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- For his role in American Psycho, Christian Bale said he was inspired by what celebrity’s “intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes”? Tom Cruise
- What is the only U.S. state whose flag depicts a specific historical person? Washington
- How many days of horse racing are there at the Saratoga race course each summer? 40
- What is stored in a rickhouse? Whiskey (during barrel-aging)
- What five letters of the alphabet are not found in the Italian language, other than in foreign loanwords?
- What Manhattan tourist attraction was originally a Nabisco cookie factory? Chelsea Market
- The film 2001: A Space Odyssey is based on a novel by what sci-fi author? Arthur C. Clarke
- Name either of the two magazines commonly distributed door-to-door by Jehovah’s Witnesses.
- The Watchtower
- What are the three longest team names in the four major North American sports leagues, at 12 letters each?
- Trail Blazers
- The coats of arms of Albania, Montenegro, Russia, and Serbia all feature what animal, with what strange mutation? Eagle with two heads
- In what cities will the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Conventions be held?
- Philadelphia (DNC)
- Cleveland (RNC)
- Fletcherism was a nutrition fad in the early 20th century centered around doing what to one’s food? Chewing thoroughly
Name the main U.S. city corresponding to each group of outlying cities or towns.
- Amherst; Lockport; Olean Buffalo, NY
- Annandale; Reston; Rockville Washington, DC
- Auburn; Everett; Kirkland Seattle, WA
- Baytown; Pearland; Sugar Land Houston, TX
- Blaine; Brooklyn Park; Fridley Minneapolis–St. Paul, MN
- Boulder City; Henderson; Paradise Las Vegas, NV
- Brisbane; Emeryville; Larkspur San Francisco, CA
- Carnegie; Monroeville; Mount Lebanon Pittsburgh, PA
- Carrollton; DeSoto; Richardson Dallas, TX
- Castle Rock; Centennial; Lakewood Denver, CO
- Chandler; Glendale; Peoria Phoenix, AZ
- Chesterfield; Florissant; St. Charles St. Louis, MO
- Cranston; Johnston; Lincoln Providence, RI
- Dearborn; Livonia; Troy Detroit, MI
- Decatur; Dunwoody; Roswell Atlanta, GA
- Doral; Homestead; Kendall Miami, FL
- Dundalk; Hunt Valley; Towson Baltimore, MD
- Edmond; Midwest City; Shawnee Oklahoma City, OK
- Gretna; Kenner; Slidell New Orleans, LA
- Independence; Liberty; Shawnee Kansas City, MO
- Lemon Grove; Oceanside; Vista San Diego, CA
- Milton; Wakefield; Wilmington Boston, MA
- Oak Creek; Oconomowoc; Racine Milwaukee, WI
- Ogden; Orem; West Valley City Salt Lake City, UT
- Pflugerville; Round Rock; San Marcos Austin, TX
- The expression “to pull out all the stops” originated as a reference to what musical instrument? Pipe organ
- What type of professional is the most likely to make use of a Snellen chart? Optometrist
- What fictional character is the personification of England, similar to Uncle Sam in the United States? John Bull
- Who was the first President to travel outside the United States while in office? Theodore Roosevelt
- In horse breeding, what are the specific terms for the stallion and mare who are the parents of a horse? Sire and dam
- What do the movies Ishtar, The Piano, Wayne’s World, and American Psycho have in common? They were all directed by women (Ishtar by Elaine May; The Piano by Jane Campion; Wayne’s World by Penelope Spheeris; American Psycho by Mary Harron)
- The Hindu god Hanuman has the appearance of what type of animal? Monkey
- What TV series co-created by Steven Bochco ran for 11 episodes in 1990 and was dubbed by TV Guide “the single most bizarre TV musical of all time”? Cop Rock
- The Victoria Cross was originally created to honor veterans of what war? Crimean War
- Gene Kelly’s last film credit was in what infamous 1980 flop? Xanadu
- Single-coil and humbucker are the two most common types of what? Electric guitar pickups
- Who was the last person to serve simultaneously as a player and manager of a Major League Baseball team? Pete Rose
Final question (Category: Universities)
What is the only Ivy League university with Hebrew text in its official seal?