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What soupy name also describes dishware made, not with lobster, but with unglazed china?
Bisque - Bisque earthenware readily absorbs water due to its porous nature.
What eccentric billionaire managed to get the 320-foot wingspan Spruce Goose off the ground,
but just once?
a. Bill Gates
b. Warren Buffet
c. Richard Branson
d. Howard Hughes
Howard Hughes - Howard Hughes led a reclusive lifestyle in later life.
In 1546, John Heywood was probably kidding when he speculated that something was made of green
a. Heaven's Gates
b. The Moon
c. The English king's crown
d. The Great Wall of China
The Moon - John Heywood was an English writer.
One of the world's most rare autographs is that of Button Gwinnett. Fewer than 30 examples
exist, and the one we've all heard of is the one you'll never get. What did he sign?
a. British surrender of Singapore
b. Declaration of Independence
c. Death certificate of JFK
d. Magna Carta
Declaration of Independence - Button was the second to sign the United States Declaration of
What numerical name is shared by a Japanese fighter plane, a Hershey chocolate bar and a
Broadway star born Samuel Joel Mostel?
Zero - The zero's first flight was on April 1, 1939.
Which of the following disciples denied knowing Jesus Christ three times?
Peter - The word disciple means someone who is a pupil of someone else.
Which household appliance operates with a cavity magnetron?
b. Convention Oven
c. Microwave Oven
d. Dish Washer
Microwave Oven - The cavity magnetron is a vacuum tube that generates microwaves.
What Kink's song did Van Halen cover on their debut album?
a. You Really Got Me
c. Come Dancing
You Really Got Me - You Really Got Me was recorded by the Kinks in 1964.
On the 5th of August 1962, I was found dead in a bungalow near Hollywood. Who am I?
a. Jane Russell
b. Marilyn Monroe
c. Brigitte Bardot
d. Audrey Hepburn
Marilyn Monroe - Monroe began her career as a model.
Jodie Foster got her first starring role playing a teenage prostitute in which film?
a. Taxi Driver
b. Point of No Return
c. Reservoir Dogs
d. Mean Streets
Taxi Driver - An American psychological thriller film, Taxi Driver was released in 1976.
What is the name of Mickey Mouse's pet dog?
Pluto - Pluto appeared in 24 Mickey Mouse films before starring in his own series in 1937.
Which of the following nations produces the most amount of tea in the world?
India - India's economy is the world's tenth-largest.
A Screwdriver consists of orange juice and what spirit?
Vodka - A screwdriver with one part of Tequila and two parts of orange juice is called a Mexican Screw.
Who wrote the bestselling novels, "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath"?
a. Geoffrey Chaucer
b. Thomas Paine
c. John Dewey
d. John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck - John also wrote the novel East of Eden.
How many feet are there in a fathom?
Six - 1 fathom equals 1.8288 meters.
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