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Sunday Special - Mixed Multiple Choice

Sunday Special - Mixed Multiple Choice

1. In Norse myth, Huginn and Muninn were both what ?
a. - Harpies
b. - Horses
c. - Ravens
d. - Monsters
2. Countries that are described as lusophone contain people who primarily
speak what language?
a. - Dutch
b. - Portuguese
c. - Italian
d. - Spanish
3. What African country contains such creatively-named regions as South,
West, North and Far North?
a. - Central African Republic
b. - Cameroon
c. - Equatorial Guinea
d. - Nigeria
4. All of these action stars appeared in the 2014 movie "The Expendables 3,"
except one. Which did not appear in that film?
a. - Mel Gibson
b. - Bruce Willis
c. - Harrison Ford
d. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
5. Celia Cruz was a Cuban-born songstress who was also known as the "Queen
of..." what genre?
a. - Samba
b. - Salsa
c. - Merengue
d. - Calypso
6. What is the name given to a specific type of equation used to estimate
the number of possible extraterrestrial civilizations that might exist?
a. - Columbus equation
b. - Drake equation
c. - Raleigh equation
d. - Cook equation
7. All of these are among the final ten letters of the Greek alphabet,
except one. Which one is not among those last ten letters?
a. - Iota
b. - Pi
c. - Rho
d. - Chi
8. A well-known short story written by Frank R. Stockton was given the title
of "The Lady, or..." what?
a. - The Bear
b. - The Tiger
c. - The Lion
d. - The Cougar
9. In 2016, scientists named a newly discovered spider species Eriovixia
gryffindori, on account of its resemblance to what "Harry Potter" object?
a. - The Sorcerer's Stone
b. - The Invisibility Cloak
c. - The Sorting Hat
d. - The Goblet of Fire
10. The Srebrenica massacre was a genocide of over 8,000 people in what
country?
a. - Serbia
b. - Bosnia and Herzegovina
c. - Slovenia
d. - Montenegro
11. The TV show "Reign" is centered mainly on the life of which queen?
a. - Mary Stuart
b. - Elizabeth I
c. - Mary I
d. - Victoria
12. All of these are mentioned in the song "My Favorite Things" in the stage
musical, "The Sound of Music," except one? Which is not among "My Favorite
Things?"
a. - Sandy white beaches
b. - Doorbells
c. - Bright copper kettles
d. - Cream-colored ponies
13. Prompting the nickname that the eventual state was given, what was the
first U.S. then-territory to allow women to vote?
a. - North Dakota
b. - Wyoming
c. - Oregon
d. - New Mexico
14. The shade of cerise is a deep tint of what color?
a. - Green
b. - Orange
c. - Blue
d. - Red
15. In the film "The Princess Diaries," the country of Genovia was known for
producing what fruit?
a. - Pineapples
b. - Plums
c. - Peaches
d. - Pears
16. Leonard Peltier was a key member of which advocacy group, known for
supporting the rights of Native Americans?
a. - READY
b. - SET
c. - FIRE
d. - AIM
17. In total, the Rolling Stones released six albums in the 1970s. Which of
these Stones albums was not released during that decade?
a. - Goats Head Soup
b. - A Bigger Bang
c. - Exile on Main St.
d. - Black and Blue
18. What hormone, with the chemical formula of C21H30O5, is also known as
the stress hormone?
a. - Estriol
b. - Epinephrine
c. - Cortisol
d. - Adrenaline
19. In what country can you find the Chicxulub Crater, the remains of a
catastrophic impact that had a great effect on life on earth?
a. - Mexico
b. - Guatemala
c. - Belize
d. - El Salvador
20. In which of the gospels of the Bible can you find the Parable of the
Prodigal Son?
a. - Luke
b. - Mark
c. - Matthew
d. - John
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1. - c
2. - b
3. - b
4. - b
5. - b
6. - b
7. - a
8. - b
9. - c
10. - b
11. - a
12. - a
13. - b
14. - d
15. - d
16. - d
17. - b
18. - c
19. - a
20. - a

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