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In “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory,” what sort of fish is Dory?
What device is attached to a fretted instrument to raise its pitch?
Which English biologist was known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for fiercely defending Darwin’s Theory of Evolution?
What sports venue has upwards of 400,000 seats—the highest capacity of any sports venue in the world?
In 1963, France became the first country to send what animal into space?
Named because it was salty when its discoverer expected it to be freshwater, in what country is the Lake of Disappointment?
'Now is the winter of our discontent,' is a line from which Shakespeare play?
The oldest annual film festival in the world started in 1932 in what city?
What was the NASA spacecraft that made a historic flyby of Pluto in 2015?
After a reign lasting 39 years, which monarch abdicated in 2014?
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council are the USA, the UK, China, Russia, and which other country?
Published in May 1888, who wrote “The Happy Prince”?
Which legendary singer formed the band The Crickets?
Which body part is indicated by the prefix 'glosso-'?
Which actress made her Hollywood debut in the 1978 movie “Halloween”?
Which U.S. city houses Hartsfield-Jackson airport, which has almost consistently been the world’s busiest airport by passenger volume each year since 1998?
“Colonel Tom Parker” was the manager of which famous musician?
How many 'main organs' make up the United Nations?
Which famous performer fell from the stage during the 2015 Brit Awards?
Operation Car Wash is the name of an investigation probing widespread corruption in what country?
El Capitan, a granite formation approximately 3,000 feet tall, is in which national park?
Which Shakespeare character gets frustrated with his mother and screams, “Frailty, thy name is woman!”?
What nationality was Roald Amundsen, who led the first successful expedition to the South Pole in 1911?
In July 2017, which actress was announced as the first female lead in the long-running series “Doctor Who”?
At what point during a show or performance would an “entra’acte” be performed?
Angkor Wat is a famous temple complex in what country?
The first commercially available compact disc was released in 1982 in what country?
What was the name of Times Square until 1904?
In 2014, Satya Nadella became CEO of which company?
Cork used in wine stoppers is made from what type of tree?
The Mediterranean island Corfu is part of which country?
Which member of the Rolling Stones played Captain Jack Sparrow's father, Captain Teauge, in the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' films?
What 1931 Herman Hupfeld song was famously used in the 1942 film “Casablanca”?
At the 1976 Montreal summer Olympics, Caitlyn (then Bruce) Jenner won a gold medal in what?
A tablet with the inscription “July IV MDCCLXXVI” prominently features on which U.S. landmark?
Talia Shire, the actress who plays Adrian in the “Rocky” movies, is the sister of which famous director?
What was the name of the final Linkin Park album released in Chester Bennington’s lifetime?
Which car company gets its name from the Japanese words for “three” and “diamond”?
Comprising about 65% of our total mass, what’s the most abundant element in the human body?
Which actor, famous for appearing in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “Phantom of the Opera” was known as “The Man of a Thousand Faces”?
The two oldest amusement parks in the world, including the world-famous Tivoli, are based in what country?
John Lennon was killed by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 in what city?
What’s the name of the 1964 Rene Magritte painting that features a man’s face completely obscured by an apple?
What was the Roman name for the province comprising of parts of Spain, and most of Portugal?
At what type of auction is the price gradually lowered until someone bids on it?
Australian airline Qantas is named the Flying what?
The Indian film industry “Bollywood” is based in what city?
In what year was the 50-km English Channel tunnel opened?
What country was formerly known as Ceylon?
What type of monkey is the world’s largest?

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