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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Questions from 11/8/2005

Here they are:

Round 1
Today in History
11 points

1) This president, who was later assassinated was elected on this today.

2) The Beer Hall Putsch, Hitler’s first attempt to take over the German government, happened on this date in what year?

3) This European museum, originally a royal palace, opened its doors on this date in 1793. Name the museum.

4) This president, who was later assassinated, was reelected on this day.

5) This OK Corral figure died on this date in 1887 from tuberculosis. Name him.

6) This world leader survived a bomb attempt on his life in 1939.

7) The first African-American to be elected to the US Senate won his election by popular vote on this day in 1966. What state and party did he represent?

8) This English Motor Company founder was born on this date in 1866.

9) This author of Gone With the Wind was born on this date in 1900.

10) For the first time in 40 years, the Republican party won a majority of the seats in both the House and Senate on this date in what year?

Round 2
Aztecs
10 points

1) How many days are there in an Aztec month?

2) What was the capital of the Aztec Empire?

3) T or F: According to Aztec Law, getting drunk before the age of 60 was forbidden under penalty of death.

4) Huitzilopochtli was the Aztec god of what?

5) Who conquered the Aztec?

6) At what age were parents required to send their children to school?
A) 5 b) 10 c) 15 d) they weren’t required to send their children to school

7) What Mexican city was built on the ruins of the Aztec capital?

8) What language did the Aztecs speak?

9) T or F: In Aztec the Warrior class, you were not allowed to shave until you captured your first slave.

10) Who was the last leader of the Aztec?
A) Cuitlahuac b) Cuauhtemoc c) Moctezuma II

Round 3- Double-Match (Click for larger image)


Round 4
Bizarro World
16 points

1) Last Lady

2) Nights of Hell

3) Green Straightaway

4) The Nylon Heart

5) Soviet Prude

6) Controlled Groom

7) A Private or a Louse

8) Ugly Man

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Round 5
Dead Or Canadian- Halen or Hagar
10 points

1) Poundcake

2) Dreams

3) Little Guitars

4) Right Now

5) Top Jimmy

6) 5150

7) Jamie’s Cryin’

8) Ice Cream Man

9) Summer Nights

10) Hot for Teacher

Round 6
Picture Round (Click for larger image)


Round 7
General Knowledge
General Knowledge
22 points

1) What does the Canadian motto “A Mari Usque Ad Mari” mean?

2) Howard Stern was suspended from broadcasting today for doing what?

3) According to the NICB, what was the most stolen car of 2004?

4) In the comedy skit Who’s On First, what is the only position not named?

5) Where is the American Hockey Hall of Fame located?

6) On this day in 1895, Wilhelm Rontgen discovered what?

7) Name 1 of the 3 countries that border Ghana.

8) According to Aztec lore, if you dream you are getting married, what does that mean?

9) In what city did the Beer Hall Putsch begin?
A) Berlin b) Bonn c) Munich d) Nuremberg

10) Name two of the three major interstate highways that run through Iowa.

Tiebreaker: What is the July 2005 estimate of the population of Canada?

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