Toughest Questions from Last Week

  1. What US policy was introduced in 1823 which stated that “The American continents are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.”
  2. Who won the Presidency with the slogan Tippecanoe and Tyler too?
  3. What was F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first novel, published when he was 24?
  4. The Bridal Chorus, better known as Here Comes the Bride is not heard at many Jewish weddings, perhaps because its composer was an avowed antisemite. Who is he?
  5. 6 months after defeating Chuck Wepner in 1970, this boxer was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Las Vegas.
  6. You’ll find the adrenal glands directly above what organ?
  7. Albert DeSalvo was born in 1931. What was he better known as?
  8. Jay Berwanger won the first ever one of these awards.
  9. Before departing in a hot air balloon, who does the Wizard leave in charge of Oz?
  10. The play A Man for All Seasons is about this 16th century saint.

Answer after the jump…


  1. Monroe Doctrine
  2. William Henry Harrison
  3. This Side of Paradise
  4. Richard Wagner
  5. Sonny Liston
  6. kidneys
  7. The Boston Strangler
  8. Heisman Trophy
  9. Scarecrow
  10. Sir Thomas More

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