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  • 1. 

    What year did Mick Jagger hit 50 years old?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1983

    Correct Answer
    B. 1993
    Explanation
    Mick Jagger hit 50 years old in 1993.

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  • 2. 

    Why did Vanessa Williams resign from her position as Miss America?

    • A.

      Once A Playboy Bunny

    • B.

      Affair With A Married Man

    • C.

      Pictorial In Penthouse Magazine

    • D.

      Criminal Past

    Correct Answer
    C. Pictorial In Penthouse Magazine
    Explanation
    Vanessa Williams resigned from her position as Miss America because she appeared in a pictorial in Penthouse Magazine. This action was considered inappropriate and went against the values and expectations of the Miss America organization. The organization believed that her involvement with a publication like Penthouse was not in line with the image and reputation they wanted to uphold, leading to her resignation.

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  • 3. 

    Comic Richard Pryor was badly burned in 1980, trying to do what?

    • A.

      Freebase Cocaine

    • B.

      Light A Christmas Tree

    • C.

      Smoke A Cigar In Bed

    • D.

      Set Up A VCR

    Correct Answer
    A. Freebase Cocaine
    Explanation
    In 1980, comic Richard Pryor suffered severe burns while attempting to freebase cocaine. Freebasing is a method of smoking cocaine in its purest form, which involves heating it and inhaling the vapors. This process is highly dangerous and can easily result in accidents or injuries, as was the case with Pryor. The incident had a significant impact on his life and career, leading him to publicly discuss his addiction and recovery in later years.

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  • 4. 

    Larry Flynt, shot and paralyzed in 1978, publishes what magazine?

    • A.

      Playboy

    • B.

      Swank

    • C.

      Hustler

    • D.

      Penthouse

    Correct Answer
    C. Hustler
    Explanation
    Larry Flynt, who was shot and paralyzed in 1978, is the publisher of Hustler magazine. Hustler is a well-known adult entertainment magazine that was first published in 1974. Despite facing controversy and legal battles throughout its history, Hustler has remained a prominent publication in the adult industry, known for its explicit content and provocative articles.

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  • 5. 

    What actor did Mariska Hargitay marry in August 2004?

    • A.

      Tom Cruise

    • B.

      Nicolas Cage

    • C.

      Owen Wilson

    • D.

      Peter Hermann

    Correct Answer
    D. Peter Hermann
    Explanation
    Mariska Hargitay married Peter Hermann in August 2004.

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  • 6. 

    What famous feature is David Letterman known for?

    • A.

      Black Freckles

    • B.

      Gap-Toothed Grin

    • C.

      Giant Mustache

    • D.

      An Afro

    Correct Answer
    B. Gap-Toothed Grin
    Explanation
    David Letterman is known for his gap-toothed grin. This distinctive feature has become one of his trademarks and is often associated with his comedic style. Letterman's gap-toothed grin has been a recognizable characteristic throughout his career as a television host and comedian.

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  • 7. 

    Which superstar guitarist is now mostly just building Hot Rod cars?

    • A.

      Eddie Gregg

    • B.

      Alvin Lee

    • C.

      Brad Whitford

    • D.

      Jeff Beck

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeff Beck
    Explanation
    Jeff Beck is the correct answer because he is known for his exceptional guitar skills, but in recent years he has shifted his focus to building Hot Rod cars. This indicates that he is now mostly involved in the automotive industry rather than pursuing a career as a guitarist.

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  • 8. 

    At whose wedding did the then surviving Beatles - Paul, George and Ringo - play together?

    • A.

      Pete Townshend

    • B.

      Mick Jagger

    • C.

      John Lennon

    • D.

      Eric Clapton

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Clapton
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eric Clapton because he is the only option given in the question that is not a member of the Beatles. The question states that the surviving Beatles - Paul, George, and Ringo - played together at a wedding, so it can be inferred that the wedding was for someone outside of the Beatles. Eric Clapton is a renowned musician who is not a member of the Beatles, making him the most likely candidate for the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    What college did President George Herbert Walker Bush attend?

    • A.

      Yale

    • B.

      University Of Texas

    • C.

      Texas Christian University

    • D.

      Princeton

    Correct Answer
    A. Yale
    Explanation
    President George Herbert Walker Bush attended Yale University.

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  • 10. 

    What country is W.P. Kinsella from?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    A. Canada
    Explanation
    W.P. Kinsella is from Canada.

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  • 11. 

    Which one of these dogs took a trip in space?

    • A.

      The Miniature Schnauzer

    • B.

      The American Pit Bull Terrier

    • C.

      Laika The Collie

    • D.

      The Akita

    Correct Answer
    C. Laika The Collie
    Explanation
    Laika The Collie is the correct answer because she was the first dog to be sent into space. In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 with Laika on board. Unfortunately, Laika did not survive the mission, but her sacrifice paved the way for future human space exploration.

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  • 12. 

    Who founded the A.S.P.C.A?

    • A.

      Helen Keller

    • B.

      Mary Todd Lincoln

    • C.

      Henry Berg

    • D.

      Roger Caras

    Correct Answer
    C. Henry Berg
    Explanation
    Henry Berg founded the A.S.P.C.A. (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). He was a philanthropist and animal rights advocate who established the organization in 1866. Berg's efforts were instrumental in raising awareness about animal cruelty and advocating for their protection. His dedication and leadership led to the establishment of the A.S.P.C.A, which has since played a crucial role in promoting the welfare of animals and preventing their mistreatment.

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  • 13. 

    What company made the famous board game "Risk"?

    • A.

      Parker Brothers

    • B.

      Sierra

    • C.

      Challenger

    • D.

      Milton Bradley

    Correct Answer
    A. Parker Brothers
    Explanation
    Parker Brothers is the correct answer because they are the company that made the famous board game "Risk". They have a long history of producing popular board games, and "Risk" is one of their most well-known and successful creations.

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  • 14. 

    In Scrabble, how many extra points do you get if you use all 7 tiles in one turn?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    B. 50
    Explanation
    When playing Scrabble, if a player uses all 7 tiles in one turn, they receive an extra 50 points. This is known as a "bingo" and it is a significant scoring opportunity. Using all 7 tiles not only clears the player's rack but also earns them bonus points. Therefore, the correct answer is 50.

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  • 15. 

    Mick Jagger attended which famous university?

    • A.

      Oxford

    • B.

      Cambridge

    • C.

      University Of London

    • D.

      The London School Of Economics

    Correct Answer
    D. The London School Of Economics
    Explanation
    Mick Jagger attended The London School of Economics.

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  • 16. 

    In real life, what college did Jerry Seinfeld graduate from?

    • A.

      Queens College

    • B.

      Cornell

    • C.

      Manhattan

    • D.

      New York University

    Correct Answer
    A. Queens College
    Explanation
    Jerry Seinfeld graduated from Queens College in real life.

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  • 17. 

    In what year was Disneyland opened?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1965

    • C.

      1960

    • D.

      1955

    Correct Answer
    D. 1955
    Explanation
    Disneyland was opened in the year 1955.

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  • 18. 

    What section in California's Disneyland was totally remade by 1998?

    • A.

      Tomorrowland

    • B.

      Toontown

    • C.

      Adventureland

    • D.

      Fantasyland

    Correct Answer
    A. Tomorrowland
    Explanation
    By 1998, Tomorrowland in California's Disneyland had undergone a complete makeover. This section of the park was redesigned and transformed to give it a futuristic and modern feel. The changes included new attractions, updated technology, and a refreshed aesthetic. As a result, Tomorrowland became a popular destination for visitors looking to experience the cutting-edge and imaginative aspects of the park.

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  • 19. 

    What was the name of the snoring bear at Disneyland?

    • A.

      Barney

    • B.

      Rufus

    • C.

      Charlie

    • D.

      Bruce

    Correct Answer
    B. Rufus
  • 20. 

    What year did Walt Disney die?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1964

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    A. 1966
    Explanation
    Walt Disney died in 1966.

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  • 21. 

    Who posed in "Playboy" several years ago, with her little sister?

    • A.

      Pam Anderson

    • B.

      Shannon Tweed

    • C.

      Lynda Carter

    • D.

      Cheryl Ladd

    Correct Answer
    B. Shannon Tweed
    Explanation
    Shannon Tweed is the correct answer because she posed in "Playboy" several years ago, with her little sister.

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  • 22. 

    What is the name of the Amusement Park in Denver, Colorado?

    • A.

      Elitch Gardens

    • B.

      Disneyland

    • C.

      Coaster Mania

    • D.

      Six Flags

    Correct Answer
    A. Elitch Gardens
    Explanation
    Elitch Gardens is the correct answer because it is a well-known amusement park located in Denver, Colorado. It has been a popular destination for both locals and tourists for many years, offering a variety of thrilling rides, water attractions, live entertainment, and other fun activities. The park also features beautiful gardens and a historic theater, adding to its charm and appeal. Overall, Elitch Gardens is a significant landmark in Denver's entertainment scene and a must-visit for anyone looking for a fun-filled day at an amusement park.

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  • 23. 

    What was the name of the first play that Madonna starred in?

    • A.

      Speed The Plow

    • B.

      Four Rooms

    • C.

      Plaza Suite

    • D.

      Death Of A Salesman

    Correct Answer
    A. Speed The Plow
    Explanation
    Madonna starred in the first play called "Speed The Plow".

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  • 24. 

    Who was the first woman to win an Academy Award?

    • A.

      Claudette Colbert

    • B.

      Janet Gaynor

    • C.

      Mary Pickford

    • D.

      Katherine Hepburn

    Correct Answer
    B. Janet Gaynor
    Explanation
    Janet Gaynor was the first woman to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Actress in 1929 for her performances in three films: "7th Heaven," "Street Angel," and "Sunrise." Gaynor's win marked a historic moment in the film industry as it recognized her exceptional talent and contribution to cinema. Her achievement paved the way for future generations of women in film and set a precedent for female excellence in the Academy Awards.

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  • 25. 

    What female actress of the 20's and 30's starred in a play called "Sex"?

    • A.

      Claudette Colbert

    • B.

      Mae West

    • C.

      Veronica Lake

    • D.

      Jean Harlow

    Correct Answer
    B. Mae West
    Explanation
    Mae West is the correct answer because she was a female actress who starred in a play called "Sex" during the 20's and 30's. She was known for her provocative and bold performances, and "Sex" was one of her most controversial plays at that time. Mae West's career flourished during this period, making her the most likely candidate among the given options.

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  • 26. 

    Who starred in Stanley Kubrick's "Lolita"?

    • A.

      Britt Ekland

    • B.

      Natalie Wood

    • C.

      Sue Lyons

    • D.

      Jane Fonda

    Correct Answer
    C. Sue Lyons
    Explanation
    Sue Lyons starred in Stanley Kubrick's "Lolita".

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  • 27. 

    Who was known as the "Yorkshire Ripper"?

    • A.

      Jack The Ripper

    • B.

      Peter Sutcliffe

    • C.

      Harvey Glatman

    • D.

      Henry Lee Lucas

    Correct Answer
    B. Peter Sutcliffe
    Explanation
    Peter Sutcliffe was known as the "Yorkshire Ripper". He was a British serial killer who operated in the Yorkshire area of England during the late 1970s. Sutcliffe targeted and murdered 13 women, mostly prostitutes, using a variety of weapons including knives and hammers. His crimes caused widespread fear and panic in the community, and he was eventually arrested and convicted in 1981. Sutcliffe's case remains one of the most notorious and infamous in British criminal history.

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  • 28. 

    Which actress did not star in a James Bond movie?

    • A.

      Tanya Roberts

    • B.

      Jane Seymour

    • C.

      Kim Basinger

    • D.

      Vanessa Redgrave

    Correct Answer
    D. Vanessa Redgrave
    Explanation
    Vanessa Redgrave did not star in a James Bond movie. Tanya Roberts, Jane Seymour, and Kim Basinger all appeared in different James Bond films, but there is no record of Vanessa Redgrave being a part of the franchise.

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  • 29. 

    Who was the Mayflower Madam?

    • A.

      Heidi Fleiss

    • B.

      Jessica Haan

    • C.

      Paula Jones

    • D.

      Sydney Biddle Barrows

    Correct Answer
    D. Sydney Biddle Barrows
    Explanation
    Sydney Biddle Barrows is the correct answer because she was known as the Mayflower Madam. She gained notoriety in the 1980s for operating a high-end escort service in New York City. Barrows came from a wealthy family and her clients included prominent figures from politics, business, and entertainment. She was eventually arrested and charged with promoting prostitution, but her case was widely publicized and she became a symbol of the upscale escort industry.

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  • 30. 

    What supermodel's little sister died of complications from asthma?

    • A.

      Nikki Taylor

    • B.

      Cindy Crawford

    • C.

      Naomi Campbell

    • D.

      Krissy Taylor

    Correct Answer
    A. Nikki Taylor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Krissy Taylor. Krissy Taylor was a supermodel and the younger sister of Nikki Taylor. She tragically passed away due to complications from asthma.

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