Category Archives: Question of the Week

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This ancient Greek mathematician, poet, astronomer, and father of Geography was the first person to calculate the circumference of the earth.

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What company launched the first email service in 1979, called MicroNET?

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Richard Hollingshead unveiled the first one of these in Camden, NJ on June 6th, 1933. It was a huge hit.

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What group had hits with the songs, “I’ll Take You There” and “Respect Yourself”?

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CRAZY HORSE MONUMENT

Begun in 1948 by sculptor Korzak Ziolkowski, a memorial dedicated to this man is still under construction. Who is he?

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What shortlived show on Nickelodeon featured a character named ZZ Zif and took place at Camp Anawanna?

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In the movie Big Lebowski, Walter famously screams, “This is what happens when you f*** a stranger in the ass.” When the film was edited for Comedy Central, what did that line become?

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d3497dd0c203d6e315fe2494eb4fe78dWhat women’s baseball team was founded in Philadelphia in 1922, and took an ill-fated tour of Japan in 1925?

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People always say, “That’s the greatest thing since sliced bread.” But hardly anybody knows who invented sliced bread. Who was it?

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Who recorded the song “I am a Real American”, which Hulk Hogan used as his entrance music?

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dom

What Portuguese Prince led Brazil’s independence movement against Portugal, and was subsequently declared Emperor of Portugal on October 12, 1822? (Note: this is a fascinating story, well worth reading up on if you get a chance. Would make an incredible show or movie. Lots of doublecrossing, affairs, and intrigue.)¬†

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article-1216986-06A3E938000005DC-432_306x423What emperor’s last words were, when translated into English, “What an artist dies in me!”?

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What company has been called the Tom’s Shoes of condoms,¬†because of their eco-minded, vegan-certified production and “buy one, give one” model of donating a condom for every one purchased?

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westernfront

Who wrote the classic war novel, All Quiet On the Western Front, based on his experience in World War I?