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Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. What is the second?
Helium - Oxygen is the third most abundant and carbon the fourth.
In geometry, how many sides does a "nonagon" have?
Nine - The temples of the Baha'i Faith are required to be nonagonal.
Cult leader of "The People's Temple," who convinced hundreds of his followers to commit suicide in Guyana in 1978?
a. Charles Manson
b. Marshall Applewhite
c. Jim Jones
d. David Koresh
Jim Jones - Jones committed suicide with a gunshot to the head.
At 3.86 miles squared, Imrali is the smallest island in the Mediterranean Sea. What is the largest?
Sicily - Owned by Italy, Sicily has a population of about 5 million people.
What Austrian neurologist is considered the founding father of psychoanalysis?
a. Herbert Silberer
b. Joseph Campbell
c. Carl Jung
d. Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud - For his contributions to psychology, Freud was awarded the Goethe Prize in 1930.
Originally a member of the band "The Police," which rock star was born Gordon Sumner?
a. Alice Cooper
c. Meat Loaf
Sting - Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, the Police received six Grammy Awards during their career.
Which 1968 musical film stars Dick Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts and Sally Ann Howes as Truly Scrumptious?
a. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
b. The Sound of Music
c. Mary Poppins
d. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - The original Chitty Chitty Bang Bang "hero" car sold at auction for $805,000 in 2011.
If while vacationing in Italy, you were served a dish named "Pesce Spada", what would you be eating?
Swordfish - Classified as an oily fish, swordfish have been eaten since ancient times.
Which capital city was originally founded by Pedro De Valdivia after he defeated a large force of Indians on the banks of the Rio Mapocho in 1541?
d. La Paz
Santiago - The Chile city of Valdivia is named after Pedro.
Written sometime around 1500, which Shakespearean comedy is set in the "Forest Of Arden"?
a. The Taming of the Shrew
b. The Comedy of Errors
c. Much Ado About Nothing
d. As You Like It
As You Like It - The play was first published in 1623.
According to his song "American Pie", what type of car did Don Mclean drive to the levy?
Chevy - Once when asked what the song 'American Pie' meant, McLean joked, 'It means I don't ever have to work again if I don't want to!'
Based in Sunrise, Florida, what sport is played by the Florida Panthers?
c. Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey - The team was founded in 1993.
Featured in the 1986 movie "Top Gun", who recorded the song "Danger Zone"?
a. Kenny Rogers
b. Kenny Loggins
c. Dan Fogelberg
d. Daryl Hall
Kenny Loggins - The music for Danger Zone was composed by Giorgio Moroder and lyrics written by Tom Whitloc.
Who played the role of the extremely naive and guileless assistant bartender Woody Boyd on the TV sitcom "Cheers"?
a. Ted Danson
b. George Wendt
c. John Ratzenberger
d. Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson - Woody Boyd replaced Coach who died off-screen in season four.
Believed to be the god of rain, which of the following is one of the most famous dragons in Chinese mythology?
Yinglong - Yinglong is frequently spoke of in Chinese fables about the 'Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors'.
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