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Easy

What is the world's largest active volcano?

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Answer: Mauna Loa
More information: Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii and is one of the five volcanoes that forms the island. The last time Mauna Loa erupted was April 15, 1984.

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Which well-known Hollywood actor claims he turned down an opportunity to be a member of the Backstreet Boys?

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Answer: Ryan Gosling
More information: Considering the success he has achieved as a leading male actor in Hollywood, it is unlikely the Ryan Gosling - who is reputed to be a better vocalist than even Justin Timberlake - regretted his decision not to join the Backstreet Boys.

Medium

What major global event serves as the background setting for "the Green Mile"?

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Answer: The Great Depression
More information: In "the Green Mile", a senior citizen in 1999 recounts his days as a prison officer in 1935, during the Great Depression.

VeryHard

What Third World product is actually a staple in the American food industry?

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Answer: Palm Oil
More information: It is estimated that approximately 50% of processed goods used in the United States, from foods to cosmetics to cleaning supplies, contain some degree of palm oil.

VeryHard

Which two are reindeer on Santa's sleigh?

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Answer: Both
More information: Flossie, Glossie, Racer and Pacer are all amongst Santa's reindeer.

Easy

Which Winter sport can onlookers enjoy in front of the aforementioned Christmas tree?

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Answer: Ice-skating
More information: Ice-skating and also be enjoyed at Rockefeller Center during Christmastime.

Medium

Which Christian celebration is influenced by the Passover?

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Answer: Good Friday
More information: Good Friday is believed to have some roots in Passover. Interestingly enough, Good Friday and Passover usually coincide.

Medium

May Day festivities are traditionally linked to the celebration of what?

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Answer: Fertility
More information: Being a holiday set in the season of Spring, the pagan societies which created May Day of course used to occasion the celebrate fertility.

Medium

What does the star on the top of a Christmas tree symbolize?

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Answer: Star of Bethlehem
More information: This is symbolic of the "Star of Bethlehem", the same star the magi are said to have seen.

VeryHard

What is Andy Dufresne's prison number in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: 37927
More information: Andy was assigned the 37927 as his prison number.

Easy

What is the tallest mountain in Africa?

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Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro
More information: 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.

Easy

What is the name given to the secular holiday that is celebrated a day after Christmas?

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Answer: Boxing Day
More information: Boxing Day is a holiday that is observed a day after Christmas (December 26). In certain countries in the world, Boxing Day is observed as a Second Christmas Day.

Easy

Which golfer was the runner-up to Patrick Reed in the 2018 Masters Tournament?

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Answer: Rickie Fowler
More information: Rickie Fowler was the first runner-up in the 2018 Master Tournament. He lost to Patrick Reed by only one stroke.

VeryHard

Tamla Records is the former name of which well-established record label?

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Answer: Motown Records
More information: Motown Records, founded in 1959 by Berry Gordy as Tamla Records, is still very influential in the American music scene after over half a century of operation.

VeryHard

When was the first Masters Tournament played?

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Answer: 1934
More information: The first competition of the Masters Tournament in golf was played in 1934. Horton Smith won the competition by two strokes.

Medium

What is the largest three digit prime number?

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Answer: 997
More information: Prime numbers are numbers greater than one, whose only two whole number factors are one and itself.



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