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What word describes trees of the genus Fraxinus, as well as
something you get when you burn those trees?
What fish is named for the Trinidadian clergyman who donated
samples of them to the British Museum?
Because perspiration pools in your umbilicus, lint is attracted
there and left behind when it dries out. Where?
What part of your body would move if you flicked your carpal
What lagomorph can rotate each of its ears nearly 270 degrees so
that it can pinpoint sounds, and not to improve its TV's reception?
If you remember your high school biology, you remember that X and Y
chromosomes have something to do with whether you turn out to be a boy or a girl. What combination means pink
cribs and dolls for Christmas?
This controversial sleeping pill is a benzodiazepine depressant.
George HW Bush used it until 1992, when it was banned in Britain, which linked it to confusion, hallucinations
and hostility. What is it?
If somebody gives a doctor the finger, the doctor can name the
finger. What would he call it?
What Mongolian "desert rat" has been a popular pet since Victor
Schwentker used it for research in the 1950s?
d. Guinea pig
Sometimes called "hillbilly heroin," what prescription drug did
Rush Limbaugh get himself addicted to?
a. Methadone (Dolophine)
b. OxyContin (Oxycodone)
c. Tramadol (Ultram)
d. Celecoxib (Celebrex)
True bugs are in the order Hemiptera, so the June bug isn't a real
bug. What is it?
Something "bovine" has something to do with cattle. Take away a B,
and you get "ovine," an adjective that describes what fellow even-toed ungulate?
According to Gray's Anatomy, what would you find on either side of
a. Halves of the upper lip
d. Dimples of a chin
What animal, for which a car company and an NFL team are named, is
also the largest cat in the Americas?
b. Mountain lion
On September 10, 1984, this was the first clue answered on Alex
Trebek's Jeopardy. Animals for $100. These rodents first got to America by stowing away on ships.
a. What are bats?
b. What are rats?
c. What are mice?
d. What are squirrels?
What flightless pigeon became extinct in 1681, only 80 years after
b. Passenger pigeon
c. Carolina parakeet
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