Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu May 23, 2013 3:27 pm

History


History: Civil War: Civil War : Volume 4
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1. This was Confederate General Thomas Jonathan Jackson's nickname.

Old Hickory

Old Blue Eyes

Stonewall

Da Man


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Stonewall







History: World History: General History
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2. Which Norman defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066?

Simon Le Bon

William the Conqueror

Erik the Red

Herbert the Invader


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William the Conqueror







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

Joan of Arc

Marie Antoinette

Marie de Medici

Anne of Austria



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Marie Antoinette






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: Civil War: Strange Facts About the Civil War
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5. What family tragedies struck both Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis during their presidencies?

their wives regularly visited psychics

both lost sons while in office

their cabinet members distrusted them

both were blind in one eye


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both lost sons while in office







History: Famous Dates: The Year Is 1970
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6. The Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 did which of the following?

Turned the Post Office Department into the US Postal Service

Created an 11-person Board of Governors

All of these are true

Created a 5-person Postal Rate Commission



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All of these are true






History: U.S. History: Are You Familiar with the New Deal?
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7. Not all of the USA saw the New Deal as a positive influence and method to get the country out of the Great Depression. Some extremely influential characters in American society did not support the New Deal. Who were they?

The Republicans

All of these

The Big Businessmen

The Rich


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All of these







History: Mixed Bag: Famous Firsts
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8. Who was the first American to walk on the moon?

Buzz Aldrin

Neil Armstong

Michael Collins

James Lovell


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Neil Armstong







History: Scottish Wars of Independence: The Scottish Wars of Independence
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9. Which King of Scotland was, according to legend, inspired by a spider?

King Duncan

King David

King Robert I (Robert the Bruce)

King James IV


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King Robert I (Robert the Bruce)







History: South Africa: On this Day in South Africa
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10. March 21 is celebrated as Human Rights Day in South Africa to commemorate the 1960 massacre of black South Africans and to prevent something like it from ever happening again. Where did this massacre take place?

Vereeniging

Pretoria

Johannesburg

Sharpeville


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 24, 2013 4:17 pm

Movies


Movies: Degrees - Average +/- 10: 20 Degrees of Ed Harris
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1. Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington in a movie about a law student's discoveries.

Beyond the Law

The Juror

Above the Law

The Pelican Brief


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The Pelican Brief







Movies: Players - Average 10: Sarah's Name the Player I
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2. Who played Colonel Nathan R. Jessep, Daryl Van Horne and Jack Torrance?

Michael Caine

Robert De Niro

Jack Nicholson

Al Pacino


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Jack Nicholson







Movies: Degrees - Average 10: 25 Degrees of Meat Loaf
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3. This 2000 release, starring Dennis Quaid and Andre Braugher, combined elements of sci-fi/fantasy, crime mystery, and family drama into a decades-spanning story of a father and son.

The Parent Trap

The Rookie

Frequency

Far From Heaven


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Frequency







Movies: Hitchcock, Alfred: Hitchcock Movie Taglines
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4. (1954) 'If a woman answers...hang on for dear life!' 'Is this the man she was waiting for...or the man who was waiting for her?' Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, and John Williams starred.

The Wrong Man

Vertigo

Dial M for Murder

The Man Who Knew Too Much


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Dial M for Murder







Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Comedy Movie Actors and Characters, Part I
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5. Who played Dale Putley, Professor Philip Brainard, and "Rainbow" Randolph Smiley?

Ted Danson

Sean Penn

Robin Williams

Tommy Davidson


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Robin Williams







Movies: Name It - Very Easy: Here There Be More Monsters
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6. (1973) This monster is a demon in the truest sense of the word, and he's taken possession of a 12 year-old-girl who made the mistake of playing with a Ouija Board. Once he's settled in, he marks his territory by puking green soup at the visiting priest.

The Omen

The Exorcist

The Amityville Horror

Damien


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The Exorcist







Movies: Name the Character: Who and Who Played Who?
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7. Which title character did Oskar Werner play in 1955, and Tom Hulce in 1984, in two separate one word movies with different names?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Alexander Graham Bell

Otto Von Bismarck

Thomas Alva Edison


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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart







Movies: Movie Quotes Mixture: 20 Years of Great Movie Quotes - 1
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8. "Now you wouldn't believe me if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows. From that day on, if I was ever going somewhere, I was runnin'!" From which movie is this quote?

Marathon Man

The Flash

Running Scared

Forrest Gump


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Forrest Gump







Movies: Cage, Nicolas: The Film History of Nicolas Cage
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9. What is Nicolas Cage's character's occupation in the 2003 film 'Matchstick Men'?

Lawyer

Con artist

Businessman

Assassin


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Con artist







Movies: Movies Bonds and Acrostics: What Movie Am I?
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10. An intricate part of the plot involves something that appeared in "Sneakers", "Enemy of the State", and "Spy Game". Which of the following was it?

Surveillance

Partying

Drug smuggling

Cooking


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Surveillance
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat May 25, 2013 3:45 pm

Music


Music: Scandinavian Music: How Much do you Know about Roxette?
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1. What movie did the Roxette song "It Must Have Been Love" feature on?

Super Mario Bros.

Pretty Woman

Runaway Bride

It wasn't in a movie


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Pretty Woman







Music: Music from TV & Movies: Name That Movie Tune
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2. In this movie, the leather-wearing Madonna wants to "Get Into the Groove."

Frantically Finding Fauna

In Search of Sandy

Desperately Seeking Susan

Looking for Laura


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Desperately Seeking Susan







Music: Australian Music: Some Good Old Aussie Music ,Part 2
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3. Which Country and Western singer sang the song 'Pub with no Beer'?

Lee Kernaghan

James Blundell

Slim Dusty

John Williamson


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Slim Dusty







Music: Mixed Lyrics: Those Active Young Women of Song
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4. "You fill up my senses, like a night in a forest."

Angie

Annie

Amy

Allison


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Annie







Music: Music from 1974: BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1974
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5. What was the #2 hit for the year 1974? "Goodbye my friend it's hard to die, When all the birds are singing in the sky. Now that the spring is in the air, Pretty girls are everywhere, Think of me and I'll be there."

Seasons in the Sun

Concrete Sea

Is That What Good Friends Do

Where Evil Grows


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Seasons in the Sun







Music: Which Band?: Name the Band
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6. Roger Daltrey was a member of what band?

The Who

The Ramones

The Rolling Stones

The Sex Pistols


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The Who







Music: Heavy Metal: Famous Metal First Lines
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7. What band is this from? "Rat-tailed Jimmy is a second-hand hood, deals out in Hollywood. Got a '65 Chevy, primered flames, traded for some powdered goods."

Guns N' Roses

Motley Crue

Warrant

Black Sabbath


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Motley Crue







Music: Names in Songs: Unnamed Title Characters
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8. This Pat Benatar Top 40 hit is about a man whose "love is like a tidal wave", and has "set my soul on fire". Who is this cruel man?

Love Taker

Sinner

Heartbreaker

Dream Maker


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Heartbreaker







Music: Finish The Lyric: There Are Some Words Missing!
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9. This missing word here is a location, can you guess what type?: "When you’re standing at the ______ And don’t know which path to choose"

Cliff's Edge

Crosswalk

Crossroads

Corner


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Crossroads







Music: Finish The Lyric: Lost for Words! 29
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10. “All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey I went for a walk, on a winter's day I'd be safe and warm, if I was in L.A. ______ dreaming on such a winter's day.” Where did this dreaming happen?

Indiana

Arizona

California

Oklahoma


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California
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun May 26, 2013 2:50 pm

History


History: 1980s Nostalgia: It Happened in the Eighties
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1. In 1983, what toy did you have to wait in long lines to buy?

Nintendo

Cabbage Patch Dolls

Pet Rocks

Tickle Me Elmo


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Cabbage Patch Dolls







History: 1970s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1979?
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2. What happened at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania?

a tornado struck

A plane crash

A potential nuclear disaster

A dam broke


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A potential nuclear disaster







History: September 11, 2001: September 11, The Day That Shook The World
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3. At 10.28am, with the world watching in horror and disbelief, the north tower of the World Trade Center collapsed from the top down, prompting an evacuation order to the area south of Canal Street. Who gave the evacuation order?

Secretary of State Powell

Governor Pataki

Mayor Giuliani

President Bush


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Mayor Giuliani







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

blue

red

white

black


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red







History: Civil War: My Biggest Civil War Quiz Yet!
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5. How did "Stonewall Jackson", the famous Confederate general, die?

Bled to death

Pneumonia

Executed

Shot by sniper


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Pneumonia







History: Anzacs: Anzac Day: A Sacred Quiz
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6. Which of the following can be heard at Anzac Day services?

The Last Post

Oh Great Aussie

Grim Reaper

Wangaratta Coolongatta



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The Last Post






History: Asian: 20th Century Middle East
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7. Who was the Turkish leader who created a secular state?

Nasser

Mubarak

Sadat

Atatürk



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Atatürk






History: Social History: The History of Smoking
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8. The 19th century really belonged to the cigar and to male smokers. The only women who smoked were prostitutes, actresses and bluestockings. Cigars had their own time frame in elegant society. When was this?

Before lunch

After dinner

With afternoon tea

After a game of tennis


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After dinner







History: Cold War: Cold Warrior
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9. In late 1962, American U2 spy aircraft found that Soviet medium-range nuclear missile installations were being built in the US’ “back yard”. Where were they?

Kingston, Jamaica

San Cristobal, Cuba

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

San Juan, Puerto Rico


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San Cristobal, Cuba







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

50

10

27

17


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27
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon May 27, 2013 3:33 pm

Literature


Literature: Literature Before 1900: Great Literature Miscellany
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1. His "Island of Dr. Moreau" describes the potential horrors of man playing God.

H.P. Lovecraft

George Orwell

H.G. Wells

Bram Stoker


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H.G. Wells







Literature: American Literature: American Authors
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2. Modernist in style, traditionalist in content, this native Mississippian, born in 1897, situated a lot of his novels in Yoknapatawpha County. Some titles: "Absolom, Absolom!"; "As I Lay Dying" and "The Sound and the Fury". Who is this man?

Thomas Wolfe

Sinclair Lewis

William Faulkner

Sherwood Anderson


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William Faulkner







Literature: Plays: The Man Who Came to Dinner
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3. 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: Literature Before 1900: English Literature Made Simple - No. 2
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4. What Elizabethan author of "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" died in a barroom brawl?

Christopher Marlowe

John Lyly

Thomas Champion

Ben Johnson


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Christopher Marlowe







Literature: Poetry: A Poetic Alphabet
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5. Where would you find the famous Poet's Corner?

Westminster Abbey

St. Basilicus Cathedral

The Louvre

The Vatican


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Westminster Abbey







Literature: Romeo and Juliet: Romeo and Juliet
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6. How does Romeo kill himself?

he doesn't

dagger

poison

gun


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poison







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

Cruciatus Curse

Avada Kedavra

Conjunctivitus Curse

Imperius Curse


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Imperius Curse







Literature: Macbeth: Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'
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8. Who are the two traitors at the beginning of the play?

Macdonwald and the Thane of Cawdor

Macduff and Glamis

Malcolm and Donalbain

Glamis and Cawdor


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Macdonwald and the Thane of Cawdor







Literature: Macbeth: Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'
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9. Where does Malcolm flee after his father's death?

India

Scotland

England

Ireland


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England







Literature: Mixed Literature: High School Literature
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10. What is the official language of Oceania in "1984"?

Newspeak

Oldspeak

English

Ingosoc


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Newspeak
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 28, 2013 3:30 pm

Trivia


World: Presidential Trivia: Facts about the Presidents
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1. Who served the longest time as President?

William H.Taft

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Grover Cleveland

William H. Harrison

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Franklin D. Roosevelt








World: Presidential Trivia: American Presidents Mixed Knowledge
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2. Who was the only president not to have been elected to either the presidency or the vice-presidency?

Rutherford B. Hayes

Gerald Ford

John Tyler

Millard Fillmore

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Gerald Ford








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

Minnesota

Washington

Illinois

Oregon


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Illinois







World: Business World: Private Secretary
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4. What was carbon paper used for?

Blacking typewriter keys to make impressions sharper

Blacking rubber stamp faces to make impressions sharper

To separate file pages

Making copies


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Making copies







World: French: Time in French
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5. How would you translate into English the following expression: 'Zut! J'ai un rendez-vous avec Madame Albert a dix heures cinq!'

Shoot! I have a meeting with Madame Albert at 10:05!

Oops, Madame Albert's watch is 15 minutes fast.

Darn, I missed my appointment with Madame Albert!

Oh no, the back tire on my bike went flat, so now I'm going to miss my appointment!


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Shoot! I have a meeting with Madame Albert at 10:05!







World: Maritime: Famous Ocean Liners
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6. Only one French liner ever held the Blue Riband. Which one?

France

Flandre

Paris

Normandie.


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Normandie.







World: Canadian Commercials: Canadian Advertising Slogans
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7. "When you eat your (product name) do you eat the red ones last?" What product is being advertised here?

vegetables

candy

medicine

fruit


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candy







World: Italian: Tongue-twisters!
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8. This one has a quite selfish undertone: "Porta aperta per chi porta; chi non porta parta pure, poco ___".

male

bene

lavoro

importa


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importa







World: Campaigns & Elections: More Losers of Presidential Elections
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9. Which of the following lost to Ronald Reagan in the election of 1984?

Richard Nixon

Jimmy Carter

Walter Mondale

George Bush

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Walter Mondale








World: U.S. Laws: Wanna Be a Lawyer?
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10. A malicious act to 'intentionally' cause damage to property is called what?

Malicious mischief

Intestacy

Mandamus

Vandalism


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Vandalism
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 29, 2013 3:17 pm

Trivia


World: Pierce, Franklin: Franklin Pierce
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1. During whose presidential administration did Pierce die?

Ulysses S. Grant

Abraham Lincoln

Andrew Johnson

James Buchanan

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Ulysses S. Grant








World: Motorcycles: The 2004 Honda CRF 100
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2. Where is the Honda CRF 100 made?

USA

Austrailia

Germany

Japan


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Japan







World: Sign Languages: Hands Down! American Sign Language
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3. In which of the following countries is American Sign Language used often, other than the United States?

Mexico

Canada

England

Ireland


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Canada







World: World Languages: Official Languages II
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4. What is the official language of Myanmar?

Burmese

Karen

Shan

Mon


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Burmese







World: Turkish: Turkish Delight!
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5. How do you say 'Good night' in Turkish?

Günaydin

Iyi aksamlar

Iyi geceler

Iyi ö-glenler


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Iyi geceler







World: Presidential Trivia: The Second Inauguration of President Bush
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6. Do both the vice-president and the president take the oath of office, or only the President?

Only the president takes the oath of office

Both the vice-president and the president take the oath of office

Vice-presidents used to take the oath of office, but no longer do

It's up to the vice-president; Cheney chose to take the oath


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Both the vice-president and the president take the oath of office







World: Presidential Trivia: U.S. Presidents
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7. Many U.S. presidents have been lawyers. Who was the first?

John Adams

Martin Van Buren

Thomas Jefferson

Millard Fillmore


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John Adams







World: Early Presidents: 19th Century American Presidents
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8. Which President did not have a Vice President?

Abraham Lincoln

Millard Fillmore

James Garfield

Henry Clay


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Millard Fillmore







World: United Nations: United Nations Peacekeeping Missions
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9. The first UN peacekeeping mission was authorized in 1948. Today (in 2006) it is also the longest running mission of the UN. With which conflict is it concerned?

Kashmir

Cyprus

Korea

Israeli/Palestinian


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Israeli/Palestinian







World: Italian: Let's play Palla Base (Baseball)
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10. And can you guess the team whose name, translated in Italian, would be the "Gemelli", and consequently guess where they play?

Atlanta

Minnesota

Cleveland

Oakland


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Minnesota
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu May 30, 2013 3:42 pm

History


History: 1950s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1958?
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1. What craze swept the US and Britain,and probably other countries too?

frisbee

hula hoop

monopoly

mah jong


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hula hoop







History: 1900s History: History 1900 To 1909
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2. 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: Civil War: The Confederate Naval Academy
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3. What special requirement(s) was/were recognized as being needed to become a good naval officer?

Math

All of these

Navigation

Naval gunnery


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All of these







History: Czech: The Defenestrations of Prague
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4. In the Second Defenestration of Prague the defenestration was carried out by members of Bohemian aristocracy. Why did they do it?

They were rebelling

They were taking drugs

They were playing "truth or dare"

They wanted to impress some milk-maids with their vocabulary


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They were rebelling







History: 1990s Nostalgia: 90s Fads (American)
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5. What caffeine filled drink that debuted in the 90s kept you awake and on the go?

Blue Dog

Yellow Cat

Green Monkey

Red Bull


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Red Bull







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

North America

South America

Africa

Australasia

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South America








History: World War II: Some Crucial Battles of WWII
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7. This was probably the most monumental battle of the whole war. It may very well be the largest battle in history. It was the turning point of the war in Europe. It was a five-month siege in 1942-1943.

Leningrad

Moscow

Kharkov

Stalingrad


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Stalingrad







History: Irish: The Easter Uprising/Rebellion, 1916
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8. James Connolly's execution was arguably the execution that most outraged the Irish. What did the British do that outraged the Irish?

Took photos of his body after his execution to deter any other insurgents

Riddled his body with bullets after he had been shot dead

Carried him to the firing squad wounded on a stretcher, then propped him up in a chair so they could shoot him

Hanged him in prison because they deemed him unworthy of a soldier's death


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Carried him to the firing squad wounded on a stretcher, then propped him up in a chair so they could shoot him







History: USA in the 20th.Century: Buggy Whips & Other Bygones : 2
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9. Before the invention of pantyhose, what could one purchase in a plastic egg?

Candy

Toothpaste

Gum

Putty


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Putty







History: U.S. History: U.S. History Viewed from Britain
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10. When was the 13th amendment of the U.S.A. adopted and slavery officially abolished in the U.S.?

It was never abolished stupid, God what school did she go to!

1965

1865

1765


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1865
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri May 31, 2013 3:16 pm

Movies


Movies: Carrey, Jim: Which Jim Carrey Was That?
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1. In 'Ace Ventura 2: When Nature Calls,' how does the chief show his respect to Ace?

By slapping him

By spitting on him

By punching him

By kicking him


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By spitting on him







Movies: Andrews, Julie: Julie Andrews Quotes Quiz
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2. 'I'm just one kind of man, you're another'

'The Man Who Loved Women'

'Who Shot Victor Fox?'

'The Americanization of Emily'

'Victor Victoria'


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'Victor Victoria'







Movies: Depp, Johnny: Johnny Depp's Leading Ladies
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3. 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' (1993): Which actress played the young woman who teaches Gilbert (Johnny Depp) to put his happiness first in his life?

Uma Thurman

Juliette Lewis

Alicia Silverstone

Christina Applegate


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Juliette Lewis







Movies: Disney Characters: Disney Movie Characters
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4. What movie is Basil in?

"Pocahontas II"

"The Brave Little Toaster goes to mars"

"The Great Mouse Detective"

"James and the Giant Peach"


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"The Great Mouse Detective"







Movies: Awards and Festivals: And The Oscar Goes To....
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5. What was one of the Oscars that 'The Godfather' won?

Best Original Screenplay

Best Film Editing

Best Director

Best Picture


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Best Picture







Movies: D: Marlene Dietrich's Leading Men
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6. Who were her leading men in "Destry Rides Again"?

James Stewart and Melvyn Douglas

James Stewart and Brian Donlevy

John Wayne and Brian Donlevy

John Wayne and Melvyn Douglas


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James Stewart and Brian Donlevy







Movies: Hartnett, Josh: Josh Hartnett Movie Madness
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7. Which Josh Hartnett movie has the tag line "Leave No Man Behind"?

Pearl Harbor

Black Hawk Down

The Faculty

Halloween: H20


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Black Hawk Down







Movies: Name It - Average 10: Movie Plot Points
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8. When bitten by a genetically enhanced creature an ordinary high schooler becomes a super hero.

Spider-Man

Superman

X-Men

The Hulk


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Spider-Man







Movies: Name It - Average 10: Great War Movies
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9. Which film has Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Burt Lancaster in a 1953 film set in a lush paradise?

Sands of Iwo Jima

From Here to Eternity

The Big Red One

Catch-22


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From Here to Eternity







Movies: Name It - Average 10: Movie Robots
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10. Which movie has an over-sized robot with enough weapons to destroy Texas and yet all he wants to do is care for his owner Hogarth?

Silent Running

The Iron Giant

Forbidden Planet

Robocop


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The Iron Giant
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:20 pm

Music


Music: Geography in Songs: Cities in Songs
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1. I was standin' on the corner in Winslow, Arizona-such a fine sight to see... ?

Yes

Eagles

Village People

Brooks and Dunne


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Music: Mixed Lyrics: Assorted Music
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2. Finish this line 'Every little thing I do...'

is always enough for you

makes you want to get with me too

seems to take over you

never seems enough for you

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never seems enough for you








Music: 1980s Music: 80s Title And Artists III
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3. My Sharona - is a song by?

Marillion

Living in a Box

XTC

The Knack


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The Knack







Music: Songs With Same Word: Songs About The Moon
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4. Who had a hit with a song called: Man On The Moon?

R.E.M.

Manic Street Preachers

Live

Coldplay


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R.E.M.







Music: Songs With Same Word: Titles From Hell
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5. Who had a hit with a song called: Highway To Hell?

AC-DC

Iron Maiden

Van Halen

Metallica

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AC-DC.








Music: Songs With Same Word: Love Songs
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6. 'How deep is your love'

The Sylvers

The Bee Gees

Chicago

Bread

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The Bee Gees








Music: 1980s Music: Hits in the 80s
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7. 'Another One Bites the Dust'

Queen

Damn Yankees

Lizzy Borden

The Vapors


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Queen







Music: 1980s Music: 1980s Music From A to Z
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8. D - Who sang 'She Blinded Me With Science'?

Dead Can Dance

Depeche Mode

Thomas Dolby

Derek and the Dominos


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Thomas Dolby







Music: Christian Music: Hymns of the Christian Faith
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9. 'Thy word is a _________ unto my feet.'

Path

Lamp

Road

Light



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Lamp






Music: Christian Music Lyrics: 'I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever'
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10. 'My comfort, my shelter, Tower of refuge and strength, Let every breath, All that I am, Never cease to worship You.'

Pour Out Your Spirit

Shout to the Lord

Jesus, Lover Of My Soul

Better is One Day


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:02 pm

History


History: World War II: World War II
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1. On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on what city?

Nagasaki

Tokyo

Sakhalin

Hiroshima


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Hiroshima







History: Massachusetts History: Plymouth, Massachusetts
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2. In the late 1700's, Mother Crewe (who was considered a witch) cursed Ansel Ring, his wife and their family. They all eventually died untimely and horrific deaths. In what Massachusetts city did the famous witch trials take place nearly 100 years earlier?

Salem

Quincy

Fall River

Never Never Land


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Salem







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

Holland vs. Greenland

England vs. Spain

England vs. France

Spain vs. France


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England vs. France







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

Married

Sang

Divorced

Resigned


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Resigned







History: South Africa: South African History
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5. Who was the last South African president under the apartheid regime?

Sam Nujoma

Nelson Mandela

Frederik Willem de Klerk

Joaquim Chissano


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Frederik Willem de Klerk







History: Pacific War: What did you do in the War, Dad?
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6. 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: Philippines: Glimpses at Filipino History
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7. What term was used for those women who used by Japanese soldiers to gratify their lust?

Japayuki

comfort women

mama san

battered Filipinas



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comfort women






History: Maryland History: Maryland, My Maryland
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8. Which of the following historical figures were native Marylanders?

All of these

Frederick Douglas

Harriet Tubman

Spiro T. Agnew


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All of these







History: U.S. History: U.S. History - A Miscellany
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9. What city was the Declaration of Independence signed in?

Philadelphia

New York

Boston

Seattle


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Philadelphia







History: Illinois History: Chicago
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10. Chicago is known as the meat packing center of the United States. But the stockyards of Chicago were not pleasant places. Upton Sinclair wrote a book describing the conditions of the Union Stockyards. What was the name of this book?

Sister Carrie

The Jungle

Devil in the White City

Native Son


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:25 pm

Literature


Literature: Much Ado About Nothing: Much Ado About Nothing
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1. When Hero is supposedly having relations before her wedding, who is really in the window?

Maria

Ursula

Margaret

Beatrice


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Margaret







Literature: Literature by Era: Burroughs and the Beat Writers
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2. What book store in San Francisco was famous for hosting readings by the 'Beat' poets?

City Lights

Barnes and Noble

Borders

Beats R' Us


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City Lights







Literature: Midsummer Night's Dream: A Midsummer Night's Dream Quiz
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3. What city does 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' take place in or directly outside of?

Rome

Athens

London

Venice


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Athens







Literature: Midsummer Night's Dream: A Midsummer Night's Dream Quiz
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4. Who says the last line of the play?

Puck

Flute

Theseus

Bottom


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Puck







Literature: Shakespeare: Shakespeare, eh?
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5. Complete this quote: 'If music be the food of love, ______?'

just do it

mmm, music

shut up

play on


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play on







Literature: Stephen King: Stephen King Trivia
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6. What was the name of the student killed on Louis Creed's first day of work in 'Pet Sematary'?

Joan Charlton

Jud Crandall

Stephen Masterton

Victor Pascow


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Victor Pascow







Literature: Twelfth Night: Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
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7. Name the character who says this: 'Blame not this haste of mine. If you mean well, now go with me and with this holy man to the chantry {by;} there, before him, and under that consecrated roof, plight me the full assurance of your faith.'

Viola

Olivia

Orsino

Sebastian


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Olivia







Literature: Mixed Literature: General Knowledge of Literature
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8. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter', what does the letter represent?

an adulteress

a murderer

a thief

a witch


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an adulteress







Literature: Mixed Literature: Freshman English
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9. Scout Finch is the narrator of which novel?

Animal Farm

The Catcher in the Rye

The Time Machine

To Kill a Mockingbird


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To Kill a Mockingbird







Literature: Indian Literature: Indian Literature
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10. Which Indian Prime Minister is also a poet?

Indira Gandhi

Atal Behari Vajpayee

PV Narsimha Rao

Rajiv Ghandi


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Atal Behari Vajpayee
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:37 pm

Trivia


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

gentle on your skin

still smells fresh

made for a woman

makes you feel fresh all day


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made for a woman







World: U.S. Commercials: Advertising Slogans
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2. Don't hate me because I'm . . .

a freak

rich

fabulous

beautiful


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beautiful







World: Castles: English Castle Ruins
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3. 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?

One word: Godzilla!!

It was leveled by a waterspout.

The southern half fell into the sea.

The southern half was destroyed in cannon tests.


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The southern half fell into the sea.







World: Filipino: Pangasinan Nouns
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4. The province of Pangasinan is well known in the Philippines for a sauce called "bagoong" which is very popular among Pangasinese. What are the two main ingredients?

coconut and salt

bamboo shoots and salt

fermented fish and salt

pork and salt


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fermented fish and salt







World: Maritime: Famous Ships, Boats and Sailors
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5. Launched in 1798 which of these was called "Old Ironsides"?

USS Merrimack

USS Constitution

USS Monitor

USS Maine


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USS Constitution







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: Worldwide Greetings!: "I Love You" Around the World
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7. In what language does "Je t'aime" mean "I love you"?

Spanish

Portuguese

Italian

French


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French







World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Their Domain Extensions
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8. What country is "id" the domain extension for?

Indonesia

India

Ireland

Iceland


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Indonesia







World: Codes & Time.Zones: Countries and Internet Domain Extensions: III
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9. For which of these countries is "co" the internet domain extension?

Costa Rica

Congo

Cook Islands

Colombia



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Colombia






World: Auto World: The Packard Motor Car Company
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10. What other automobile manufacturer did Packard merge with in 1956?

Ferrari

Volvo

Ford

Studebaker


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Studebaker
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:52 pm

Trivia


World: Global Trivia: South-East Asia
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1. Cambodia: How did the bloody reign of Khmer Rouge terror come to an end, and when?

1991, by the invasion of UN troops

1970, by the invasion of US troops

1986, by a right-wing coup

1979, by the invasion of Vietnamese troops


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1979, by the invasion of Vietnamese troops







World: Military Figures: General Trivia
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2. Another Alexander was made a major general for the anticipated war with France in 1798. He was killed by a Vice President of the United States whom he considered more of a pig than a man. What was his last name?

Cattrall

Doggett

Hogstead

Hamilton


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Hamilton







World: India, Languages of: Bengali? What's That?
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3. What does "ki bhalo" mean in Bengali ?

Cows

Awful

It's so good

Nothing


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It's so good







World: Global Trivia: Ethnic Groups and Nations Without Statehood
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4. This ethnic group adopted their flag in 1971 but it was only decreed as their official flag in 1975. It has a black and a red horizontal stripe and a yellow disc in the centre.

United Sioux Tribes

Arapaho Indians

Australian Aborigines

Crow Tribe


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Australian Aborigines







World: Military Matters: U. S. Coast Guard
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5. The only Coastguardman to receive the Medal of Honor is:

Marvyn Sharp BENNION

Peter TOMICH

Howard Walter GILMORE

Douglas Albert MUNRO.


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Douglas Albert MUNRO







World: Naval Forces: Contemporary US Aircraft Carrier Lingo
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6. The sleek supersonic F-14 Tomcat can look quite ungainly when on its final approach to the carrier and has earned what seemingly uncomplimentary, but affectionate nickname?

Turkey

Rhodin

Aluminum Cloud

Big Kitty


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Turkey







World: Ground Forces: U.S. Army Rangers #2
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7. What was the unit designation of Merrill's Marauders?

5307th Composite

3750th Composite

7305th Composite

5730th Composite


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5307th Composite







World: Other U.S. Politicians: Political Families
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8. Which political family did not produce two brothers who were both governors?

The Longs

The Kennedys

The Rockefellers

The Bushs


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The Kennedys







World: Chinese: Country Names in Chinese
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9. What country is "Ai ji" in Chinese?

Albania

Egypt

Algeria

India


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Egypt
.






World: McKinley, William: William McKinley
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10. What condition did McKinley's wife Ida suffer from while he was president?

gout

epilepsy

vertigo

cancer


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epilepsy
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:53 pm

History


History: 1960s Nostalgia: Remember the 60s?
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1. What was the name of the landing craft that Neil Amstrong stepped down from onto the moon, at 0256 hrs GMT on July 21, 1969?

Eagle

Falcon

Phoenix

Swan


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Eagle







History: Civil War Figures: Civil War Generals
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2. Which Union general commanded the Union soldiers at Fredricksburg and had the word sideburns named after him?

Tilghman

Burnside

Bragg

Lee


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Burnside







History: India: Simpleton Learns Indian History
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3. Who is known as "Father of the Indian nation"?

Akbar

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohammed Ali Jinnah

Indira Gandhi


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Mahatma Gandhi







History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - 1951 Americana
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4. What did the Topps Company begin including with its chewing gum in 1951?

Prizes

TV character cards

Baseball cards

Puzzles


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Baseball cards







History: American Revolution: The Revolutionary War
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5. What was the weapon that was used the most widely in the American Revolutionary War?

Pistol

M1 Garand

Shotgun

Musket


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Musket







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

All of these.

It fell away from the building under the weight of people exiting.

It was made of iron and became extremely hot.

It didn't extend all the way to the ground.


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All of these.







History: 1960s Nostalgia: Remembering the 60s - 1961 Americana
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7. In 1961 in Hawthorne, California, five guys named Brian, Dennis, Carl, Mike and Al formed a band. What was its name?

The Beach Boys

Creedence Clearwater Revival

The Freshmen

The Doobie Brothers


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The Beach Boys







History: 2000s History: 2004
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8. Film: 2004 saw the 76th Academy Awards. Which film won 11 awards?

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

Mystic River

Cold Mountain


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Lord of the Rings: Return of the King







History: Ancient History: The Joy of Archaeology
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9. So now you've finished another successful season of excavations. If you are the archaeologist, what should you do now?

Gloat

Publish the results

Break out the ouzo

Do the laundry


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Publish the results







History: U.S. History: U.S. History Viewed from Britain
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10. In which war in the U.S.A. did the following battles occur- Bunker Hill, Princetown, Brandywine, Charleston and Yorktown?

all of these answers are correct

The American Civil War

The American Revolution

The Mexican War


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