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Practice Test

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Clues

  • WORLD RELIGION

    KRISHNA & RAMA ARE BOTH CONSIDERED AVATARS OF THIS HINDU GOD

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    WHO IS VISHNU?

  • CABLE TV PERSONALITIES

    THIS SCOTTISH- BORN CHEF IS KNOWN FOR HIS TV RANTS AT WEAKER RESTAURATEURS

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    WHO IS GORDON RAMSAY?

  • DYNASTY

    NICHOLAS II WAS THE LAST RULING CZAR OF THIS ROYAL FAMILY

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    WHO ARE THE ROMANOVS?

  • WHAT A CHARACTER!

    TOPSY & SIMON LEGREE ARE BOTH CHARACTERS IN THIS BESTSELLING NOVEL

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    WHAT IS "UNCLE TOM'S CABIN"?

  • NEW TESTAMENT GEOGRAPHY

    JOHN THE BAPTIST'S MINISTRY TOOK PLACE IN THE REGION AROUND THIS RIVER

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    WHAT IS THE JORDAN?

  • TOYS

    IN 1903, WITH PRESIDENTIAL PERMISSION, MORRIS MICHTOM BEGAN MARKETING THESE TOYS

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    WHAT ARE TEDDY BEARS?

  • WORD ORIGINS

    THIS TERM FOR A PERSON WHO WORKS FOR VARIOUS EMPLOYERS COMES FROM KNIGHTS WHO SOLD THEIR SKILLS

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    WHAT IS FREELANCE?

  • TALE TELLERS

    SHE'S THE FABLED TALE TELLER IN "THE THOUSAND & ONE NIGHTS"

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    WHO IS SCHEHERAZADE?

  • PHYSICS

    REGARDING THIS DEVICE, ARCHIMEDES SAID, "GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND ON, AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH"

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    WHAT IS A LEVER?

  • ACTRESSES

    IN 2008 SHE PLAYED DAISY, THE LIFELONG FRIEND OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

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    WHO IS CATE BLANCHETT?

  • MOUNTAIN HIGH

    THIS 14,700-FOOT PEAK IN THE SWISS ALPS IS FAMOUS FOR ITS SHAPE & THE DANGER OF ASCENDING IT

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    WHAT IS THE MATTERHORN?

  • U.S. PRESIDENTS

    HE WAS PRESIDENT DURING THE WAR OF 1812

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    WHO IS JAMES MADISON?

  • SYMPHONIES

    MOZART'S LAST & PERHAPS MOST POWERFUL SYMPHONY SHARES ITS NAME WITH THIS PLANET

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    WHAT IS JUPITER?

  • SPEAKING IN TONGUES

    THIS LANGUAGE WAS INVENTED IN WARSAW IN 1887 BY DR. L.L. ZAMENHOF

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    WHAT IS ESPERANTO?

  • SPORTS STARS

    IN THE 2007-'08 SEASON, THIS CLEVELAND CAVALIER TURNED 23 & AVERAGED 30 POINTS A GAME

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    WHO IS LEBRON JAMES?

  • HOMOPHONES

    AN ARM BONE, OR AN ADJECTIVE MEANING "FUNNY"

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    WHAT IS HUMERUS / HUMOROUS?

  • SCIENTISTS

    NOW NAMED TO THE CABINET, STEVEN CHU WON A NOBEL FOR CAPTURING ATOMS WITH THESE LIGHT BEAMS

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    WHAT ARE LASERS?

  • MYTHOLOGY

    HE OCCUPIED A CHAIR OVER WHICH THE "SWORD OF" HIM WAS SUSPENDED BY A SINGLE THREAD

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    WHO IS DAMOCLES?

  • BOOKS BY REPORTERS

    BUSH AT WAR, "PLAN OF ATTACK" & "STATE OF DENIAL" ARE BOOKS BY THIS FAMED JOURNALIST

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    WHO IS BOB WOODWARD?

  • VOCAL MUSIC

    CECILIA BARTOLI HAS UNEARTHED & SUNG SEVERAL FORGOTTEN ARIAS BY THIS "FOUR SEASONS" COMPOSER

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    WHO IS ANTONIO VIVALDI?

  • BODIES OF WATER

    IT'S THE SMALLEST & EASTERNMOST OF THE GREAT LAKES

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    WHAT IS LAKE ONTARIO?

  • MEASURE IT

    9 TEASPOONS EQUALS THIS MANY TABLESPOONS

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    WHAT IS 3?

  • WORLD LITERATURE

    LOGICALLY, IT'S THE MIDDLE BOOK OF DANTE'S "DIVINE COMEDY"

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    WHAT IS PURGATORY? (ACCEPTABLE: PURGATORIO)

  • TRANSPORTATION

    IN 1620 IT SAILED WEST FROM SOUTHAMPTON WITH CHRISTOPHER JONES AS CAPTAIN

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    WHAT IS THE MAYFLOWER?

  • CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

    ATOMIC NUMBER 98, THIS RADIOACTIVE ELEMENT IS THE ONLY ONE NAMED AFTER A U.S. STATE

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    WHAT IS CALIFORNIUM?

  • POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS

    THIS MIDWEST STATE IS THE ONLY ONE WHOSE 2-LETTER POSTAL ABBREVIATION IS A PREPOSITION

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    WHAT IS INDIANA?

  • CROSSWORD CLUES "P"

    ATTORNEY-CLIENT BENEFIT (9 LETTERS)

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    WHAT IS PRIVILEGE?

  • SHAKESPEARE

    IT COMPLETES THE LINE "SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO..."

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    WHAT IS "A SUMMER'S DAY"?

  • THEATER

    IN A 2008 REVIVAL OF THIS SHOW, THE SHARKS SING IN SPANISH

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    WHAT IS "WEST SIDE STORY"?

  • ICE CREAM

    THIS FLAVOR WAS INVENTED IN 1929 & NAMED IN PART TO REFLECT THE DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES AHEAD

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    WHAT IS ROCKY ROAD?

  • SCULPTURE

    SCULPTURES THAT ONCE ADORNED THE PARTHENON ARE KNOWN AS THESE, AFTER A BRITISH LORD

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    WHAT ARE THE ELGIN MARBLES?

  • LITERARY CHARACTERS

    IN "GREAT EXPECTATIONS", THIS AGED LADY STILL WEARS HER WEDDING DRESS

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    WHO IS MISS HAVISHAM?

  • HISTORIC BRITS

    THE "YOUNG PRETENDER" TO THE BRITISH THRONE IN THE 1740s WAS ALSO KNOWN AS BONNIE PRINCE THIS

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    WHAT IS CHARLIE?

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

    THIS FRENCHMAN LENT HIS NAME TO AN EARLY FORM OF PHOTOGRAPHY

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    WHO IS LOUIS DAGUERRE?

  • AFRICA

    IN LATIN, THE NAME OF THIS COUNTRY MEANS "PLACE OF FREEDOM"

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    WHAT IS LIBERIA?

  • RECENT BESTSELLERS

    A NO. 1 BESTSELLER IN 2008 WAS THIS FEMALE MYSTERY AUTHOR'S "SCARPETTA"

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    WHO IS PATRICIA CORNWELL?

  • THE MOON

    LATIN TERM FOR THE MOON'S "SEAS"; THE LARGEST IS ABOUT 750 MILES WIDE

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    WHAT ARE MARIA? (ACCEPTABLE: MARE)

  • AFRICAN AMERICANS

    BORN A SLAVE, SHE HELPED FREE OTHERS & WAS THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN ON A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP

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    WHO IS HARRIET TUBMAN?

  • THEATRICAL TERMS

    AS AN ADJECTIVE, IT MEANS "TIMELY"; IN THE THEATER, IT'S TO SUPPLY AN ACTOR WITH A LINE

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    WHAT IS PROMPT?

  • RHYME TIME

    JUST ONE RADIO ADVERTISING SONG

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    WHAT IS A SINGLE JINGLE?

  • U.S. CITIES

    THE OREGON TRAIL & PONY EXPRESS ROUTE BOTH PASSED BY CASPER IN THIS STATE

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    WHAT IS WYOMING?

  • LITERARY FIRSTS

    HIS "MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE" IS CONSIDERED BY MANY TO BE THE WORLD'S FIRST DETECTIVE STORY

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    WHO IS EDGAR ALLAN POE?

  • ASIA

    DURING THE SUI DYNASTY IT WAS REPAIRED 7 TIMES TO DEFEND AGAINST THE TUJUE

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    WHAT IS THE GREAT WALL (OF CHINA)?

  • CONGRESS

    THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HAS THIS MANY MEMBERS

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    WHAT IS 435?

  • FILL IN THE ____

    HALF ____ ALASKA

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    WHAT IS BAKED?

  • BIOLOGY

    THE INTESTINAL TRACT OF THESE INSECTS, AKA WHITE ANTS, CAN BREAK DOWN CELLULOSE

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    WHAT ARE TERMITES?

  • ISLANDS

    SMALLER THAN ONLY GREENLAND, IT'S THE WORLD'S SECOND-LARGEST ISLAND

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    WHAT IS NEW GUINEA?

  • WRITERS

    KAREN BLIXEN WROTE "OUT OF AFRICA" UNDER THIS NAME

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    WHAT IS ISAK DINESEN?

  • RETAIL

    HIT THE BULL'S-EYE & NAME THIS DISCOUNT RETAIL STORE FIRST OPENED BY THE DAYTON CO. IN 1962

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    WHAT IS TARGET?

  • SINGERS

    THIS SINGER RENAMED HERSELF "SASHA FIERCE" FOR A 2008 DOUBLE ALBUM

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    WHO IS BEYONCE (KNOWLES)?