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On the science fiction TV show Farscape, what kind of creature
is Ka D'Argo?
Luxan - Ka D'Argo was imprisoned for killing his wife.
What nationality was Sebastian Cabot?
Italian - Cabot did a lot of his exploring in Canada.
What is the national bird of Afghanistan?
a. Grey-Headed Kingfisher
b. White-Tailed Eagle
c. Giant Ibis
White-Tailed Eagle - The grey-headed kingfisher is the national bird of Cape Verde.
What is the capital of Cambodia?
c. Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh - Phnom Penh is also the largest city in Cambodia.
What sport did Terry Sawchuk play?
Hockey - Terry played the position of goalie.
In which sport would you hear the terms ace, apron, backswing
a. Cross country skiing
c. Table tennis
Golf - The apron is the area around the green.
Where would you find the world's smallest monkey?
Brazil - Named the pygmy marmoset, it weighs about 100 grams.
Manmohan Singh was the prime minister of which nation?
India - Singh took office in 2004.
On which type of building might you find a "loophole"?
a. A church
b. A castle
c. A skyscraper
d. A pyramid
A castle - Loopholes were narrow vertical slits that an archer could fire an arrow through.
Where would a person wear a hennin?
Head - A hennin is a cone shaped hat worn by women. It often has a scarf attached to the end.
What kind of animal do Muslims think make a better assistance
animal than a dog?
d. Miniature horse
Miniature horse - Muslims consider dogs unclean.
What is another name for a Hallstrom dog?
b. Gull Terr
d. New Guinea Singing Dog
New Guinea Singing Dog - The New Guinea Singing Dog is a fighting dog.
Who plays Sue Sylvester on the hit TV show "Glee"?
a. Jane Lynch
b. Heather Morris
c. Lea Michele
d. Naya Rivera
Jane Lynch - Jane also played Dr. Linda Freeman on the TV show Two and a Half Men.
What would you do with chervil?
a. Use it
b. Eat it
c. Play it
d. Wear it
Eat it - Chervil is an herb that is often used in French cooking.
Who wrote "Hop-Frog" and "The Masque of the Red Death"?
a. Dean Koontz
b. Mary Shelley
c. Jane Ayer
d. Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allen Poe - The Masque of the Red Death was published in 1842.
What did John Barber invent?
a. Gas turbine
b. Wind-up radio
c. PH meter
d. Mural sextant
Gas turbine - A gas turbine is often called a combustion turbine.
Vasily Andreyer is credited with inventing the standard
balalaika. What is it?
a. A household cleaner
b. A single person sailboat
c. A kind of hand sander
d. A musical instrument
A musical instrument - The balalaika is a stringed instrument.
Where would you find the "Great Victoria Desert"?
Australia - The Great Victoria Desert is the largest desert in Australia.
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