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On what river is the Hoover Dam located?
The Mobius Loop is more commonly known as the symbol to remind people to do what?
From December 1974 to January 1999, astronaut John Glenn served as a Democratic senator for which US state?
In Ancient Greece, what was a hoplite?
Which British author wrote the “Mr. Men” and “Little Miss” series of books?
Who is “The Muscles from Brussels”?
Carrie Fisher was the daughter of which actress?
Which piece of music by Tchaikovsky calls for the firing of cannons?
In August 2017, which soccer/football star signed with Paris Saint-Germaine for a world record of approximately a quarter billion dollars?
What bone is commonly referred to as the tailbone?
In which country is the Bataan Peninsula?
What is the one-word name for the “infinity” symbol?
What is the term for a grammar mark that appears above a word, such as a tilde or an umlaut?
Mother/Saint Teresa of Calcutta was born in 1910 in Skopje, which is now the capital of what modern-day country?
“Sycamore Row” was the 2013 sequel to what John Grisham novel—his first?
Located in Argentina, what is the world’s highest mountain outside of Asia?
In 1903, Mary Anderson was awarded a patent after inventing what now-standard feature on cars?
In imperial measurements, what distance is equal to four inches?
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is in which region of Italy?
What was Princess Diana’s maiden name?
In film and TV productions, what is the name for the person in charge of the lights and electricity?
Introducing commercial flights in 2011, the Boeing 787 is also known as the what?
In the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray’s character wakes up every day to what Sonny & Cher song?
Known as Yugoslavia at the time, First Lady Melania Trump was born in what modern-day country?
Released in 2014, what was Sam Smith’s award-winning debut album?
Who wrote “Bridget Jones’ Diary”?
ARPANET computer scientist Ray Tomlinson is internationally considered the inventor of what?
In 1997, which model of Toyota became the world’s first modern, mass-produced hybrid?
In 2017, which film won a record seven Golden Globe Awards, winning in every category for which it was nominated?
Rick Allen, who plays with only one arm, is the drummer for which band?
In which film does Arnold Schwarzenegger famously yell, “Get to the choppa!”?
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded in what city in 1960?
In the 19th century, what condition was known as “consumption”?
In Soccer/Football, what is the term for when the ball is passed through an opponent’s legs?
In the film “The Shawshank Redemption,” Andy conceals his escape tunnel behind a poster of which actress?
Completed in 537 and remaining the world’s largest cathedral for nearly 1,000 years, the Hagia Sophia is in what modern-day city?
English illustrator Martin Handford created what series of children’s books in 1984?
Denim is typically made from what fiber?
In the TV series “Friends,” most episode titles started off with what three words?
The phrase “Book’em, Danno,” is associated with which police show?
In what year did women gain the right to vote in Switzerland?
“Barista” is the Italian for what?
Which 1920 book was Agatha Christie’s debut novel, and introduced Hercule Poirot?
Which California city is nicknamed “The Capital of Silicon Valley”?
Which South Carolina politician is the only person in US history to have served in the Senate at age 100?
Which Shakespeare play features the line, “So shines a good deed in a naughty world”?
The word “Yahoo” originates from the name of a fictional race of creatures in which novel?
What company is the subject of the 2016 film “The Founder”?
In computers, what does USB stand for?
The Strait of Gibraltar links the Atlantic Ocean with what body of water?

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