Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:36 pm

Trivia


World: German: German 101
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1. Which is not a traditional German food?

Dachshund

Wuerstchen

Schnitzel

Sauerkraut


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Dachshund







World: U.K. Politics: The UK General Election 2001
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2. Who was the Prime Minister following the election?

William Hague

Tony Blair

Charles Kennedy

Arthur Scargill


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Tony Blair







World: U.S. Commercials: 20th Century Advertising Icons
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3. Who was the cool cat hyping Cheetos cheese puffs?

Chester

Chandler

Charles

Clyde


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Chester







World: Accounting: Basic Accounting 1
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4. What term is used for day-to-day dealings that involve the exchange of goods and services for cash?

Business Transactions

Accounting

Bookkeeping

Occasion

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Business Transactions








World: U.S. Commercials: Popular American TV Commercials
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5. If you got caught squeezing the Charmin, who would you have to look out for?

Mr. Hooper

Mr. Roper

Madge

Mr. Whipple


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Mr. Whipple







World: Supreme Court: Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press
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6. In New York Times v. Sullivan (1963), what did the Court state must be proved in order to prosecute for libel of a government official?

sedition

actual malice

defamation

identification

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actual malice








World: U.S. Commercials: Disney Channel Original Commercials
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7. What did Corey Matthews say to break the awkward silence in "The Laugh"?

"Underpants!"

"Undergarments!"

"Grey Pants!"

"Pyjamas!"


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"Underpants!"







World: Norwegian: Norwegian Vocabulary and Sentences
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8. If you go to a cafe and you would like a cup of tea, what do you say?

Kan jeg få en røyk?

Jeg vil gjerne ha en kopp kaffe

Jeg vil gjerne ha en kopp te

Gi meg en kopp te


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Jeg vil gjerne ha en kopp te







World: Buildings & Landmarks: Famous Landmarks of Europe
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9. In what city would you be able to look up and see the famous "Acropolis"?

Athens

Berlin

Rome

Moscow

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Athens








World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Internet Domain Extensions: III
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10. Which country uses "gh" as their internet domain extension?

French Guinea

Ghana

Gibralter

Grenada

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:37 pm

Trivia


World: Naval Forces: The Sinking of The Kursk - Russian Tragedy
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1. In the opinion of most Western defense analysts and experts on the Soviet military, what caused the sinking of the Kursk?

Torpedo malfunction with resulting explosion

Collision with unidentified submarine

Collision with World War II mine

Nuclear reactor malfunction with radiation leak


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Torpedo malfunction with resulting explosion







World: World Languages: Latin & Spanish
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2. What is the English equivalent of Spanish "aqui" and Latin "hic"?

water

here

there

his


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here







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

Derby

Liverpool

Leicester

Nottingham

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Liverpool








World: British Railways: Railway Stations Of The UK
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4. New Street and Snow Hill and International (3 Stations) are three amongst many stations in an area. Which one?

Crewe

Birmingham

Cardiff

Norwich


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Birmingham







World: French: T'es-tu un Québecois de souche?
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5. Bienvenue à la Belle Province! You wake early with jet lag and go in search of breakfast. What is the meal called in Quebec?

Petit déjeuner

Souper

Dîner

Déjeuner


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Déjeuner







World: Campaigns & Elections: Presidential Campaign Slogans
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6. Ironically, this candidate's campaign slogan was, "He kept us out of war."

Harry Truman

Franklin Roosevelt

Woodrow Wilson

Lyndon Johnson


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Woodrow Wilson







World: Naval Forces: Navy Jargon
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7. What are you eating if you are served "SOS"?

Same old slop

C- Rations

Bologna sandwiches

Chipped beef on toast

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Chipped beef on toast








World: Currencies: A Dream Holiday!
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8. Whew! That was close. Your are in Albania. You are just walking along the road when you a see a beautiful necklace just like the one Kate Winslet wore in Titanic. You decide to buy it for your mother. It costs 10000 ________.

Dinars

Likas

Leks

Quaris


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Leks







World: Aviation: It's the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
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9. The general Mass Ascension at 7:00 am, only happens on which two days of the week?

Sunday and Monday

Thursday and Friday

Tuesday and Wednesday

Saturday and Sunday


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Saturday and Sunday







World: U.K. Politics: British Prime Ministers
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10. Which is the only British Prime Minister to have captained his country at national level in any sport?

Anthony Eden

John Major

Edward Heath

Harold Wilson


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:45 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?

Book

Soap

Bible

Long Stick


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Bible







History: Holocaust: WW II Concentration Camps
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2. Which was the largest concentration camp in Europe?

Sobibor

Auschwitz-Birkenau

Treblinka

Bergen-Belsen


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Auschwitz-Birkenau







History: Ancient Greece: Ancient Greece
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3. On which Greek island did Greek civilization originate?

Santorini

Crete

Hydra

Cyprus

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Crete








History: Italian: Medici Family
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4. What trade did the Medici family deal in before they became masters of Florence?

Armour Making

Goldsmiths

Silk Weaving

Banking

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Banking








History: Medieval History: Life in Medieval London
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5. In 1369, King Edward III ordered the City of London to prohibit butchers from slaughtering animals within the city. Why?

blood and offal were flowing through the streets between the shambles and the Thames

it stunk

blood and offal were falling out of buckets while being carried to the Thames

all of these


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all of these







History: 20th & 21st Centuries: 20th Century Analogies
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6. Hula is to hoop as Rubik’s is to what?

Sling

Rock

Cube

Ladder

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Cube








History: Great Fire of London: The Great Fire of London
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7. Which of these factors helped the fire to spread?

warehouses filled with flammable materials

strong winds

all of these

building construction


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all of these







History: Stonewall Jackson: Stonewall Jackson
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8. "Stonewall" Jackson got his nickname at this battle.

Gettysburg

First Battle of Bull Run

Antietam

Shiloh

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First Battle of Bull Run








History: Famous Dates: On This Day IX
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9. June 19th 1953 saw the deaths by electric chair of which American couple accused of passing atom bomb secrets to the Russians?

Bernard and Gretchen Rosenberg

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Heinrich and Gladys Rosenberg

Stefan and Sophia Rosenberg


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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg







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?

Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator

Gaius Mucius Scaevola

Titus Manlius Imperiosus Torquatus

Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Maior



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Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Maior
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:48 pm

Movies


Movies: Which Movie - Ave +/- 10: More Modern Movie Quotes
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1. 'Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me?' (Dustin Hoffman)

The World According to Garp

The Graduate

Class

Dangerous Minds

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The Graduate








Movies: Connery, Sean: Sean Connery - His Movies
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2. Set in the 10th Century, a man teams up with the last dragon to remind the people of a long lost code of honor, and inspire them to fight for their freedom from a tyrannical king.

First Knight

Another Time, Another Place

Time Bandits

Dragonheart


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Dragonheart







Movies: Which Movie - Easy: Great Movie Quotes I
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3. 'As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.' -- 1990 (Hint: Ray Liotta says this quote.)

The Godfather

Bugsy

Casino

Goodfellas


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Goodfellas







Movies: Taglines - Tough: Movie Tag Lines
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4. History is about to be rewritten by two guys who can't spell...

Dumb and Dumber

Encino Man

Grosse Point Blank

Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure


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Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure







Movies: G: Janeane Garofalo Movie Taglines
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5. 'Donny, Dave and Vic are best friends. They have everything in common ... ex-wives, new girlfriends, and the kids for the weekend.'

Larger than Life

Dog Park

Can't Stop Dancing

Bye Bye, Love


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Bye Bye, Love







Movies: Classics - Tough: Warner Brothers Classics
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6. Which Humphrey Bogart classic won him an Oscar but was not made by Warner Brothers Studios?

'The African Queen'

'The Maltese Falcon'

'Casablanca'

'To Have And Have Not'


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'The African Queen'







Movies: Classics - Tough: Best of the Best
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7. Love story: 'Casablanca'. Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet are also in the movie - in which other Bogart film did they play prominent roles?

'High Sierra'

'Treasure of the Sierra Madre'

'Maltese Falcon'

'Big Sleep'


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'Maltese Falcon'







Movies: Players - Average 10: Movie Stars
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8. Who was not one of Batman's enemies?

Danny DeVito

Jim Carrey

John Travolta

Jack Nicholson


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John Travolta







Movies: Connected with Television: From Small Screen To Big Screen
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9. Michael Douglas went from 'Streets of San Francisco' to the big screen. Which movie included him in the cast?

The Americanization of Emily

The China Syndrome

The Last Detail

The Mountain

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The China Syndrome








Movies: Something in the Title: Directions In The Movies
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10. What is the name of the wonderful musical starring Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, Rita Moreno? '---- Side Story'?

West

South

North

East


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:03 pm

Music


Music: Country Music: Test your Country Music Aptitude
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1. In what Garth Brooks song would you find '..the beer chases your blues away..' ?

Friends in Low Places

Thunder Rolls

The Dance

The River

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Friends in Low Places








Music: Which Band?: Singers Where Did You Sing
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2. Jello Biafra was the singer of what band?

Nasty Clintons

Bush Detector

Dead Kennedys

Old Reagans


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Dead Kennedys







Music: Music Grab Bag: Puzzling Pop
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3. Who, before Lolly, sang ' Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!'

Lolly's Mum

Cyndi Lauper

Alanis Morrisette

Shania Twain


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Cyndi Lauper







Music: Music from 1979: Song Lyrics from 1979
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4. They don't give a damn about any trumpet playing band it ain't what they call rock and roll

Suzi Quatro

Dire Straits

Bad Company

April Wine


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Dire Straits







Music: Name the Song: Country Music Classics Song Titles
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5. 'I'm So Lonesome I Could ________'

Fight

Call

Cry

Drink



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Cry






Music: Music from 1964: Hits Of 1964
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6. Who sang 'Oh Pretty Woman'?

Gene Pitney

Elvis Presley

Roy Orbison

Terry Stafford


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Roy Orbison







Music: Music Grab Bag: Music with a Clue
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7. She used to write songs for the Monkees, but it wasn't too late for her to become a singer herself.

Carole King

Petula Clark

Leslie Gore

Lainie Kazan


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Carole King







Music: Songs With Same Word: 'Bad' Music
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8. Who sings 'Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown'?

Jim Croce

Jimmy Dean

Jim Reeves

Little Jimmy Osmond


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Jim Croce







Music: Who Sang This: Name That Old Song
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9. 'I want you, I need you, but there ain't no way I'm ever gonna love you.'

'We've Got Tonight'

Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad

'Ticket To Ride'

'Arlene'


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Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad







Music: Country Lyrics: Country Music Ballads
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10. 'But honey I don't care. I ain't in love with your hair. And if it all fell out, I'd love you any way.'

'From Here To Eternity'

'Forever and Ever Amen'

'I Swear'

'Rockin' Years'


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'Forever and Ever Amen'
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:38 pm

History


History: 1970s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1977?
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1. Who celebrated 25 years as a monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II

King Baudouin

Queen Juliana

King Frederik


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Queen Elizabeth II







History: Nostalgia: Kids' Things of Long Ago
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2. What company owned the Weinermobile?

Oscar Mayer

Armour

Bryant

Holly Farms

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Oscar Mayer








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 Isabella

Santa Maria, Genoa and the Pinta

Santa Maria, Isabella and the Genoa

Santa Maria, Nina and the Pinta


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Santa Maria, Nina and the Pinta







History: World History: General History - 'Millionaire' Format
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4. By what name was WWI identity Baron Manfred von Richthofen better known?

The Flying Ace

The Red Baron

The Killer Wasp

The Master


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The Red Baron







History: WW2 Aircraft: USAAF Fighters of WWII: No.1
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5. What was special about the Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter?

The engine was located behind the cockpit

All these are correct

It had a gun firing through the propeler shaft

It had a nose wheel


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All these are correct







History: U.S. History: American Firsts
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6. Who was the first American on the moon?

Buzz Aldrin

Neil Armstrong

Ernie Epps

John Glenn


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Neil Armstrong







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

Mesopotamia

Japan

China

Eastern Mediterranean


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China







History: European: General European History
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8. Who emerged as the key leader of the armies of the Parliament during the English Civil War?

David Hume

Praise-God Barebones

Oliver Cromwell

William of Orange


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Oliver Cromwell







History: U.S. History: U.S. History - A Miscellany
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9. What European nation originally colonized Florida?

England

Portugal

France

Spain


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Spain







History: War History: Military History (1900 -1970)
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10. In which battle in Indo-China were the French finally defeated by the Viet Minh on 7th May 1954?

Dien Bien Phu

Bien Hoa

Da Nang

Ap An Phu



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Dien Bien Phu
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:37 pm

Literature


Literature: Literary Characters: Who Created Me? #2
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1. Adam Trask, Kino, Mack, Tom Joad, and Rosasharn.

John Steinbeck

John Dos Passos

Sinclair Lewis

William Carlos Williams


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John Steinbeck







Literature: Fantasy: Fantasy and Science Fiction Mix!
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2. In J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books, what is the name of Harry's godfather?

Dorian Gray

Sirius Black

George Bush

Jean Chretien


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Sirius Black







Literature: Literature Before 1900: English Literature Made Simple - No. 2
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3. The diary of which Secretary of the Admiralty gives first-hand accounts of the plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of London?

Daniel Beckett

Samuel Pepys

Paul Daniel Samuels

Edward Jonson

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Samuel Pepys








Literature: Mixed Literature: Literary Alphabet
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4. Rudyard Kipling created which book about a little boy called Mowgli?

Just So Stories

Jungle Book

Jailbird

Just In Time For Tea


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Jungle Book







Literature: Fantasy: For lovers of fantasy
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5. In "The Hobbit" who are the two characters playing riddles in the dark?

Balin and Bilbo

Thorin and Balin

Bilbo and Gollum

The goblins and Bilbo


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Bilbo and Gollum







Literature: Young Adult Fiction: Young Adult Battle of the Books
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6. In what book does a girl named Leslie drown when she swings across a creek on a rope and hits her head on a tree branch?

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", by J.K. Rowling

"The Golden Compass", by Philip Pullman

"Walk Two Moons", by Sharon Creech

"Bridge to Terabithia", by Katherine Paterson


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"Bridge to Terabithia", by Katherine Paterson







Literature: Poetry: Poetry for Dummies
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7. Some people write this type of poem to glorify or praise another person, place or thing. What type of poem is this?

senryu

diamante

clerihew

ode


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ode







Literature: Literature Before 1900: British Literature of the Restoration
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8. British writing of the Restoration era is often called "neoclassical". Why is this?

It imitates the Latin classics.

It was written by the Emperor Octavian.

It aims to create a uniquely English style.

It was translated from the Roman and Greek languages.


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It imitates the Latin classics.







Literature: Literature Before 1900: British Literature of the Restoration
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9. Alexander Pope wrote a long poem called "The Rape of the Lock". What was this about?

The attempt to open Pandora's Box.

The picking of a locked door.

The theft of a tress of hair.

The assault on a young woman named Lucie Lock.


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The theft of a tress of hair.







Literature: Mixed Literature: Sex Between the Covers
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10. This x-rated text, with lavish illustrations, asserts that: "An ingenious person should multiply the kinds of congress after the fashion of the different kinds of beasts and of birds."

Kama Sutra

Little Women

Animal Farm

Sei Shonagon



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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:01 pm

Trivia


World: World Sites: Origin Countries of Famous Sites
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1. Lascaux Cave, Mont St. Michel, Arc de Triomphe

Germany

France

Switzerland

Spain


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France







World: Global Trivia: World Poverty - What You Should Know
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2. Apart from immunization for diseases such as tetanus, diphtheria, measles and tuberculosis, what other activities are undertaken in developing countries to assist in the promotion of health?

potable water

community education

all of these

developing clean sanitation systems


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all of these







World: Sign Languages: Sign Languages
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3. Fingerspelling (spelling out words letter by letter) is a useful skill, but is a poor substitute for a knowledge of sign language because:

all of these

it is very difficult to communicate emotion through fingerspelling

it is slower to communicate letter by letter

sign language users may not know the word being spelt


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all of these







World: Presidential Quotes: Presidential Quotes
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4. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." We all know Lincoln spoke these words, but when?

While delivering the Gettysburg Address

In the courtroom when he was a lawyer before considering running for the presidency

In a conversation with his VP about abolishing slavery

While writing poems to Mary while sitting in his famous log cabin using only candle light


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While delivering the Gettysburg Address







World: French: French Assembling
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5. 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: Japanese: Key Terms of Ancient Japan
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6. Military leaders who ruled under the rulership of the emperor.

Kabuki

Shogun

Courtier

Aware

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Shogun








World: South African Politics: Nelson Mandela
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7. Which African city did Nelson Mandela live in?

Matruh

Johannesburg

Sabhah

Atar


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Johannesburg







World: Scouts: Scouting - Not So Trivial
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8. Scouting is about providing members with skills for life. What is something that a Scout might learn during Scouting activities?

First Aid

Acting

Map Reading

All of these


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All of these







World: Australian Commercials: Australian Advertising Jingles
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9. "Aussie kids are ... kids". What product does this slogan refer to?

Bickfords

Weet-Bix

Milo

Corn Flakes

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Weet-Bix








World: U.S. Commercials: Popular Slogans 2
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10. "Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onion, on a sesame seed bun." This little diddy was introduced in 1975. What burger are they describing?

Double Whopper

Wendy's Classic Single

Sonic Burger

Big Mac



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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:58 pm

Trivia


World: U.S. Commercials: Advertising Slogans
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1. Strong enough for a man, but . . .

still smells fresh

made for a woman

makes you feel fresh all day

gentle on your skin


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made for a woman







World: Consumer Protection: The Car Buying Experience
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2. Some car dealerships offer 'no haggle' pricing. Which of the following dealerships sells its cars only at sticker price, without haggling?

Mitsubishi

Saturn

Daewoo

Kia



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Saturn






World: Famous Trials: Interesting Trials Through History
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3. 'The Fugitive' tv show was inspired by doubts about the guilt of this famous defendant

Sam Shepard

Hurricane Carter

Carl Coppolino

Ted Bundy


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Sam Shepard







World: Presidential Firsts: Presidential Firsts
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4. Who was the first president to live in the White House?

George Washington

John Adams

Thomas Jefferson

James Madison


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John Adams







World: Truman, Harry S.: Harry S. Truman
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5. Truman's program to provide aid to rebuild Europe after World War II, was called what?

Truman Plan

Marshall Plan

Kennan Plan

Rayburn Plan


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Marshall Plan







World: World Languages: Indo-European Languages
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6. Which number is this: kat, ceathair, and keturi (Picard, Irish, Lithuanian)? Hint: try replacing 'k' with 'qu'

4

6

5

3


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4







World: Global Trivia: Random Trivia
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7. Which city in the world contains the largest population of Irish folk?

Glasgow

London

Dublin

New York

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New York








World: IATA Codes: UK Airport Codes
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8. Newcastle airport is known by which code?

NEW

NEC

CST

NCL


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NCL







World: Presidential Trivia: American Presidents
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9. In what year was the oath of the president first administered in the USA?

1789

1783

1776

1786

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1789








World: Lighthouses: History of the Lighthouse
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10. In 1822, this invention was probably the most important discovery in lighting technology. It is the...?

Fresnel lens

Selfner lens

Lenserf lens

Elfsern lens


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Fresnel lens
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Apr 04, 2013 3:46 pm

History


History: European Overseas Empires: Early European Exploration
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1. Whose expedition was the first to circumnavigate the entire planet?

Juan Sebastian del Cano

Ferdinand Magellan

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

John Cabot

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Ferdinand Magellan








History: 1970s History: The Twentieth Century - 1971-1980
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2. What female athlete became the first to win {$100,000} in a single year in 1971?

Janet Guthrie

Joanne Carner

Billie Jean King

Martina Navratalova


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Billie Jean King







History: 1900s History: History 1900 To 1909
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3. Where did the Wright Brothers make their first flight in 1903?

Dayton OH.

Bismark N.D.

Pierre S.D.

Kitty Hawk N.C.


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Kitty Hawk N.C.







History: September 11, 2001: September 11, The Day That Shook The World
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4. The fourth highjacked plane's intended target will probably never be known. It was downed by the heroics of the passengers. Where did flight 93 crash?

Fairfield County, Connecticut

Suffolk County, New York

Shanksville, Pennsylvania

Bergen County, New Jersey


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Shanksville, Pennsylvania







History: British History: Battles of Britain
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5. One of the best known battles took place in 1066. Which one was it?

Southampton

Oxford

London

Hastings


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Hastings







History: Mogadishu 1993: Ma-Alinti Rangers
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6. Who was the commander of the raid?

William Garrison

Mohammen Farrah Aidid

Mike Durant

Lance Twombley


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William Garrison







History: Civil War: The Confederate Naval Academy
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7. What special requirement(s) was/were recognized as being needed to become a good naval officer?

Naval gunnery

Math

All of these

Navigation

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All of these








History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - 1950 Americana
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8. What popular comic strip featuring a boy and a dog debuted on October 2, 1950?

Peanuts

Snuffy Smith

Moon Mullin

Red Ryder

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Peanuts








History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (August 2005)
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9. In August 2005 what was the nationality of the seven sub-mariners (and submarine) saved from death by British intervention?

This event never happened.

United States

Russian

French

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Russian








History: World War I: World War I: How and Why It Happened
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10. What plan did the Germans use when invading Belgium in August, 1914?

Zimmermann Telegram

Schlieffen Plan

German Plan

Belgium Letter


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Schlieffen Plan
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:28 pm

Movies


Movies: Something in Common: Movies About Mars
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1. (1990) In which film does a character played by Arnold Schwarzenegger take a trip to Mars?

Twins

Total Recall

The Running Man

Eraser

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Total Recall








Movies: Common Locations: Let’s Gamble On This Movie
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2. It was supposed to be a weekend of love and romance for Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson, but Robert Redford put a little damper in their plans. He made them the offer, they couldn’t refuse. What Vegas movie is this?

Indecent Justice

Indecent Proposal

Indecent

The Proposal


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Indecent Proposal







Movies: T: Robert Taylor
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3. Robert Young played one of Robert Taylor's comrades in the film "Three Comrades". Who played the other?

Robert Montgomery

Franchot Tone

Melvyn Douglas

Herbert Marshall

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Franchot Tone








Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: The Wonderful World of Walt Disney - Part 1
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4. What is the name of the dragon in 'Pete's Dragon'?

Mickey

Edward

Elliott

Elton

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Elliott








Movies: Depp, Johnny: Johnny Depp Films
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5. This was a massive hit when it was released (in the UK). A few pieces of gold cause a lot of trouble to some scallywags, but Johnny's character uses the gold and his clever (but often ridiculous) ideas to his advantage, and wins in the end.

Dead Man

Blow

Pirates of the Caribbean

Benny and Joon


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Pirates of the Caribbean







Movies: Degrees - Average +/- 10: 15 Degrees of Julie Delpy
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6. Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington star in this movie about a law student who uncovers the truth behind the killing of two Supreme Court Justices.

The Chamber

The Gingerbread Man

A Time to Kill

The Pelican Brief


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The Pelican Brief







Movies: Common Titles: All Quizzes Great And Small
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7. In "The Great Escape", what war was involved?

WWII

WWI

Korean War

Civil War

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WWII








Movies: Degrees - Very Easy: 10 Degrees of Josh Lucas
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8. Josh Lucas and Haley Joel Osment both played Walter, a teenager dropped off by his mother, Mae, at the home of his eccentric uncles, Garth and Hub. Walter spends his summer listening to his uncles' adventures and wondering if they are true.

Secondhand Lions

Pay It Forward

Big Fish

Bringing Down The House


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Secondhand Lions







Movies: Something in Common: Artists in the Movies
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9. Which modern American artist, with a tendency towards bizarre behavior, has been portrayed in films by the likes of Crispin Glover and David Bowie?

Robert Rauschenberg

Roy Lichtenstein

Andy Warhol

Edward Hopper


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Andy Warhol







Movies: Name the Movie: Match the Movie
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10. Johnny Depp has been a busy man during his several decade career, but among these four 2004 movies, which is the only one in which he appeared?

Kill Bill, Volume 2

Finding Neverland

Kinsey

Vanity Fair

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Finding Neverland
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:20 pm

Music


Music: Rigoletto: Verdi's "Rigoletto"
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1. The main character in this opera, Rigoletto, is of what profession?

Court Jester

Bar Tender

Inn Keeper

Doctor

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Court Jester








Music: Music from TV & Movies: "Revenge of the Nerds" Theme Song. Too Funny!
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2. "One of these days we'll turn it ________"

down

up

out

around


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around







Music: Finish The Lyric: Rock 'n Roll
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3. 'I gotta girl,she lives on the hill, she won't do it ________'

' but her sister will. '

' with my friend Bill. '

' till she gets a ring. '

' on the weekdays. '


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' but her sister will. '







Music: Music from TV & Movies: Love Songs from the Movies
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4. What love song is from "Dirty Dancing"?

"Lady"

"All Cried Out"

"Time of My Life"

"Never Say Goodbye"


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"Time of My Life"







Music: Who Sang This: Recent Hip Hop Lyrics
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5. "Get busy, just shake that booty non stop when the beat drops just keep shakin' it."

Sean Paul

Jay Z

P. Diddy

Shaggy


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Sean Paul







Music: Country Lyrics: Who Sings That Country Song
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6. "When a single mom goes out on a date with somebody new, it always winds up feeling more like a job interview. My mama used to wonder if she'd ever meet someone..."

Toby Keith

Montgomery Gentry

Brad Paisley

Clay Davidson


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Brad Paisley







Music: Opera: Aria Lyrics
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7. "Belle nuit, O nuit d'amour souris a no ivreses."

Sull'aria --- Le Nozze di Figaro

Barcarolle --- Les Contes d'Hoffmann

The Flower Duet --- Lakmé

O soave fanciulla --- La Boheme


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Barcarolle --- Les Contes d'Hoffmann







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

me

cigarettes

a glass of water

the covers


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me







Music: Women in Music: Not Another Music Quiz
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9. Who sang "If I Could Turn Back Time", "Strong Enough", and "Believe"?

Britney Spears

Cher

Christina Aguilerra

Tina Turner

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Cher








Music: Songs With Same Word: Abracadabra!
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10. What kind of magic vehicle did The Who have in 1968?

Bus

Car

Ship

Train


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Bus
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:12 pm

History


History: World History: More History 101
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1. During the papacy of Julius II (1503-1513), the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was painted by ____________.

Da Vinci

Raphael

Botticelli

Michelangelo

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Michelangelo








History: World History: World History VI
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2. Who was the queen of France, wife of King Louis XVI and was executed during the French Revolution?

Anne of Austria

Joan of Arc

Marie Antoinette

Marie de Medici


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Marie Antoinette







History: Holocaust: WW II Concentration Camps
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3. Which was the largest concentration camp in Europe?

Sobibor

Bergen-Belsen

Treblinka

Auschwitz-Birkenau


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Auschwitz-Birkenau







History: Pacific War: What did you do in the War, Dad?
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4. To combat malaria, Dad had to take a drug called Atebrine. It did keep the malaria at bay, but it also had the unfortunate side-effect of turning his skin this colour.

pink

blue

yellow

green


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yellow







History: European: Ancient to Renaissance History
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5. Who wrote the medieval stories entitled "The Canterbury Tales"?

John Gower

Sir Thomas Malory

William Langland

Geoffrey Chaucer


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Geoffrey Chaucer







History: Medieval History: Life in Medieval London
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6. In 1369, King Edward III ordered the City of London to prohibit butchers from slaughtering animals within the city. Why?

all of these

blood and offal were falling out of buckets while being carried to the Thames

blood and offal were flowing through the streets between the shambles and the Thames

it stunk

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all of these








History: War History: Wars and Conflicts of the 19th Century
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7. This war was an important defeat for France. It had to pay huge debts to Germany, and it also had to cede some of its Eastern Territory to the same country.

The Franco-Prussian War

The War of German Unification

The Franco-German War

The Alsace-Lorraine


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The Franco-Prussian War







History: 20th & 21st Centuries: History in Decades
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8. In which decade did the "Watergate" scandal take place?

1970's

1950's

1960's

1980's

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1970's








History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (6)
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9. Astronomers detected a possible "tenth" what in the Universe in March 2004?

galaxy

black hole

comet

planet in our solar system


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planet in our solar system







History: Medieval History: The Code of Chivalry
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10. What exactly WAS the Code of Chivalry?

a set of guidelines for the clergy

a set of guidelines for knights

a set of guidelines for peasants

a set of guidelines for kings


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a set of guidelines for knights
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:17 pm

Literature


Literature: Richard II: "Richard II" - How well do you know the action?
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1. What reason does Richard offer for cutting Bolingbroke's sentence by four years?

He believed that Mowbray was more guilty

He wanted to please the Queen

He was frightened of Bolingbroke's power in England

He has seen how upset Gaunt (Bolingbroke's father) has become


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He has seen how upset Gaunt (Bolingbroke's father) has become







Literature: Literary Characters: Who Created Me? #2
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2. Adam Trask, Kino, Mack, Tom Joad, and Rosasharn.

Sinclair Lewis

William Carlos Williams

John Dos Passos

John Steinbeck


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John Steinbeck







Literature: Hamlet: "Goodnight, sweet prince "- a Hamlet quiz
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3. Who utters the line "Goodnight sweet prince", which has given this quiz its name?

Osric

Horatio

Fortinbras

Captain


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Horatio







Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet Storyline
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4. Speaking with Benvolio, Romeo confides that he is in love with _____________, a woman who does not return his affections. Who is this woman that saddens Romeo so?

Elizabeth

Juliet

Rosaline

Margaret

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Rosaline








Literature: Mixed Literature: Books Within Books
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5. I am Samuel Pickwick. The book I appeared in had a title very similar to my own name. I wrote 'Speculations on the Source of the Hampstead Ponds, With Some Observations on the Theory of Tittlebats'. Who created me?

Alexander Dumas

Thomas Hardy

Charles Dickens

Robert Louis Stevenson


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Charles Dickens







Literature: Fantasy: "Lord of the Rings" and "The Belgariad"
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6. Our heroes are Frodo from "Lord of the Rings" and Garion from "The Belgariad". Which of the following do they NOT have in common?

neither are very good swimmers

both are orphans

both marry at the end

both must fulfil a quest


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both marry at the end







Literature: Mixed Literature: Halloween Delivery with a Literary Flair
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7. Imagination running riot by now you nearly hop out of your skin as an empty dvd case crashes at your feet. 'The ----------- Vanishes'. Do you know the missing word for your third letter ?

Lady

Man

Woman

Boy


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Lady







Literature: Authors and their Works: Authors' Dedications
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8. A poem published in 1898 is dedicated “In memoriam C. T. W., sometime Trooper of the Royal Horse Guards, obiit H. M. Prison, Reading, Berkshire, July 7, 1896.” Who was the author?

A. E. Housman

Oscar Wilde

Rudyard Kipling

Alfred Noyes


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Oscar Wilde







Literature: Mixed Literature: The BBC Big Read
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9. "The Catcher in the Rye" - Who wrote this novel?

J.D. Salinger

Ray Bradbury

G.K. Chesterton

F. Scott Fitzgerald


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J.D. Salinger







Literature: Mixed Literature: Sex Between the Covers
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10. This Frenchwoman was married to a country doctor. She exhausted her pocketbook having affairs with a lawyer and a wealthy landowner, then died by her own hand.

Madame Defarge

Yvette Mimeux

Coco Chanel

Madame Bovary


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Madame Bovary
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:58 pm

Trivia


World: U.S. Politics: American Politics - History and Basic Ideas
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1. Who was the first President of the U.S.?

John Adams

Alexander Hamilton

Samuel Adams

George Washington


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George Washington







World: Reagan, Ronald: Ronald Reagan II
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2. What favourite treat of Reagan's filled jars all over the White House?

Pretzels

Jelly Beans

M and M's

Carrot sticks

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Jelly Beans








World: French: What's the Correct Answer
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3. There are four people in my family.

Il y a quatre personnes dans ma famille.

Il y a soixante-dix personnes dans ma famille.

Il y a soixante personnes dans ma famille.

Il y a douze personnes dans ma famille.


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Il y a quatre personnes dans ma famille.







World: Auto World: Parts Counter 2
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4. Here's a gimme. What does the "SS" stand for in Camaro SS?

Super Show

Speed Sport

Special Sport

Super Sport


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Super Sport







World: Scouts: Scouting - Not So Trivial
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5. Scouts have their own language (to a degree anyway). What do they call their regular large gatherings?

Gymbaroo

Jamboree

Ginganguli

Kumbaya


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Jamboree







World: India, Languages of: Colours in Hindi
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6. Lal – This is the colour of the last fort built by Emperor Shahjahan in Delhi.

Green

White

Blue

Red

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Red








World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Internet Domain Extensions: III
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7. "gt" is the internet domain extension for which country?

Gibraltar

Guatemala

French Guinea

Gambia


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Guatemala







World: Supreme Court: U.S. Chief Justices
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8. A defender of States rights and Slavery, who wrote the “Dred Scott Decision?”

John Paul Stevens

David Souter

Roger Taney

Anthony Kennedy


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Roger Taney







World: U.S. Commercials: What product am I?
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9. What paper towel's advertising slogan is "The quilted quicker-picker upper, __________!" The date for this product is unknown but it was advertised by Nancy Walker.

Mardi Gras

Viva

Brawny

Bounty


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Bounty







World: North and South America: Mexico: A Taste of the Culture
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10. You're strolling in any plaza (town square) on a Sunday afternoon. Along comes a group of musicians, playing and singing, dressed in fancy, tight-fitting suits and large sombreros. What are these musicians called?

Maracas

Mariachis

Manzanas

Marimba

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Mariachis
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