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Greece - The Statue of Zeus was destroyed during the 5th century AD.One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Statue of Zeus was located in which country?

a. France
b. Italy
c. Bulgaria
d. Greece

Prince Edward Island - Prince Edward Island is renowned for its seafood like lobster, shrimp and mussels.The smallest province of Canada is in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Can you name it?

a. Prince Edward Island
b. New Brunswick
c. Newfoundland and Labrador
d. Nova Scotia

Maps - Cartography is the study and practice of making maps.What is made by a cartographer?

a. Automobiles
b. Medical Equipment
c. Carts
d. Maps

Keyboard - Virginals and spinets are both from the harpsichord family.        What kind of musical instrument are virginals and spinets?

a. Wind
b. String
c. Keyboard
d. Drums

Quits the current application - The key combination SHIFT+DELETE will delete an item permanently.On a computer using the Windows OS, the ALT+F4 shortcut key combination performs what function?

a. Quits the current application
b. Puts computer in sleep mode
c. Shuts down the computer
d. Opens the settings menu

Napoleon Bonaparte - Napoleon died at the age of 51 in 1821.What general's last words are purported to be "God!...France!...My Son!...Josephine!"?

a. Napoleon Bonaparte
b. Toussaint Louverture
c. Ferdinand Foch
d. Philippe Petain

Sophie Webster - Coronation Street has been on the air since 1960.Brooke Vincent plays the role of which character on the British soap opera "Coronation Street"?

a. Sophie Webster
b. Maria Connor
c. Michelle Connor
d. Fiz Brown

Yellowstone National Park - Yellowstone National Park is located in the US states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.In which American National Park would you find the natural geyser called "Old Faithful"?

a. Yosemite National Park
b. Grand Canyon National Park
c. Bryce Canyon National Park
d. Yellowstone National Park

House of Cards - Making its debut in 2013, House of Cards is set in 2010s Washington, D.C.Kevin Spacey plays the role of Francis Underwood, a ruthless politician, in this Netflix exclusive. Can you name it?

a. Hemlock Grove
b. House of Cards
c. The Get Down
d. Bloodline

Craps - Craps evolved from an early English game called 'hazard'.Which of the following gambling games found at a casino involves dice?

a. Blackjack
b. Keno
c. Craps
d. Roulette

Carburetor - The carburetor blends air and fuel for combustion.Which of the following components is not part of an automobile's ignition system?

a. Distributor
b. Spark Plugs
c. Carburetor
d. Rotor

Charles Babbage - Parts of Babbage's Analytical Engine are on display in the Science Museum in London.Who invented the "Analytical Engine" in 1837, a design that the framework of today's computers are based on?

a. Dr. John V. Atanasoff
b. Bill Gates
c. Charles Babbage
d. Clifford Berry

70 Years - Elephants can be found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia.Elephants can live to be what age when living in the wild?

a. 70 Years
b. 10 Years
c. 50 Years
d. 30 Years

Lone Ranger - The Lone Ranger first appeared on a radio show in 1933.What fictional character fought outlaws in the American Old West with his Native American friend, "Tonto"?

a. Lone Ranger
b. Billy the Kid
c. Kit Carson
d. Josey Wales

240 Years Old - America's population is 4.3 percent of the world's total. How old was the United States of America on July 4, 2016?

a. 250 Years Old
b. 225 Years Old
c. 240 Years Old
d. 200 Years Old

Derren Brown - Derren has often stated that his tricks are achieved through purely psychological means.What English mentalist and illusionist has had hit TV shows with "Trick of the Mind" and "Trick or Treat"?

a. Derren Brown
b. Paul Daniels
c. Alan Alan
d. Dynamo

Clive Barker - Barker often illustrates his own books.Which well-known horror writer wrote the novels "Hellraiser", "Lord of Illusions" and "Imajica"?

a. Stephen King
b. Dean Koontz
c. William Peter Blatty
d. Clive Barker

James Clark Ross - In 1841, James discovered the Ross Sea, Victoria Land, and the volcanoes Mount Erebus and Mount Terror.What British naval officer and explorer led the first expedition to reach the "North Magnetic Pole" in 1831?

a. James Clark Ross
b. Douglas Mawson
c. Roald Amundsen
d. John Franklin

Blue - The bill features Canada's seventh Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier.Introduced in November of 2013, the Canadian five dollar bill is predominantly what color?

a. Orange
b. Green
c. Red
d. Blue

Grover Cleveland - Cleveland was the 22nd (1885-89) and 24th (1893-97) President of the United States.Who was the only US president to serve non-consecutive terms in office?

a. Grover Cleveland
b. William McKinley
c. Rutherford B. Hayes
d. Calvin Coolidge

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