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The Pursuit of Trivia!

Earn points in all areas, it's tough, good luck! 30 Questions.

 
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What country was the next to launch a satellite after the Soviet Union and United States?

  • China
  • France
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom

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What country invented the Winter Olympic sport of bobsleigh?

  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Switzerland
  • Austria

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Who was the sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty?

  • Edouard Rene de Laboulaye
  • Ferdinand de Lesseps
  • Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel
  • Fredric Auguste Bartholdi

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Who was the "Muppet Show" drummer?

  • Animal
  • Floyd Pepper
  • Dr. Teeth
  • Zoot

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What name was given to the O'Hara plantation in "Gone With the Wind"?

  • Magnolia
  • Savannah
  • Tara
  • Ante Bellum

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Costing an estimated $12-15 billion dollars, what is the largest privately financed engineering project in history?

  • CityCenter Las Vegas
  • Stratolaunch System
  • Alaska Pipeline
  • The Channel Tunnel

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Which country is the world's largest supplier of wool?

  • Australia
  • China
  • New Zealand
  • United States

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Whose ear did Mike Tyson bite in the 1997 fight dubbed "The Sound and the Fury"?

  • Trevor Berbick
  • Evander Holyfield
  • Buster Douglas
  • Micheal Spinks

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Who was the first "Holy Roman Emperor"?

  • Lambert
  • Arnulph
  • Guy
  • Charlemagne

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What Monty Python character liked to "put on women's clothing and hang around in bars"?

  • Bruces
  • The lumberjack
  • Upper class twit
  • Ron Obvious

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Which planet's satellites are mostly named after Shakespeare characters?

  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

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What is the world's largest volcano?

  • Krakatau (Indonesia)
  • Vesuvius (Italy)
  • Pelee (Martinique)
  • Mauna Loa (Hawaii)

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What element has the atomic number 26 and the chemical symbol Fe?

  • Titanium
  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Silver

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What computer company made its first big break into the arcade game market with "Donkey Kong"?

  • Nintendo
  • Midway
  • Atari
  • Namco

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How many days were there in the ancient Egyptian calendar year?

  • 352
  • 356
  • 361
  • 365

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What name was shared by the drummers for "Duran Duran" and "Queen"?

  • Brian May
  • Stephen Duffy
  • Roger Taylor
  • John Deacon

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Which nursery rhyme character "kissed the girls and made them cry"?

  • Little Jack Horner
  • Georgie Porgie
  • Solomon Grundy
  • Little Boy Blue

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Which is the largest of the seven Canary Islands?

  • Tenerife
  • Fuerteventura
  • Lanzarote
  • Gran Canaria

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Which continent produces most of the world's cocoa beans?

  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • South America

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What distance is covered by the Olympic sprinter dubbed "the fastest man in the world"?

  • 50 meters
  • 100 meters
  • 150 meters
  • 200 meters

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What city saw work start on the United Nations headquarters in 1950?

  • Vienna
  • Nairobi
  • Geneva
  • New York

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What is the name of Julia Roberts' character in "Notting Hill"?

  • Vivian Ward
  • Anna Scott
  • Susie Moss
  • Liz Gilbert

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What city must you visit to see Leonardo Da Vinci's famous "The Last Supper"?

  • New York
  • Milan
  • Paris
  • Vatican City

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What is Europe's second-largest island after Great Britain?

  • Northern Island
  • Ireland
  • Spitsbergen
  • Iceland

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What is the only company to have produced engines that held the world air, land and water speed records simultaneously?

  • General Electric
  • Ferrari
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Mercedes-Benz

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What is the highest possible snooker break in normal play without the advantage of a foul?

  • 138
  • 147
  • 155
  • 162

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Whose 1939 nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize was retracted in February of that same year?

  • Albert Einstein
  • Winston Churchill
  • Albert Schweitzer
  • Adolf Hitler

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What are the only animals ever seen in the land where the Teletubbies live?

  • Mice
  • Rabbits
  • Deer
  • Chipmunks

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What kind of flowers did Mary Poppins wear in her hat?

  • Daisies
  • Tulips
  • Daffodils
  • Carnations

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Which British castle is said to include columns from the Roman city of Leptis Magna in Libya?

  • Rockingham Castle
  • Hatfield Castle
  • Windsor Castle
  • Thornbury Castle

 

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