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Trick Questions? No Way!

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"Lots of entries here in Quizzyland are loaded with what one may call trick questions. Not this one! Be careful, though--a lifetime of vigilance could be your downfall."

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1. Which of these states was not part of the Louisiana Purchase?

2. Which of the following is the usually accepted span of the Thirty Years War?

3. As defined by the US Constitution, who was the first President of the United States?
    George Washington
    John Hanson
    John Hancock
    John Adams

4. In most recent scholarly articles, who is considered to be the real author of "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark", first published in 1603?
    William Shakespeare
    Sir Francis Bacon
    Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford
    Christopher Marlowe

5. Of the four Marx Brothers to appear together in film, which of them were actually brothers?
    All four
    Harpo and Chico only
    Groucho and Chico only
    Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo; Groucho was a cousin

6. In 1979, John Wayne was voted a Congressional Gold Medal bearing the legend "John Wayne: American". What was John Wayne's country of citizenship upon his birth in 1907?
    Indian Territory--children born in what is now Oklahoma were not considered citizens until 1918
    The United States

7. In what year did William Fox found Fox Film Corporation, later known as 20th Century Fox?

8. What weighs more, a pound of steel or a pound of iron?
    They weigh the same
    The iron
    The steel
    It depends on the specifications of the steel alloy

9. The 27th Amendment to the United States Constitution, dealing with compensation of Members of Congress, was adopted in 1992. Prior to this, how many times had the US Constitution been amended in total?

10. From 1921 to 2010, where were the printed editions of Encyclopedia Britannica published?
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Cambridge, UK
    Chicago, USA
    Toronto, Canada

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