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True fans of Mozart (and sweets) can enjoy a confectionary named after him called a Mozartkugeln. The city these chocolates were first produced in also happens to be Mozart's hometown. What city is this?

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Answer: Salzburg
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756. Likewise Mozartkugeln were created in Salzburg in 1890, and descendants of its original producer still create handmade versions of the sweets to this day.

VeryHard

Which of the following dishes is a combination of eggs, lemon juice and broth?

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Answer: Avgolemono
The mixture of egg yolk, lemon juice and broth is heated until it thickens. Avgolemono is a dish found primarily in Europe and the Middle East.

Hard

What year did the first Saint Patrick's Day parade take place in Russia?

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Answer: 1992
Russia's first ever Saint Patrick's Day parade was held in the city of Mexico in 1992.

VeryHard

When and where were the first commercial Christmas cards invented?

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Answer: London, 1843
The first commercial Christmas cards were sold in London in 1843.

Hard

In which direction does the sun cross the equator during the March equinox?

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Answer: North
The sun travels northward across the equator (from south to north) during the March equinox, while it does the opposite during its autumnal counterpart.

Hard

On 14 February 1849, the first photograph ever was taken in the White House. Which serving President was in this picture?

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Answer: James Polk
James Polk, the 11th President of the United States, served from 1845 to 1849, and the mentioned photograph featured him along with his presidential cabinet.

Easy

What is Fergie's real name?

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Answer: Stacie Ann Ferguson

Medium

How many legs does a spider have?

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Answer: 8
All spiders are born with 8 legs.

Medium

Which former NBA player went by the moniker Chocolate Thunder?

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Answer: Darryl Dawkins
Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins (1957 - 2015) was one of the very-first players to enter the NBA straight from high school. He earned his nickname due to his powerful dunks.

Easy

Who was the winner of the men's singles of the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup?

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Answer: Roger Federer
Roger Federer beat James Blake to secure the 2006 Tennis Masters Cup, which was his 12th tennis championship title in that year. The tournament was played in China.

Hard

Who was the first female singer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

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Answer: Aretha Franklin
In 1987, the late Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Hard

In what year was the International Day of Happiness officially established?

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Answer: 2012
Under resolution 66/281, the General Assembly of the United Nations officially proclaimed 20 March the International Day of Happiness on 12 July 2012.

Hard

"Life is Beautiful" has been named one of the top-five favorite films of which prominent figure?

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Answer: Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II received a private screening of "Life Is Beautiful" along with the movie's star, Roberto Benigni, and named it amongst his five favorite films.

Hard

When did female American tennis legend, Serena Williams win her first major tennis championship?

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Answer: 1999
In 1999, at just 17 years old, Serena Williams became a U.S. Open Championship winner, thus, winning her first major tennis tournament in the process.



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