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What sport would you associate with Diego Hernan Valeri?
c. Beach volleyball
Soccer - Diego is a midfielder for the Argentine Football Team.
What kind of animal is an oryx?
Antelope - The oryx is a genus of four large species of antelope.
Who is credited with creating the computer programming language
a. Alexander Shulgin
b. John Backus
c. Richard Hollingshead
d. Robert Grove
John Backus - John created this language while working with IBM.
Who created the sculpture piece titled Bronze David?
Donatello - This sculpture was made in the 1400s.
Sua Pan is located on which continent?
d. North America
Africa - Sua Pan is located in Botswana.
Whose estate was approached by an advertising company asking
for permission to use the song "Ring of Fire" on an ad for a haemorrhoid cream commercial?
a. Johnny Cash
b. Tim McGraw
c. Paul McCartney
d. Roy Orbison
Johnny Cash - The request was refused.
In which Sea would you find the Parcel Islands?
a. South China Sea
b. Bering Sea
c. Red Sea
d. Black Sea
South China Sea - Actual ownership of these islands is still under dispute.
Set in the year 2154, what 2013 movie features the wealthy
living on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth?
c. After Earth
d. World War Z
Elysium - The movie stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster.
Who is credited with inventing Neon?
a. Lewis Waterman
b. Jack Kilby
c. William Reich
d. Georges Claude
Georges Claude - Georges was the first person to combine an electrical charge to a sealed tube of neon
Which one of these famous pieces did the master sculpture
artist Rodin do?
b. The Discus Thrower
c. The Thinker
The Thinker - Rodin also created the famous piece The Kiss.
With which sport would you associate Lanny McDonald?
c. Alpine skiing
Hockey - Lanny scored over 500 goals during his NHL career.
Georges Pompidou was the leader of which nation?
France - Pompidou passed away in 1974.
On which continent would you find a bar-tailed trogon?
b. South America
Africa - The trogon can be seen in Cameroon, Congo, Uganda and Zambia.
Who won the election in Mexico in 2012?
a. Enrique Pena Nieto
b. Carlos Salinas de Gortari
c. Miguel de la Madrid
d. Vincent Fox
Enrique Pena Nieto - All of these men listed were leaders in Mexico.
Who plays the part of Kate Lloyd in the 2011 movie "The Thing"?
a. Mary Elizabeth Winstead
b. Jordana Brewster
c. Nicole de Boer
d. Salma Hayek
Mary Elizabeth Winstead - The Thing is set in the Antarctica.
Which of these is this national fish of Japan?
c. Red Tailed shark
Koi - The national bird of Japan is the Green Pheasant.
Who painted the famous piece Night Watch?
b. Van Gogh
Rembrandt - The piece was completed in 1642.
What kind of animal is a gharial?
Crocodile - The gharial or gavial is a species of crocodile that is native to India.
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