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1. ANIMALS: The domesticated cat is believed to be descended from 'Felis lybica,' also known as the:
2. BRAIN TEASERS: How many times does the letter f appear in the following sentence?
Finished files are the result of years of scientific study combined with the experience of years.
3. CELEBRITIES: This actor, who will forever be remembered as Stifler from the "American Pie" movies, was seen filming a Jay Baruchel movie in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba in the fall of 2010.
4. ENTERTAINMENT: What is the name of the amusement park that can be found on Île Sainte-Hélène, located in Montréal, Québec?
5. FOR CHILDREN: If I forget to shut the door when coming in from outside, someone might ask me if I was raised in a _______.
6. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: A leap year has how many days?
7. GEOGRAPHY: The northern-most point of the 48 contiguous United States of America can be found in this state:
8. HISTORY: When did the War of 1812 end?
9. HOBBIES: In the game "Seafarers of Catan," what resources are needed to build a ship?
10. HUMANITIES: Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was best known for his etchings, portraits, and biblical scenes. One such, entitled "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" (1633) was stolen from this museum in 1990.
11. LITERATURE: Robert Louis Stevenson, author of such classics as "Kidnapped," "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," and "Treasure Island" was born in what Scottish city in 1850?
12. MOVIES: "The Shawshank Redemption" is a prison movie based on a novella by Stephen King. In the movie, Shawshank State Prison is located in the state of Maine. Filming of the exterior prison scenes happened at the Mansfield Reformatory, which is located in what state?
13. MUSIC: The "Finale" (March of the Swiss Soldiers) of "The William Tell Overture" by Gioachino Rossini was used as the theme music for what radio and television drama?
14. PEOPLE: Which of the following women was the first Canadian woman in space?
15. RELIGION: Mennonites can trace their faith's heritage back to the 16th Century Protestant Reformation. Mennonites take their name from Priest Menno Simons, who converted to the Anabaptist faith and helped lead it to prominence in this country:
16. SCI/TECH: Approximately how long does it take for light to travel from the sun to the earth?
17. SPORTS: The Canadian Football League's 98th Grey Cup Championship was held in Edmonton, Alberta on November 27th, 2010. Which two teams met for the second year in a row?
18. TELEVISION: Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry lived long enough to see "Star Trek: Deep Space 9" debut on television.
19. VIDEO GAMES: The very first LEGO themed video game, released in 1995, was entitled:
20. WORLD: Which of the following flags is not red and white?
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