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Sunday Special - Million-Dollar Questions

Sunday Special - Million-Dollar Questions

DID YOU KNOW...
More than 65 million men from 30 countries fought in WWI. Nearly 10 million died. The Allies (The Entente Powers) lost about 6 million soldiers. The Central Powers lost about 4 million.
Sunday Special - Million-Dollar Questions

Can you answer these Million-Dollar questions from “Who wants to be a
Millionaire ?”

1. In the children's book series, where is Paddington Bear originally from ?
a. - India
b. - Peru
c. - Canada
d. - Wales
2. What letter must appear at the beginning of the registration number of
all non-military aircraft in the U.S.?
a. - N
b. - A
c. - U
d. - L
3. Who delivered the less famous two-hour speech that preceded Abraham
Lincoln's two-minute Gettysburg Address?
a. - Wendell Phillips
b. - Daniel Webster
c. - Robert G. Ingersoll
d. - Edward Everett
4. "Nephelococcygia" is the practice of doing what?
a. - Finding shapes in the clouds
b. - Sleeping with your eyes open
c. - Breaking glass with your voice
d. - Swimming in freezing water
5. Which insect shorted out an early supercomputer and inspired the term
"computer bug"?
a. - Moth
b. - Roach
c. - Ladybug
d. - Silverfish
6. Which of the following men does not have a chemical element named for
him?
a. - Einstein
b. - Bohr
c. - Newton
d. - Fermi
7. Which of these ships was not one of the three taken over by colonists
during the Boston Tea Party?
a. - Eleanor
b. - Dartmouth
c. - Beaver
d. - William
8. Now used to refer to a cat, the word "tabby" is derived from the name of
a district of what world capital?
a. - Baghdad
b. - New Delhi
c. - Cairo
d. - Moscow
9. Which First Lady was a ninth-generation descendant of Pocahontas?
a. - Helen Taft
b. - Edith Wilson
c. - Bess Truman
d. - Mamie Eisenhower
10. For ordering his favorite beverages on demand, LBJ had four buttons
installed in the Oval Office labeled "coffee," "tea," "Coke," and what?
a. - Fresca
b. - V8
c. - Yoo Hoo
d. - A&W
11. Khrushchev's famous 1960 "shoe-banging" outburst at the U.N. was in
response to a delegate from what nation?
a. - Australia
b. - The Netherlands
c. - The Philippines
d. - Turkey
12. The most-watched TV episode of all time, the final episode of M*A*S*H
aired at 8:30 p.m. on February 28, 1983, following what sitcom?
a. - Private Benjamin
b. - Square Pegs
c. - Alice
d. - Newhart
13. Which of the following landlocked countries is entirely contained within
another country?
a. - Lesotho
b. - Burkina Faso
c. - Belarus
d. - Luxembourg
14. Who did artist Grant Wood use as the model for the farmer in his
classic painting "American Gothic"?
a. - Local Pharmacist
b. - Local Sheriff
c. - His Dentist
d. - His Butcher
15. Which of these U.S. presidents appeared on the television series
Laugh-In?
a. - LBJ
b. - Nixon
c. - Jimmy Carter
d. - Gerald ford
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1. - b
2. - a
3. - d
4. - a
5. - a
6. - c
7. - d
8. - a
9. - b
10. - a
11. - c
12. - c
13. - a
14. - c
15. - b

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