Daily Quiz

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:43 pm

Movies


Movies: AFI Awards: Lalibean's Awesome AFI Quiz
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1. The star of this film had to gain a lot of weight to play boxer Jake LaMotta.

Rocky

The Maltese Falcon

On the Waterfront

Raging Bull


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Raging Bull







Movies: Degrees - Very Easy: 10 Degrees of Bill Murray
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2. Charlize Theron and Tobey Maguire star in this movie about a young doctor who leaves the orphanage (where he helps out) to see the rest of the world... or at least the rest of Maine. Instead he ends up working in an apple orchard.

The Cider House Rules

A Map of the World

Ordinary People

Oedipus Rex


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The Cider House Rules







Movies: De Niro, Robert: De Niro: A Goodfella's Journey Part 1
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3. Robert's next picture after his Oscar was in 1976. He played Travis Bickle. What was the movie?

Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More

New York, New York

Taxi Driver

Mean Streets


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Movies: F: Colin Farrell Character Quiz!
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4. What's the name of Colin's character in 'Phone Booth'?

Danny Witwer

Stu Shepard

Daniel McCarthey

Jim Street


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Stu Shepard







Movies: 1980s Movies: More Movies from the 80s
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5. Ed Rooney played by Jeffrey Jones, appears in which movie?

Amadeus

Without a Clue

The Hanoi Hilton

Ferris Bueller's Day Off



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Ferris Bueller's Day Off






Movies: People Themed Groups: "Black Hawk Down" Actors - Other Common Movies
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6. Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom are in this 2004 movie about Trojans, Paris and Helen. Brad Pitt stars as Achilles.

Troy

The Loves Of Helen

Helen And Troy

Achilles: My Story


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Troy







Movies: McGregor, Ewan: Ewan McGregor Characters
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7. Ewan was in "Star Wars Episode II, Attack of the Clones" in 2002. Which Jedi did he portray?

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Qui-Gon Jinn

Anakin Skywalker

Mace Windu


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Obi-Wan Kenobi







Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Memorable Movies
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8. In a close race with "The Seven Samurai" for the movie that most bored me was "Ben-Hur". (Yes I know, I'm the problem not the movie.) What feature did the two movies share that might account for their soporific effect, in my particular case?

They both won 11 Academy Awards.

They both lasted over three hours.

They both featured chariot races.

They both starred Charlton Heston.


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They both lasted over three hours.







Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Sequel of Sequels?!
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9. One big, hairy, slobbery, dog, one unhappy Charles Grodin and lots of trouble. What was the first in this sequel?

Seems Like Old Times

Beethoven

Clifford

The Great Muppet Caper


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Beethoven







Movies: Something in Common: Games in the Movies
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10. In 1985 an entire mystery/comedy film was based around the various features of what very prominent and popular board game?

Mastermind

Risk

Stratego

Clue


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:43 pm

Music


Music: Christian Music: Songs Without Words (For Kids!)
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1. "Away in a _______ no crib for a bed."

stable

manger

cloud

bunk bed


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manger







Music: Who Sang This: Modern Alternative Rock Lyrics
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2. "Looking to the sky to save me, looking for a sign of life"

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Sum 41

Foo Fighters

Papa Roach



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Foo Fighters






Music: Who Sang This: Who sang this lyric?
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3. "Gonna get a lil more dirrty! It's about time for my arrival!"

Britney Spears

Christina Aguilera

Mandy Moore

Pink


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Music: Country Lyrics: Great Country Lyrics
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4. Name the artist: "Take the very breath you gave me, take the heart from my chest, I'll gladly take her place if you let me make this my last request, take me out of this world"

Tim McGraw

Keith Urban

Travis Tritt

Andy Griggs


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Music: Name the Artist: Alphabetical Music Artists
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5. This band formed in Georgia is headed by Michael Stipe.

R.E.M.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Rembrandts

Radiohead


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R.E.M.







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

"All Cried Out"

"Time of My Life"

"Never Say Goodbye"

"Lady"


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Music: Music from 2002: Top 100 Songs of 2002, Part 3
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7. Number 29 - "I'm not always there when you call, but I'm ______________."

"Hot" by Missy Elliott

"Always On Time" by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti

"In the Store" by Nelly

"Beautiful" by Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell, Uncle Charlie Wilson



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"Always On Time" by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti






Music: Finish The Lyric: Which Word Is Missing?
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8. "I went to a dance, looking for ________. Saw Barbra Ann so I thought I'd take a chance."

love

romance

dance

some ants


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romance







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

Alan Jackson

Toby Keith

Keith Urban

Kenny Chesney


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Keith Urban







Music: Name the Artist: Who Sang These Songs
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10. Who sang "My name Is", "Guilty Conscience", and "Without Me"?

Eminem

Snoop Doggy Dogg

Dr Dre

Ice-T


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 09, 2013 3:46 pm

History


History: World War II: World War II Interesting Facts
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1. What was the name of the German propoganda broadcaster?

Frankfurt Frannie

Berlin Betty

Berlin Barbie

Wartburg Wilma



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Berlin Betty






History: Nostalgia: Fads, Fads, Fads!
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2. This toy was a substance invented by chemists in 1944 and they didn't know a use for it. It remained unused for years until a man named Hodgson found a use for it. He packaged it in an egg and it soon became a fad. What is it?

Egg-o

Slime

Silly Putty

Goop


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Silly Putty







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

A war of words and threats

A war of peace and prosperity

A war of infantry

A war of increased global unity



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A war of words and threats






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

England vs. Spain

Holland vs. Greenland

Spain vs. France

England vs. France


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

A cannon

A flavor of ice cream

Some short guy

A Union cabinet member


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A cannon







History: Asian: 20th Century Middle East
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6. What does the P.L.O. stand for?

Powerful Liberation Organization

Population Limiting Organization

Palestine Liberation Organization

Palestinian Limitation Organization


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Palestine Liberation Organization







History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Headlines and Deadlines
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7. 'A perfect ten for the young lady'. About whom was this remark made in Montreal at the Olympics in 1976?

Nelli Kim

Nadia Comaneci

Marilyn Monroe

Twiggy


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Nadia Comaneci







History: U.S. History: American History
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8. Who did Washington defeat at Yorktown in 1781?

Admiral de Grasse

Cornwallis

Nathanial Greene

Tecumseh


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Cornwallis







History: Canadian: Canadian History
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9. In 1763, with the Royal Proclamation, which country became officially Canada's new "mother country"?

Japan

United States

Britain

France


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Britain







History: Latin America: Latin American Heroes
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10. A modern-era hero to many in Latin America, this controversial figure died in Bolivia at the age of 39. He was an important figure in the Cuban revolution led by Fidel Castro. He has become an icon to students and revolutionaries around the world.

Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Camilo Cienfuegos

Antonio Maceo

Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:40 pm

Literature


Literature: War Literature: All Quiet on the Western Front
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1. When the soldiers get brand-new uniforms who is coming to visit them?

their General

their parents

Himmelstoss

the Kaiser


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Literature: Poetry: For Poetry Lovers
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2. "Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all Ye know on earth and all ye need to know." In which of Keats' odes are these lines found?

Ode to Melancholy

Ode to a Nightingale

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Ode to Autumn



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Ode on a Grecian Urn






Literature: Mixed Literature: Mixture of Classic Literature
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3. George Orwell's "Animal Farm" is a satire of what historical event or time period?

The Great Depression

World War I

Communism spreading throughout Europe

World War II


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Communism spreading throughout Europe







Literature: Lines and Quotes: A Big Shakespearean Bash
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4. This man is certainly more sad than mad. Don't talk religion or politics with him. Who said, "I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes?"

Portia

Shylock

Jessica

Bassanio


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Literature: Stephen King: More Questions About Stephen King Books
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5. What was the name of the boy who left on a cross country journey, to find a way to save his mother's life?

Jack

Richie

Jake

Danny


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Jack







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

Angels & Demons (Dan Brown)

The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)

Deception Point (Dan Brown)

Digital Fortress (Dan Brown)


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The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)







Literature: Literature Before 1900: Great Romantic Books and Authors
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7. This novel by one of the most important French poets is about the life of Jean Valjean. It is also about poverty and education. It was published in 1862. Which great novel is it?

The Count of Monte Cristo

Don Juan

Werther

Les Miserables


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Les Miserables







Literature: Mixed Literature: Short Story Novelists
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8. "Oh" how this author could write about irony, and though this author did not truly write any novels, this author's short stories have been turned into many an engaging collection. Any ideas who the author is?

Frank O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor

Tim O'Brien

O. Henry


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Literature: Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's ' Much Ado About Nothing'
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9. Benedick says the woman he marries will have all the following attributes, except which?

Musical ability

Money

Good looks

Blonde hair


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Blonde hair







Literature: Famous First Lines: Famous First Words
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10. Don't be deceived by appearances: "The artist is the creator of beautiful things." This is the first line of which book?

Shaw-"Mrs Warren's Profession"

Dickens-"The Pickwick Papers"

Eliot-"Mill on the Floss"

Wilde-"The Picture of Dorian Gray"


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jun 11, 2013 2:49 pm

Trivia


World: Scouts: Cub Scout Badges
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1. Make a bed and clean and tidy a room?

Family Safety

Pet Care

Family Helper

First Aid

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Family Helper








World: Scouts: Cub Scout Badges
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2. Explain and show the correct way to wear a life jacket?

Fishing

Skater

Photographer

Watercraft


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Watercraft







World: Vietnamese: Simple Vietnamese
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3. What do you call a person who is clearly a lot younger than you?

anh

chi

co

em


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em







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

Illinois

Oregon

Washington

Minnesota


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Illinois







World: Organizations: The Ku Klux Klan
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5. What was the most common method used by the Klan to intimidate?

genital mutilation

lynchings

burning crosses

beatings and whippings


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burning crosses







World: India, Languages of: Learn Speaking Hindi
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6. Now, I'm in the southern city of Chennai. As I get down from the plane, a woman says "Mujhe kucch kehna hai". What does that mean?

I want to say something

I'm afraid of heights

I'm feeling nauseatic

I lost my purse


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I want to say something







World: U.S. First Ladies: Behind Every Great Man. . .
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7. This lady became the first First Lady of the United States to live in the White House.

Sarah Polk

Frances Cleveland

Julia Tyler

Abigail Adams



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Abigail Adams






World: Special Forces: The Warrior Elite
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8. During the BUD/S program, if a trainee wants to quit, what does he have to do?

Shout I quit to everybody then give them a full explanation of why they are giving up

Ring the bell three times

Go to their Phase Proctor to tell them that they quit and give him twenty good push ups

Hang your IBS boat paddle on the Wall


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Ring the bell three times







World: Special Forces: Everything Hard Corps, U.S. Marine Corps
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9. The Marines' motto is "Semper fidelis". What does this mean?

Ready to march

Up and at 'em!

Always ready

Always faithful


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Always faithful







World: U.S. Commercials: What product am I?
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10. "Once you pop, you just can't stop," is what potato chips' slogan? This product has been around since 1967.

Cheetos

Pringles

Lays

Tortillas

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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:14 pm

Trivia


World: Welsh: Memories of a Day Long Ago
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1. Nearly there, but next we go through Brynmawr, which in English means?

Big rock

Big valley

Big field

Big hill


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World: Buildings & Landmarks: Stonehenge: Historical and Etymological Aspects
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2. What would be the most foolproof method for having an opportunity to touch one of the stones while visiting Stonehenge?

Simply make a request to English Heritage personnel that you be allowed to "get up close and personal" at the time of your visit during regular visiting hours.

Jump the boundary rope and make a dash for the stones.

Bribe a security guard.

Arrange for "Private Access" before or after usual visiting hours through English Heritage.


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Arrange for "Private Access" before or after usual visiting hours through English Heritage.







World: Dutch: Spreekt u Nederlands?
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3. How would you say "my name is" in Dutch?

Ik heet

Me chamo

Je m'appelle

Mi chiamo


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Ik heet







World: Other U.S. Politicians: Diversity in Congress
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4. Which state had the highest percentage of non-white congresspeople in the twentieth century?

Hawaii

California

New Mexico

New York

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Hawaii








World: License Plates: A-Z International licence plate codes
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5. V: What is the international licence plate code for Vanuatu?

VN

VA

V

VU


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VU







World: Castles: Casa Loma
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6. Directly after the first owners had to sell Casa Loma, what was the idea for it to be used as?

A high school

A restaurant

A factory

A hotel


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A hotel







World: Aviation: Airline Disasters
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7. The first airline disaster to claim more than 500 lives was a collision between two Boeing 747s. What airlines owned the aircraft involved?

Pan Am and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

United Airlines and Quantas

Lufthansa and Delta Airlines

Japan Airlines and Northwest Airlines


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Pan Am and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines







World: Roads & Highways: The Ubiquitous Orange Traffic Cone
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8. In the manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, what are orange traffic cones known (cone known?) as?

Those Things You Run Over

The Most Hallowed Orange Traffic Cone

Cones

Sorta Orange-y Conical Thingies


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Cones







World: World Leaders: World Leader 2005
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9. First elected in 1995, who was the French President in 2005?

Jacques Chirac

Dominique de Villepin

Lionel Jospin

Jean-Pierre Raffarin


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Jacques Chirac







World: European Cultures: Welsh Rarebits
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10. When The Most Rev. Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Wales became the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002, what was significant about the appointment?

First female Archbishop of Canterbury

First non-Anglican to head the Church of England

First non-Englishman to head the Church of England

First Archbishop of Canterbury with a doctorate


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First non-Englishman to head the Church of England
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:42 pm

History


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

Moscoso

DeLeon

Pineda

Cortez


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Cortez







History: 20th & 21st Centuries: Disputed Areas in the Americas and Oceania
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2. Great Britain and Argentina, 1982.

South Sandwich Islands

Falkland Islands

South Shetland Islands

South Orkney Islands


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History: Roman History: The Raging Romans
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3. Which one of these was NOT major Roman battle?

Battle of Pharsalus

Battle of Actium

Battle of Tsushima

Battle of Cannae


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Battle of Tsushima







History: Spanish: Spanish Colonial Empire
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4. This city, founded by Cortés in 1519, was the most important harbour on Gulf of Mexico.

Mérida

Saltillo

Nombre de Dios

Veracruz


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Veracruz







History: The Great Depression: The Great Depression in America
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5. Which of these was President during the early years of the Depression?

Harry S. Truman

Abraham Lincoln

Calvin Coolidge

Hoover


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Hoover







History: European: Key Dates Leading up to WWII
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6. What happened on September 1, 1939?

The Anglo-Polish Alliance was signed

Great Britain and France declared war on Germany

German forces attacked Poland

Soviet Union invaded Eastern Poland


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German forces attacked Poland







History: 1980s Nostalgia: A Look Back at 1988
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7. Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland, the victim of terrorists from which country?

Jordan

United States

Libya

Saudi Arabia


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Libya







History: 2000s History: 2004
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8. Politics: Which month was George W. Bush re-elected for a second term in the USA?

September

November

October

December


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November







History: German: The Weimar Republic
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9. In which house of the German parliament were the German people represented directly?

Reichsrat

Reichstag

Herrenhaus

Abgeordnetenhaus


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Reichstag







History: Malaysia: Malaysia: 1
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10. Westerners arrived in Malaya early in the 16th century. Malacca, a trading port then, was captured and colonized in 1511. Of what nationality were the first European colonists?

Spanish

Portuguese

Dutch

English


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Portuguese
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:46 pm

Movies


Movies: Degrees - Average 10: 10 Degrees of Gary Oldman
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1. Gene Hackman has a plot to change the geography of the United States, and Margot Kidder's boyfriend, who flys and wears a cape, is the man who can stop him from carrying out his diabolical plan.

Supersonic Man

The Adventures of Superman

Superman Flies Again

Superman


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Superman







Movies: Grab Bag - Average 10: Once Upon A Time...
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2. Once upon a time, there was this beautiful Princess named Princess Buttercup. She was supposed to marry this very mean Prince. But she didn't want to marry him, she wanted to marry her one true love. What story is this?

Shrek

Ever After

Snow White

The Princess Bride


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The Princess Bride







Movies: Cruise, Tom: Tom Cruise Character Quotes
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3. "Just want to serve my country to be the best pilot in the Navy, sir."

Top Gun

Collateral

A Few Good Men

Losin' It


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Top Gun







Movies: People Themed Groups: Lesley Ann Warren or Lesley-Anne Down
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4. Lesley Ann Warren was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Norma Cassady in this 1982 Blake Edwards movie. Which was it?

Victor/Victoria

S.O.B.

10

A Fine Mess


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Victor/Victoria







Movies: Classics - Tough: Classic Romantic Triangles
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5. In "Gone With The Wind", everyone seems to want Ashley Wilkes. Who marries him?

Melanie

Belle

Scarlett

Sue Ellen


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Melanie







Movies: Common Titles: The Kid Stays In The Quiz
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6. Matt Dillon starred as Jeffrey, a working class kid who becomes fascinated by the wealthly lifestyles of the patrons at the beach club where he works over the summer. Which movie is this?

The Flamingo Kid

Meet the Kids

Me Myself and the Kid

Ordinary Kids


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The Flamingo Kid







Movies: Which Movie - Tough 10: Favorite Lines From Movies
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7. Jo says, "Where's my truck? There it is."

Little Women

Black Christmas

Scarface

Twister


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Twister







Movies: Which Movie - Very Easy: Cheesiest Quotes Ever
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8. (1996) "Shut, up...just shut up. You had me at hello." – Dorothy

Happy Gilmore

The Natural

Tin Cup

Jerry Maguire


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Jerry Maguire







Movies: Name It - Average 10: How Well Do You Know Movies?
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9. Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom fight each other in which movie?

Pirates of the Carribean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Troy

Seven

About a Boy


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Troy







Movies: Hughes, John: The Film History of John Hughes
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10. Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith played the two principal roles in John Hughes' zany comic romp 'Weird Science', but who stole the show as Mitchell-Smith's brother Chet in that film?

Bill Pullman

Bill Travis

Bill Bixby

Bill Paxton


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:56 pm

Music


Music: Music from 1967: 1967 and the Summer of Love
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1. Between sessions of transcendental meditation the Beatles made a worldwide broadcast with their UK anthem for the “Summer of Love”. What was the title of that “Fab Four” song?

She Loves You

All You Need is Love

Love Me Do

Can't Buy Me Love


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All You Need is Love







Music: Music from 1963: Lyrical Questions - 1963
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2. Another big #2 hit for Peter, Paul and Mary was this classic. "_____ the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee" The dragon's name was?

Muff

Puff

Duff

Ruff


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Puff







Music: Opera: A Variety of Operas
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3. This opera is meant as the prequel to Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro", though it was written much later.

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Die Zauberflote

Comedia dell'Almaviva

Cavalleria Rusticana



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Il Barbiere di Siviglia






Music: Writers & Producers: Famed Producers I: The Neptunes
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4. Pharrell has a solo song by what name?

LapDance

Loser

It Wasn't Us

Frontin'


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Frontin'







Music: Music from 1978: BRI's Top Ten Hits for 1978
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5. What was the #7 hit of the year 1978? "Baby come back, any kind of fool could see, There was something in everything about you. Baby come back, you can blame it all on me, I was wrong, and I just can't live without you."

False Bravado

Baby Love

Waste of Time

Baby Come Back


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Baby Come Back







Music: Music from 1984: BRI's Top Ten Hits of 1984
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6. What was the number one hit of the year 1984? "Maybe I'm just too demanding, Maybe I'm just like my father, too bold. Maybe you're just like my mother, She's never satisfied. Why do we scream at each other? This is what it sounds like..."

Let's Go Crazy

Purple Rain

Jungle Love

When Doves Cry


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When Doves Cry







Music: Music from 2005: Lyrics of 2004/2005
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7. Fill in the blank: "I'm just a _____ kind of girl, I'll tell it to the world".

cozy

hungry

crazy

weird


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crazy







Music: Something in Common: Elements # 3: Air
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8. Which band, of "Easy Rider" fame, went on a "Magic Carpet Ride"?

Steppenwolf

Fraternity Of Man

The Byrds

The Electric Prunes


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Steppenwolf







Music: Number Songs: 50s and 60s Songs With Numbers In Their Titles
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9. According to Bobby Vee, how many eyes did the night have?

10000

100

1000

12


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1000







Music: Christmas Music: Christmas Music Lyrics
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10. Which classic Christmas tune features the words 'pa rum pum pum pum' over and over again?

Little Drummer Boy

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Frosty the Snowman

Up on the Housetop


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Re: Daily Quiz

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History


History: U.S. History: U.S. History: Who Knew?
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1. What U.S. state has through history made the most frequent use of lethal injections?

Texas

California

Missouri

Florida


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History: Civil War Figures: Civil War Officers' Schools
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2. Robert E. Lee graduated from which of the following schools?

None of the above

Virginia Military Institute

United States Military Academy

University of VA


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History: Israel: Israel - Important Events and Personalities
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3. In what year did the Israeli Six-Day war take place?

1982

1948

1967

1956


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1967







History: World War II: Manhattan Project
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4. Nuclear explosives require suitable fissile fuel, an excess of neutrons to sustain a chain reaction, and a sufficient mass to sustain fission of most of the available fuel. This mass is called what?

Available mass

Critical mass

Self-sustaining mass

Fissile mass


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History: Civil War: The Civil War - Part T
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5. Gen. Jackson he was known to be very eccentric. Which of the following did he do?

raise left arm in the air

sit straight up in a chair

not eat pepper

all the these



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all the these






History: 2000s History: That's News to Me (6)
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6. In early 2004 who secured the Democratic Party's nomination in the U.S.A. for the Presidential election?

Ron Kerry

Ron Perry

John Perry

John Kerry



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John Kerry






History: 1950s Nostalgia: Remembering the 50s - Headlines
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7. 1957. "Russians in Space". What was the name of world's first man-made satellite?

MiG

Vostok

Sputnik

Mir



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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?

Moon Mullin

Red Ryder

Snuffy Smith

Peanuts


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Peanuts







History: Stonewall Jackson: Stonewall Jackson: A Heroic Commander
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9. Which fruit did Jackson enjoy sucking on?

Oranges

Strawberries

Pineapples

Lemons


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Lemons







History: Man in Space: Apollo Bric a Brac
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10. How many main parachutes were deployed after re-entry to recover the Apollo Command Module?

4

1

3

2


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:43 pm

Literature


Literature: King Lear: Shakespeare's 'King Lear'
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1. What city is invaded by the King of France's army?

Calais

Dresden

Madrid

Dover


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Dover







Literature: Stephen King: Oversimplified Stephen King stories
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2. A sleepy New England town is terrorized by vampires.

'Salem's Lot

Insomnia

Gerald's Game

Cycle of the Werewolf


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Literature: Name The Play: Name that book II: SHAKESPEARE!
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3. This play is sort of a cross between Survivor and Gilligan's Island. Some guy lives on an island with his infant daughter and....well, I'll let you find out by reading it. What is the play called?

Twelfth Night

The Tempest

King Lear

Midsummer Night's Dream


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Literature: Latin American Literature: Latin American Literature
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4. Which hero of the South American Independence is the main character of a novel written by Garcia Marquez?

Simon Bolivar

Bernardo O'Higgins

Jose de San Martin

Guillermo Brown


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Literature: Shakespeare: Shakespeare
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5. What is the name of the creature who is Prospero's slave in 'The Tempest'?

Ceres

Mustardseed

Caliban

Trinculo


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Caliban







Literature: Cymbeline: Cymbeline
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6. What does Posthumus command Pisanio to after after discovering 'Imogen's faithlessness'?

Marry her.

Kill her.

Apologize to the King on Posthumus' behalf.

Return the ring she gave Posthumus.


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Kill her.







Literature: Fantasy: Fantastic Characters
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7. Who is David Eddings's character that starts out as a country boy living with his aunt Pol and then finds himself being a wizard who has to save the world from an evil god Torak?

Belgarath

Garion

Sparhawk

Anakha


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Garion







Literature: Mixed Literature: Pretty Easy General Literature Quiz
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8. In Shakespeare's famous play, of which country was Hamlet Prince?

Holland

England

Denmark

France


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Denmark







Literature: Fantasy: Fantasy Authors!
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9. I wrote the award winning book "Northern Lights" (also known as "The Golden Compass" in other countries).

Isobelle Carmody

Tamora Pierce

Phillip Pullman

Eoin Colfer



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Phillip Pullman






Literature: War Literature: 'A Separate Peace', by John Knowles
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10. What work do the boys from Devon have to spend a day doing?

Shovelling snow from the railroad tracks

Repainting all of the hallways in the buildings

Cleaning the chapel because they have disrespected it

Shining every shoe on the campus


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Shovelling snow from the railroad tracks
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:44 pm

Trivia


World: Early Presidents: Facts About Our Early Presidents
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1. This early president grew up as a poorly-educated orphan, a boy-militiaman in the Revolutionary War, a 'wild teenager', fought countless duels, lost thousands on horse races, and was a slave-owning plantation owner. His name?

Andrew Jackson

Franklin Pierce

James Polk

Millard Fillmore


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Andrew Jackson







World: U.S. Commercials: Slogans and Catch Phrases
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2. 'Does She or Doesn't She?'

Wendy's

Morton Salt

Alka Selter

Clairol


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Clairol







World: U.S. Commercials: Some popular ads old and new
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3. 'We bring good things to life.'

GTE

Westinghouse

General Electric

Sylvania


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General Electric







World: Special Forces: Special Forces Things
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4. LRRP stand for Long-Range Reconnaissance. What is the word that P represents?

Paratroopers

Patch

Patrol

Port


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Patrol







World: Presidential Quotes: Presidential Quotes
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5. "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?

In a conversation with his VP about abolishing slavery

While delivering the Gettysburg Address

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

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: World Languages: World's Most Widely Spoken Languages
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6. What do the majority of the people in Brazil and Japan speak respectively?

Spanish and Japanese

Portuguese and Japanese

Portuguese and Mandarin

Spanish and Cantonese


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Portuguese and Japanese







World: Newspapers & Magazines: Local Newspaper Deliveries
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7. Why do you get a free copy delivered when they often cost money in the newsagents?

newspapers like to give freebies

the newspapers want to get the local news to local people as fast as possible

it keeps people employed

to ensure a wide enough circulation to obtain the money paid for advertising in the newspaper



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to ensure a wide enough circulation to obtain the money paid for advertising in the newspaper






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

Rome

Moscow

Berlin

Athens


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Athens







World: Economics: Basic Economics
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9. What is the single most important factor that makes the markets work?

Greed

Markets don't work

Alan Greenspan

Money


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Money







World: Business World: Buying and Selling on eBay
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10. EBay has a feedback system where both the buyer and seller leave feedback on their opinion of the transaction. Who leaves feedback first?

Both leave it at the same time

The seller always leaves feedback first

Either the buyer or the seller can leave feedback first

The buyer always leaves feedback first


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Either the buyer or the seller can leave feedback first
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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:45 pm

Trivia


World: Business World: Bizarre Products
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1. Which of these bizarre products is featured in the Skymall catalog?

Mole eraser

Earwax remover

Electric tongue cleaner

Permanent deodorant.


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Electric tongue cleaner







World: Seven Ancient Wonders: Wonders Of The Ancient World
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2. How heavy is the Heel Stone of Stonehenge?

80 tons

5 tons

1,800 lbs

35 tons


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35 tons







World: Political Science & Philosophy: Political Philosophy
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3. Which of the following is not a Platonic Dialogue?

The Clouds

Crito

The Apology

Phaedo


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The Clouds







World: Transport: All About Rockets
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4. Which Russian engineer built the Sputnik?

Idon No

Gosw Rend

Wernher Van

Sergei Korolev


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Sergei Korolev







World: Roads & Highways: Three-Digit Interstate Highways
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5. The Long Island Expressway is also designated

I-495

I-290

I-287

I-476


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I-495







World: Culture Mixes: Anglo-American Quiz
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6. Which material was patented in New York and London at the same time?

Rayon

Nylon

Draylon

Crayon


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Nylon







World: Canadian Laws: Canada's Dumb Laws
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7. In Uxbridge, you may not have an Internet connection faster than what?

33K

56K

10K

26K


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56K







World: Presidential Trivia: Presidential Groups
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8. Which president's face is not found on Mount Rushmore?

Thomas Jefferson

Theodore Roosevelt

Andrew Jackson

George Washington


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Andrew Jackson







World: Italian Politics: Italian politics
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9. Who led the first republican government after WWII?

Ercole Baldini

Gino Bartali

Fausto Coppi

Alcide De Gasperi


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Alcide De Gasperi







World: U.S. Vice-Presidents: U.S. Vice Presidents 1789-2001
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10. How many Vice Presidents have replaced Presidents in office?

9

11

4

13


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:47 pm

History


History: India: The Mughal Dynasty of India
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1. What founder of the Mughal Dynasty moved his followers to India?

Jahan

Akbar

Babur

Jahangir


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Babur







History: 1970s Nostalgia: Do You Remember 1979?
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2. Who became Prime Minister of Great Britain?

Harold Wilson

James Callaghan

Margaret Thatcher

John Major



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Margaret Thatcher






History: U.S. History: A Bit of History
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3. What was a very important crop to Jamestown, that gave Jamestown wealth?

squash

tobacco

beans

peas



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tobacco






History: 1920s Nostalgia: People, Places and Events--1920-1929
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4. In 1925, Adolf Hitler published a book that he had dictated to Rudolf Hess during his imprisonment in Landsberg prison. The title, of course, was "Mein Kampf". What does 'Mein Kampf' mean?

My Policies

My Struggle

My Beliefs

My Desire


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My Struggle







History: Specialized History: World Firsts
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5. Who was the original Barbie doll named after?

Barbara Streisand

Barbara Handler

Barbara Bush

Barbarella


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Barbara Handler







History: Old West: Legends of the West: The Sundance Kid
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6. The Sundance Kid was born in the spring of 1867, the last of five children. Stunningly, Sundance was not his given name, nor was Kid his surname. Rather, he was born...?

George Leigh

Harry Longabaugh

William Carver

Ben Kilpatrick


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Harry Longabaugh







History: 20th & 21st Centuries: From the 20th Century
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7. What event made Rosa Parks a Civil Rights icon and led to the emergence of Martin Luther King?

Brown vs Topeka

Montgomery Bus Boycott

Little Rock

The Rosenberg executions


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Montgomery Bus Boycott







History: World War I: Canada and WWI
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8. Where did Canada do most of its fighting?

The Southern Front

The Eastern Front

The Western Front

The Northern Front


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The Western Front







History: Latin America: Latin American Heroes
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9. This controversial woman, the wife of a president of Argentina, has become a legend. Adored by many in her country, the subject of books, plays and films, she died of cancer at the age of 33.

Libertad LaMarque

Gabriela Sabatini

Isabel Allende

Eva Peron


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History: German: Rise and Fall of the Weimar Republic
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10. Which of these had the Nazis done by the end of 1933?

Institutionalized a reign of terror against political opponents (and others)

Dismantled the federal structure of Germany

Introduced anti-Semitic legislation

All of these


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Re: Daily Quiz

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:28 pm

Movies


Movies: Grab Bag - Average +/- 10: Guy Flicks
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1. If I wanted to see the quintessential Bruce Lee movie, which of these would you recommend?

Oath of Death

Stroke of Death

Invincible Shaolin

Enter the Dragon


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Enter the Dragon







Movies: Name The Director: Directors Who Act -- Actors Who Direct
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2. What famous actor was behind the camera for "Unforgiven"?

Clint Eastwood

Gene Hackman

Warren Beatty

Robert Redford


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Movies: Name It - Difficult +/-10: Guess The Movie 2
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3. Samwise Gamgee and Legolas Greenleaf.

Spider-Man

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone

The Lord Of The Rings

X-Men


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The Lord Of The Rings







Movies: Norton, Edward: Edward Norton Movie Trivia
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4. In "American History X", who played Edward Norton's brother?

Ethan Suplee

Edward Furlong

Steve Buscemi

Josh Hartnett


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Edward Furlong







Movies: Z: Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
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5. What is the name of the girl who plays Zenon?

Melissa Joan Hart

Kirsten Storms

Amanda Bynes

Christina Winds


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Kirsten Storms







Movies: Players - Average +/- 10: Name The Actor
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6. "Beetlejuice" - "Pearl Harbor" - "The Ghosts of Mississippi"?

Daniel Baldwin

Stephen Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

William Baldwin


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Alec Baldwin







Movies: Price, Vincent: The Films of Vincent Price
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7. 1958. It features Vincent as Francois Delambre, the brother of a man who is the victim of a science experiment gone wrong.

The Tingler

Tales of Terror

House on Haunted Hill

The Fly


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The Fly







Movies: Taglines - Average: Indiefan's Movie Taglines
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8. "Six reasons why the west was wild." (1988)

The Wild Bunch

Unforgiven

Tombstone

Young Guns


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Young Guns







Movies: Kids and Animated Mixture: Favorite Disney Movies
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9. In "Alice In Wonderland," why can't the white rabbit stop to talk?

He was late

He was hungry

He didn't like Alice

He needed to get to the bank before closing time


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He was late







Movies: Coen Brothers: Casting Choices of the Coen Brothers
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10. Which big guy has appeared in many, but not all, of the Coens' pics?

John Candy

Ving Rhames

Michael Clarke Duncan

John Goodman


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