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Hard

Which Italian Baroque composer claimed to have gotten inspiration for a sonata from the devil himself?

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Answer: Giuseppe Tartini
According to Giuseppe Tartini, he got the inspiration for the "Devil's Trill Sonata" (1770) when Lucifer himself, playing a violin, visited him during a dream.

Medium

Prison Warden, Norton, in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" believes in two things. What are they?

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Answer: Discipline and the Lord
The Warden's core belief lies in discipline and the Lord. Those were the two principles he used in managing the prison.

Hard

Which of the following famous singers is actually godmother to Elton John's two sons?

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Answer: Lady Gaga
After being impressed with her skills in managing his eldest son, Zachary, Elton John also named Lady Gaga the godmother of the younger, Elijah.

VeryHard

What famous religious figure began the tradition of singing Christmas carols in church?

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Answer: St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi started the tradition of singing Christmas carols in church during the 13th Century.

Easy

What day is Christmas officially held on?

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Answer: December 25th
Christmas is held annually, worldwide, on December 25th.

Easy

The "chips" that are commonly served with fish are made out of which vegetable?

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Answer: Potatoes
"Chips", as served with fish, is actually a colloquial term for French fries, which are made from white potatoes.

Medium

Where did the sport of curling originate?

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Answer: Scotland
Curling originated in the 16th century. Scotland has the oldest curling team. Games were played during winter on frozen ponds and lochs.

Medium

Which player hit a clutch three-pointer to send Game 6 of the 2013 Finals into overtime?

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Answer: Ray Allen
In a career defined by setting NBA records in three-pointers made, the biggest shot of Ray Allen's career came near the end of it, in 2013, when the Heat staved off elimination and ultimately won the Championship thanks in large part to his clutch shot in Game 6 of the Finals.

Easy

Traditionally, the black keys on a piano were made out of which wood?

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Answer: Ebony
In the classical days, ebony, a hardwood found primarily in West Africa, was used to make the black keys on pianos. In modern times however, plastic is mostly used to make piano keys, both black and white.

Easy

Which nation is female tennis player Naomi Osaka from?

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Answer: Japan
Osaka is a Japanese international. She was born on the 16th of October 1997 at Osaka in Japan.

VeryHard

Which snake is the longest in the world?

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Answer: Reticulated python
The Reticulated python, also known as Python reticulatus, is the longest snake on earth. It can grow up to the length of 30 feet.

Hard

What professional Quidditch team did Oliver Wood play on?

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Answer: Puddlemere United
Oliver played as a reserve for Puddlemere United and is presumed to have been a Keeper for them.



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