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Old 05-06-2012, 08:53 AM   #1
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MUSIC (USA-UK)

1. Best selling girl group of all time (recordings sold)...
a. – The Supremes
b. – Spice Girls
c. – Destiny’s Child
d. – En Vogue

2. Best selling Artists (group & single act) of all time are the following; your assignment is to put them in order, from # 1 – to – #5.....
a. – Led Zeppelin
b. – The Beatles
c. – Madonna
d. – Elvis Presley
e. – Michael Jackson
f. – Elton John
(You’ll notice, number six is in there as well, just to help confuse the issue – )
3. We are all aware, I’m sure, the Michael Jackson’s Thriller is the best-selling album of all time;
that being said, what’s number two ?
a. – Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
b. – Shania Twain - Come on Over
c. – Eagles - Their Greatest hits (1971-1975)
d. – Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
e. - AC / DC - Back in Black

4. According to Guinness, Elton John, with Candle in the Wind, is the all-time best-selling single;
What’s number two ?
a. – Adele - Rolling in the Deep
b. – Various Artists - “WE Are the World” USA for Africa
c. – Bing Crosby - White Christmas
d. – Lady Gaga - Just Dance
e. – Lady Gaga - Poker Face

5. – Best-Selling artist / group from a country other than USA or UK...
a. – Celine Dion - Canada
b. – Olivia Newton-John - Australia
c. – ABBA - Sweden
d. – Julio Iglesias - Spain

SPORTS

6. What Sport pays the highest salaries over-all ?
a. – Football (NFL)
b. – Auto Racing
c. – Baseball
d. – Basketball (NBA)
e. Hockey (NHL)

7. Tiger Woods was the highest- earning athlete of 2011 ; Who was number two ?
a. – Phil Mickelson (Golf)
b.- Roger Federer (Tennis)
c.- LeBron James (Basketball)
d. – Kobe Bryant (Basketball)

8. As of year-end 2011, Alex Rodriquez has the highest career earnings total of any Major Leaguer ;
Who holds the number two spot ?
a. – Derek Jeter
b. – Manny Ramirez
c. – Barry Bonds
d.- Randy Johnson

9. The Colts paid Peyton Manning a $23 million salary in 2011; who was second ? (note;Salary only! This does not include bonuses or incentives)
a.- Tom Brady – Patriots
b. – Michael Vick – Eagles
c. - Sam Bradford – Rams
d. - Mark Sanchez – Jets

10. Who was the highest-earning NASCAR driver ? ( May 2010 to May 2011)
a. – Jeff Gordon
b. – Dale Earnhardt Jr.
c. – Tony Stewart
d. – Jimmie Johnson

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1. – b
2. - b – d – e – c – f
3. - d
4. - c
5. -b
6. – d
7. – d
8. – a
9. – c
10. - b



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Old 05-06-2012, 11:33 PM   #2
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Correct in red...I did lousy, as expected in Sports.

1. – b
2. - b – d – e – c – f
3. - d
4. - c
5. -b
6. – d
7. – d
8. – a
9. – c
10. - b
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Old 05-07-2012, 12:46 AM   #3
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Correct in red...I did lousy, as expected in Sports.

1. – b
2. - b – d – e – c – f
3. - d
4. - c
5. -b
6. – d
7. – d
8. – a
9. – c
10. - b
I did even worse. I only got #s 3, 4, and 7 correct. Oh yeah, on #2 I got d, c, and f in the right spots.
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