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

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