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George Orwell - From the 1945 novel Animal Farm."All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others" is a famous line by which author?

a. Charles Dickens
b. William Shakespeare
c. Charles Kingsley
d. George Orwell

Baggins - Frodo is a hobbit of the Shire who inherits the One Ring from his uncle Bilbo Baggins.Frodo's surname in J. R. R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" is...?

a. Waggins
b. Faggins
c. Baggins
d. Haggins

Mexico - The Aztec culture and history is chiefly known through archaeological excavations.From which country did the Aztecs hail from during the 14th to 16th centuries?

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

The Hollies - Graham has been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, once for Crosby, Stills and Nash and once for the Hollies.Graham Nash made his name in which popular British band?

a. The Kinks
b. The Jam
c. The Beatles
d. The Hollies

Ethiopia - Selassie was Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.Haile Selassie was deposed as Emperor of which country in 1974?

a. Ethiopia
b. Nigeria
c. Cameroon
d. Sudan

1925 - Mein Kampf translates to 'My Struggle'.Hitler's "Mein Kampf" was first published in what year?

a. 1930
b. 1935
c. 1920
d. 1925

Golf - The Curtis Cup is a team trophy for women amateur golfers.The "Curtis Cup" is awarded in which sport?

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

Colorado River - The Hoover Dam was originally called the Boulder Dam.The "Hoover Dam" spans which river?

a. Potomac River
b. Yellow River
c. Colorado River
d. Mississippi River

Hard Times - Hard Times was first published as a serial in April of 1854.The character Mr. Thomas Gradgrind appears in which Dicken's novel?

a. Nicholas Nickleby
b. Great Expectations
c. Hard Times
d. David Copperfield

Brown - Trivial Pursuit was created in 1979 by Canadian Chris Haney.What color is the art and literature category in "Trivial Pursuit"?

a. Pink
b. Brown
c. Orange
d. Yellow

Inland Waters - The term limnology was first coined by Francois-Alphonse Forel.What geographical feature is the study of "Limnology" concerned with?

a. Mountains
b. Plants
c. Jungles
d. Inland Waters

Trumpet - Armstrong's career spanned five decades from the 1920s to the 1960s. What instrument was played by famous jazz musician "Louis Armstrong"?

a. Clarinet
b. Trumpet
c. Piano
d. Saxophone

Whales - There are approximately 65 different species of toothed whales."Toothed" and "Baleen" are both examples of what?

a. Badgers
b. Whales
c. Panda
d. Sharks

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Toot Sweets is sung by Dick Van Dyke and Sally Ann Howes."Toot Sweets" is a song from which British musical film?

a. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
b. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
c. Half a Sixpence
d. Oliver

Lake Victoria - Lake Victoria is the largest 'tropical' lake in the world.With an area of almost 70,000 km squared, what is the largest lake in Africa?

a. Titicaca
b. Malawi
c. Tanganyika
d. Lake Victoria

Daniel Day-Lewis - The Last of the Mohicans is based on James Fenimore Cooper's novel of the same name.Who played the starring role in the 1992 film "The Last of the Mohicans"?

a. Johnny Depp
b. Joe Pesci
c. Daniel Day-Lewis
d. Pierce Brosnan

England - The England national rugby union team call Twickenham Stadium home.Which national Rugby Union team has a red rose for its emblem?

a. England
b. Scotland
c. Wales
d. Ireland

Deadly Nightshade - Belladonna is native to Europe, North Africa and Western Asia.Which plant is often referred to as "Belladonna"?

a. Lucerne
b. Endive
c. Deadly Nightshade
d. Bluebell

Giant Tortoise - The giant tortoise has an average lifespan of 100 years or more.What animal has the longest lifespan in captivity?

a. Elephant
b. Whale
c. Horse
d. Giant Tortoise

American Football - Jerry played the position of wide receiver.With a career spanning 20 seasons, what sport is "Jerry Rice" famous for playing?

a. Basketball
b. Ice Hockey
c. Baseball
d. American Football

John Grisham - A film adaptation of the novel was released in 1993.Published in 1992, who wrote the novel "The Pelican Brief"?

a. Tom Clancy
b. Peter James
c. John Green
d. John Grisham

Mouse - Dumbo was released in 1941.In the Disney film "Dumbo", what kind of animal is Dumbo's friend Timothy?

a. Mouse
b. Rat
c. Dog
d. Cat

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