Toughest Questions From Last Week


  1. Oklahoma’s favorite son found fame and fortune while appearing in the Ziegfield Follies starting in 1916.
  2. In the 19th century it was known as the Pirate Coast. In the early 20th century it was known as Trucial Oman. What is it known as now?
  3. Elizabeth Short was last seen alive on this date in 1947. What was she better known as after her murder?
  4. The oldest city in the United States is in Florida, having been settled in 1565 by the Spanish. What is it?
  5. The Brits call them pushpins. What do we call them?
  6. In 1540, this Spanish conquistador began exploring much of modern day New Mexico.
  7. Thanks to the Simpsons, what is the name of Albequerque’s minor league baseball team?
  8. For what sporting event does the winner get the Claret Jug?
  9. What is the most populous state without a major league sports team?
  10. What three letter acronym replaced CQD in 1906?

  1. Will Rogers
  2. United Arab Emirates
  3. Black Dahlia
  4. St. Augustine
  5. thumbtacks
  6. Francisco Coronado
  7. Isotopes
  8. British Open
  9. Virginia
  10. SOS

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