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What city is nicknamed the City of Angels?
What city is nicknamed Sin City?
What city is nicknamed the Windy City?
New York City
What city is nicknamed the Big Apple?
What state is nicknamed the Golden State?
What state is nicknamed the Lone Star State?
What state is nicknamed Aloha State?
What color are Mickey Mouse's shorts?
What edible substance do bees make?
pot of gold
According to myth, what is found at the end of the rainbow?
If you needed braces, what kind of doctor would you visit?
According to the rhyme, who picked a peck of pickled peppers?
What body of water separates France and England?
What is the name of the Disney movie about Rapunzel?
What pigment gives leaves their green color and absorbs light that is used in photosynthesis?
Which of the planets in our solar system is closest to the sun?
What is the collective noun used to describe a group of lions?
What is a baby kangaroo called?
What is a baby goat called?
What is a baby lion called?
What is the only mammal that can fly?
In Lord of the Rings, what is Frodo and Bilbo's last name?
What falling fruit supposedly inspired Sir Isaac Newton to discover the law of gravity?
What type of grass do pandas eat?
What is the world's highest mountain?
What is the name for the colored part of an eye?
red, yellow, blue
What are the three primary colors?
What is the square root of 144?
What was Cinderella's coach made from?
What letter represents 5 in Roman numerals?
What is the world's largest bird
What is the shortest month of the year?
How many weeks are in a year?
Who is the main character in Diary of a Whimpy Kid?
What is the name of the crab in Disney's "The Little Mermaid"?
What special toy does Andy receive for his birthday in the original "Toy Story" movie?
Who is the main character in The Hunger Games
Who wrote the Harry Potter series?
string, brass, woodwind, percussion
What are the four sections in an orchestra?
If you flew from New York City to London, what ocean would you cross?
Neil Armstrong, in 1969
Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
the Civil War
In what war did the United States fight itself?
In what year did the Titanic sink?
the Pacific Ocean
What is the largest ocean in the world?
Who was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic
Name the three types of rock.
How many teeth does an adult human usually have?
What does a fire need to keep it going?
If you're a "master of the ivory keys," what instrument do you play?
the Man of Steel
What is Superman's nickname?
Who is Peter Parker's secret identity?
What superhero owns Stark Industries?
How many periods are in an ice hockey game?
What is the number of holes on a golf course?
Who was the first African-American Major League baseball player?
What company's logo is called the "swoosh"?
How many gold medals did Michael Phelps win at the 2008 Olympics?
On a standard traffic light, is the green on the top or bottom?
In which hand is the Statue of Liberty's torch?
Sleepy, Happy, Sneezy, Grumpy, Dopey, Doc. Who's missing?
Who in the US ofﬁcially elects the President and the Vice President?
What is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings series?
98.6 degrees Fahrenheit
What is the average core body temperature of a human (in degrees Fahrenheit, taken to the tenth digit)?
World War II
What war took place from 1939 to 1945?
This city, also among the top 50 in population, lies directly across the bay from San Francisco.
This season 4 winner has country hits of "Undo It," "All-American Girl," and "Before He Cheats." Her 2009 album Play On included "Temporary Home."
What do you call three consecutive strikes in bowling?
How many periods are there in an ice hockey game?
In soccer, which player is allowed to use his or her hands in the field of play?
In American football, how many points is a touchdown worth?
In which sport was Muhammad Ali the world champion?
Crawl, backstroke and butterfly are different methods in which sport?
What term in tenpin bowling describes having knocked all the pins down after your second bowl?
Which chess piece can only move diagonally?
Which breakfast cereal is advertised with the slogan "Snap, crackle and pop"?
What sort of animal is the video game character Sonic?
Ping-pong is an alternative name for which sport?
What is the name of the championship series that the NBA has to end the playoffs?
Baseball players stand in a certain area while they're waiting to play. What is this area called?
Which Disney movie is Princess Aurora the main character?
The Little Mermaid
In which Disney movie is there a fish called Flounder?
Beauty and the Beast
In which Disney movie is there a man named Gaston?
Where is a shrimp's heart located?
Who was the first American President?
Knee (it's the kneecap)
Where in your body is your patella?
Which company is owned by Bill Gates?
Which car company makes the Celica?
What is the largest state in the USA?
Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State?
What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals?
Which American state produces the most potatoes?
Emerald is the birth stone for which month?
Identify the bone found in the leg between the knee and the hips.
Astigmatism, strabismus, conjunctivitis, ophthalmia, and presbyopia are disorders affecting what organ?
The flag of what Asian nation includes a red circle on a white background?
Identify the largest organ of the human body.
This was the 48th state and is the only state that does not follow Daylight Saving Time, except for on its Navajo Reservation.
What famous geyser might you get to observe if you visit Yellowstone Park?
Which six-letter word refers to a Mexican blanket often slipped over the head and worn draped over the shoulder?
According to legend, what was the name of King Arthur's sword?
In the world of classic cartoons, whose best buddy is Barney and wife is Wilma?
Identify the meaning of the three letter Greek prefix ―geo‖
Identify the six-letter Latin word for ―against‖ that is often used to describe two competitors in a sports match or opposing sides in a legal case.
When Columbus sailed from Spain on his epic journey what did he expect to find?
Who founded the first public library in the U.S.?
What is the capital of Hawaii?
Where did the Olympic Games originate?
What is the championship game called for the NFL?
What is the international soccer competition held every four years?
What is the name of the annual open golf tournament of the U.S.?
July 4th (Originally 1776)
When is the Independence day of the United States?
La Giaconda is better known as what
What is classified by the A B O system?
Triskadeccaphobia is the fear of what?
Which leader died in St Helena?
What was Erich Weiss better known as?
Niña, Pinta, Santa Maria
The boats of Christopher Columbus's original expedition are
Lose their leaves in winter
What do deciduous trees do?
What trees lose their leaves in winter?
Robin (Batman and Robin)
What is Dick Grayson better known as?
Duck billed platypus
Which mammal lays eggs?
three-headed dog that guards the gates of the Underworld
a fabled monster, usually having the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion
Longest river in the world
Longest highway in the world
Biggest desert in the world
Largest coffee growing country
Country known as "Country of Copper"
Country which has biggest land area
Largest island in Mediterranean sea
Biggest delta in the world
World's oldest known city
City of Canals
Biggest island of the world
Country which is largest producer of rubber in the world
Country which is largest producer of tin in the world
River which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea
City once called "Forbidden City"
Sir George Everest
Mount Everest was named after
Volcano Vesuvius is located in
Coastal area of Dead Sea
Lowest point on Earth is
World's largest diamond producing country
Australia was discovered by
Dublin is situated at the mouth of river
Earlier name of New York city was
Eiffel tower was built by
Country which has highest population density
National flower of Britain
National flower of Italy
National flower of China
First Industrial Revolution took place in
First republican president of America
United Nations Organization
UNO stands for
'Last Judgement' was first painting of Italian painter named
Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, Rafael
Four Masters of High Renaissance
Most famous painting of Pablo Picasso
Primary producer of newsprint in the world
Father of modern Italy
Country known for Land of the Midnight Sun
Place known as Roof of the World
First woman Prime Minister of Britain
Lee Harvey Oswald
John F Kennedy was assassinated by
Principal export of Jamaica
Land of White Elephant
Land of Morning Calm
United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
Largest library in the world
Theodore Roosevelt 42
Youngest president of USA
Inventor of Light Bulb
Inventor of Safety pin
Inventor of Vacuum cleaner
Most popular breed of dogs
CEO of company Google
Which bird is international symbol of happiness?
What is pirate's flag with skull and cross-bones called?
Common name for ascorbic acid
worker or queen
egg, larva, pupa
cygnet or flapper
feathers on a bird's neck
stag or buck
stallion or stud
male bovine (cattle, oxen, buffaloes, etc.)
herd or drove
group of cattle
HoWhat is Superman's weakness?
What is the name for the colored part of the eye?
Where is the Suez Canal?
What's the Symbol to iron?
When did William Shakespeare die?
Between Spain and France
Where is the Pyrenees?
What bird was domesticated first?
A cow gives about how many glasses of milk in her lifetime?
About 8 minutes and 18 seconds.
How long does it take light from the sun to reach the earth?
about 360,000 to 405,000 kilometers
How far is the moon from the earth?
70% hydrogen and 28% helium by mass everything else amounts to less than 2%
What is the sun made out of?
What powers the sun?
Which planet spins the fastest?
Which planet spins the slowest?
What is the Milky Way?
What star other than the sun is closest to the earth?
What is the most widely eaten fish in the world?
What nation produces two thirds of the world's vanilla?
What was the first commercially manufactured breakfast cereal?
Where did the pineapple plant originate?
What's the groundnut better known as?
The pH scale.
What scale of zero to 14 is used to measure acidity or alkalinity?
What unit of electrical power is equal to one joule per second?
What's the common name for a cubic decimeter?
What measure of energy comes from the Latin word meaning "heat"?
What's removed from water in the process of desalination?
What's the only metal that's not a solid at room temperature?
What process involves heating an ore to obtain a metal?
What continent is subjected to the world's largest ozone hole?
How many planets are in the solar system?
What's the most malleable metal?
Yitzhak Rabin- fifth Prime Minister of Israel
Who did Yigal Amir assassinate in 1995?
What Italian astronomer invented the thermometer in 1592?
What's a flat image that can be displayed in three dimensions?
What number does "giga" stand for?
What word describes a number system with a base of two?
What two letters are both symbols for 1,000?
What's short for "binary digit"?
What do doctors look at an eye through?
White blood cells, or leukocytes
What do leukemia sufferers have too many of?
What's the medical term for low blood sugar?
What is the medical term for stroke?
What disease is the focus of oncology?
How many U.S. states border the Gulf of Mexico?
What explorer introduced pigs to North America?
What was the first organ successfully transplanted from a corpse to a live person?
Which country gave the USA the 'Statute of Liberty?
Angel falls in Venezuela
What is the name of the worlds higest water fall?
What is the smallest country in the world?
Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan
What are the great lakes of North America?
What is the first organisms to grow back after fire?
What 1815 battle in Belgium marked the final defeat of Napoleon?
September, April, June, November
What months have 30 days?
the thymus gland or pancreas of an animal (food)
First 10 amendments (additions) to the US Constitution
What is the Bill of Rights?
Who wrote the Emancipation Proclamation? Abraham Lincoln
Who wrote the Emancipation Proclamation?
freedom for the slaves
What did it (Emancipation Proclamation) declare?
How many years in a millennium?
How many days in a leap year?
Every 4 years
How often are leap years?
Washington DC,District of Columbia
What is the capital of the United States?
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500
What is the address of the white house?
the branch that carries out/enforces laws
What is the Executive Branch?
the president, the vice president, the cabinet
Who are the members of the Executive Branch?
The White House
Where is the Executive Branch located?
the branch that decides the meaning of laws, how they are applied, and interprets laws based on Constitution
What is the Judicial Branch?
The Supreme Court and the lower courts
Who are the members of the Judicial Branch?
The Supreme Court
Where is the Judicial Branch located?
How many members are there in the Supreme Court?
the branch that comes up/makes all the laws
What is the Legislative Branch?
The Congress- the Senate and the House of Representatives
Who are the members of the Legislative Branch?
The Capital Building
Where is the Legislative Branch located?
100 members total, two from each state, 6 year term if not reelected
How many members are there in the Senate?
425 members, number per state based on population of state
How many members are there in the House of Representatives?
Mt. Vernon/Potomac River
What was the name given to George Washington's home and along which river did he live?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Which president led the US through WWII and the Great Depression and served more terms than any other president (3.5 terms)?
What amendment limited the amount of terms a president could serve after Franklin D. Roosevelt
John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, George Harrison
Who are the four members of the Beatles?
Queen Elizabeth II (just beat Queen Victoria on Sept. 9, 2015)
Who is the longest reigning British Monarch?
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