Sunday, December 31, 2006

General Trivia Questions #1-6

Question 1: Entertainment & Food -- Brand New

Marlon Brando refused his Best Actor Oscar for The Godfather to protest Hollywood's treatment of what group?

a) Blacks
b) Jews
c) Native Americans
d) Women

Question 2: History & Government -- Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free

What is the official name of the Statue of Liberty?

a) France's Gift of Liberty
b) Freedom Prevails through the Land
c) The Land of the Free
d) Liberty Enlightening the World

Question 3: Math & Science -- Very, Very Frightening

Which clouds are most likely to produce thunderstorms?

a) Cirrus
b) Cumulonimbus
c) Cumulus
d) Stratus

Question 4: Geography & Nature -- Intercontinental Neighbors

What is the only South American country that borders Central America?

a) Colombia
b) Ecuador
c) Peru
d) Venezuela

Question 5: Literature & Arts -- His Evil Twin Was the Bad Black Bard

What author was known as the Good Gray Poet?

a) Lord Byron
b) Walt Whitman
c) William Williams
d) William Wordsworth

Question 6: Sports & Games -- Only Baseball Allows Defense

What is the only major North American sports league whose All-Star game is played after the season instead of in the middle?

a) Major League Baseball
b) National Basketball Association
c) National Football League
d) National Hockey League

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