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American Literature
TItle of a 1938 John Steinbeck novel about the Joad family escaping the Dust Bowl.  
The 'Scarlet Letter' was a red 'A' worn on one's clothes. What did the 'A' stand for? 
Famous author who created the characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. 
This 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell was later made into an Academy Award winning movie.  
Title animal of a Edgar Allan Poe poem that said 'Nevermore'. 
Author of classics such as 'A Farewell to Arms' and 'The Sun Also Rises'. 
Who was Walt Whitman referring to in his poem 'O Captain, My Captain'? 
Beloved author of children's literature such as 'Green Eggs and Ham'. 
Anti-Slavery Novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe that was the best-selling book of the 19th Century. 
Title of a 1906 Jack London novel about a wolf. 
Math
XXVII 
What is the name for a 12-sided polygon? 
What is the Volume of a Rectangular Prism with length 10, width 6 and height 5. 
What is the Greatest Common Factor of 84 and 144? 
What is the Least Common Multiple of 12 and 15? 
This is the term for the Perimeter of a Circle. 
3.14159265358979323846264 
This triginometric function is the reciprocal of Cosine. 
In the Linear Equation y=5/4x-5, what does 5/4 represent? 
Lines that intersect at a 90 degree angle are what?  
World History
What 1848 work was co-written by Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx? 
Catholic Priest who began the Reformation with his 'Ninety-Five Theses'. 
Battle where Napolean Bonaparte was defeated by the Duke of Wellington.  
The man who brought Communism to Cuba in 1961. 
Greek City-State known for having the fiercest army in Ancient Greece.  
The most influential leader in South America's independence from the Spanish Empire. 
The first artificial Earth satillite, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957.  
Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II. 
Although he died on the voyage, his expidition was the first to circumnavigate the Earth. 
German city that was split by a famous wall shortly after World War II. 
Fine Arts
'West Side Story' is loosely based on what Shakespeare play? 
What famous Austrian Composer completed his first symphony at age 8? 
Finish the set: Bass, Tenor, Alto, _______. 
Brilliant Dutch painter who famously cut off part of his own ear.  
French painter Claude Monet is known for creating multiple paintings with what flower? 
Which stringed instrument is missing: Violin, Viola, _____, Bass. 
What popular Broadway musical includes the songs 'Tomorrow' and 'Hard-Knock Life'. 
Name the American Pop Artist that famously painted Campbell's Soup cans. 
The Traditional Japanese art of paper folding. 
Michelangelo worked for 5 years painting the ceiling of what room. 
Life Science
Worked with pea pods and became the 'Father of Modern Genetics'. 
The middle, or control center, of a cell.  
The scientific name for the Collar Bone. 
The three primary types of rocks are Sedimentary, Metamorphic, and _______. 
All humans are classified under what species? 
Which DNA base always pairs with Guanine? 
Name the largest artery in the human body. 
If you are an ornithologist, what type of animal do you study? 
The word pulmonary refers to what specific organ of the body? 
What English naturalist was the originator of the theory of Natural Selection.  
World Literature
Name of a fictional land that C.S. Lewis created. Aslan lives there.  
Last name of the famous trio of writing sisters: Anne, Charlotte, and Emily. 
French swordsmen created by Alexandre Dumas. There were three of them. 
Nobel Prize-Winning British author of 'The Jungle Book'. 
This title character visits Wonderland in a Lewis Caroll work. 
Which Shakespearean character killed King Duncan so he could become the King of Scotland? 
Elizabeth Bennet is the main character of what famous Jane Austen novel?  
British author that wrote 'A Tale of Two Cities' and 'A Christmas Carol'. 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created this famous detective. 
King Lear, Othello, and Hamlet are examples of what type of play? 
Government/Economics
He was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence. 
Who was the only president to serve more than two terms? 
What does the N and A stand for in the acronym NAFTA? 
The Supreme Court is part of this branch of government. 
What book written by Adam Smith introduced the world to the idea of free markets? 
The introduction to the Constituition is simply known as what? 
In 1967, this man became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. 
The acronym GDP stands for Gross ________ Product. 
The U.S. House of Representatives has how many members? 
What is the term for a change to the Constitution? 
Physical Science
There are two liquid elements. One is Bromine, what is the other? 
What is the chemical formula for water? 
The point of a wave with the maximum value or upward displacement. 
Complete the set: Fahrenheit, _______, Kelvin. 
What is the SI unit for measuring energy? 
The compound Sodium Chloride (NaCl) is commonly known as what? 
Physical change from a gaseous state to a liquid state. 
Dmitri Mendeleev is credited with desgning this, an organization chart of the elements. 
Type of bond where electrons are shared between atoms. 
Scientist who developed the Theory of Relativity (E=mc^2). 
Geography
What is the capital of Idaho? 
What is the longest river in South America? 
This Alaskan peak is the tallest mountain in North America. 
Which ocean is the largest? 
In which Canadian province is French an official language? 
Which country contains the cities Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney? 
This African desert is the largest hot desert on earth.  
What Asian country has the highest population? 
What is the official name for the 0 degree line of longitude. 
Which Central American country has a canal through the middle of it. 
American History
Name the General that led the Confederate troops during the Civil War? 
In 1803, the U.S. Government bought a large chunk of land from France. By what name is this transaction known? 
Who invented the cotton gin? 
Name the Pennsylvania battle site where Abraham Lincoln gave a famous address. 
What Ohian was the first American in space? 
What was the first permanent English settlement in the New World. 
What famous American used the pen name 'Poor Richard'? 
The first battles of the American Revolution were the battles of Lexington and _______. 
Crazy Horse led a group of Native Americans to a military victory over George Custer's troops at this battle.  
Which president approved the nuclear strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? 

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