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Easy

An octopus can fit through any hole larger than its what?

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Answer: Beak
More information: An octopus has two eyes and four pairs of arms... it is bilaterally symmetric. It has a beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms.

Medium

Traditional May Day celebrations in Germany and surrounding nations was tied-in with the recognition of which saint?

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Answer: Saint Walpurgis
More information: Large parts of Central and Northern Europe celebrated Walpurgis Night in acknowledgement of the saint of the same name who was canonized on 1 May, 870.

Medium

In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?

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Answer: 1926
More information: 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.

Easy

Which actor in "Saving Private Ryan" also starred in one of the most-successful sitcoms in American history?

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Answer: Ted Danson
More information: During its 11-year run "Cheers", starring Ted Danson, was nominated for a record 117 Primetime Emmy Awards and out of those took home 28.

Medium

Who was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America?

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Answer: Vanessa Williams
More information: Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983 but was forced to resign in July 1984 (under pressure from the Miss America Organization) upon learning that Penthouse magazine would be publishing unauthorized nude photographs of her.

VeryHard

The first NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award was awarded to which player for his play in the 1955-56 season?

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Answer: Bob Pettit
More information: Hall of Famer Bob Pettit won the MVP Award again during the 1958-59 season.

Hard

In the United States, approximately how many people annually propose marriage to their sweetheart on Valentine's Day?

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Answer: 220,000
More information: This Valentine's Day, an average of 220,000 single Americans will muster up the heart to ask their significant other's hand in marriage!

Hard

Which artist began her professional music career by being featured on Ja Rule's 2000 album Rule 3:36?

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Answer: Christina Milian
More information: Although Christina Milian already had a notable job in entertainment being the host for a show on the Disney Channel, her first professional singing gig was being featured on Ja Rule's track "Between Me and You" from his 2000 album Rule 3:36.

Medium

Which of the following artists has been described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music"?

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Answer: Jimi Hendrix
More information: Although Jimi Hendrix had a relatively-brief musical career before his untimely death at the age of 27, he is widely considered as one of if not the greatest rock guitarists the world has ever seen.

Easy

An animal that lives part of its life on land and part in water is known as what?

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Answer: Amphibian
More information: Amphibians usually have soft, moist skin that is protected by a layer of mucus. They also tend to live in moist places or by a body of water. Examples of Amphibians would be frogs and toads.

Easy

In what river did John the Baptist conduct his baptisms?

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Answer: River Jordan
More information: John the Baptist developed a reputation of receiving the confessions of people and subsequently baptizing them in the River Jordan.

Easy

Cups of wine are drunk during Seder. What do people who can't drink wine drink at the Seder?

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Answer: Grape juice
More information: It's customary for everyone present at the Seder to drink wine. However, those who can't consume wine can replace it with grape juice.

Hard

What is Valentine's Day referred to as in Finland?

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Answer: Friends Day
More information: On 14 February, the Finnish celebrate Ystävänpäivä or "Friends Day", which is designed to recognize all of a person's friends.

Medium

How many times are Jews supposed to wash their hands at the Seder table?

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Answer: Two times
More information: Traditionally, everyone present during the Seder meal is required to wash his or her hands twice. The first washing of the hands takes place after the Kiddush. The second takes place just before the matzah is blessed.

Medium

The Shawshank Redemption is the personal favorite book of which star in the movie?

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Answer: Morgan Freeman
More information: In a subsequent interview with IGNFF's Steve Head, Morgan Freeman picked The Shawshank Redemption as his favorite book.

Hard

In Scotland, 2 April is referred to as Taily Day, a sequel to April Fool's Day. On this day, jokes traditionally involve what?

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Answer: Buttocks
More information: Taily Day, in which jokes are perpetrated involving the buttocks, is believed to be the origin of the ubiquitous 'kick me' signs.



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