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1. Which popular entertainer starred in the 1961 film "Blue Hawaii" as Chadwick Gates, the 1960 film "G.I. Blues" as Army SP5 Tulsa McClean, and also had a hit single with "Blue Suede Shoes" in 1956?
2. These strange, blue, miniature creatures started as a Belgian comic book series in 1958. They gained popularity in the United States with their own TV cartoon from 1981-1989, and branched out onto film in 2011. Originally known as "Les Schtroumpfs" in Belgium, how are these little blue creatures known in the US?
3. Which of the following actors starred in two "blue" titled popular cop dramas, as Andy Sipowicz on "N.Y.P.D. Blue," from 1993-2005, and as Lt. Norman Buntz on "Hill Street Blues" from 1985-1987?
4. Kermit the Frog sang "It's Not Easy Being Green". Which of Jim Henson's Muppets, from the Muppet Show television program and Muppet movie franchise, once developed a complex about being blue?
5. Though they tour internationally, the uniquely costumed Blue Man Group, men covered in blue paint with bald caps, is commonly associated with entertaining crowds in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, they were founded in 1987 in which city, known as the "Big Apple"?
6. "The Blues Brothers", fronted by fictional Jake and Elwood Blues, started as a musical sketch in 1976 on the comedy program "Saturday Night Live." They subsequently released several albums, blues covers, and a hit 1980 movie. Who starred as the original two Blues Brothers?
7. Portrayed in film by Rebecca Romijn in 2000, 2003, and 2006, as well as by Jennifer Lawrence in 2011, which of the following "X-Men" comic book characters is a shapeshifter, but while in natural form has all blue skin?
8. Founded in 1946, the United States Navy operates an aerobatic flight demonstration team, entertaining crowds with paper thin flybys, formations and patterns, flying their F/A-18 Hornets with extreme precision. What is the name of this squadron?
9. While on a trip to Disneyland in California, guests can ride Pinocchio's Daring Journey in Fantasyland, in which riders are transported in wooden cars along a track through Pinocchio's adventure, as interpreted by the 1940 Disney animated film. In the cartoon and the ride, Pinocchio was brought to life and transformed from a wooden puppet into a real boy by which of the following?
10. Known as "Ol' Blue Eyes", which of the following was NOT an accomplishment of entertainer Frank Sinatra?
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