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- Which acclaimed novel did George Orwell write in 1948?
- Which alphabet is used by the visually impaired to be able to read
- Which animals live in groups called colonies?
- Which are not cold-blooded animals?
- Which band was lead by singer Jim Morrison?
- Which book, published in 1962, helped launch the environmental movement in the U.S.?
- Which Broadway play is based on a great novel by Victor Hugo?
- Which civilization made the first ice cream circa 2000 BC?
- Which continent is the smallest of those listed?
- Which country did Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand rule?
- Which country's national flag is red and white and features a red maple leaf ?
- Which duo provided background vocals for Tony Orlando?
- Which enormous stone structure was erected by ancient Egyptians?
- Which early civilization of people lived as city dwellers in the jungles of Central America?
- Which early civilization of people were known as cruel conquerors, forcing the people they ruled to become human sacrifices to their gods?
- Which evil pirate had his hand bitten off by a crocodile?
- Which explorer conquered the Incan civilization?
- Which famous historical figure was the Bloody Mary cocktail named after?
- Answer: Mary I, Queen of England
- Which famous TV doctor went on to become the star of the TV mini-series Shogun?
- Answer: Richard Chamberlain
- Which female singer revealed that - All I Wanna Do - is have fun?
- Which gem is the birthstone of November?
- Which healthcare specialist treats children?
- Which historical U.S. document begins...- When in the course of human events......?
- Answer: the Declaration of Independence
- Which illness is not caused by a virus?
- Which is a book that tells the story of a person's life?
- Answer: All of the choices
- Which is a commonly used first aid technique for a choke victim?
- Answer: Heimlich maneuver
- Which is a popular song by country singer Patsy Cline?
- Which is an active volcano in the U.S. ?
- Which is considered to be a standard tip for a coat check attendant?
- Which is false?
- Answer: there is not gravity on the moon
- Which is false about planets?
- Answer: they give off light
- Which is not a baby horse?
- Which is not a branch of mathematics?
- Which is not a continent?
- Which is not a living thing?
- Which is not a movie starring Warren Beatty?
- Which is not a period in prehistory?
- Which is not a vertebrate?
- Which is not a worldwide environmental crisis?
- Which is the capital city of Louisiana?
- Which is the Greek word meaning earthquake that is also the name for measuring the intensity of an earthquake?
- Which is the highest peak in the world?
- Which is the largest state of the U.S.?
- Which is the oldest continously used calendar in history?
- Which is the process of sterilizing liquids to kill bacteria by using heat?
- Which is the smallest of the four oceans?
- Which is totally independent from birth?
- Which is true?
- Answer: the currency used in Vatican City is the lira
- Which monument contains a sign with a poem that begins, -Give me your tired, your poor...-?
- Answer: Statue of Liberty
- Which movement in literature stressed expressing emotions and being free from rules?
- Which movie ws not directed by Cecil B. DeMille?
- Which National Park features underground caves and a 300-foot river below the surface?
- Answer: Mammoth Caves, Kentucky
- Which nationality was Jonathan Swift, author of the classic story Gulliver's Travels?
- Which of all the gemstones is the hardest?
- Which of Santa's reindeer had a red nose?
- Which of the figures from mythology ruled fire?
- Which of these common plants are poisonous?
- Answer: all of the choices
- Which of these diseases is caused by a virus?
- Which of these diseases is not caused by a virus?
- Which of these european cities is famous for its leaning tower?
- Which of these gems is red in color?
- Which of these longest rivers in the world is the shortest?
- Which period of history came first?
- Which phrase means created for a particular occasion?
- Which player won the Women's Wimbledon Championship six consecutive times from 1982 to1987?
- Answer: Martina Navratilova
- Which popular song did Mozart like to play?
- Answer: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
- Which president ordered the Lewis and Clark Expeditions of 1804?
- Which president pardoned Vietnam War draft resisters?
- Which president was the youngest to be elected?
- Which state is known as the Constitution State?
- Which state is west of Nevada?
- Which state was not one of the 13 original states?
- Which style of music was born in America?
- Which TV entertainer was known for the saying, - How sweet it is-?
- Which U.S. president had a sign on his desk that read, - The buck stops here-?
- Which was believed to be the largest of the meat-eating dinosaurs?
- Which was the biggest dinosaur?
- Which was the first U.S. earth satellite launched into orbit in 1958?
- Which word originally referred to the area of land that an ox could plow in a day?
- Which word refers to the point at which a planet's orbit is nearest to the earth?
- Who coached the Green Bay Packers to victory in the first and second Super bowl Games?
- Who danced with Gene Kelly in the film musical An American in Paris?
- Who declined to accept the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature?
- Who devised the Formula E=mc2?
- Who devised the theory of gravity?
- Who do some people believe was the real author of Shakespeare's plays?
- Who drove the runaway bus in the movie Speed?
- Who immortalized the screen legend Bette Davis with the best-selling song of 1981?
- Who, in 1902, sang the songs on the first record to ever sell over one million copies?
- Who invented the blue jeans?
- Who invented the lightning rod in 1752?
- Who invented the magnifying lens in 1250?
- Who invented the motorcycle?
- Who is portrayed on the front of a twenty dollar bill?
- Who is the current Prime Minister of Great Britain?
- Who originally recorded the hit song La Bamba?
- Who played Marlon Brando's sister-in-law in the movie A Streetcar Named Desire?
- Who played the title role in the 1990s remake of The Nutty Professor?
- Who portrayed the U.S. president in the movie Absolute Power?
- Who said - Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration - ?
- Who said - Give me liberty or give me death -?
- Who said, - I never met a man I didn't like-?
- Who said - That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind- ?
- Whose likeness is pictured on the $50 U.S. Savings Bond?
- Answer: George Washington
- Whose likeness is pictured on the $ 1000 U.S. Savings Bond?
- Whose likeness is pictured on the $5000 U.S. Savings Bond?
- Who starred in the motion picture Evita and sang the title role?
- Who was Ann Margaret's boyfriend in the movie Bye, Bye Birdie?
- Who was Don Quixote's sidekick?
- Who was the King of Ancient Greece?
- Who was not a wife of Henry VIII?
- Who was the first American to win the World Chess title?
- Who was the founder of the American Red Cross?
- Who was one of the most famous American frontiersmaen?
- Who was Phileas Fogg?
- Answer: a fictional character
- Who was the 16th president of the U.S.?
- Who was the first inquisitor general of the Spanish Inquisition?
- Who was the first player to break the season record set by Roger Marris by hitting 62 home runs?
- Who was the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury?
- Answer: Alexander Hamilton
- Who was the world renowned trumpet player and entertainer known as Satchmo?
- Who was warned by his/her mother to stay out of Mr. Mcgregor's garden?
- Who was Yuri I. Gagarin?
- Answer: the first human launched into orbital flight
- Who went from playing TV's Remington Steele to playing James Bond?
- Who were Moe, Larry, and Curly?
- Answer: the Three Stooges
- Who were the sea-going warriors that raided Europe during the Middle Ages?
- Who won the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize?
- Answer: Theodore Roosevelt
- Who won the 1986 Academy Award For Best Actor for his role in The Color of Money?
- Who won the 1987 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in a movie featuring the classic opera for La Boheme?
- Who wrote the book Silent Spring that helped launch the environmental movement?
- Who wrote the novel that the movie War of the Worlds is based on?
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