the center of the flight deck and off to the side that has the control tower and bridge in it?

captain's hut
home base
the island
the middle

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the island



World: Presidential Trivia: Tough American Presidents II
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2. Which of the following was born in Waxhaw, South Carolina?

James Polk
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Johnson
Zachary Taylor


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Andrew Jackson


World: French: Combien Font?
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3. How much is 'vingt-sept divise par neuf'?

treize
trois
quatre
dix-huit

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trois



World: Presidential Trivia: Presidential Trivia I
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4. Who is the only president to serve in both World War I and World War II?

George Bush Sr.
Dwight Eisenhower
Ronald Reagan
Richard Nixon

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Dwight Eisenhower



World: French: French Slang Wish 101
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5. Which of the following does NOT mean, "are you completely crazy?"

es-tu completement dingue?
es-tu completement sur?
es-tu completement fou?
es-tu completement zinzin?

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es-tu completement sur?



World: Campaigns & Elections: The Road To The White House - 1980
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6. Who was the Governor that challenged Carter for the Democratic nomination during the Primary process and the convention?

Ronald Reagan
Jerry Brown
Bill Clinton
George Wallace

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Jerry Brown



World: U.S. Commercials: Commercial Theme Phrases
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7. "Nothing fits like a _______ "

Triscuit
Cheese Nip
Ritz
Wheat Thin

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Ritz



World: U.K. Politics: 20th Century British Prime Ministers
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8. Who resigned as British Prime Minister after a failed attempt to take control of the Suez?

Alec Douglas-Home
Clement Atlee
Anthony Eden
Harold Wilson

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Anthony Eden



World: World Flags: Flag Terminology
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9. If a ship flies a flag with the letter D, what is it refering to?

Low Visibility
Fire
Someone thrown overboard
Difficulty steering

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Difficulty steering



World: RMS Titanic: A Night To Remember .. Titanic
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10. What was the name of the lookout who spotted the iceberg?

William Moody
Harold S. Bride
Robert Hitchens
Fredrick Fleet

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Fredrick Fleet
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:06 pm

History

History: Old West: The Pony Express
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1. In the first weeks of the service, each rider carried a sheath knife, a horn, a cavalry rifle and colt revolvers. What was something else the riders carried with them?

Soap
Book
Long Stick
Bible

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Bible



History: U.S. History: American History
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2. What did President Nixon do for America in 1974?

Married
Sang
Divorced
Resigned

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Resigned



History: 1960s Nostalgia: Growing Up in America in the 60s
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3. 'Etch-A-Sketch' came out in 1960. What was the original color of the frame?

blue
black
white
red

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red



History: Hundred Years' War: Hundred Years' War
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4. The English army was made up primarily of which of these?

Archers - Arbalesters
Heavy Cavalry
Arquebusiers
Archers - Longbowmen

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Archers - Longbowmen



History: 1920s Nostalgia: People, Places and Events--1920-1929
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5. 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: Specialized History: Famous Photos
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6. On a different note, the pictures of a man on the moon for the first time captured a triumphant moment for Mankind. Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon; he and his colleagues were part of what space program?

Apollo
Mercury
Gemini
Jupiter

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Apollo



History: Cold War: Cold War: One World, Two Armed Camps
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7. The world teetered on the brink of a nuclear war in 1962 - what was the event that caused this?

The erection of the Berlin Wall the previous year.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Eisenhower's refusal to apologise after the 1960 U2 spy plane incident
The conviction and sentencing of the pilot of the spy plane, Gary Powers, in Russia, for espionage.

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Cuban Missile Crisis



History: Nostalgia: When Did It Happen?
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8. What is a Razzie award shaped like?

Man
Raspberry
Strawberry
Face

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Raspberry



History: Old West: Famous Gunfighters of the Old West #2
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9. Who killed the infamous, trigger-happy gunfighter William Bonney?

Dave Rudabaugh
John Chisum
William Brady
Pat Garrett

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Pat Garrett



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

George Washington
Barbara Bush
Abe Lincoln
Trent Dilfer

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George Washington
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:53 pm

Movies

Movies: Degrees - Average 10: James Spader: 10 Degrees of Separation
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1. Kevin Spacey and Nicky Katt were in this movie about a man killing the guy who raped his daughter.

A Time to Kill
To Die For
The Client
The Babysitter

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A Time to Kill



Movies: Degrees - Average +/- 10: 25 Degrees of Val Kilmer
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2. Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell: Why did it have to be today of all days?

Groundhog Day
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Independence Day
The Longest Day

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Groundhog Day



Movies: Sandler, Adam: Name the Adam Sandler Movie!
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3. Adam Sandler plays the role of Dave Buznik in this movie. Adam has to visit a doctor, who is played by a big name actor, after assaulting a woman on a plane.

Bulletproof
Mixed Nuts
Airheads
Anger Management

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Anger Management



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: 25 Degrees of Billy Crudup
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4. Keanu Reeves and Emma Thompson playing Shakespeare and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Shakespeare in Love
Henry V
Romeo and Juliet
Much Ado About Nothing

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Much Ado About Nothing



Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Which of These Four?
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5. 'The story that won't go away.' Who played Lee Harvey Oswald in this movie?

Jude Law
Viggo Mortensen
Gary Oldman
Joaquin Phoenix

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Gary Oldman



Movies: Degrees - Average 10: Drew Barrymore to Dolores Costello and Back
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6. Una Merkel and Brian Keith were in this film about twins trying to get their parents back together. What film was it?

The Parent Trap
Double Impact
Double Trouble
Separated By Birth

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The Parent Trap



Movies: G: John Garfield
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7. Who was John Garfield's costar in "Humoresque"?

Ann Sheridan
Joan Crawford
Marlene Dietrich
Eleanor Parker

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Joan Crawford



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: Fifteen Degrees of Julia Roberts
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8. George Clooney stars with Catherine Zeta Jones in this 2003 movie about two evil people that find each other.

Down With Love
Catch Me If You Can
Intolerable Cruelty
Runaway Jury

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Intolerable Cruelty



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Sequel City - The Sequel
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9. Back in 1977 George Lucas directed one of the greatest trilogies ever. He created three of the greatest character’s, Luke, Han and Princess Leia. I know the three good guys, but who was the bad guy?

C-3PO
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
R2-D2

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Darth Vader



Movies: Murray, Bill: The Film History of Bill Murray
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10. An all-time favorite for lovers of cheesy comedies everywhere, the 1980 film 'Caddyshack' featured Murray as the beloved Carl Spackler, groundskeeper and sworn enemy of pesky gophers. Who does not co-star with Bill Murray in Caddyshack?

Dan Aykroyd
Ted Knight
Chevy Chase
Rodney Dangerfield

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Dan Aykroyd
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Sep 22, 2012 2:50 pm

Music

Music: 1980s Music: 80s Title And Artists III
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1. She blinded me with science - is a song by?

Feargal Sharkey
Marc Almond
Thomas Dolby
Howard Jones

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Thomas Dolby



Music: 1960s Music: Music Of The 60s
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2. Otis Redding recorded his only number 1 hit just three days before he died in a plane crash on December 10, 1967. What was the name of the song?

Try A Little Tenderness
(Sittin' On The) Dock of the Bay
Pain In My Heart
Respect

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(Sittin' On The) Dock of the Bay



Music: Who Sang This: General Music Lyrics
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3. 'So you want to be a rock _______ and live large, a big house, five cars.....'

Metallica-Sad But True
Superstar the movie
Cypress Hill-Superstar
Filter-Take a picture

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Cypress Hill-Superstar



Music: Jazz: More Jazz Giants
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4. Name the controversial song Billie Holliday introduced.

Mangoes
Yes We Have No Bananas
Strange Fruit
Tangerine

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Strange Fruit



Music: Name the Singer: Name The Artist
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5. Who sings 'Man I Feel Like A Woman'?

Tim McGraw
Faith Hill
LeAnn Rimes
Shania Twain

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Shania Twain



Music: Band Names: Is it a real band?
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6. Which one is a real band?

Peanut Butter Butterflys
Screaming Blue Lava Lamps
Screaming Blue Messiahs
Blue Monkeys In My Pants

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Screaming Blue Messiahs



Music: Christian Music: Old Time Hymns
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7. In this old hymn, what type of memories 'flood my soul'?

'Golden Memories'
'Family Memories'
'Happy Memories'
'Precious Memories'

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'Precious Memories'



Music: Music Theory: Music Terms
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8. What do you do to a note when there is an inverted V on top of it?

Make the note long and vibrated
It doesn't mean anything! The composers just wanted pictures of mountains and shark fins!
Make the note short and accented
Make the tone sharp and ugly

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Make the note short and accented



Music: Don Giovanni: Mozart's 'Don Giovanni'
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9. How does Don Giovanni finally get his punishment?

Don Giovanni faints, Ottavio arrives and stabs him
the statue kills him with a hard knock of its stone hand
the Commander grabs Don Giovanni's hand, the earth opens up, and in a sea of flames Don Giovanni is swallowed up
Don Giovanni faints, Masetto arrives and shoots him

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the Commander grabs Don Giovanni's hand, the earth opens up, and in a sea of flames Don Giovanni is swallowed up



Music: Canadian Music: Canadian Music from the 1980s
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10. These singers of 1982's 'Don't it Make Ya Feel' were fronted by lead singer Darby Mills. Who are they?

The Headpins
Rheostatics
Teenage Head
The Inbreds

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The Headpins
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:58 pm

History

History: Old West: The Pony Express
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1. What did the Express riders carry?

Money
Books
Pictures
Mail

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Mail



History: 1970s Nostalgia: Who Did It in 1972?
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2. On August 31, 1972 this American swimmer became only the second Olympian to win 7 gold medals in a single Olympic games.

Mark Spitz
Marc Fritz
Greg Louganis
Cocalius Andcumpani

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Mark Spitz



History: Texas History: Exploration of Texas
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3. Which explorer landed on the coast of Mexico in 1519 and went inland toward the Aztecs?

Moscoso
Cortez
Pineda
DeLeon

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Cortez



History: July August September: September 22nd Throughout History
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4. September 22nd 1692 : In this town was the largest number of "witches" were hanged at one time - six women and a man. What town was this?

Danver
Salem
Stamford
Fairfield

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Salem



History: Civil War: The Civil War - Part G
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5. Gen. Pickett was from what state?

NC
SC
GA
VA

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VA



History: Old West: Gunfighters of the Old West
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6. The shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona is probably the most well known gun fight in American History. Which of the following sets of brothers was not involved?

The Hatfields
The Clantons
The Earps
The McLaurys

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The Hatfields



History: Roman History: Roman History - General
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7. Rome was founded in 753 BC according to which legend?

The legend of Rome and Claudius
The great Roman legend
The legend of Remus and Romulus
The legend of Jupiter and Venus

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The legend of Remus and Romulus



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: From the 20th Century
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8. What were the name of the two main policies Mikhail Gorbachev came to power with in 1985?

Glasnost and Perestroika
Glasnost and the the New Economic Policy (NEP)
Glasnost and Democratisation
Glasnost and free entreprise


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Glasnost and Perestroika


History: Ancient History: Punny Classics
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9. Cleopatra is reputed to have committed suicide with the bite from a snake. What you probably didn't know was that she was also an amateur herpetologist, and had a large collection of snakes. What did she name her favorite python?

Julius Snake Venom
Julius Snake
Julius Squeezer
Julius Python

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Julius Squeezer



History: 1970s History: It Happened During The 1970s
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10. What did Jim Jones become infamous for during the 1970s?

Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Jonestown Massacre
attempted assassination of President Ford
Texas Clock Tower Snipper

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Jonestown Massacre
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Conforumist » Sun Sep 23, 2012 5:26 pm

Wow, I can't believe I got 9 out 10! :shock:
I'm usually not good at history.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:37 am

:clap: That's great, Con. Lately I've done it all wrong, I even did wrong Friday's movies quiz :oops:
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:40 am

I was useless on the music quiz on Saturday - only got 5. Normally music and movies are my strong subjects. :?

I'm glad to know that people are still doing these quizzes though. :D
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:51 pm

Literature

Literature: Mixed Literature: Senior English
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1. "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw inspired what movie musical?

"Hair"
"Camelot"
"Rent"
"My Fair Lady"

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"My Fair Lady"



Literature: Lines and Quotes: Finish the Quote: Richard III
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2. "Let's want no discipline, make no delay, For, lords, to-morrow is a _____ day."

slow
busy
filled
good

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busy



Literature: Literature Before 1900: Great Literature Miscellany
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3. Charles Dickens died before completing this novel.

A Tale of Two Cities
A Christmas Carol
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Great Expectations

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Where Can I Find A Detective?
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4. Who lives in a brownstone on West 35th Street, New York? (Hint: the top floor consists of orchid-growing rooms).

Philip Marlowe
Perry Mason
Nero Wolfe
Ellery Queen

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Nero Wolfe



Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Alphabet
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5. Which children's book is about a poor boy who finds his fortune in a sweet wrapper?

Charlie's Web
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Chocolate Farm
Candy Bars For Wraps

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory



Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Alphabet
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6. What is the name of the Native American in the book starring Smee?

Tiger Lily
Tiger Fighter
Tree Green
Tree Strong

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Tiger Lily



Literature: Mystery & Detective Fiction: Sherlock Holmes versus Hercule Poirot
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7. Another interesting parallel is that both Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot only ever had strong feelings for one woman. For Poirot, it was the Countess Vera Rossakoff. Who was the only woman for whom Holmes had an attachment?

Helen Stoner
Irene Adler
Hilda Adair
Mary Morstan

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Irene Adler



Literature: Macbeth: 9 for 10 - Macbeth
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8. What is the missing word in this Macbeth quote? "Vaulting ----, which o'erleaps itself And fails on the other".

ambition
aspiration
pride
power

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ambition



Literature: Poetry: Poetry for Dummies
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9. Another type of poem is an epic. An epic is long narrative poem celebrating the adventures and achievements of a hero. Epics deal with the traditions, mythical or historical, of a nation. Which of the following is not an example of an epic?

Beowulf
Aeneid
"The Iliad" and "The Odyssey"
The Lord of the Rings

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The Lord of the Rings



Literature: Canadian Literature: Name that Canadian Author
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10. Who is the author of "The Diviners", "A Bird in the House", and "The Stone Angel"?

William Aberhart
Margaret Laurence
Timothy Findley
Carol Shields

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Margaret Laurence
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:02 am

If n.7 had been the other way I'd had known her!! It would have been a 10! :evil:
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