Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:24 pm

History

History: Nostalgia: Fads, Fads, Fads!
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1. This item was invented in the mid 60s by Joshua Reynolds. When you wore these they changed colors. What was this fad?

Butterfly Earrings
Rainbow Sunglasses
Mood Rings
Sandals

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Mood Rings



History: U.S. History: Forgotten Already
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2. Al Capone was primarily based out of which city?

New York
St. Louis
Chicago
Detroit

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Chicago



History: 20th & 21st Centuries: 20th Century
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3. Who was the youngest golfer to win a Master's tournament?

Tiger Woods
Arnold Palmer
Jack Nicholson
Danny Seel

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Tiger Woods



History: Famous Dates: Dateline: 1665
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4. If you were walking through London in 1665 and came upon a house with a red cross painted on the door, what did it mean?

Someone inside had the plague
An adulterer lived inside
A nurse lived inside
An accused witch lived there

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Someone inside had the plague



History: Mixed Bag: One Year, Two Events
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5. What event happened the same year that Henry Hudson discovered Hudson Bay?

1610 - Galileo reveals his findings about the heavens
1334 - Ibn Battutah reaches Delhi
1405 - First voyage of Cheng-Ho
1271 - Marco Polo begins his journeys

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1610 - Galileo reveals his findings about the heavens



History: Asian: 20th Century Middle East
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6. Which of these terms mean a return to traditional religious views and/or literal interpretation of scripture?

Feudalism
Fundamentalism
Calvinism
Dogmatism

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Fundamentalism



History: 2000s History: It Happened In 2002
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7. Royalty: Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2002. After how many years of being Queen did she celebrate her Golden Jubilee?

25
50
40
75

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50



History: Specialized History: Carrots: Historical Roots
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8. The human oppression of carrots stretches back as far as recorded human history. Merodach-Baladan reportedly imprisoned carrots in his garden in the 8th century BCE. Of what well-known Babylonian king was Merodach-Baladan said to be the grandfather?

Sargon
Hezekiah
Jehoiachin
Nebuchadnezzar

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Nebuchadnezzar



History: World War I: Canada and WWI
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9. How were Canadian women involved in the war?

They worked as ambulance/truck drivers
In all of these roles
They worked in munitions factories
They worked as nurses

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In all of these roles



History: Civil War: American Civil War Part "K"
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10. What was the middle name of Union General George A. Custer?

Aimsworth
Anderson
Armstrong
Audie

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Armstrong
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:34 pm

8. The human oppression of carrots stretches back as far as recorded human history


:shock: :shock: :shock: :roll:
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:27 pm

yeah that was my reaction I reckon our leader put these bizarre statements there just to make sure we're paying attention
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:36 pm

:lol: I don't write the questions. I just copy and paste the questions from a site I visit each day. ;)
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:38 pm

Okaay then I reckon our fearless leader copy's and pastes these bizarre statements just to make sure we're paying attention
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:07 pm

Movies

Movies: Connected with Television: Movies Spoofed on 'Seinfeld'
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1. In 'The Pick' episode, Jerry confronts Tia by the elevator and yells out to a crowd that gathers, 'I am not an animal.' This is a line from what movie, the same movie from which Kramer's 'Look away, I'm hideous' line in 'The Abstinence' episode is taken?

The Deer Hunter
The Elephant Man
Dangerous Beauty
A Man for All Seasons

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The Elephant Man



Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Movies Mixture
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2. Phoebe Cates co-starred in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' with?

David Copperfield
Kevin Bacon
Mike Myers
Sean Penn

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Sean Penn



Movies: Chick Flicks: All About Chick Flicks!
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3. Who played the two main characters in 'When Harry Met Sally'?

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan
Greg Kinnear and Wynona Ryder
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts
Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan

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Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan



Movies: Disney Lyrics: Songs from Disney Movies
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4. 'If you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious!'

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Chim Chim Cheree
Hakuna Matata
I just Can't wait to be king!

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious



Movies: Grab Bag - Easy: The Picture Show - Movie Trivia
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5. M*A*S*H means Mobile Army ______ Hospital. What's missing?

Surgical
Soldier
Sargent
Secret

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Surgical



Movies: Name The Director: Who Directed...? (6)
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6. Who directed 'Me, Myself and Irene'?

Jim Abrahms
The Farrelly Brothers
Mike Newell
Phillip Noyce

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The Farrelly Brothers



Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Disney Movies #1
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7. What was Sleeping Beauty's real name?

Aurora
Fauna
Flora
Merryweather

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Aurora



Movies: Dunst, Kirsten: Kirsten Dunst's Movies
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8. 1995 movie with Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt, about a jungle board game coming to life:

Nyrobi
Jumanji
Anaconda
The Lion Sleeps

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Jumanji



Movies: Danes, Claire: Claire Danes Taglines
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9. The story that has lived in our hearts for generations, now comes to the screen for the holidays.

Little Women
A Christmas Story
101 Dalmatians
Les Miserables

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Little Women



Movies: Jolie, Angelina: Angelina Jolie Movies
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10. 'Take one step and I'll jam this in my aorta' is a quote from what movie?

Lookin' to Get Out
Hell's Kitchen
Gia
Girl, Interrupted

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Girl, Interrupted
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:21 pm

Music

Music: Color Songs: Colorful Songs
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1. This jazz song is another colorful song "Two left feet,oh so neat!"

Kind Georgia Brown
Wonderful Georgia Brown
Sweet Georgia Brown
Great Georgia Brown

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Sweet Georgia Brown



Music: NZ Music: New Zealand Music Trivia
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2. Just over ten years after the success of the Patea Moari Club, another Polynesian act stormed the UK with a song called "How Bizarre". What was the name of the act?

ABC
OMC
Dragon
Ray Columbus and The Invaders

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OMC



Music: NZ Music: New Zealand Music Trivia
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3. What band recently had to change its name for album release in the American market because it bore a resemblance to the Middle Eastern word meaning "holy war"?

Shihad
El Finko
Sheik
Kulcha

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Shihad



Music: Heavy Metal: 80s Metal Bands
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4. Which band's biggest hit was "The Final Countdown"?

Europe
Poison
White Lion
Accept

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Europe



Music: Opera: Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro"
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5. How does Cherubino escape from the Countess' room before the Count returns?

He forces the lock.
He goes out the window and sneaks along the ledge.
Through a secret passage in the wall.
He jumps from the window into the garden.

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He jumps from the window into the garden



Music: Music Theory: Musical Terms
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6. The fine is . . . ?

The beginning
The end
Feeling good about the music
The middle

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The end



Music: Country Lyrics: Modern Country Songs First Lines 2
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7. "Livin' my life in a slow hell" This is the first line of what song?

Picture
I Dream About You
My Life
I Miss You

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Picture



Music: Which Song Is It: Name That Tune Classic Rock Style #4
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8. "I saw him dancin' there by the record machine, I knew he must a been about seventeen. The beat was goin' strong, Playin' my favorite song. An' I could tell it wouldn't be long, Till he was with me, yeah me, singin'"

Put a Dime in the Juke Box
I Love Rock and Roll
Johnny Guitar
Juke Box Hero

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I Love Rock and Roll



Music: Their First Hit Song: Number Ones and Chart Firsts
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9. Bryan Adams broke the UK record for the most consecutive weeks at Number One with which song?

Run To You
Summer of '69
Cloud No.9
Everything I Do (I Do it for You)

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Everything I Do (I Do it for You)



Music: Alternative Rock: Are you New Wave?
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10. Before hip-hop, what blonde female singer 'rapped' it up in a ground- breaking song entitled 'Rapture?'

Carmen Liu
Tessie Arce
Deborah Harry
Sinead O' Connor

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Deborah Harry
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:06 pm

History

History: Vikings: Viking History
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1. Where are the Vikings from?

Greenland
Scandinavia
Poland
China

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Scandinavia



History: April May June: It Happened in April
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2. April 21, is the birthday of a reigning monarch. Which one?

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
King Harald V of Norway
Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II



History: World History: World History !
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3. What were the names of the three ships that Christopher Columbus captained on his voyage to the New World in 1492?

Santa Maria, Nina and the Pinta
Santa Maria, Isabella and the Genoa
Santa Maria, Nina and the Isabella
Santa Maria, Genoa and the Pinta

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Santa Maria, Nina and the Pinta



History: World War I: World War One Acrostic
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4. Which Treaty was signed in 1919 at the Paris Peace Conference..the Treaty of ....?

Paris
Ghent
London
Versailles

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Versailles



History: Medieval History: What If ...
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5. You reach the manor farm, here you see a peasant cutting crops with a curious looking implement. It's a ...?

flail
shears
plough
sickle

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sickle



History: Specialized History: The Armenian Holocaust
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6. What kinds of independent evidence of the Armenian Holocaust is available (in the sense of evidence from non-Armenian sources)?

Internal Turkish evidence
Testimony from American sources
All of these
Testimony from German sources

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All of these



History: Disasters: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
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7. What was the problem with the outside fire escape?

It was made of iron and became extremely hot.
It didn't extend all the way to the ground.
It fell away from the building under the weight of people exiting.
All of these.

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All of these.



History: April May June: April 17
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8. Geoffrey Chaucer told this story for the first time at the court of Richard II on April 17, 1397.

Parlement of Foules
Chanticleer and the Fox
House of Fame
The Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales



History: Famous Dates: On This Day: V
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9. February 6th 1983 saw which Nazi fugitive charged in Lyon, France, with crimes against humanity? Clue: he was known as the "butcher of Lyon" during World War Two, when he headed the local Gestapo.

Klaus Barbie
Wolfgang Bratz
Peter Cindy
Helmut Wendy

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Klaus Barbie



History: Roman History: Operatic Roman History
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10. Mozart composed in 1772 an opera about one of the greatest Roman republican generals, who won eternal fame for his victory against Carthage. Who was this general, member of one of the best known Roman families?

Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Maior
Titus Manlius Imperiosus Torquatus
Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator
Gaius Mucius Scaevola

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Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Maior
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:03 pm

Literature

Literature: Fantasy: Fantasy and Science Fiction Mix!
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1. What is the means of communication between starships and Earth in Robert A. Heinlein's "Time for the Stars"?

Radio
Telepathy
Satellite
The Pony Express

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Telepathy



Literature: Plays: The Man Who Came to Dinner
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2. In the play, on what date does Sherry make his radio broadcast?

December 31
October 31
July 4
December 24

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December 24



Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Alphabet
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3. Which horror story is based on Vlad III?

Dracula
Demon Killer
Drake
Doom

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Dracula



Literature: Famous First Lines: More (Kinda) Famous First Lines
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4. Which book begins with the following lines? "The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way towards the lagoon."

Lord of the Flies
On the Beach
Blue Lagoon
Beach Music

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Lord of the Flies



Literature: Plays: Quotes from Plays Through History
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5. Which Henrik Ibsen play does this come from? "Oh, now she's fooling with those pistols again."

A Doll's House
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Ghosts
Hedda Gabler

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Hedda Gabler



Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet
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6. Why does Juliet kill herself?

she didn't want to have to marry Paris
she sees that Romeo took poison because he thought that she was dead
Paris killed himself because he thought that she was dead
she didn't want to disappoint her father by not marrying Paris, so she killed herself

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she sees that Romeo took poison because he thought that she was dead



Literature: Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Antonios
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7. Which of the following statements is true about Antonio in "The Merchant of Venice"?

Antonio is the inventor of the "Love Test" that Portia is suffering under.
Antonio is known for his merry disposition in the play.
Shylock accuses Antonio of spitting on his gaberdine.
Antonio is the Master of Launcelot Gobbo.

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Shylock accuses Antonio of spitting on his gaberdine.



Literature: Famous First Lines: First Lines of Recent Bestsellers
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8. First, an easy one: "Renowned curator Jacques Saunière staggered through the vaulted archway of the museum's Grand Gallery."

Digital Fortress (Dan Brown)
Angels & Demons (Dan Brown)
The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
Deception Point (Dan Brown)

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The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)



Literature: Mixed Literature: The BBC Big Read
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9. "War and Peace" - Who wrote this novel?

Nabikov
Hugo
Dostoyevsky
Tolstoy

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Tolstoy



Literature: Literature Before 1900: Pride and Prejudice - Know Your Characters
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10. "[He]entered into conversation directly with the readiness and ease of a well-bred man". Which "Pride and Prejudice" character, described here, does Lizzy find so agreeable?

Mr. Collins
Mr. Darcy
Colonel Fitzwilliam
Mr. Hurst

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Colonel Fitzwilliam
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:16 pm

Trivia

World: Global Trivia: World Stuff
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1. What is the only 100 percent Roman Catholic state?

Vatican City
Mexico
Spain
San Marino

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Vatican City



World: World Languages: Guess That Language!
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2. Todas las cosas que quisierais que los hombres hiciesen con vosotros, asi tambien haced vosotros con ellos

French
Italian
Latin
Spanish

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Spanish



World: Currencies: Funny Money!
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3. What is cash (in terms of money)?

Money in the bank
Something your dad never has
Money that can be spent right away
A country singer that dresses in black

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Money that can be spent right away



World: IATA Codes: UK Airport Codes
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4. Which of the following codes is for a Scottish city?

CWL
EXE
EDI
BOH

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EDI



World: World Languages: Latin & Spanish
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5. What is the English equivalent of Spanish "la ventana" and Latin "fenestra"?

window
fense
wind
sharp

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window



World: New York Subway: NYC Subway Tracks
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6. By which transit company was the Franklin Av. Shuttle built?

MTACC
IRT
BMT
IND

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BMT



World: U.S. Politics: U.S. Politics Viewed from Britain
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7. How many terms of office can the President of the U.S. be elected for as President under the Constitution?

two
three
one
an unlimited number

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two



World: Italian: Gli animali
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8. How do you say "la zebra" in English?

zebra
lion
deer
bird

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zebra



World: Castles: Casa Loma
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9. Which Canadian city is Casa Loma located in?

Vancouver
Toronto
Halifax
Montreal

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Toronto



World: U.S. Politics: The Disaster Declaration Process
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10. When a state desires a presidential declaration of disaster, who has to make the request?

The President of the United States
The Governor of that State
The local official of the city/county that is affected
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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The Governor of that State
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:58 pm

Trivia

World: World Sites: Origin Countries of Famous Sites
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1. Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall, Nelson's Column

Canada
United Kingdom
Australia
New Zealand

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United Kingdom



World: UK Commercials: More Old UK Ads
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2. "It's frothy man." What was?

Cresta
Lilt
Fresca
Tizer

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Cresta



World: Lincoln, Abraham: Abraham and Mary Lincoln
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3. What did the Lincolns do with any gifts of alcohol sent to the White House?

drank it, of course!
sold it
poured in down the drain
Sent it to the soliders in the hospital

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Sent it to the soliders in the hospital



World: Auto World: These Cars Are Made In
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4. The first Volvo was made in?

Norway
Finland
Denmark
Sweden

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Sweden



World: Presidential Trivia: Useless Presidential Facts
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5. Now this is different: What did William Taft do?

Had an open casket funeral for his cat
Had the first fish tank in the White House
Ran naked around the White House, on a dare
Got stuck in his bathtub

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Got stuck in his bathtub



World: U.S. Commercials: Slogans and Catch Phrases
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6. 'Let Your Fingers do the Walking'

Yellow Pages
Avis
Nike
Century 21

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Yellow Pages



World: Presidential Deaths: Presidential Deaths Two
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7. He died on July 4, 1831:

James Monroe
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
John Quincy Adams

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James Monroe



World: General Motors: General Motors
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8. Which marque will no longer be produced by General Motors after the 2002 model year?

Jimmy
Plymouth
Oldsmobile
Pontiac

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Oldsmobile



World: Espionage & Codebreaking: WW II, Spying 123
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9. What group played a major part in the allied recon and invasion of Italy?

The Greeks
The Mafia
The CIA
The Libyans

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The Mafia



World: U.S. Commercials: TV Commercials
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10. Which credit card goes with this saying, 'Don't leave home without it'?

American Express
Master Card
Master Charge
Discover

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American Express
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:31 pm

History

History: Hundred Years' War: 100 Years War
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1. Of the following, who were the two main combatants in the War?

England vs. Spain
Holland vs. Greenland
Spain vs. France
England vs. France

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England vs. France



History: U.S. History: Forgotten Already
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2. What was Ross Perot's presidential party?

Republican party
I wanna party
Democratic party
Reform party

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Reform party



History: Mixed Bag: History High - World, U.S.
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3. Who wrote the "The Star Spangled Banner"?

Johnathan H. Rollington
P. Diddy
Francis Scott Key
William Wallace

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Francis Scott Key



History: 1980s Nostalgia: Remember 1986?
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4. Who defeated Canadian Trevor Berbick in November 1986 to win the world heavyweight boxing title?

Mike Weaver
Michael Moorer
Mike Tyson
Greg Page

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Mike Tyson



History: Disasters: Was it really that long ago? A Log of Disasters
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5. President John F Kennedy was assasinated in Dallas. When?

1973
1963
1983
1953

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1963



History: 2000s History: Global Hot Spots 2004
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6. President Jean-Bertrand Aristide left his country on February 29th, in the face of a widespread rebellion. After 200 years of independence, Aristide was the first freely elected president for which country?

Haiti
Bolivia
Jamaica
Morocco

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Haiti



History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Headlines
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7. 1953. "Rosenburgs Executed". Why did the married couple go to the electric chair?

Terrorism
Murder
Espionage
Kidnapping

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Espionage



History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (8)
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8. In July 2004 who did the Democrat John Kerry pick as his presidential running mate for the coming U.S. elections?

John Edwards
Edward Jones
Ron Edwards
Edward Johns

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John Edwards



History: Mixed Bag: General Historical Topics 1
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9. Which liner was sunk by a German U-Boat during the First World War, killing several Americans and strongly bolstering the pro-war lobby in the United States?

Titanic
Lusitania
Olympic
Britannic

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Lusitania



History: US Colonial History: Early US Government
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10. How many amendments have been added to the U.S. Constitution?

10
50
17
27

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27
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:08 pm

Movies

Movies: Degrees - Average 10: 10 Degrees of Gary Oldman
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1. Isabella Rossellini plays one of Gary Oldman's loves in this poignant film, from 1994, about the life and loves of Ludwig von Beethoven.

Ode to Joy
The Music Lover
Immortal Beloved
Ludwig van Beethoven

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Immortal Beloved



Movies: Same Word Titles: This Quiz's Days Are Numbered
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2. Two single parents (George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer) end up spending the day with each other after a transportation mixup leaves them watching their kids all day.

One Fine Day
One Day in the Park
Just For One Day
Just Give Me Four Days

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One Fine Day



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Quotes from "Best Picture" Movies, Quiz 2
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3. "Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By'." –- 1942

It's a Wonderful Life
To Have and Have Not
Casablanca
Key Largo

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Casablanca



Movies: Movie Mergers: Merger #2
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4. Cannonball _____________ for the Sun

Universe
Chariot
Run
War

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Run



Movies: Which Movie - Tough 10: Favorite Lines From Movies
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5. "Come D'Artagnan! We're saving the king!"

Robin Hood: Men In Tights
The Three Musketeers
Ivanhoe
Scaramouche

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The Three Musketeers



Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Christmas Movie Quotes
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6. (1954) "Oh Vermont should be beautiful this time of year, with all that snow."

Black Christmas
White Christmas
Gremlins
Winter Holiday

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White Christmas



Movies: Burton, Tim: The Film History of Tim Burton
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7. Before jumping into feature-length films, Burton created a number of film shorts. In 1984, he created a 27-minute film featuring the 'creation' of a dog-monster a la 'Frankenstein'. What was the name of this fantasy creation?

The Creature Stirs
Frankenweenie
Mechanispot
Dachsundstein

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Frankenweenie



Movies: Something in Common: Big, Big, Big! Film Epics
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8. Kevin Costner took a great chance in 1990 with the creation of which epic western film that features the story of John Dunbar, a member of the U.S. army who learns the ways of the local Native American people?

Dances with Wolves
Lone Wolf McQuade
Open Range
The Outlaw Josey Wales

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Dances with Wolves



Movies: Movies Grab Bag: Movies on My Shelf
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9. This movie is about aliens who create crop circles. The aliens use the crop circles as a map to attack Earth. It is said that they fear water!

Independence Day
Men In Black 2
Men In Black
Signs

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Signs



Movies: Name the Movie: Three Stars and a Film
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10. Sally Field, Robert Downey Jr. and Whoopi Goldberg are part of a comedic film. Can you name this film?

The Forsaken
The Living End
The Crimson Rivers
Soapdish

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Soapdish
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:51 pm

Music

Music: Name the Artist: Who Sings These Songs?
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1. Who sings 'All The Small Things'?

5ive
Sugar Ray
Blink 182
Hanson

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Blink 182



Music: Music Grab Bag: Music 101
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2. Finish the lyric by REM: 'That's me in the corner, that's me

in the spotlight
on the roof
over there
in the hospital

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in the spotlight



Music: Songs With Same Word: 'Bad' Music
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3. Who sang 'Bad Case Of Loving You'?

Robert Palmer
Dave Mason
Michael Jackson
Richard Marx

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Robert Palmer



Music: Bands and Duets: Which Pop Group Sang This?
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4. Who sang 'Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely'?

Backstreet Boys
N'Sync
Westlife
98 Degrees

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Backstreet Boys



Music: One Hit Wonders: One Hit Wonder Quiz
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5. Which of the following had a hit in 1979 with the song 'Ring My Bell'?

Anita Ward
Jill Scott
Backstreet Boys
Carl Thomas

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Anita Ward



Music: Music Grab Bag: Sing, Sing, Sing
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6. What is the name of the Celine Dion song from the 1997 movie 'Titanic'?

I Love You
My Heart Will Go On
To Love You More
My Angel

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My Heart Will Go On



Music: Name the Song: Partial to Song Titles
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7. The artist is Tina Turner. The title is 'We Don't Need Another _____'.

school day
airline
homework assignment
hero

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hero



Music: First Lines of Songs: 1980s Music 1st Lines : Volume 2
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8. 'I come home in the morning light, my mother says, 'when you gonna live your life right?'

Joan Jett
Cyndi Lauper
Bananarama
The Go-Gos

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Cyndi Lauper



Music: No. 1 Hits: Duets That Went to No.1
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9. Bill Medley and ________________ teamed up to record '(I've Had) The Time of My Life'?

Bobby Hatfield
George Michael
Neil Diamond
Jennifer Warnes

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Jennifer Warnes



Music: Music Video: 80s Music Videos
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10. One of, if not the first, video aired on MTV by a black artist. What's this video about a paternity suit?

Little Red Corvette
Billie Jean
Beat It
Human Nature

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Billie Jean
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:59 pm

History

History: Disasters: World Disasters
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1. What natural disaster occurred in San Francisco on April 18, 1906?

tornado
earthquake
flood
oil spill

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earthquake



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

George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson



History: War History: Wars and Conflicts of the 20th Century
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3. This war lasted four years and killed 10 million men. The Allies of Britain, France and (later) the U.S.A, among others) fought the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. What was it called?

World War Two
The Four Years War
The European War
World War One

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World War One



History: Holocaust: Auschwitz
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4. What was the name of the evil doctor who performed horrific experiments on the prisoners?

Rudolf Hoess
Josef Mengele
Heinrich Himmler
Adolf Hitler

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Josef Mengele



History: 1950s Nostalgia: 1950s Fads, Fashion, Events and Pop Culture
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5. What toy came out in 1957 that children use by circling it about their waist and making it spin?

merry-go-round
Frisbee
hula hoop
poodle skirt

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hula hoop



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

Korea
Vietnam
Cuba
Soviet Union

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Cuba



History: Maryland History: Maryland, My Maryland
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7. The Battle of Antietam (fought in Maryland) has a special historical distinction. What is it?

The longest Civil War Battle
The defeat of General George McClellan
The Civil War's bloodiest single day of fighting
The battle where Stonewall Jackson was killed

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The Civil War's bloodiest single day of fighting



History: U.S. History: The Toledo War
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8. Which two states "fought" in this war?

Washington and Florida
New York and Pennsylvania
Michigan and Ohio
South and North Carolina

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Michigan and Ohio



History: US Colonial History: Early US Government
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9. What was the first successful English colony established in the present United States?

Roanoke
New Amsterdam
Plymouth
Jamestown

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Plymouth



History: Medieval History: The Code of Chivalry
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10. Over time, the concept of the knight was replaced by the invention of firearms and knights were no longer needed on the battlefield. What are knighthoods considered as today?

there is no knighthood today
a reward for service to one's country
becoming part of the country's defense system
the knowledge that one has done a job well

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a reward for service to one's country
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