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This Quiz is Not About Video Games!

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This Quiz is Not About Video Games game quiz
"Okay, I'm trying to stray away from video game quizzes, so I thought a general quiz would be a nice change. Then again, this may be a bit easier if you happen to know a bit about some games. Good luck!"

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1. This Canadian-born Pittsburgh hockey player spent seventeen years on the team before buying it out prior to his retirement. His surname is Lemieux. What is his first name?
    Luigi
    Link
    Sora
    Mario


2. This author's first published novel later became a successful film released in 1990. This film starred Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, and James Earl Jones, and it won an Academy Award for Sound Editing. Who is the author?
    Michael Crichton
    Eliot Ness
    Ian Fleming
    Tom Clancy


3. This American restaurant emulates the feel of a drive-in diner from the fifties. Originally built in Oklahoma, the restaurant now spans the states in more than three thousand franchise operations. What is the name of this drive-in chain?
    Answer: (One Word)


4. "The Beatles" created this song in a few different forms. One of these, (denoted with a number 1) is found on the 'White Album' while the another (called number 9 and found as the final track on the same album) contained a line famous for the notorious 'Paul is Dead' fiasco, "Turn me on, dead man". What is the name of this song?
    Help
    Revolver
    Blackbird
    Revolution


5. Which mystery series began with the novel "The Secret of the Old Clock"?
    The Hardy Boys
    Nancy Drew
    Miss Marple
    Hercule Poirot


6. Which arachnid often attributed to desert regions was the form that the antagonist, Mathayus, took in "The Mummy Returns" (2001)?
    Scorpion
    Tick
    Tarantula
    Spider


7. What stringed instrument is commonly associated with bluegrass and southern rock music?
    Guitar
    Banjo
    Viola
    Fiddle


8. This potato chip brand, originally created by Frito-Lay, was introduced in 1998 and used the fatty food additive known as Olestra. What was its name?
    YAY
    WOW
    LOL
    LOZ


9. Which fault shows the longest boundary between the Pacific and North American tectonic plates?
    Hayward
    San Andreas
    Sephiroth
    Calaveras


10. Warren Buffett donated $30,000,000,000 to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2007, the largest donation made to that date. He was also dubbed the third-richest man in the world (according to Forbes) in 2007. What vacuum cleaner company was he once attached to?
    Kirby
    Roomba
    Hoover
    Dirt Devil


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Compiled Jun 28 12