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WEDNESDAY October 22

EPONYMOUS GEOGRAPHY

NAMED AROUND 1616, IT'S THE WORLD'S FIFTH-LARGEST ISLAND & THE LARGEST NAMED AFTER A PERSON

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  • TUESDAY October 21 THE 18th CENTURY

    LOSSES IN THIS EVENT INCLUDED 12 CHESTS OF SOUCHONG

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS THE BOSTON TEA PARTY?

  • MONDAY October 20 LITERATURE

    A CHAPTER HEADING IN THIS 19th CENTURY WORK CALLS THE TITLE CHARACTER "ONE-EYED, LAME", ANOTHER CALLS HIM "DEAF"

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS "THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME"?

  • FRIDAY October 17 COATS OF ARMS

    THIS COUNTRY'S COAT OF ARMS FEATURES A PALM TREE & A 19th CENTURY AMERICAN SAILING SHIP

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS LIBERIA?

  • THURSDAY October 16 LITERATURE

    THIS TITLE 1864 ADVENTURE IS EMBARKED UPON BY A DESCENT INTO ICELAND'S MOUNT SNEFFELS

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH"?

  • WEDNESDAY October 15 WORDPLAY

    SUBTRACT A LETTER FROM THE NAME OF A KEYSTROKE FOUND IN COMPUTER COMMANDS & YOU GET THIS VIOLENT REACTION TO SOCIAL CHANGE

    Reveal Correct Response

    WHAT IS A BACKLASH?