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The principle character and protagonist of a novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, who is Bilbo Baggins better known as?
a. Smith of Wootton Major
c. The Hobbit
d. The Silmarillion
The Hobbit - During his expedition, Bilbo chances upon many marvellous creatures, including giant spiders, trolls and elves.
Who is currently the President of Russia (2014)?
a. Dmitry Medvedev
b. Viktor Zubkov
c. Boris Yeltsin
d. Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin - Highly popular in Russia, Forbes currently ranks Vladimir as the world's most powerful man.
The English singer-songwriter Reginald Dwight is better known as?
a. Elvis Costello
b. Elton John
c. David Bowie
d. Boy George
Elton John - Elton John has more than fifty Top 40 hits.
King Midas is widely recognized in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into which of the following?
Gold - The god Dionysus granted Midas a wish whereby Midas requested that everything he touched would turn into gold.
"The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts, all on a summer's day." Just to have them stolen by whom?
a. The Diamond King
b. The King of Spades
c. The King of Clubs
d. The Knave of Hearts
The Knave of Hearts - Composed by an unknown author, 'The Queen of Hearts' is a poem based on the characters found on playing cards.
What companies' advertising slogan is "Finger Lickin' Good!"?
a. Boston Pizza
d. Kentucky Fried Chicken
Kentucky Fried Chicken - KFC was founded by Harland Sanders during the Great Depression.
What is the name of Michael Jackson's beloved pet chimpanzee?
Bubbles - Bubbles is currently living at the Center for Great Apes in Florida.
Which Polish female physicist and chemist was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1911?
a. Barbara McClintock
b. Dorothy Hodgkin
c. Lise Meitner
d. Marie Curie
Marie Curie - Marie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
Which of the following Heavyweight Champion Boxers is the only boxer to win more "Heavyweight Title Fights" than Muhammad Ali?
a. Mike Tyson
b. Rocky Marciano
c. Joe Louis
d. Floyd Patterson
Joe Louis - The International Boxing Research Organization ranked Joe as the number one heavyweight of all-time in 2005.
What "Die Hard" actor recorded the song "Respect Yourself" in 1987?
a. Jason Statham
b. Sylvester Stallone
c. Bruce Willis
d. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Bruce Willis - The song was originally recorded by the Staple Singers in 1971.
Disputably, history's most infamous serial killer, what unidentified individual murdered at least five prostitutes in London in 1888?
a. Jack the Ripper
b. The Phantom Killer
c. The Night Prowler
d. The Zodiac
Jack the Ripper - In 2006, BBC History magazine selected Jack the Ripper as the worst Briton in history.
Which DC Comics superhero has a sidekick named Robin?
c. Captain America
d. Green Lantern
Batman - Batman is also known as the Caped Crusader and the Dark Knight.
What prehistoric monument is located in Wiltshire, England?
b. Gobekli Tepe
c. The Olmec Heads
Stonehenge - Recent evidence found by scientists suggests that Stonehenge could have once been a burial ground.
Which of the following melons is the largest member of the melon family?
Watermelon - Watermelon originated in Africa.
The Beatles made their U.S. TV debut on what popular variety show in 1964?
a. The Ed Sullivan Show
b. The Hollywood Palace
c. The Lawrence Welk Show
d. Saturday Night Live
The Ed Sullivan Show - The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for three consecutive Sundays in February of 1964.
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