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On the south wall of the 14-story Hesburgh Library is a giant
mural, called "The Word of Life", depicting Jesus with his hands raised. Since it happens to overlook the
north end zone of the football stadium, it's called Touchdown Jesus. Where is it?
a. Notre Dame
d. Boston College
James Thomas Brudnell liked to wear sweaters that opened down the
front. You can probably guess his title. What was it?
a. 7th Earl of Jumper
b. 7th Earl of Cardigan
c. 7th Earl of Raglan
d. 7th Earl of Aran
What Biblical story may have been inspired by a Babylonian ziggurat
a. The Tower of Babel
b. Daniel in the lion's den
c. Noah's ark
d. Job and the giant fish
Located in Ithaca, New York, what was the only Ivy League school
founded after the American Revolution?
As suggested by Lester Pearson, Canada sent its first UN
peacekeepers to what country?
Andrew Carnegie endowed 2,811 of these worldwide, starting with the
one in Braddock, Pennsylvania in 1889. What are they?
c. High schools
An airport named for Galileo Galilei is in Pisa. Which of these is
not a real Italian airport?
a. Marco Polo in Venice
b. Michelangelo in Milan
c. Leonardo da Vinci in Rome
d. Cristoforo Colombo in Genoa
In addition to founding Nebraska's first newspaper, J Sterling
Morton also led the first celebration of what holiday, on April 10, 1872?
a. Columbus Day
b. Flag Day
c. Arbor Day
d. Presidents' Day
What WB show shares a name with a song U2 wrote for Maori music
promoter Greg Carroll, who once showed the band an Auckland landmark of the same name?
b. One Tree Hill
c. 7th Heaven
Cindy Klassen displaced Marc Gagnon as Canada's most decorated
Winter Olympian, and both competed in what sport?
a. Speed skating
b. Figure skating
c. Downhill skiing
d. Cross-country skiing
The Chicago Transit Authority runs the Purple Line out to what
university, associated with purple?
c. Notre Dame
Gematria is an ancient Hebrew version of what pseudo-science?
What country was supposed to reunite, but didn't when, in 1956, the
southern half reneged on a promise to hold national elections?
What city's two main papers are the Globe and the Herald?
As defined by LBJ economic advisor Arthur Okun, what was the misery
a. Inflation plus unemployment
b. Joblessness plus homelessness
c. Murder rate plus marginal tax rate
d. Deaths by cancer plus deaths from heart attack
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