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Blackbeard - Blackbeard was an English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies.Although my real name was Edward Teach, I am much better known by nickname. Who am I?

a. Blackbeard
b. Billy the Kid
c. The Sundance Kid
d. The Zodiac Killer


23 - Top quality dartboards are made of sisal fibers whereby less expensive boards are often made of cork.In the game of darts, what is the lowest number that CANNOT be scored with a single dart?

a. 24
b. 25
c. 26
d. 23


WW1 - Tanks were first used in combat by the British Army during the Battle of the Somme.In what major war did we see tanks used for the very first time?

a. Korean War
b. 1st Sino-Japanese War
c. WW2
d. WW1


1996 - The album and Morissette also won six Juno Awards in 1996.Alanis Morissette's third studio album, in which year did "Jagged Little Pill" win the Grammy for Best Album?

a. 1992
b. 2000
c. 1998
d. 1996


Pakistan - Karachi is nicknamed as the 'City of Lights' due to its night life.The main seaport and financial center, Karachi is the largest city in which country?

a. India
b. Afghanistan
c. South Korea
d. Pakistan


Ralph Fiennes - Shakespeare in Love won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress for Gwyneth Paltrow.Who played the role of "Shakespeare" in the 1998 romantic comedy film "Shakespeare in Love"?

a. Daniel Craig
b. Ben Affleck
c. Liam Neeson
d. Ralph Fiennes


Basketball - Written by James Naismith in 1891, the original rules of basketball were auctioned at Sotheby's in New York in December of 2010. Canadian physician and sports coach "James Naismith" invented which sport in 1891?

a. Soccer
b. Hockey
c. Golf
d. Basketball


Hermione Grainger - Emma Watson played the role of Hermione in all eight Harry Potter films.British actress Emma Watson played the role of which character in the Harry Potter films?

a. Hermione Grainger
b. Luna Lovegood
c. Lavender Brown
d. Ginny Weasley


Mexico - Aztec culture and history has been chiefly determined through archaeological evidence.In which country did the Aztec Empire once hail?

a. Peru
b. Mexico
c. Brazil
d. Argentina


2 - Curium, atomic number 96, is named after Marie Curie and her husband. Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is named after Lise Meitner.Sixteen chemical elements are named after people. How many are women?

a. 7
b. 2
c. 4
d. 0


11 - The American Civil War lasted 4 years, 3 weeks and 6 days from April 12, 1861 to May 9, 1865.How many states joined and fought for the "Confederate States of America" during the "American Civil War"?

a. 5
b. 11
c. 9
d. 7


Toy Store - Home Alone 2 was the second most financially successful film of 1992.In the 1992 film "Home Alone 2 - Lost in New York," what are the Sticky Bandits Marv and Harry planning to rob?

a. Toy Store
b. Candy Store
c. Hotel
d. Bank


Funny Girl - Funny Girl is loosely based on the life and career of Fanny Brice.Released in 1968, Barbra Streisand won a Best Actress Oscar for which romantic musical comedy film?

a. A Star Is Born
b. Up the Sandbox
c. All Night Long
d. Funny Girl


Big Toe - 'Pollex' is the equivalent term for the thumb.Which part of the human body is known as the "Hallux"?

a. Big Toe
b. Voice Box
c. Thumb
d. Heel


Red - Its flavor is described as 'slightly nutty, sweet and peppery'.Made by grinding the seeds of the achiote tree, what color is the Mexican paste "Annatto"?

a. Red
b. Black
c. Brown
d. Yellow




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