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Dangerous to know? 15 Questions.

 
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1

How many letters of the alphabet are used as Roman Numerals?

  • Seven
  • Six
  • Five

2

How many tentacles does a squid have?

  • Eight
  • Ten
  • Twelve

3

What is the name of the heaviest known element, created by Russian & US scientists in 2006?

  • Ununoctium
  • Meitnerium
  • Ununtrium

4

What colour are the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

  • Golden
  • White
  • Pink

5

A game of water polo is divided into how many periods?

  • Three
  • Four
  • Five

6

What does the musical term "Adagio" mean?

  • Slowly
  • Loudly
  • Quickly

7

Jack Higgins, author of thrillers such as "The Eagle has Landed", was born in which English city?

  • Manchester
  • Sheffield
  • Newcastle upon Tyne

8

Who wrote the novel "Breakfast at Tiffany's"?

  • Harper Lee
  • Truman Capote
  • George Plimpton

9

Where was famous archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann buried in 1890?

  • Athens
  • Naples
  • Troy

10

Which American folk-rock musician was born Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.?

  • J. J. Cale
  • John Denver
  • John Bon Jovi

11

Who was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in literature?

  • Elfriede Jelinek
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • Doris Lessing

12

In the 1994 movie "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein", Robert DeNiro played the monster. Who played the role of Victor Frankenstein?

  • Sean Penn
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Kenneth Branagh

13

Walter Mondale was Vice President of the United States under which President?

  • Gerald Ford
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Richard Nixon

14

The Quagga is an extinct subspecies of what animal?

  • Zebra
  • Bison
  • Donkey

15

Which former Chancellor of West Germany was born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm?

  • Helmut Kohl
  • Willy Brandt
  • Helmut Schmidt

 

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