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Originating in France, this dish consists of thin pancakes that are often packed with tasty sweet fillings.
Crepes - Crepes are often associated with a region in the northwest of France called Brittany.
Seen as a pest by livestock farmers, what is the name of the wild dogs, which are the largest terrestrial predators in Australia?
Dingos - A cultural icon in Australia, there is some fear that they will soon become extinct.
Of the following magazines, which are geared primarily towards men, what one has the largest monthly circulation?
d. Sports Illustrated
Playboy - First published in 1953, the first issue was partially funded by a $1,000 loan from Hefner's mother.
Nobel Prizes are given out annually in the fields of literature, chemistry, economic science, physics, medicine and what other category?
Peace - Each recipient receives a gold medal, a diploma and a sum of money (currently about 1.2 million US dollars).
Which German engine and car engineer is generally acknowledged as the inventor of the modern internal combustion engine automobile?
a. Rudolf Diesel
b. Ludwig Elsbett
c. Ferdinand Porsche
d. Karl Benz
Karl Benz - Karl's first engine patent was granted to him in 1879.
Drawings from which 15th century polymath anticipated such modern inventions as the airplane, armoured vehicles and an adding machine?
b. Hieronymous Bosch
c. Fra Bartolomeo
d. Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci - Leonardo made many important discoveries, but most remained unpublished and were not found until after his death.
Which of the following superheroes was the first to appear in a comic book?
c. Crimson Avenger
Superman - Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman appeared in Action Comics in 1938.
From the following list of games, which one is the odd one out?
Yahtzee - Yahtzee is a dice game, the rest are card games.
Which of the following does the People's Republic of China use for its currency?
Yuan - Many economists believe that the Yuan may become the next world currency.
Weighing up to 850 pounds, which cat is the largest member of the cat species?
Tiger - The tiger is the national animal of South Korea, Bangladesh, India, Vietnam and Malaysia.
Owned by Procter and Gamble, Madonna was a spokesperson for which popular line of cosmetics in the late 1990s?
d. Max Factor
Max Factor - Originally founded in 1909, Procter and Gamble purchased the company in 1991.
Which two letters are worth ten points apiece in the game of Scrabble?
a. J and Z
b. V and Z
c. X and Z
d. Q and Z
Q and Z - American architect Alfred Mosher Butts invented the first variation of the game in 1938.
Played by Kevin Costner, what was the name of the soldier (first lieutenant) character in the film, Dances With Wolves?
a. John Dunbar
b. John Logan
c. Garret Blake
d. Tom Farrell
John Dunbar - Dances With Wolves won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture.
At approximately 162 million ounces per year, which country leads the world in the mining and production of silver?
Mexico - China is the second-largest producer of silver in the world.
Making his debut in 1989, who was the first country artist to sell over 10 million copies of an album?
a. Garth Brooks
b. Clint Black
c. Randy Travis
d. Alan Jackson
Garth Brooks - Brooks officially retired from the music business in 2001, but decided to return in 2009.
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