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Quiz Updated Oct 8, 2015

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Dave Thomas, the founder of this fast food chain, diesWendy's
85%
This country defeats Germany in the World Cup finalsBrazil
79.5%
This former peanut farmer and President of the United States is awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeJimmy Carter
78.1%
A web glitch reveals that this Yann Martel novel about a boy, a boat, and a tiger will win the Man Booker PrizeLife of Pi
69.5%
American Idol's first season's winner is this TexanKelly Clarkson
65.2%
The Galileo spacecraft performs its fifth flyby of this moon of Jupiter with a two letter nameIo
63.5%
FARC kidnaps Ingrid Betancourt, a presidential candidate in this South American countryColombia
61.1%
The 2002 Winter Olympics are held in this citySalt Lake City
56.7%
Come Away With Me, the debut album of this singer, pianist, and daughter of Ravi Shankar, is releasedNorah Jones
47.2%
Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is kidnapped in this countryPakistan
45.2%
Clue Answer % Correct
This South African golfer wins his third major and first British OpenErnie Els
40.2%
Chechen rebels take control of the Dubrovka theater during a performance of “Nord-Ost” in this cityMoscow
37.9%
Jam-Master Jay, the DJ for this 'Tougher Than Leather' and 'Raising Hell' hip hop group, is shot and killedRun-D.M.C.
34%
Articles published in Science Magazine announce that, in a public health breakthrough, the genome of a species of this insect has been sequencedMosquito
33.7%
This country, whose capital is Dili, joins the UN after regaining independence on May 20, 2002Timor-Leste
31%
This Australian claims the Wimbledon men's singles title at the age of 21 Lleyton Hewitt
29.6%
Alec Campbell, the last surviving participant of this 1915-1916 campaign to capture Istanbul, diesGallipoli Campaign
29.4%
The bombings in the Kuta tourist district of this Southeast Asian island kill 202 peopleBali
28.5%
This man becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of ChinaHu Jintao
13.2%
This actor wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for playing John Bayley in IrisJim Broadbent
11.8%

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