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Who was the first director of the Bureau of Investigation,
later known as the FBI?
a. A. Bruce Bielaski
b. J. Edgar Hoover
c. William E. Allen
d. Stanley Finch
Stanley Finch - Stanley Finch directed the Bureau of Investigation from 1908-1912.
Stan Getz is famous for playing which instrument?
Saxophone - Stan Getz was known as “The Sound” because of his warm, lyrical tone.
Allen’s Everlasting is a variety of which fruit?
Apple - Allen’s Everlasting apples originated in Ireland.
World Heritage sites Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriyi are
found in which country?
a. Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka - Eight sites of Sri Lanka have been inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage as of 1 January
Who wrote The Red Book, written between 1914 and 1930 and
published in 2009?
a. Joseph Campbell
b. Sigmund Freud
c. Carl Jung
d. Herman Hesse
Carl Jung - Prior to its publication Jung’s heirs allowed very few people to look at the book.
Alex Cross is the protagonist of a series of books by which
a. John Grisham
b. John Grisham
c. James Patterson
d. Tom Clancy
James Patterson - Tyler Perry plays Alex Cross in the 2012 film titled Alex Cross.
The name of which Greek goddess means "foam born"?
Aphrodite - The ancient Greeks identified Aphrodite with the Ancient Egyptian goddess Hathor.
Chaetophobia is the fear of what?
Hair - Hair loss can be a trigger to this phobia, such as men going bald.
The Duke of Plaza-Toro is a character in which Gilbert and
a. The Grand Duke
b. The Gondoliers
c. The Mikado
d. The Pirates of Penzance
The Gondoliers - The Gondoliers is one of the later Gilbert and Sullivan operas, premiering in 1889.
Gold Base is the name of the international headquarters of
a. Church of England
b. Seventh-Day Adventists
c. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
d. Church of Scientology
Church of Scientology - The 700-acre compound has heavy security and is located in southern California.
Which celebrity is sometimes referred to as Mr. C?
a. Kevin Costner
b. Jim Carter
c. Perry Como
d. Sean Connery
Perry Como - Perry Como was born in Pennsylvania, in 1912.
What is the diameter of a basketball hoop?
a. 18 inches
b. 24 inches
c. 10 inches
d. 32 inches
18 inches - In professional games, the hoop is ten feet off the ground.
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