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Which of the following continents has the largest land mass?
a. South America
d. North America
North America - North America has a land mass of 9,361,791 square miles.
In medicine, what is the term that is given to a state of profound unconsciousness in which the subject cannot be awakened?
a. Macular Degeneration
c. Chronic Insomnia
Coma - Despite all of our medical advances, the 'best' treatment for comatose patients still remains unknown.
Sold by Parker Brothers, starting in 1935, which US city was the first Monopoly board game based on?
a. New York City
b. Carson City
c. Atlantic City
d. Los Angeles
Atlantic City - Starting sometime in 1994, over one hundred different versions of Monopoly have been released to date.
What does the Latin term "Bona Fide" mean?
a. Buyer Beware
b. In Good Faith
c. Good Luck
d. In Bad Faith
In Good Faith - The Latin term 'Mala Fide' means 'In Bad Faith'.
Whose law states that "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong"?
a. Parkinson's law
b. Murphy's Law
c. Finagle's law
d. Segal's law
Murphy's Law - The law originated from a development engineer at Wright Field Aircraft Lab named Capt. Ed Murphy.
Which rock band, from Canada, had a gigantic hit with the song "Takin' Care of Business"?
a. April Wine
b. Bachman-Turner Overdrive
d. The Guess Who
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - The song can be found on Bachman-Turner Overdrive's second album titled 'Bachman-Turner Overdrive II'.
Which well-known building has the street address of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC, USA?
a. Ford's Theater
b. U.S. Treasury Building
c. U.S. Capitol
d. The White House
The White House - One of the oldest public buildings in Washington DC, the White House was constructed between 1792 and 1800.
Born Marion Mitchell Morrison, which American film star was known as "The Duke"?
a. Robert Mitchum
b. Cary Grant
c. James Stewart
d. John Wayne
John Wayne - John was posthumously awarded the 'Presidential Medal of Freedom' by President Jimmy Carter on June 9, 1980.
According to the legends of King Arthur, which of the "Knights of the Round Table" had an extramarital affair with Queen Guinevere?
a. Sir Lancelot
b. Sir Percival
c. Sir Gawain
d. Sir Galahad
Sir Lancelot - In the folk tale, the knights swore a 'Code of Chivalry'.
Viven Leigh played the role of Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind." Who played the role of Scarlett's husband Rhett Butler?
a. Marlon Brando
b. Cary Grant
c. Clark Gable
d. Humphrey Bogart
Clark Gable - Over 1,400 women were interviewed for the part of Scarlett O'Hara.
In the game of chess, which chess piece can only make diagonal moves?
Bishop - The first official World Chess Champion was Wilhelm Steinitz who claimed the title in 1886.
In the United States, which holiday is observed on the first Monday of September?
a. Independence Day
b. Memorial Day
c. Labor Day
d. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Labor Day - On February 21, 1887, Oregon was the first US state to declare Labor Day a holiday.
Which actor, from Canada, played the role of Captain James T Kirk in the original Star Trek television series?
a. Patrick Stewart
b. Leonard Nimoy
c. Gene Roddenberry
d. William Shatner
William Shatner - Leonard Nimoy played the role of Spock.
Which collection of fairy tales includes Cinderella, Little Snow White, Hansel and Gretel and Rumpelstiltskin?
a. Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales
b. Aesop's Fables
c. Grimm's Fairy Tales
d. Mother Goose Rhymes
Grimm's Fairy Tales - Grimm's Fairy Tales was first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm.
According to the Old Testament, who was given the Ten Commandments?
Moses - Moses is the only man ever to know God "personally."
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