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Who lives on 10 Downing Street?
U.K. Prime Minister
Where are the history books located in the Dewey Decimal system?
900s
Counting the letters of each word in the following question, what is the mathematical term? "May I have a large container of coffee"
Pi
What is the largest organ of the human body?
Skin
Besides Antarctica, what is the only continent to not have hosted the Olympics?
Africa
What three Olympic events were officially added in 2016?
Golf, rugby, and kite surfing
Who has won the most gold medals in Olympic history?
Michael Phelps
Since 1924, the Summer and Winter Olympics have been held in the same year. From what year did the Winter Olympics begin to be held at a different time then the Summer Games?
1994
In Abraham Lincoln's "Four score and seven years ago" speech, what does score mean?
20 years
What is the former name of Sri Lanka?
Ceylon
In what year was Hawaii admitted as a state to the United States?
1959
What is the American equivalent to the popular Canadian store Tim Horton?
Starbucks
Which Hawaiian King as married to Queen Kapiolani
King Kalakaua
In a Greek play, who killed his father and married his mother?
Oedipus
What legal matters are dealt with in probate court?
Estate issues
In the city of Valencia, Spain what food is thrown in this annual festival that attracts thousands of tourists?
Tomatoes
How many are in a baker's dozen?
13
This woman, who died in 1997, was recently canonized a saint by the Catholic Church?
Mother Teresa
Who is Ban Ki-Moon?
Secretary General of the United Nations
Complete the expression: Beggars can't be ________
Choosers
The new English 5 pound bill is made from what material?
Polymer
What is the French term or items ordered separately from a menu, not a complete meal?
Ala Carte
Following the September 11, 2001 attacks, what white powder substance was delivered to both media and post office workers?
Anthrax
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