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The 7th Earl of Cardigan served under Field Marshall Lord Raglan,
both of whom have outerwear named for them. With what military event are they both associated?
a. Charge of the Light Brigade
b. Custer's Last Stand
c. Bataan Death March
d. Battle of Waterloo
Ann Turner Cook became a mystery novelist and English teacher. But
what was her other claim to fame?
a. She was the model for the Gerber baby
b. She finked on John Dillinger
c. She was the first non-celebrity centerfold in Playboy
d. She was Bill Clinton's adoptive mother
Arctophiles would love to get their hands on 55 PB, the lost
originals of what item, Invented in Germany by Margaret Steiff (or, perhaps, her nephew Richard)?
b. Teddy bears
Cher, Jimi Hendrix, Waylon Jennings and Burt Reynolds all have what
Indian nation's blood flowing through their veins?
Born in 1932, Roy Frowick was voted the healthiest baby at the Iowa
State Fair. Who did he grow up to become?
a. Puff Daddy
b. Bill Blass
d. Ralph Lauren
According to the Mormons, the Garden of Eden was in Jackson County,
Missouri, near what city?
b. St Louis
c. Kansas City
To protect its three notes struck on chimes, what TV network was
the first entity to trademark a sound in the US?
Strictly speaking, who was the FBI's only Public Enemy #1, so
dubbed after a fiasco in which the bureau failed to catch him at a lodge in Little Bohemia, Wisconsin?
a. Al Capone
b. John Dillinger
c. DB Cooper
d. Osama bin Laden
After Tennessee Williams worked a summer job with a real Stanley
Kowalski at his father's St Louis shoe company, he wrote a Kowalski into what play?
a. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
b. A Streetcar Named Desire
c. The Glass Menagerie
d. Death of a Salesman
Arjumand Banu Begum was later renamed Mumtaz Mahal, meaning "Elect
of the Palace". In what building is she entombed?
a. Great Wall of China
b. Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
c. Taj Mahal
d. Angkor Wat
Found at the front of many dictionaries, and really handy in
Scrabble, aa is a Hawaiian word. What does it mean?
a. An alcoholic drink
b. A moist western wind
c. A form of lava
d. A type of fly
If Brazil never rakes the lawn and plays its music too loud,
Argentina could take its case to the International Court of Justice in what city?
a. The Hague
What "second-hand furniture dealer" worked out of the Four Deuces
at 2222 South Wabash and the Metropole and Lexington hotels on South Michigan Avenue?
a. Richard J. Daley
b. Al Capone
c. William Wrigley, Jr
d. J. Edgar Hoover
If mid-life crises hit all these politicians and they became
writers, who would not qualify for the Booker Prize?
a. Canadian PM Paul Martin
b. US President George W Bush
c. Australian PM John Howard
d. UK PM Tony Blair
What Nobel Prize-winner wrote screenplays for such Bogart movies as
"To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep"?
a. Ernest Hemingway
b. F. Scott Fitzgerald
c. William Faulkner
d. Raymond Chandler
Although it can mean "fear of water", hydrophobia usually refers to
what disease, since sufferers have a hard time swallowing liquids?
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