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1. You've always wanted to visit the seven continents, learn parkour, read the works of Tolstoy and meet Johnny Weir -- all before you die. You write them down and start checking them off after completion. What have you created?
2. He reinvented and popularized the geodesic dome and had carbon molecules called fullerenes and buckyballs named after him. Who is this American inventor?
3. Of the following idioms, which means to evade responsibility by shifting it onto someone else?
4. Over the years science fiction hero Buck Rogers has appeared in comics, radio, and television. In what century did he awaken from suspended animation?
5. What is the name of the hair coat colour in horses that also looks like a shade of tanned deer hide?
6. Tim Buckley was a singer and musician in the 1960s and 70s whose albums ranged from folk to rock to jazz. Jeff Buckley was a singer-songwriter and musician who released one studio album, "Grace", in 1994. They both died young. How were the two related?
7. Who was the character in the "Our Gang" or "The Little Rascals" short films from the 1920s and 30s that was parodied by Eddie Murphy on "Saturday Night Live" during the 1980s? (His name is also the name of a plant).
8. What is the name of the portly Canadian actor and comedian who played the title character in the movie "Uncle Buck"?
9. G'day! I'm visiting a friend in Australia who lives on a farm outside Nhill. He just told me that he's going to shear a Jumbuck. What does he mean?
10. Which American writer won a Pulitzer prize for her novel "The Good Earth" in 1932 and a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938?
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