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Medium

How many people make up the U.S. electoral college?

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Answer: 538
Every state in the U.S. gets a certain amount of representatives depending on the population in that state.

Hard

In which ancient South Asian language is the text of The Vedas written?

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Answer: Sanskrit - The religious poems originated in northwestern India in 1500-1000 BCE.

Medium

Where was the very first Hard Rock Cafe opened?

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Answer: Piccadilly, London
The first Hard Rock Cafe opened on June 14, 1971 at Gloucester House, Piccadilly, London.

Hard

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.

Easy

Who is the only U.S. president to serve more than two terms?

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Answer: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt was president from March 4, 1933 to April 12, 1945. He served as president for four terms, two terms more than any other president.

Easy

What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?

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Answer: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
The Statue of Liberty was made to express the friendship and shared values between France and the United States. The work was planned as a gift from the French to America on the one hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.



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