TRIVIAL Waste of Time

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  1. Name the Three Musketeers.
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  2. Name the four principal characters from the cartoon series "The Chipmunks"
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  3. Who was Fed Astaire's dancing partner in the Irving Berlin musical "Easter parade"?
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  4. He led the 1956 revolt in Hungary.
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  5. In what sport do the tactics include broaching, reaching, tacking, and trimming?
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  6. Name three european principalities.
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  7. Goulash, a beef soup, originated in which country in the 9th century AD?
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  8. Some 300,000 British troops were evacuated from the beach near this French town during World War II.
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  9. What is the chemical name for the substance in grain alcohol produced by the fermentation of sugars and starches?
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  10. She was an American hobo who wrote about her depression-era experiences in "Sister of the Road".
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  11. In what activity would you use a creel?
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  12. He received his first gold record for 'Crocodile Rock' in 1973.
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  13. What name is Mount Godwin Austin better known as?
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  14. If you add white wine, vinegar, and terragon to hollandaise sauce, what do you get?
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  15. What is thr drug Lovastain used for?
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  16. Which Shakespearian character said "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet."
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  17. Gin is made from Juniper berries. What is Tequila made from?
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  18. Name the two central characters in Samuel Beckett's play, Waiting for Godot.
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  19. What is the most expensive cooking spice?
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  20. This plant's varieties include Maidenhair, Cinnamon, Bird's Nest, and Staghorn
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  21. She ended her television show each week by singing "I'm so glad we had this time together..."
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  22. Is Asparagrus a Perennial?
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  23. What do you call it when the letters in a word can be rearranged to form a different word?
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  24. In what city is the Verrazano Narrows Bridge?
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  25. Who created the comic strip Dick Tracy, in 1931?
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  26. What lives in an apiary?
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  27. What hero fought the monster Grendel?
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  28. What is arrowroot used for in cooking?
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  29. In what substance would you find lymphocytes and phagocytes?
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  30. Who is best known for singing 'Moon River'?
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  31. What whale grows a single long tooth, making it look a little like a unicorn?
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  32. What does a numismatist collect?
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  33. What war is the background for Ernest Hemingway's book, For Whom the Bell Tolls?
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  34. What substance comes from the mineral cinnebar?
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  35. her wrote the Pledge of Allegiance in 1892 to celebrate Columbus Day.
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  36. The cast of which television show included the characters Della Street, Lt. Tragg, Paul Drake, and Hamilton Berger?
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  37. What is shown on a map of bathymetry?
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  38. The North Star (Polaris) resides in what constellation?
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  39. In what body joint would you find the laterial meniscus and the medial meniscus?
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  40. What is the atomic number of the element seaborgium?
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  41. In what television series whould you meet Louie DePalma?
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  42. What does a speleologist study?
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  43. What medical condition did English scientist John Dalton suffer from?
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  44. How many toes on each foot does a cow have? a horse? a deer?
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  45. How many goals must you score in Ice Hockey to have a 'Hat Trick'?
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  46. Name the four terrestial planets.
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  47. Name the four suits in a deck of tarot cards.
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  48. In what country did the October Revolution occur, in 1917?
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  49. What 'animal' is used in gymnastics?
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  50. Name the four natural gaits of a horse.
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  51. What ten-volume work is Anais Nin best known for writing?
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  52. In English legend, Lady Godiva rode nude on horseback through what town?
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  53. Grace Hopper led the development of the first computer language for business use. What was it called?
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  54. How many times did Bjorn Borg win the US open?
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  55. What epic poem is the Roman poet Virgil noted for?
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  56. What religious group publishes the Watchtower?
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  57. What country does Chantilly lace come from?
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  58. What is the most photographed mountain in the world?
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  59. Who won the 'War of the Roses'?
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  60. Who was the first secretary general of the United Nations?
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