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Which of the following mountains would you find in Japan?
Fuji - Makalu is on the Nepal-China border.
Which of the following Billboard hit songs did Bill Withers NOT record?
a. Ain't No Sunshine
b. Just the Two of Us
c. Cats in the Cradle
d. Lean On Me
Cats in the Cradle - Released in April 1972, Lean on Me was a number one hit in the United States.
Winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature, where was Naguib Mahfouz from?
Egypt - Mahfouz published 34 novels and over 350 short stories.
Which President stated, "Boy, they were big on crematoriums, weren't they?" after seeing Auschwitz?
a. Jimmy Carter
b. Richard Nixon
c. George Bush
d. John F. Kennedy
George Bush - George was the 41st President of the United States.
What is "Annatto"?
a. A musical instrument
b. A spice
c. A fish
d. A type of horse
A spice - Annatto is described as a bit like nutmeg with a hint of pepper.
Who does the voice of Dory in the 2003 Disney film "Finding Nemo"?
a. Jenny Slate
b. Amy Schumer
d. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres - Dory is a Blue Tang.
What part of a monitor lizard is considered to be an aphrodisiac?
Liver - The tongue is also considered to be an aphrodisiac in India and Malaysia.
When did the hit TV sitcom Happy Days first air?
1974 - After a ten-year run, the show went off the air in 1984.
Accra is the capital of which nation?
Ghana - In terms of size, Ghana is the 82nd largest country.
Created by Jenji Kohan, who plays the role of Piper Chapman on the American comedy-drama series "Orange is the New Black"?
a. Taylor Schilling
b. Taryn Manning
c. Michelle Hurst
d. Natasha Lyonne
Taylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black has received 12 Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Which of the following novels was not written by American author Dean Koontz?
a. Odd Thomas
c. Fear Nothing
d. Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep - Dean has had fourteen hardcover books reach number one on the New York Times Bestseller List.
While vice president of the United States, Dan Quayle played which sport about three times a week?
Golf - Dan served with President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to1993.
Where is the mouth of the European river "Rhine" located?
a. Bay of Fundy
b. Gulf of Mexico
c. Mediterranean Sea
d. North Sea
North Sea - The Rhine is 1,233 km long.
What are Ghillies?
Shoes - Ghillies are soft shoes that are worn by Irish Dancers.
The King Cobra is the national reptile of which nation?
India - The Indian Peacock is the national bird.
How much did American airlines save per year by simply taking the olives out of first class salads?
$40,000 - They made the change in 1987.
Which of the following movies did not star Mel Gibson?
a. Blade Runner
d. The Man Without a Face
Blade Runner - Mel began his acting career in 1976, with a role on the TV series 'The Sullivans'.
Released in 1979, what was the first video game to feature a playable "black" character?
a. Atari Basketball
b. Agent USA
d. International Karate
Atari Basketball - Atari Basketball was programmed by Alan Miller for the Atari 800 home computer.
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