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Which activity brought late-night host James Corden a great deal of attention as he carpooled with a host of celebrities?

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Answer: Karaoke - Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" segments became huge hits with TV and online audiences.

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What cattle end-product was anmed Wisconsin's Unofficial State Muffin in 1989?

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Answer: Cow Chip - If you're not sure what a cow chip is, just please don't try to eat this "muffin."

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Which patriotic Bostonian won the acquittal of most of the British troops involved in the 1770 Boston Massacre that killed five civilians?

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Answer: John Adams - He strongly believed all people deserved a fair trial and a thorough defense.

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Which chart-topping songstress lent her voice to Smurfette in 2011's The Smurfs movie?

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Answer: Katy Perry - She described Smurfette's voice as "my voice and a bag of rocks, with a pinch of sugar."

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Name two of the eight country flags that bear red, white, and green horizontal stripes.

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Answer: Bulgaria, Equatorial Guinea, Hungary, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Tajikstan, Suriname

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Historically, parts from which animal were used to stiffen corsets?

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Answer: Whale - The baleen, the parts of their mouths used to filter food, were cut into tough, flexible strips.

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Which two actors, who play Sherlock Holmes on TV, starred on the London stage together in 2013 in a production of Frankenstein?

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Answer: Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller - PBS's Sherlock and CBS's Elementary.

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Who is the pre-Civil War author of a short story about a beating heart beneath the floorboards?

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Answer: Edgar Allan Poe - The famous piece is The Tell-Tale Heart.

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Which agnsty actress was the first American to win a CaƩsar, the French equivalent Oscar, in 2015?

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Answer: Kristen Stewart - She co-starred with Juliette Binoche in The Clouds of Sils Maria.

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What is the capital city of the U.S. state of Hawaii?

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Answer: Honolulu
More information: Honolulu is the largest city in Hawaii with a population of over 1 million people.

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What is the largest city to connect two continents?

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Answer: Istanbul
More information: Istanbul has a population of 14 million and connects Asia and Europe!

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How long is an eon in geology?

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Answer: A billion years
More information: Generally, an eon actually often refers to an indefinite amount of time

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What was Mickey Mouse's original name?

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Answer: Mortimer Mouse
More information: Mickey Mouse first appeared in an episode entitled "Steamboat Willie" in 1928.

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This Scottish inventor is famous for having invented the telephone.

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Answer: Alexander Graham Bell
More information: Alexander Graham Bell received his patent for the telephone on March 7, 1876. He got it working three days later.

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Which founding father is known for his large signature on the United States Declaration of Independence?

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Answer: John Hancock
More information: He became very popular in Massachusetts when British officials seized his sloop (sail boat) Liberty in 1768 and charged him with smuggling (although the charges were eventually dropped).



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