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Hard

How many times does a bat have to fly around a person's house for death to be considered approaching?

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Answer: 3
People believed that if a bat flies 3 times around a person's house, then it signifies that death is approaching that person.

VeryHard

What is the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage ever?

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Answer: 84 years
Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher of North Carolina hold the Guinness World Record for longest married couple at 84 years. They were married for a total of 87 years when Herbert died in 2011.

Medium

How old was Harry Potter when he found out he was a wizard?

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Answer: 11
Harry found out he was a wizard on his 11th birthday.

Hard

What is the first country credited for instituting an 8-hour work day?

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Answer: New Zealand
New Zealand is credited with being the first country to actually institute the 8-hour work day thanks to the efforts of the legendary Samuel Parnell, who believed only a third of the day should be dedicated to labor. However, back then, these standards were restricted only to skilled workers, with Uruguay being the first nation to bring about a universal 8-hour work day for all laborers in 1915.

Hard

The oldest love poem ever discovered is approximately how many years old?

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Answer: 4000
Istanbul #2461, a clay tablet discovered in Iraq, is believe to have been recited by the bride of a Sumerian king approximately 4000 years ago.

VeryHard

He was one of the famous stars that was considered for the role of Red in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Clint Eastwood
A number of famous actors such as Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford, Paul Newman and Robert Redford were all in contention to play Red. However, Frank Darabont picked Morgan Freeman because of his eloquent voice and majestic demeanor.

Hard

Which was the first political party in the United States to implement a free breakfast program for school children?

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Answer: Black Panther
The Black Panther Party's "Free Breakfast for Children Program", implemented in 1969, served as the inspiration for similar initiatives run by the US federal government today.

Easy

Which singer ripped up a photograph of the Pope on international television?

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Answer: Sinead O'Connor
While appearing on sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live in October of 1992, Sinead O'Connor made international headlines after ripping up a picture of Pope John Paul II and other actions to disgrace the global figure.

Easy

The most-popular American football videogame franchise is named after which individual?

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Answer: John Madden
John Madden won a Superbowl as a coach of the Los Angeles Raiders but is perhaps better known for being a sportscaster. The videogame series named after him has been ongoing for almost 30 years.

Easy

Is Egypt an African country?

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Answer: Yes
Egypt is in the northeast of the continent of Africa.

Easy

What are the names of Ron Weasley's parents?

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Answer: Arthur and Molly Weasley
Ron Weasley's parents are Arthur and Molly, both pure-bloods.

VeryHard

Who was the first non-American to win the Masters Tournament?

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Answer: Gary Player
Gary Player was the first non-American golf player to ever win the Masters Tournament. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He won his first Masters tournament in 1961 and went on to win two more in 1974 and 1978.

Medium

What is Leonard's Hofstader's middle name?

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Answer: Leakey
Leonard's full name is Leonard Leakey Hofstadter. His middle name was derived from the renowned Kenyan archaelogist Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey.

Hard

Where was the graveyard located where Lord Voldemort made his return?

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Answer: Little Hangleton
The graveyard where Lord Voldemort made his return is located in Little Hangleton.

Medium

Which videogame is generally considered to be the original third-person shooter?

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Answer: Wolfenstein 3D
"Wolfenstein 3D" is credited with being the original first-person shooter, though games using a similar point-of-view date as far back as 1973 with a program called "Maze Wars" developed for students of NASA.



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