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Written by Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, which band had one of the top hits of the nineties with the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit"?
a. Guns N' Roses
b. Foo Fighters
Nirvana - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' was Nirvana's biggest hit and is regarded by many critics as one of the best songs of all time.
The world's largest active volcano is in Hawaii, where famous coffee is grown in the rich volcanic soils. What is it named?
b. Mauna Loa
Mauna Loa - Mauna Loa surfaced above sea level about 400,000 years ago.
Held biennially in odd numbered years, in which sport is the Walker Cup contested?
Golf - The contest takes place between the leading amateur golfers of the United States, Great Britain and Ireland.
Which Army General is the first woman in US military and uniformed service history to achieve a four-star officer rank?
a. Janet C. Wolfenbarger
b. Ann Dunwoody
c. Gwen Bingham
d. Anna Mae Hays
Ann Dunwoody - Now retired, Dunwoody received her fourth star on November 14, 2008.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens a.k.a. Mark Twain is the author of such classics as the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Mysterious Stranger. Which of the following novels did he also author?
a. Fahrenheit 451
b. The Prince and the Pauper
c. The Great Gatsby
d. A Tale of Two Cities
The Prince and the Pauper - Among Twain's works was the sequel to Tom Sawyer, named the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
According to the Book of Genesis, which two sons of Adam and Eve are famous for being the first victim and the first killer?
a. David and Bathsheba
b. Jacob and Esau
c. Cain and Abel
d. Rachael and Leah
Cain and Abel - According to the bible, Cain committed the first murder by killing his brother Abel.
Used to bomb England during World War I, which German Count invented an airship in 1895, which was later abandoned after several disasters?
a. Count Karl Heinrich von Hoym
b. Count Gottfried von Bismarck
c. Count Albrecht von Roon
d. Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin - The Zeppelin was used to kill approximately 500 people in bombing raids in Britain and later as a luxury passenger transport.
The mascot of this U.S. food chain is a chubby boy wearing red-and-white checkered overalls and holding a hamburger.
a. Chuck E. Cheese's
b. Burger King
d. Big Boy
Big Boy - Big Boy began as Bob's Pantry in 1936 in California.
Sometimes attributed with mystical powers, what is the name of the legendary sword of King Arthur?
b. Jewelled Sword of Offering
Excalibur - According to Robert de Boron's novel Merlin, Arthur acquired the throne by pulling Excalibur from a stone.
Which American-based hip-hop group consists of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo and a singer named Fergie?
a. Sugar Hill Gang
b. Wu-Tang Clan
c. The Roots
d. The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas - The Black Eyed Peas won three Grammy Awards at the 52nd Grammy Awards ceremony in January of 2010.
What does the binary number 1000000 convert to in decimal form?
64 - The binary number system is used internally in computer-based devices including mobile phones.
When asked what his epitaph should read, who responded, "He was an average guy, who could carry a tune"?
a. Frank Sinatra
b. Perry Como
c. Bing Crosby
d. Elvis Presley
Bing Crosby - Crosby is one of only 22 people to have three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, who is the only U.S. President to be buried in Washington D.C.?
a. William Howard Taft
b. Calvin Coolidge
c. Warren Harding
d. Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson - Woodrow Wilson served during World War I.
Playing alongside John Travolta, who played the role of freelance terrorist Castor Troy in the 1997 American action thriller "Face/Off"?
a. Tom Hanks
b. Tom Cruise
c. Nicolas Cage
d. Bruce Willis
Nicolas Cage - Now a cult classic, Face/Off was a financial success grossing $245 million worldwide.
What number would you find between 19 and 17 on an official dartboard?
3 - Darts is a traditional pub game that is extremely popular in the UK.
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