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  • 1. 

    Which person is known for this: "former Prohibition Agent during the 1930's"?

    • A.

      John Wooden

    • B.

      Willie Mays

    • C.

      Eliot Ness

    • D.

      Pete Rozelle

    Correct Answer
    C. Eliot Ness
    Explanation
    Eliot Ness is known for being a former Prohibition Agent during the 1930s. He was part of a team known as "The Untouchables" who worked to enforce prohibition laws and combat organized crime, particularly the activities of gangster Al Capone in Chicago. Ness's efforts in law enforcement and his role in taking down Capone have made him a well-known figure from that era.

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  • 2. 

    Which person was a Greek shipping business billionaire?

    • A.

      George Steinbrenner

    • B.

      William J. Clinton

    • C.

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • D.

      Aristotle Onassis

    Correct Answer
    D. Aristotle Onassis
    Explanation
    Aristotle Onassis was a Greek shipping business billionaire. He was known for his successful ventures in the shipping industry and amassed a significant fortune through his business endeavors. Onassis was a prominent figure in the world of shipping and his wealth made him one of the wealthiest individuals in the world during his time.

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  • 3. 

    Which person is known for having an award in journalism named after him?

    • A.

      Andrew Jackson

    • B.

      Belle Starr

    • C.

      Isadora Duncan

    • D.

      Joseph Pulitzer

    Correct Answer
    D. Joseph Pulitzer
    Explanation
    Joseph Pulitzer is known for having an award in journalism named after him. The Pulitzer Prize is a prestigious award that recognizes excellence in various categories of journalism, literature, and musical composition. Joseph Pulitzer was a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher and journalist who established the Pulitzer Prize through his will, which specified that the awards should be given for achievements in journalism, literature, and music. The Pulitzer Prize has since become one of the most highly regarded awards in the field of journalism.

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  • 4. 

    Who was described as the "first activist First Lady"?

    • A.

      Estte Lauder

    • B.

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • C.

      Margaret Bourke-White

    • D.

      Louis B. Mayer

    Correct Answer
    B. Eleanor Roosevelt
    Explanation
    Eleanor Roosevelt was described as the "first activist First Lady" because she was actively involved in social and political issues during her time in the White House. She advocated for civil rights, women's rights, and human rights, and used her position to push for reforms and make a positive impact on society. Her activism and dedication to various causes set a precedent for future First Ladies to use their platform to bring about change.

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  • 5. 

    Who was known as the Arab leader who made peace with Israel?

    • A.

      Lech Walesa

    • B.

      Anwar Sadat

    • C.

      Alexander Fleming

    • D.

      Louis B. Mayer

    Correct Answer
    B. Anwar Sadat
    Explanation
    Anwar Sadat is known as the Arab leader who made peace with Israel. He was the President of Egypt from 1970 until his assassination in 1981. Sadat played a crucial role in negotiating the Camp David Accords in 1978, which led to the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in 1979. This historic agreement marked the first peace treaty between an Arab state and Israel, and it significantly changed the dynamics of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Sadat's decision to pursue peace with Israel was met with both praise and criticism, but it remains a significant event in the history of the Middle East.

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  • 6. 

    Who is famous for having developed the polio vaccine?

    • A.

      Rosa Parks

    • B.

      John Walker Lindh

    • C.

      Jonas Salk, M.D.

    • D.

      Theodore Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    C. Jonas Salk, M.D.
    Explanation
    Jonas Salk, M.D. is famous for having developed the polio vaccine. He was an American medical researcher and virologist who conducted extensive research on polio and eventually developed the first successful vaccine against the disease. Salk's vaccine, which was introduced in 1955, was a significant breakthrough in the fight against polio and played a crucial role in reducing its prevalence worldwide. His work not only saved countless lives but also paved the way for further advancements in the field of vaccines and immunization.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the religious leader of the "Crystal Cathedral"?

    • A.

      Ronald Reagan

    • B.

      Dr. Robert H. Schuller

    • C.

      Eliot Ness

    • D.

      Thurgood Marshall

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Robert H. Schuller
    Explanation
    Dr. Robert H. Schuller is the religious leader of the "Crystal Cathedral." This can be inferred from the question itself, as it asks for the religious leader of the specific place. Ronald Reagan, Eliot Ness, and Thurgood Marshall are not associated with the Crystal Cathedral and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first American in space?

    • A.

      Belle Starr

    • B.

      Elijah Muhammad

    • C.

      Alan Shepard, Jr.

    • D.

      Helen Keller

    Correct Answer
    C. Alan Shepard, Jr.
    Explanation
    Alan Shepard, Jr. was the first American in space. Belle Starr, Elijah Muhammad, and Helen Keller are not relevant to the question as they are not known for their involvement in space exploration. Alan Shepard, Jr. made history on May 5, 1961, when he piloted the Freedom 7 spacecraft on a suborbital flight, becoming the first American to travel into space.

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  • 9. 

    Who has been described as a "Confederate sympathizer, western frontierswoman and outlaw"?

    • A.

      Jane Fonda

    • B.

      Belle Starr

    • C.

      Golda Mier

    • D.

      Bela Abzug

    Correct Answer
    B. Belle Starr
    Explanation
    Belle Starr has been described as a "Confederate sympathizer, western frontierswoman and outlaw." Belle Starr was a notorious figure in the American Old West, known for her association with outlaws and her involvement in criminal activities. She was also known for her support of the Confederate cause during the Civil War.

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  • 10. 

    Who led China and inspired revolutions far beyond China's borders?

    • A.

      Mao Zedong

    • B.

      Jackie Chan

    • C.

      Wo Lue

    • D.

      Sing Ki Chek

    Correct Answer
    A. Mao Zedong
    Explanation
    Mao Zedong is the correct answer because he was the leader of China and his influence extended beyond China's borders. He inspired revolutions in other countries and played a significant role in shaping the communist movement globally. Mao's leadership and ideology had a profound impact on the political landscape not only in China but also in other parts of the world.

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  • 11. 

    What American woman is credited with pioneering the birth control movement?

    • A.

      Clara Barton

    • B.

      Helen Hayes

    • C.

      Margaret Sanger

    • D.

      Toni Montgomery

    Correct Answer
    C. Margaret Sanger
    Explanation
    Margaret Sanger is credited with pioneering the birth control movement in America. She was a nurse and activist who believed in women's reproductive rights and access to contraception. Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United States and later founded the organization that would become Planned Parenthood. She faced significant opposition and legal challenges, but her work laid the foundation for the modern birth control movement and the advancement of women's reproductive health rights.

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  • 12. 

    What is Howard Stern's ex-wife's first name?

    • A.

      Robin

    • B.

      Jackie

    • C.

      Alicia

    • D.

      Allison

    Correct Answer
    D. Allison
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Allison. Allison is Howard Stern's ex-wife's first name.

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  • 13. 

    What was Lauren Bacall's real name?

    • A.

      Betsy Gottlieb

    • B.

      Lauren Frankel

    • C.

      Lauren Bacal

    • D.

      Betty Joan Perski

    Correct Answer
    D. Betty Joan Perski
    Explanation
    Betty Joan Perski is the correct answer because it is Lauren Bacall's real name. Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perski on September 16, 1924. She later changed her name to Lauren Bacall when she entered the entertainment industry.

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  • 14. 

    Annabella Lwin was the singer for which 80's musical group?

    • A.

      Bannanarama

    • B.

      B Girls

    • C.

      Bow Wow Wow

    • D.

      Blondie

    Correct Answer
    C. Bow Wow Wow
    Explanation
    Annabella Lwin was the singer for Bow Wow Wow, an 80's musical group.

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  • 15. 

    What original MTV vee-jay was/is from Troy, New York?

    • A.

      Downtown" Julie Brown

    • B.

      Dan Patrick

    • C.

      Martha Quinn

    • D.

      Dennis Leary

    Correct Answer
    C. Martha Quinn
    Explanation
    Martha Quinn is the correct answer because she is the original MTV vee-jay from Troy, New York. She gained fame as one of the first five vee-jays on MTV when it launched in 1981. Quinn's energetic and relatable personality made her a favorite among viewers, and she played a significant role in shaping the early years of MTV as a cultural phenomenon.

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  • 16. 

    What was the name of the first person to get a permanent artificial heart in 1982?

    • A.

      Barney Clark

    • B.

      Bernard Epton

    • C.

      David Stanley

    • D.

      Jim Thompson

    Correct Answer
    A. Barney Clark
    Explanation
    Barney Clark was the first person to receive a permanent artificial heart in 1982. This groundbreaking surgery was performed by Dr. William DeVries at the University of Utah. The artificial heart, called the Jarvik-7, was implanted in Clark as a last resort to save his life, as he suffered from end-stage heart failure. Although Clark lived for 112 days with the artificial heart, his health deteriorated and he ultimately passed away. This historic surgery paved the way for further advancements in artificial heart technology and transplantation.

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  • 17. 

    What comedian starred in the movie "House Party" with rappers Kid-N-Play?

    • A.

      Martin Lawrence

    • B.

      Eddie Murphy

    • C.

      Chris Rock

    • D.

      Chris Tucker

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Lawrence
    Explanation
    Martin Lawrence is the correct answer because he starred in the movie "House Party" alongside rappers Kid-N-Play. The movie, released in 1990, featured Lawrence in a supporting role as Bilal, the DJ at the house party. Lawrence's comedic talent and chemistry with the rest of the cast contributed to the success of the film, making him the appropriate choice for this question.

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  • 18. 

    Where was Mother Theresa born?

    • A.

      Albania

    • B.

      Hungary

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Albania
    Explanation
    Mother Theresa was born in Albania.

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  • 19. 

    Who was the first female Nobel Prize Laureate?

    • A.

      Amelia Earhart

    • B.

      Marie Curie

    • C.

      Mother Teresa

    • D.

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    B. Marie Curie
    Explanation
    Marie Curie was the first female Nobel Prize Laureate because she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903, along with her husband Pierre Curie, for their research on radioactivity. She later received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911 for her discovery of the elements polonium and radium. Curie's groundbreaking work in the field of radiation and her contributions to science made her a deserving recipient of these prestigious awards, making her the first woman to be honored with a Nobel Prize.

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  • 20. 

    What was Eleanor Roosevelt's real first name?

    • A.

      Alice

    • B.

      Jean

    • C.

      Anna

    • D.

      Anne

    Correct Answer
    C. Anna
    Explanation
    Eleanor Roosevelt's real first name was Anna.

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  • 21. 

    Her book, "Silent Spring", started the environmental movement?

    • A.

      Rachel Carson

    • B.

      Joanna Shimkus

    • C.

      Nettie Stevens

    • D.

      Betty Friedan

    Correct Answer
    A. Rachel Carson
    Explanation
    Rachel Carson is the correct answer because she wrote the book "Silent Spring", which is widely credited with starting the environmental movement. The book, published in 1962, raised awareness about the harmful effects of pesticides and the need for environmental conservation. Carson's work sparked public concern and led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States. Her book is considered a landmark in environmental literature and played a significant role in shaping modern environmentalism.

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  • 22. 

    She was the first African-American woman to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House. Who was she?

    • A.

      Marian Anderson

    • B.

      Bessie Smith

    • C.

      Shirley Chisholm

    • D.

      Wilma Rudolph

    Correct Answer
    A. Marian Anderson
    Explanation
    Marian Anderson was the first African-American woman to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House. Her groundbreaking performance took place on January 7, 1955, breaking racial barriers in the world of classical music. Anderson's talent and perseverance paved the way for future generations of African-American artists to showcase their skills on prestigious stages. Her historic achievement marked a significant milestone in the fight against racial discrimination and segregation in the arts.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following women was a trailblazer in the field of cardiology?

    • A.

      Helen Brooke Taussig

    • B.

      Mary Cassatt

    • C.

      Raquel Welch

    • D.

      Marie Curie

    Correct Answer
    A. Helen Brooke Taussig
    Explanation
    Helen Brooke Taussig was a trailblazer in the field of cardiology. She was an American physician who made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of congenital heart defects. Taussig is best known for developing the concept of the Blalock-Taussig shunt, a surgical procedure that helped save the lives of children with cyanotic heart disease. Her pioneering work paved the way for advancements in pediatric cardiology and revolutionized the treatment of heart conditions in infants and children.

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  • 24. 

    I was a writer and illustrator who wrote the screenplay of the "Gerald McBoing Boing" cartoon in 1950, who am I?

    • A.

      Walt Disney

    • B.

      Mark Enderby

    • C.

      Dr Seuss

    • D.

      Jay Enderson

    Correct Answer
    C. Dr Seuss
    Explanation
    Dr Seuss is the correct answer because he was a writer and illustrator who wrote the screenplay for the "Gerald McBoing Boing" cartoon in 1950. Dr Seuss, whose real name was Theodor Geisel, was known for his whimsical and imaginative stories, and "Gerald McBoing Boing" was one of his popular works. He was not only a writer but also an illustrator, creating unique and memorable characters that have become iconic in children's literature.

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  • 25. 

    Who is believed to be the last known victim of Jack the Ripper?

    • A.

      Catherine Eddowes

    • B.

      Elizabeth Stride

    • C.

      Mary Kelly

    • D.

      Mary Ann Chapman

    Correct Answer
    C. Mary Kelly
    Explanation
    Mary Kelly is believed to be the last known victim of Jack the Ripper. She was a prostitute who was brutally murdered in her room on November 9, 1888. Her murder was particularly gruesome, with her body being mutilated beyond recognition. The level of violence and the extensive mutilations inflicted upon her body were consistent with the modus operandi of Jack the Ripper, leading investigators to believe that she was his final victim.

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  • 26. 

    Lizzie Borden's father shared a name with which U.S. President?

    • A.

      John Adams

    • B.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C.

      George Washington

    • D.

      Andrew Jackson

    Correct Answer
    D. Andrew Jackson
    Explanation
    Lizzie Borden's father shared a name with Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. This means that Lizzie Borden's father's name was also Andrew Jackson.

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  • 27. 

    Who is Tariq Aziz?

    • A.

      Iraqi Foreign Minister

    • B.

      U.N. Secretary

    • C.

      Kuwaiti Prince

    • D.

      Wide Receiver For Jets

    Correct Answer
    A. Iraqi Foreign Minister
    Explanation
    Tariq Aziz is known for being the Iraqi Foreign Minister. He served in this position from 1983 to 2003 under the regime of Saddam Hussein. Tariq Aziz played a significant role in representing Iraq on the international stage during a time of political tension and conflict. He was also a prominent figure in the Ba'ath Party, which was the ruling party in Iraq at the time.

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  • 28. 

    What was Irving Thalberg's profession?

    • A.

      Producer

    • B.

      Poet

    • C.

      Singer

    • D.

      Actor

    Correct Answer
    A. Producer
    Explanation
    Irving Thalberg's profession was a producer. This means that he was involved in the production of films, overseeing various aspects such as financing, casting, and overall management of the production process. Thalberg was a prominent figure in the early days of Hollywood and played a significant role in shaping the film industry. He was known for his keen eye for talent and his ability to produce successful and critically acclaimed films.

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  • 29. 

    What is the first and middle name of F.W. Woolworth?

    • A.

      Frank William

    • B.

      Fawn Winnie

    • C.

      Frank Winfield

    • D.

      Fred Wink

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Winfield
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Frank Winfield. This can be determined by looking at the options provided and identifying the combination of first and middle names that matches the initials "F.W." In this case, Frank Winfield is the only option that matches the initials, making it the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    In which year did Albert Einstein die?

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1928

    • D.

      1877

    Correct Answer
    A. 1955
    Explanation
    Albert Einstein died in 1955.

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