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In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?

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Answer: 1926
Queen Elizabeth has been the Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia since February 6, 1952. She was born on April 21, 1926 at 2:40 A.M.

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Mark Wahlberg produced a movie for which popular television program?

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Answer: Entourage
The Mark Wahlberg produced "Entourage" (2015) cost $40 to make million but only generated $50 million at the box office.

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Which one of Harry Potter's friends eventually went on to become the Minister of Magic?

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Answer: Hermione Granger
Hermione Granger became the Minister of Magic by the year 2019.

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In the United States, 1 May is officially recognized as Loyalty Day. Which American President instituted this holiday?

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Answer: Dwight Eisenhower
In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969) made Loyalty Day an official holiday, and since then, it has been recognized as such through official proclamation by every US President.

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Which NBA team was known as "Run TMC" in the late 1980's and early 1990's?

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Answer: Golden State Warriors
The triumvirate of Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin were acronymed Run TMC based on the first letter from their names and due to their fast-paced, high-scoring style which was a predecessor for the method of play that would dominate the NBA some 20 years later.

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Which former NBA player had his number 31 retired by the Duke Blue Devils?

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Answer: Shane Battier
Shane Battier won just about every college basketball award imaginable, including leading the Duke Blue Devils to the national championship in 2001. He also won a couple of NBA Championships as a member of the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.

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The classic arcade game "Pong" was manufactured by which company?

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Answer: Atari
Atari released Pong in 1972 and with it ushered in the age of the modern videogame industry.

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Cupid is described as having which ailment, according to Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?

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Answer: Blindness
Shakespeare describe Cupid as being blind as a metaphor for true love being based on inward qualities, not looks.

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What is the tallest mountain in Africa?

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Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro is about 200 miles south of the equator in the country of Tanzania. It has three active volcanoes that are quite active, causing over 1,000 people to evacuate each year.

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What professional sport did Pat Mahomes' father play?

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Answer: Baseball
Pat Mahomes II recently became only the third player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season, 2018. His father played Major League Baseball from 1992 to 2003.

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Who was the UN General Secretary when International Happiness Day was established?

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Answer: Ban Ki-Moon
Korea's Ban Ki-moon was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2016 and strongly supported International Happiness Day during its inception.

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Adolf Hitler was once the leader of which country?

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Answer: Germany
Adolf Hitler was a dictator who ruled as Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945.

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What two colors are the main colors that are associated with Halloween?

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Answer: Black and Orange
Black and Orange are colors that are traditionally associated with the celebration of Halloween. Black depicts the darkness that surrounds the end of summer and the beginning of the cold dark winter days. Orange on the other portrays vegetations and leaves that have turned orange-like in color as a result of a change in weather.

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Who was the first female artist in history to have four consecutive singles from one album reach the top-5 in the Billboard Hot 100?

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Answer: Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper's 1983 classic She's So Unusual produced a number of hits, most notably amongst them being "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "Time After Time".

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What is N.E.W.T.?

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Answer: Exam
Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test (N.E.W.T.) is an important step along the professional paths of wizardkind.

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Actress Samantha Morton plays which character on "the Walking Dead"?

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Answer: Alpha
Samantha Morton plays the role of Alpha, leader of the Whisperers, a threat introduced during season nine of "the Walking Dead".

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Who was the NFL's 2016 Offensive Rookie of the Year?

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Answer: Dak Prescott
In 2016 the Offensive ROTY Award went to Dak Prescott, the quarterback who led the Dallas Cowboys to the NFC East title.

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What is the official State fruit of New York?

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Answer: Apple
New York State's official fruit is the apple, and accordingly the official State muffin is the Apple muffin.

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"Twinkies" are produced by which famous company?

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Answer: Hostess
"Twinkies" are Hostess Cake most-popular brand, with Hostess itself being a staple of the American snack industry.



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