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Question Answer % Correct
'A boy's best friend is his mother', according to Norman Bates in what movie?Psycho
86.6%
Freudian ____ : When you say one thing, but mean your motherslip
83.7%
What is the term for an insect who is typically the mother of all new insects in her hive or colony?queen
81.6%
What notable figure from the world of music is the mother of musician Sean Lennon?Yoko Ono
81.2%
What phrase meaning 'nourishing mother' is often used to refer to a college that an individual has attended?alma mater
80.4%
What prefix meaning 'heat' that can precede 'dynamics' or 'stat' is an anagram of the word 'mother'?thermo-
77.8%
Sarah Connor, the resourceful mother of John Connor, features prominently in what movie franchise?Terminator
75.6%
What reproductive cell is the mother's contribution to the development of a new organism among mammals?ovum
74.8%
What U.S. highway running from Chicago to California was known as the 'Mother Road' in its heyday?Route 66
74.7%
Word ladder rung between MOTHER and FATHER: Cotton ______MATHER
73.3%
What musical features the selfless mother Fantine, who gives her daughter Cosette to Jean Valjean’s care upon her death?Les Misérables
72%
Gertrude is the mother of what Shakespearean protagonist?Hamlet
69.9%
What famous figure is the mother of actress Liza Minnelli?Judy Garland
67.5%
What TV mother has been described as 'a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls'?Carol Brady
66.3%
Who is the only Nobel laureate to date who is also the mother of a Nobel laureate? Her husband won one as well.Marie Curie
61.9%
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What name shared by several major mountain ranges in Mexico (running along the country's east, west, and south) includes the Spanish word for mother?Sierra Madre
61.9%
The modern American holiday of Mother's Day has its origins in what U.S. state (perhaps once accurately referred to as 'Mountain Mama' by John Denver)?West Virginia
61.2%
Which of the five culinary 'mother sauces' has an egg yolk and butter base and may have been named for the occasion of a state visit of the King of the Netherlands to France?Hollandaise
59.1%
What Biblical matriarch was the mother of Isaac and wife of Abraham?Sarah
57.5%
What TV show features matriarch Lucille Bluth, mother of Michael, G.O.B., and Buster?Arrested Development
57.5%
Mãe is the word for mother in what Romance language?Portuguese
54.8%
'The Joy Luck Club', which tells the stories of four sets of Chinese immigrant mothers and their daughters, was written by what American author?Amy Tan
50%
What traditional song most famously performed by The Animals reminisces, “My mother was a tailor – she sewed my new blue jeans”?The House of the Rising Sun
42.1%
What Greek goddess of the harvest is the mother of Persephone?Demeter
38.5%
What March 8 holiday (honoring all females) fills a role similar to that of Mother's Day in many countries, particularly those with a communist or socialist legacy?International Women's Day
36.7%
Elizabeth of ____, the mother of Henry VIII, was a member of what royal house removed from the throne following the Wars of the Roses?York
33.4%
What Oklahoma City Thunder star famously called his mother 'the real MVP' when accepting the NBA's 2013-14 Most Valuable Player award?Kevin Durant
32.6%
Mother Brain, a leader of the Space Pirates and foe of Samus Aran, is a major antagonist in what video game series?Metroid
20.6%
What Belgian tennis player became the first mother since 1980 to win a major when she won the 2009 U.S. Open?Kim Clijsters
17.8%
What is the North American title of the quirky RPG featuring main character Ness that was originally released as 'Mother 2' in Japan?EarthBound
11.1%

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