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END TO END, THE NUMBER OF CRAYOLA CRAYONS MADE IN A YEAR WOULD CIRCLE THE GLOBE 4 1/2 TIMES.
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5. In what professional competition is Jeanette Lee (nick-named the Black Widow) a standout?
6. Where does the film "Popeye" take place?
7. In the novel, "Gone with the Wind", what's the name of the Ashley family plantation?
8. Name the singer / songwriter who's first hit was "Fire and Rain".
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Two of the world's largest Buddha statues were destroyed in 2001 by Al Qaeda terrorists.
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Afghanistan's ruling party, the Taliban, ordered demolition experts to blow up the Great Buddhas of Bambilyan, carved in the 5th century, as part of a systematic program to destroy all non-Islamic monuments. At 175 feet and 120 feet, respectively, the twin monuments were two of Asia's greatest archeological treasures.
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