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What fast-food restaurant chain was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 1969 and was named after the founder's daughter?
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What is the most common first name of U.S. presidents?JamesWhich of the six simple machines does not appear in this list: pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, screw, and lever?WedgeWhat eight-letter word meaning "excessive or uncontrollable emotion, such as fear or panic," comes from the Greek word for the womb, or uterus?HysteriaIdentify both universities of the Southeastern Conference that are located in Tennessee.University of Tennessee and Vanderbilt UniversityWhat word, beginning with "F," completes this quotation by Karl Marx: "History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as <blank>,"FarceWhat two-word name is given to the detailed fictional world in which J.R.R. Tolkien set his Lord of the Rings trilogy?Middle EarthIdentify the Russian goldsmith and jeweler known for his intricately jeweled Easter eggs.Peter FabergéWhat is the term for the junction across which a nerve impulse passes from one neuron to another?SynapseFounded in 1781, what city's original name, in English, was The Town of Our Lady Queen of Angels of Porciuncula?Los AngelesWhat Japanese car company shares its name with the primary god of the Zoroastrian religion?MazdaOf the 10,350 commercial radio stations in the U.S., the most common format, used at nearly 25% of the stations, is what?Country musicWhat sign of the zodiac is an arachnid?Scorpio, the Scorpion (accept either)What is the penultimate letter of the alphabet?YWhat Ivy league school is located in Rhode Island?BrownSideburns were named after what Civil War general?Ambrose BurnsideName any two of the three eastern European nations that are the newest members of NATO (2003)Hungary, the Czech Republic, and PolandWhat specific kind of verbal blunder appears in this sentence?: "I would like to order two chicken burritos with sour cream and Guatemala on the side."MalapropismWhat fruit is the primary ingredient in guacamole?AvocadoWhat legendary NBA star and current NBA coach was known by the nickname "The Hick from French Lick"?Larry Birdn poker, what hand beats a flush, but loses to four of a kind?Full houseWhat is the SI unit of magnetic flux density? It is named for an 19th and 20th century Croatian scientist.TeslaOf the all-time top ten highest-grossing films in North America, exactly two have won the Oscar for Best Picture. Titanic is one. The other did it in 1994. Name it.Forrest GumpName any two of the four Republicans that Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated in winning election to his four terms.Herbert Hoover, Alf Landon, Wendell Willkie, Thomas DeweyName the three moods of verbs in the English language.Indicative, imperative, and subjunctiveThe School for Wives, Tartuffe, and The Imaginary Invalid are all plays written by what 17th century French playwright?Jean Baptist MoliéreIn astronomy, it is the percentage of light reflected by a heavenly body. The Earth's is.39, which means that the planet reflects 39% of all the light shone upon it. What is the term?AlbedoIn a standard deck of playing cards, which two jacks are the one-eyed jacks?Hearts and spadesReynard is the hero of several medieval verse cycles of animal tales that satirize human behavior. What kind of animal is he?FoxThe large Gulf of Carpentaria lies just north of what country?AustraliaRoger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, and Oliver Wollcott all signed the Declaration of Independence representing what state?Connecticut