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Room - Larson won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role in the film.Playing the role of Joy "Ma" Newsome, Brie Larsson starred in which 2015 drama film?

a. Room
b. Carol
c. The Lobster
d. 45 Years

Sibelius - Karelia Suite is one of Sibelius's most popular works.Written in 1893, the "Karelia Suite, Op 11" is a work by which Finnish composer and violinist?

a. Rimsky-Korsakov
b. Mendelssohn
c. Bruckner
d. Sibelius

Curling - It is believed that curling was invented in medieval Scotland.In this sport we see individuals throwing stones at a house.

a. Curling
b. Golf
c. Shot Put
d. Bowling

Alaska - Anchorage houses over 40 percent of Alaska's total population.Known for its cultural sites, Anchorage is the largest city in which US State?

a. Arkansas
b. California
c. Alaska
d. Arizona

Being Alone - Atychiphobia is the fear of failure.Monophobia is the fear of what?

a. Having One Partner
b. Being Alone
c. Failure
d. Being Kissed

Terence Dickinson - NightWatch is currently the top-selling stargazing guide in the world.First published in 1983, who wrote the landmark stargazer's book "NightWatch - A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe"?

a. Dennis Overbye
b. Stephen Hawking
c. Terence Dickinson
d. Kip S. Thomas

Star Wars - Star Wars was released in the United States on May 25, 1977."I love you" spoken by Carrie Fisher is replied with "I know" by Harrison Ford. Name the film.

a. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
b. Star Wars
c. Titanic
d. Random Hearts

William - Shakespeare produced most of his known works between the years 1589 and 1613.What was the first name of the English poet and playwright "Shakespeare"?

a. James
b. Henry
c. Wilson
d. William

Mandible - The mandible is your jawbone.Which of these bones lies highest on the human body?

a. Clavicle
b. Mandible
c. Sternum
d. Cervical Vertebrae

Aram Khachaturian - Aram Khachaturian was a Soviet Armenian composer and conductor.Who composed the 1956 ballet "Spartacus"?

a. Marius Petipa
b. Aram Khachaturian
c. Pyotr Tchaikovsky
d. Igor Stravinsky

1914 - Turkey entered World War I on the side of the Central Powers.Turkey entered World War I in which year?

a. 1918
b. 1915
c. 1917
d. 1914

Kiwifruit - Kiwi have a sweet but unique flavor.Which fruit is also referred to as a "Chinese Gooseberry"?

a. Kiwifruit
b. Plum
c. Peach
d. Ugli Fruit

Phillip Guston - Some of Phillip's notable works include the Studio, City Limits, Head and Bottle, Last Piece and Zone.Known for his cartoonish renderings, which of these painters was Canadian?

a. Edward Munch
b. Jean Dupas
c. Phillip Guston
d. Rene Magritte

Statue of Liberty Presented - The statue was presented on October 28, 1886.Which of the following historical events happened first?

a. Eiffel Tower Completed
b. New Zealand Women Vote
c. Dreyfus Affair
d. Statue of Liberty Presented

Shania Twain - Come on Over is the 6th best-selling album of all-time in the United States.The country album "Come on Over" was a huge success for which Canadian singer in 1997?

a. Mackenzie Porter
b. Terri Clark
c. Shania Twain
d. Susan Jacks

Stereotypical - Quintessential - representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.Which of the following words is a synonym for "Quintessential"?

a. Stereotypical
b. Loving
c. Uncharacteristic
d. Antagonized

Barack Obama - Obama served from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017.Who was the 44th President of the United States?

a. George W. Bush
b. Barack Obama
c. George H. W. Bush
d. Bill Clinton

10 - A hexagon has six sides.In geometry, how many sides does a decagon have?

a. 10
b. 6
c. 8
d. 12

The Maltese Falcon - The Maltese Falcon was directed by John Huston in his directorial debut.Which of the following films was not directed by Alfred Hitchcock?

a. Dial M for Murder
b. North by Northwest
c. Rear Window
d. The Maltese Falcon

California - The Golden Gate Bridge is located in San Francisco.Spanning the Golden Gate strait, in what US state would you find the "Golden Gate Bridge"?

a. California
b. Florida
c. New York
d. Colorado

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