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Entertainment: The Broadway musical Evita is based on the biography of Eva Perón, the First Lady of which South American country? Argentina
87.8%
Bolivia
4.5%
Chile
2.5%
Venezuela
2.5%
Miscellaneous: Henry Ford, the famous American vehicle industrialist, wrote in his autobiography about the Ford Model T that any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is... Black
87.6%
Blue
5.3%
Red
2%
White
2.3%
Literature: William Shakespeare has a historical play named after which English monarch? Richard II
79.8%
Charles I
3.4%
Edward IV
10%
William the Conqueror
4.1%
Religion: Which Roman emperor is notable for the Edict of Milan (313), which proclaimed tolerance to Christianity in the Roman Empire; and later was beatified and declared Equal-to-the-Apostles in the Orthodox church? Constantine The Great
72.9%
Augustus
16.5%
Tacitus
2.6%
Theodosius the Great
5%
Language: The famous Rosetta Stone, transcribed by Jean-François Champollion, became the key of deciphering which old alphabet? Ancient Egyptian (hieroglyphical)
72.4%
Ancient Greek
8.2%
Coptic
2.5%
Sumerian (cuneiform script)
14.1%
Gaming: Parker Brothers, which produced such famous board games as Clue(do) and Monopoly, later became a brand of which American toy company? Hasbro
66.9%
Bachmann Industries
1.6%
Ideal Toy Company
2.4%
Mattel‎
26.5%
Television: What television show was the first to mirror the real-life pregnancy of its starring actress within an episode plot, including her newborn son’s appearance hours after his birth? I Love Lucy
66.9%
Julia
6.2%
That Girl
5.1%
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
19%
Science: In World War One, which country did Germany attack with mustard gas? Belgium
66.5%
Bulgaria
6.3%
Romania
10.1%
Serbia
14.3%
Movies: The East Africa Protectorate, the main setting of Sydney Pollack's movie Out Of Africa (1985), is now mainly the territory of which African country? Kenya
57%
Burundi
4.3%
Tanzania
24.3%
Uganda
11.4%
Holiday: The massacre of the Huguenots in France in 1572 occurred on August 24th. In Western Christianity that date was the holiday “The Feast of ________” St. Bartholomew
56%
St. Peter
19.9%
St. Thomas
13%
St. Vincent de Paul
8.3%
Sports: Which post-WWII war was called The Football War, as it began shortly after a football (soccer) match? El Salvador-Honduras war (1969)
55.4%
Indo-Pakistani war (1965)
19.6%
Turkey-Cyprus war (1974)
17.5%
Uganda-Tanzania war (1978)
4.7%
Just For Fun: Below are the first names of four US Presidents. Figure out their surnames. The last letter of which surname is closest to the letter Z in alphabet? Chester
47.6%
Grover
8.3%
Lyndon
29.4%
Millard
12%
Geography: The passage between South America and Antarctica, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, is named after which famous British explorer? Francis Drake
39.2%
James Cook
49.7%
George Vancouver
3.7%
Samuel Wallis
4.6%
Music: Which band/artist has the highest-selling album of all time? Eagles
15%
The Beatles
24.8%
Michael Jackson
50.7%
Pink Floyd
6.8%

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