Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:48 am

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

There's a bit of a different take on her character in Sherlock. :lol:
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:05 pm

Trivia

World: Castles: English Castle Ruins
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1. Hastings Castle, built by William the Conqueror on the cliff above where he first landed, thrived until disaster struck in the 1300s. What happened to it?

It was leveled by a waterspout.
One word: Godzilla!!
The southern half was destroyed in cannon tests.
The southern half fell into the sea.

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The southern half fell into the sea.



World: Presidential Trivia: U.S. Presidents
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2. George Bush was vice-president to whom?

Richard M. Nixon
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Harry S. Truman

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Ronald Reagan



World: Election 2000: U.S. Election 2000
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3. Who was the Democratic US Presidential candidate in 2000?

Al Gore
Dick Gephart
Hilary Clinton
Jimmy Carter

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Al Gore



World: U.S. Commercials: 20th Century Advertising Icons
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4. Whose theme song was 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'?

Sunkist
California Raisins
Welch's Grape Juice
Chiquita

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California Raisins



World: French: Time in French
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5. Il est cinq heures cinquante-cinq. What time is it?

It is 6:5.
It is 4:50.
It is 5:05.
It is 5:55.

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It is 5:55.



World: Japanese: Country Names in Japanese
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6. We'll start with an easy one: "Nihon" or "Nippon"?

China
Jordan
Australia
Japan

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Japan



World: French: French Assembling
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7. Une souris, un clavier, un écran, un disque dur, une imprimante.

un piano
une paire de lunettes
un camion de pompiers
un ordinateur

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un ordinateur



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

The Base
The Post Exchange
The Base Exchange
Basic Training

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The Base Exchange



World: Italian: It's All Relative!
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9. What is 'bisnonna' in English?

great-grandmother
aunt
grandmother
step-mother

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great-grandmother



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

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

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On being arrested you must be read your rights
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Conforumist » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:39 pm

9 out of 10! Missed the BX one, which in hindsight was kind of easy.
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:45 pm

Trivia

World: Air Forces: U.S. Military Aircraft Parts/Systems
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1. Why is liquid oxygen so hazardous to handle?

It is toxic in temperatures over 90 degrees
It is explosive when in contact with oils
It doesn't last very long over 10,000 feet
It stains the pilots mouth area with a blue tint

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It is explosive when in contact with oils



World: Hebrew and Yiddish: Everyday Yiddish
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2. After a long day, your mother comes home and says, "I'm so faklempt I could plotz!" What is she saying?

I'm so mad I could scream!
I'm so bored I could shoot myself!
I'm so happy I could shout for joy!
I'm so tired I could collapse!

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I'm so tired I could collapse!



World: Ford: Ford Ranger
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3. What did the "Ranger" name begin as?

A small truck made in Europe
The name of a option package on Broncos
It was never used before
Trim Line Option on Fseries Trucks

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Trim Line Option on Fseries Trucks



World: Ground Forces: US Army Basic Training Cadence
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4. "Way down in the valley, I heard a loud noise. It was the mighty, mighty tankers using crunchies for a toy. ___________________________,"

"Put your foot on the pedal,"
"Wreck your car, crash the plane,"
"Lock and load your fifty,"
"Flip the selector to auto,"

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"Put your foot on the pedal,"



World: Seven Ancient Wonders: The Seven Wonders of the World
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5. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon: What does the "Hanging" part refer to.

"Hanger" is one translation of the Babylonian king's name
The plants were in hanging baskets
Overhanging terraces
The courtyard was used to hang criminals

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Overhanging terraces



World: Unusual Laws: Strange Laws
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6. In Michigan, a woman must have her husband's permission to do what?

Go to a movie
Cut her hair
Buy a horse
Eat bacon

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Cut her hair



World: European Cultures: Gibraltar's Culture and Customs
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7. 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?

Kidney Beans
Rice
Chickpeas
Wheat

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Chickpeas



World: Military Matters: Close Quarters Battle, Part 3
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8. CQB Operators tend to heavily customize their weapons. Which of the following weapon accessories is the least suitable for CQB operations?

Magazine clamp
Vertical foregrip
Versapod
3-point sling

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Versapod.



World: European Union: New EU Members
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9. Carpathians (Karpaty) - Ice hockey - Kosice.

Ireland
Netherlands
Turkey
Slovakia

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Slovakia



World: U.S. Commercials: Arcane Advertising
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10. "I'd walk a mile for a __________". Can you fill in the blank?

Cracker Jack
McDonalds
Camel
Lucky Strike

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Camel
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Sep 27, 2012 3:07 pm

History

History: Ancient Egypt: Egypt and the Pharaohs
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1. The tomb of this pharaoh was found unscathed by archaeologists. The king in this tomb has become very famous, he died when he was between 18-20 years old. Who was he?

Thutmosis
Horemhab
Tutankhamen
Suppiluliuma

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Tutankhamen



History: Cold War: Cold War Fun
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2. It was clear that by 1949, Europe had turned into two armed camps. No bombs were dropped and no countries declared war. Instead, the Cold War was basically what?

A war of infantry
A war of words and threats
A war of peace and prosperity
A war of increased global unity

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A war of words and threats



History: Austrian: Mighty Monarchs VI (Austria)
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3. In 1276 AD Rudolf I, Holy Roman Emperor, took over possession of the Duchy of Austria. It would remain in his dynasty's possession til 1918 AD. Which dynasty was it?

Hohenzollern
Hapsburg
Hohenstaufen
Saxe-Coburg

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Hapsburg



History: Ohio History: Ohio History
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4. What was the Wright brothers' profession?

airplane mechanics
carpenters
sharecroppers
bicycle makers

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bicycle makers



History: Civil War: My Biggest Civil War Quiz Yet!
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5. What is a "Napoleon", as related to the Civil War?

Some short guy
A Union cabinet member
A flavor of ice cream
A cannon

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A cannon



History: 1980s Nostalgia: It Happened in the 80s
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6. What mountain erupted in 1980 killing 62 and spreading thick ash over an area of 250 square miles?

Mt. Baker
Mt. Shasta
Mt. St. Helens
Mt. Rainier

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Mt. St. Helens



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

Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams

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Thomas Jefferson



History: October November December: November 1st Happenings
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8. On November 1, 1512 the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was opened to the public for the first time. Which Italian master painted it?

Raphael
Donatello
Da Vinci
Michelangelo

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Michelangelo



History: Civil War: Civil War Oddities
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9. How did Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston die?

Pneumonia
Gunshot
Heat stroke
Land Mine

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Pneumonia



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Headlines
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10. 1953. "Rosenburgs Executed". Why did the married couple go to the electric chair?

Murder
Espionage
Kidnapping
Terrorism

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Espionage
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:22 pm

Movies

Movies: Which Movie - Average 10: Fun Movie Quotes
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1. 'Where's Mr. Rooney?' 'Out on personal business.' 'What is that supposed to mean?' 'I guess that means it's personal and it's none of your business.' 'Good attitude.'

Overnight Delivery
Can't Hardly Wait
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Wildcats

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off



Movies: Grab Bag - Tough +/- 10: Various Movies and Actors
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2. In which film did we see Bill Murray live the same day over and over?

Scrooged
What About Bob?
Caddyshack
Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day



Movies: Body Parts in the Title: Body Parts In Movies 2
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3. Paul Newman starred in this 1967 movie called 'Cool _______ Luke.'

Hand
Legged
Heart
Foot

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Hand



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: A Simple Movie Quiz!
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4. Who starred in 'The Beach'?

Tobey Maguire
Joshua Jackson
Leonardo di Caprio
Freddie Prinze Jr.

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Leonardo di Caprio



Movies: B: Luc Besson Films
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5. Gary Oldman has also starred in two of Luc Besson's films. Which ones are they?

'The Professional' and 'La Femme Nikita'
'The Professional' and 'The Fifth Element'
'The Fifth Element' and 'The Big Blue'
'Subway' and 'La Femme Nikita'

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'The Professional' and 'The Fifth Element'



Movies: Animals in the Title: Titles With Animals In Them
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6. 1988 - Based on the life on Dian Fossey. Stars Sigourney Weaver and Bryan Brown. '_________In The Mist.' What animal is missing in the title?

Orangutan
Gibbon
Gorillas
Chimpanzee

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Gorillas



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Challenge 4
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7. Who has animal friends called Jaq and Gus the mice, the bluebirds and Bruno the dog?

Pocahontas
Cinderella
Bambi
The Rescuers

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Cinderella



Movies: Players - Average 10: Not Your Average Jo
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8. Who played Jo Ann Vallenari in 1988's 'Tequila Sunrise'?

Susan Sarandon
Michelle Pfeiffer
Maria Bello
Helen Hunt

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Michelle Pfeiffer



Movies: Ryan, Meg: Meg Ryan Character Quiz
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9. Meg plays a wife looking for her missing husband.

Restoration
Prelude to a Kiss
Sleepless in Seattle
Proof of Life

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Proof of Life



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: Fifteen Degrees of Batman
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10. In which movie about hope and love did Mira Sorvino star with Val Kilmer?

Painted Angels
Conspiracy Theory
Masterminds
At First Sight

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At First Sight
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:16 pm

Music


Music: Eurovision Song Contest: UK and "The Eurovision Song Contest"
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1. Which Pop Idol contestant represented the UK in the last Contest (2002)?

Rosie Ribbons
Jessica Garlick
Gareth Gates
Will Smith

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Jessica Garlick



Music: Beethoven: The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven
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2. Ludwig van Beethoven was born in what city in which year?

Vienna, 1772
Halle, 1770
Munich, 1772
Bonn, 1770

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Bonn, 1770



Music: Heavy Metal: Ozzfest Tour History
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3. Which guitar player played for two bands on the main stage on the 2002 tour?

Mick Thompson
James Root
Jerry Horton
Zakk Wylde

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Zakk Wylde



Music: People in Songs: The Famous Sing The Famous
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4. Which song was a tribute to 'Norma Jean'(Baker), in which her name was used?

Candle In The Wind
Blueberry Hill
Someday
The Girl From Dorris Creek

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Candle In The Wind



Music: Opera: Opera For Beginners
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5. Richard Wagner's "Das Rheingold", "Die Walküre", "Siegfried", and "Götterdämmerung" make up what?

Der Freischutz
The Queen of Spades
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Aeneid

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Der Ring des Nibelungen



Music: 1970s Lyrics: Guess the 60s and 70s Song
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6. Steve Miller Band: "Some people call me Maurice".

Jungle Love
Jet Airliner
The Joker
The Stake

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The Joker



Music: Which Song Is It: Name The Oldie
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7. "In 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson down the mightly Mississip, we took a little bacon and we took a little beans."

"Battle Of New Orleans"
"All You Need Is Love"
"American Pie"
"Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay"

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"Battle Of New Orleans"



Music: Lyrics: Rap Mix
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8. "Cause my baby's gone and when it rains it _________."

stops
hails
pours
dies

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pours



Music: Name the Singer: Who Sings It? 2
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9. Who sang "Somebody Like You"?

Keith Urban
Kenny Chesney
Toby Keith
Alan Jackson

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Keith Urban



Music: Color Songs: Colorful songs
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10. What color, the comparative adjective form of which is Procol Harum's shade of pale, is Billy Idol's wedding and is the more commonly used name of the album whose title is "the Beatles."

white
red
blue
peach

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white
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:05 pm

History

History: World War II: WW2 History - The Nazis
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1. What Nazi party member saved 1,100 Jewish people by giving them work in his factory, named D.E.F.?

Hermann Goering
Rommel
Oskar Schindler
Rudolf Hess

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Oskar Schindler



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

Lenin
Rasputin
Mildred
Ahm Sher

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Rasputin



History: Pacific War: What did you do in the War, Dad?
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3. Dad's active service was carried out in New Guinea. So, what nation was he fighting against?

Germany
Indonesia
Italy
Japan

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Japan



History: Cold War: Cold War: One World, Two Armed Camps
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4. Who officially canned the 'Star Wars' plans in 1993 (although they were resurrected by George W. Bush in 2001)?

Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Boris Yeltsin
Bill Clinton
Madeline Albright

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Bill Clinton



History: January February March: What Happened on January 3rd?
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5. The New York Yankees purchased which slugger on Jan. 3rd, 1920?

Babe Ruth
Lou Gehrig
Yogi Berra
Jason Giambi

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Babe Ruth



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

Face
Man
Raspberry
Strawberry

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Raspberry



History: Latin America: Mesoamerican Civilizations
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7. Agriculture was a primary economic activity that allowed this civilization to grow.

Mayas
Aztecs
All of these
Incas

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All of these



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Slang (American)
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8. What were you if you had a lot of "bread"?

Fat
Rich
Smart
Uncool

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Rich



History: Maya: Mayan People
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9. On the altar where a human sacrifice was offered the stones fit into a flat surface but there was a bump on the altar. What was the function of the bump?

It had no function. They weren´t good at fitting stones
The sacrifice would lie down on his back and the bump pushed his chest up so the priest could more easily remove his heart
It reminded the priest not to act proud
It was used as a pillow to make the sacrifice more comfortable

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The sacrifice would lie down on his back and the bump pushed his chest up so the priest could more easily remove his heart



History: Medieval History: The First Crusade
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10. What did the first Crusade accomplish?

opened trade between the Middle East and Europe
introduced Muslim tactics
all of these
showed Europeans a world beyond their borders

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all of these
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:35 pm

Literature

Literature: Hamlet: Shakespeare's Hamlet
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1. In the play-within-the-play, The psuedo king speaks the line "Full thirty times hath Phoebus' cart gone round" what he referring to by "Phoebus' cart"?

The Chariot of the Sun
Phoebus is a figure in Norse Mythology: The "Cart" refers to his army.
The Cart belonging to The Merchant of Venice
Phoebus is the name of a Player who owns a cart.

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The Chariot of the Sun



Literature: Hamlet: Shakespeare's Hamlet
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2. What object does Polonius use to hide himself when eavesdropping on Hamlet?

A portrait of Hamlets' father
A mirror
An arras
A bronze shield

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An arras



Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Julie
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3. Who is laying next to Juliet in the tomb?

Tybalt
Lord Capulet
Lady Capulet
The Nurse

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Tybalt



Literature: Historical Literature: Elaine Tyler May's "Homeward Bound"
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4. One of May's most fully explored theories has to do with what she calls "containment". According to this, where were the lives of Americans being contained?

the office
abroad
the home
the bunker

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the home



Literature: Merchant of Venice: Merchant of Venice
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5. Who is the doctor that the Duke asked to aid him in court?

Dr. Tubal
Dr. Bellario
Dr. Solanio
Dr. Portia

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Dr. Bellario



Literature: Fantasy: "Lord of the Rings" and "The Belgariad"
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6. As part of the quest in "The Belgariad" the group travels into the caves of Prolgu. What underground city does the Fellowship enter in "Fellowship of the Ring"?

Moria
Minas Tirith
Rivendell
Bree

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Moria



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

Proteus
Sebastian
Leonato
Prospero

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Sebastian



Literature: Romeo and Juliet: What's Missing From 'Romeo and Juliet'? - Part 1
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8. Fill in the missing words from 'Romeo and Juliet'. "Do you bite your _______ at us, sir?"

Thumb
Finger
Tongue
Fist

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Thumb



Literature: Children's Literature: Harry Potter vs. Mythology
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9. Out of some of the curses in Harry Potter, which one means "absolute control?"

Imperius Curse
Conjunctivitus Curse
Cruciatus Curse
Avada Kedavra

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Imperius Curse



Literature: Mixed Literature: Loony Literary Limericks
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10. There was a young girl, washed t'Illyria, Who went as a boy to woo 'Livia. But her heart made her say no, As she loved Duke Orsino. Of all plots, there aren't many sillier. Who is the heroine of Shakespeare's seasonal offering?

Pansy
Primula
Violet
Viola

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Viola
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:19 pm

Trivia

World: Famous Trials: More Interesting Trials Through History
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1. Al Capone, Chicago gangster extraordinaire, ultimately ended up in prison. Of what crime was he convicted?

Extortion
Bribery
Income Tax Evasion
Bootlegging

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Income Tax Evasion



World: IATA Codes: U.S. Airport Codes
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2. If you were flying out of JFK airport, what city would you be flying from?

Jacksonville, FL
New York, NY
Jackson, MS
Lansing, MI

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New York, NY



World: Presidential Trivia: Great American Presidents
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3. Which president, known for his love of animals, went on a safari with his son and killed more than five hundred animals?

U.S. Grant
George Washington
Theodore Roosevelt
Richard Nixon

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Theodore Roosevelt



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

Owner's things
Liabilities
Assets
Toys

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Assets



World: World Languages: World's Most Widely Spoken Languages
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5. What is the sacred language of Koran?

Jawi
Bahasa Melayu
Arabic
Bahasa Indonesian

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Arabic



World: Naval Forces: Salty Language: U.S. Navy Slang
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6. The three of you arrive at John's ship, and he begins your tour. Taking you to the engineering spaces, he tells you that when the ship was returning from its last cruise, she was going "balls to the wall." What does this mean?

The ship was steering erratically
The ship was leaking
The ship was experiencing mechanical problems
The ship was cruising at maximum speed

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The ship was cruising at maximum speed



World: Naval Forces: Salty Language: U.S. Navy Slang
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7. You and Jack wait around while John changes into his dungarees. He gets dressed and is about to leave when he remembers something. "Darn it," he says, "where did I put my Dixie Cup?" What is a "Dixie Cup?"

A sailor's white hat
A type of wrench
A wad of chewing tobacco
An athletic supporter

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A sailor's white hat



World: Naval Forces: US Navy Medals and Ribbons
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8. What is the highest ranking medal in the United States Navy?

Medal of Honor
Good Conduct Medal
POW Medal
National Defense Service Medal

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Medal of Honor



World: U.S. Laws: Wanna Be a Lawyer?
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9. Your neighbor moves their fence two feet over into your property. You do not contest this action. Over time, they can take over that two foot strip legally. What is this called?

Squatter's rights
Encroachment stoppage
Libel
Slander

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Squatter's rights



World: Supreme Court: U.S. Chief Justices
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10. Who was the first Chief Justice to preside over an impeachment of a US President?

Salmon Chase
William Rehnquist
Stephen Bryer
Anotnin Scallia

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Salmon Chase
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Conforumist » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:05 pm

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:36 pm

Trivia

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

Assets
Toys
Liabilities
Owner's things

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Assets



World: Accounting: Basic Accounting 1
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2. What is the initial investment by an owner of a sole trader (sole proprietorship) or partnership business called?

Drawing
Liability
Asset
Capital

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Capital



World: Other U.S. Politicians: Famous Democrats
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3. This Democrat was the first president to be impeached, and narrowly missed being convicted in the Senate and removed from office.

Bill Clinton
Andrew Johnson
Richard Nixon
Harry Truman

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Andrew Johnson



World: London Underground: Abandoned London Underground Stations
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4. What happened to the overground building of St Mary's Whitechapel Road (although the station itself closed years before in 1938)?

It was destroyed by a World War I bomb
It was turned into a network of underground waterchutes
Nothing - the station is still open
It was destroyed by a World War II bomb

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It was destroyed by a World War II bomb



World: Ground Forces: Canadian Coyote Armoured Vehicle
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5. How many Coyote's are currently deployed in Kandahar Afghanistan for the war on terrorism?

4
12
8
24

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12



World: Polish: Polish up your Polish
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6. How do you say "he is hungry" in Polish?

one sa glodne
ona jest glodna
on jest glodny
ty jestes glodny

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on jest glodny



World: Who Was In Office?: Who was President then? 1950 Onwards
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7. "American Pie" hits the charts.

Jimmy Carter
LBJ
Gerald Ford
Richard Nixon

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Richard Nixon



World: RMS Titanic: The Sinking Of The Real 'Titanic'
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8. 'Titanic' sank early morning of April 15 at what time?

3:10 a.m.
1:50 a.m.
2:20 a.m.
2:40 a.m.

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2:20 a.m



World: Jackson, Andrew: Andrew Jackson
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9. Where was Andrew Jackson born?

On a plantation in the Tennessee Territory.
In a cabin in Ireland.
At a hotel in North Carolina.
In a log cabin on the Carolina frontier.

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In a log cabin on the Carolina frontier.



World: U.S. First Ladies: Full Names of the First Ladies
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10. Lucy Hayes' (wife of Rutherford B. Hayes) maiden name was also the name given to their oldest son. What was his name?

Webb
Ware
William
Warren

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:01 pm

History

History: Vietnam War: VietNam, The Jungle
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1. What is the name of the route used by North Vietnam to infiltrate troops and supplies into the South?

The Trail
Freedom Trail
Southern Trail
Ho Chi Minh Trail

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Ho Chi Minh Trail



History: Gettysburg: Gettysburg continues!
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2. Confederate General Richard Ewell didn't feel himself get shot. Why?

Too drunk
He was already dead
Was asleep in the saddle
Artificial Leg

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Artificial Leg



History: Civil War: Strange Facts About the Civil War
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3. What Union officer was reportedly denied a promotion because nobody could pronounce his name?

Thomas Crittendon
Herman Haupt
David Farragut
William Krzyzanowski

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William Krzyzanowski



History: Nazi Germany: Adolf Hitler, "Der Fuhrer"
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4. What was the name of his book that made him very rich during his later life?

Mein Kampf
Mein Haß
Mein Schlacht
Mein Eigentum

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Mein Kampf



History: Vikings: The History and Culture of the Vikings
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5. How did the longboat aid the Vikings in their pillaging?

The longboats were small but could transport more than 500 men to land
The longboat could row in very shallow waters- therefore the Vikings could attack unprepared villages
The longboats had areas for archers to take cover at, so they could shoot at enemies at the shore
The longboats had early ballistas on them, which were lit on fire and shot at wooden buildings from riverbanks

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The longboat could row in very shallow waters- therefore the Vikings could attack unprepared villages



History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (4)
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6. In October 2003 which film star became the governor-elect of California?

Mickey Mouse
Donald Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sylvester Stallone

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Arnold Schwarzenegger



History: U.S. History: US History - 3
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7. In the Massachusetts village of Salem, in the year 1692, twenty citizens were executed. What crime were they found guilty of?

Bigamy
Blasphemy
Treason
Witchcraft

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Witchcraft



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Headlines
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8. 1957. "Russians in Space". What was the name of world's first man-made satellite?

Vostok
MiG
Mir
Sputnik

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Sputnik



History: Famous Dates: The Big Story Today Is...
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9. 29 September, 1979. Edgar coming to from the Phoenix Park, Dublin.Ladies and Gentlemen. There must be a million people young and old, packed into this park. The country is at a standstill. Why did this happen?

Alien landing
US Presidential visit
Papal visit
UK Royal visit

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Papal visit



History: Mixed Bag: Famous Blunders
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10. The "Bay of Pigs" was an embarrassment for the U.S. and for President Kennedy. This incident involved American activities in what foreign nation?

Vietnam
Cuba
Soviet Union
Korea

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Re: Daily Quiz

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Movies

Movies: 1990s Movies: 90s Movie Trivia
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1. In the first movie of 'Aladdin, who voiced The Genie?

Robin Williams
Martin Short
Steve Martin
Chevy Chase

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Robin Williams



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: The Movies Teens Like
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2. In '10 Things I Hate About You', they say Pat Verona ate a live duck everything but the what?

the head and tail
the beak and feet
the tail and feet
the the beak and stomach

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the beak and feet



Movies: Body Parts in the Title: Body Parts In Movies 2
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3. Roger Moore starred in this 1981 movie called 'For Your ________ Only.'

Heart
Hand
Soul
Eyes

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Eyes



Movies: Players - Average 10: Dracula Who?
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4. Who starred in the 1979 movie 'Love At First Bite'?

Christopher Lee
George Hamilton
Artie Johnson
Peter Benjamin

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George Hamilton



Movies: Horror Mixture: Movie Monsters
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5. Which Stephen King movie features a scary clown that kills children?

Beyond
Them
It
Bozo

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It



Movies: Which Movie - Tough 10: Movie Quotes
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6. 'Exercise makes endorphins, endorphins make you happy, and happy people just don't shoot their husbands!'

Heartbreakers
Simply Irresistible
Legally Blonde
Bring it On

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Legally Blonde



Movies: Oscars - Best Picture: Best Pictures Of The 50's
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7. The Best Picture of 1958 starred Leslie Caron. What is this movie called?

'An AMerican In Paris'
'Carousel'
'Gigi'
'Daddy Longlegs'

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'Gigi'



Movies: Danes, Claire: Claire Danes Taglines
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8. They were young, fearless, and friends forever. Until a stranger came between them.

Shooting Fish
Brokedown Palace
Boys on the Side
U-Turn

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Brokedown Palace



Movies: Something in Common: Modern Film In Black And White
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9. What 1993 black and white Steven Spielberg drama told the story of a German who attempted to save a number of Jews from the Holocaust?

Schindler's List
1941
Shoah
Life Is Beautiful

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Schindler's List



Movies: Degrees - Easy +/- 10: Fifteen Degrees of Batman
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10. Joaquin Phoenix and Nicolas Cage star in this movie involving private investigation and alternative movies.

Snake Eyes
Office Killer
Reindeer Games
8MM

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8MM
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:38 pm

Music

Music: Album Covers: Album Covers
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1. Nirvana's 'Nevermind' front cover features a baby--where is the baby?

underwater
in a crib
floating
driving a car

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underwater



Music: Mixed Lyrics: Do You Know Your Lyrics?
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2. 'A teenage bride,____________, gets high on information'?

with an infant inside
with a baby inside
with a nina inside
with a bebe inside

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with a baby inside



Music: Name the Artist: Who Sang This Song?
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3. Who sang 'Message in a Bottle'?

Jewel
The Police
Weezer
The Beatles

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The Police



Music: Name the Song: PopMusic00
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4. Over and over I ______

echo
slip
laugh
fall

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fall



Music: Remakes & Covers: Hit Remakes
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5. This song was first a hit for The Beach Boys in 1965, twenty years later in 1985, David Lee Roth hit with his version.

Happy Trails
Californication
Come to me
California Girls

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California Girls



Music: 2000s Lyrics: A Mix Of Today's Music
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6. 'Livin La Vida Loca' is sung by who?

Ricky Martin
Jennifer Lopez
Julio Inglesias
Jose Lopez

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Ricky Martin



Music: First Lines of Songs: UK Chart First Lines
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7. Who sang the opening line 'When I'm feeling blue, all I have to do, is take a look at you, then I'm not so blue'?

Elton John
Phil Collins
Dido
Geri Halliwell

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Phil Collins



Music: Name the Artist: Name That Artist Or Group!
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8. 'Free Fallin', 'Refugee', and 'Won't Back Down'

Fleetwood Mac
Rush
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Bon Jovi

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers



Music: Heavy Metal: Metal Bands
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9. Which member of Metallica left the band after the CD 'Symphony and Metal' was made?

James Hetfield
Lars Ulrich
Jason Newsted
Kirk Hammett

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Jason Newsted



Music: Beethoven's Only Opera: Beethoven's Only Opera
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10. What is the opera's name?

'Fidelio'
'Adriadne auf Naxos'
'Pelleas and Melisande'
'The Pearl Fishers'

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