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Sunday Special - Potpourri

Sunday Special - Potpourri


1. Name any one of the ten black-belt grades of proficiency in judo or
karate.
a. - Dan
b. - Col
c. - Jon
d. - Phil
2. Name the Nazi leader known as the Butcher of Lyon. Klaus ....?
3. Name the large Australian bird with a red bill?
a. - Emperor penguin
b. - Ostrich
c. - Black swan
d. - Kiwi
4. Which of the following was a pen name of one of the Bronte sisters?
a. - Ellis Bell
b. - Currie Bell
c. - Alice Bell
d. - Cirra Bell
5. Who is the supreme god in Germanic mythology?
a. - Wodanez
b. - Odin
c. - Siegfried
d. - Wulpuz
6. How many balls are used in a game of Pool ?
7. Name the town in West Tanzania, on Lake Tanganyika, where Stanley found
Livingstone in 1871?
a. - Ukiki
b. - Ujiji
c. - Ufifi
d. - Ugigi
8. Which country's flag is green, white and orange? The green stands for the
Nationalist tradition in the country, orange for the Unionist tradition, and
white for peace between them.
a. - Italy
b. - Ireland
c. - Scotland
d. - Wales
9. What is the stomach lining of a cow called which is prepared for cooking?
10. Leningrad was called St. Petersburg between (1703-1914) and Petrograd
(1914-1924). It was founded by whom in 1703?
11. This modern Latin American dance resembling the rumba was derived from
the ritual dance of voodoo?
a. - Mamba
b. - Mambo
c. - Samba
d. - Lambada
12. In 1940, more than 700 boats set sail across the Channel to rescue how
many Allied troops trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk?
a. - 380,000
b. - 110,000
c. - 38,000
d. - 11,000
13. Tokyo was the largest populated city in the world 2019 AD. According to
the Modelski model, which city was the most populated in 1000 AD?
a. - Paris
b. - Tehran
c. - Baghdad
d. - London
14. Name the bird which finds food by scent, using the nostrils at the tip
of their long, down-turned bills....
15. In the movie, 'The Third Man', Orson Welles plays charming racketeer
Harry _______ ?
(Hint; It's a Citrus ...)
16. Mann's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles used to be called what ?
17. What is the name of a portable cradle for a baby, often made of straw or
wicker?
(Hint ; _____ Basket)
18. After Brazil, what is the next largest South American country in area?
19. Which is the largest island in Europe?
a. - Sicily
b. - Cyprus
c. - Crete
d. - Great Britain
20. What is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic ?
a. - Sofia
b. - Prague
c. - Zagreb
d. - Nicosia
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1. - a
2. Barbie
3. - c
4. - a
5. - a
6. - 16
7. - b
8. - b
9. Tripe
10. Peter the Great
11. - b
12. - a
13. - a
14. Kiwi
15. Lime
16. Grauman's Chinese Theatre
17. Moses' Basket
18. Argentina
19. - d
20. - b

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