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1. What do the Olympic games of 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980 have in common?
2. Which of these four birds is the smallest?
3. What is the State tree of North Carolina?
4. You are superstitious. You shy away from black cats, you don't walk underneath a ladder and you certainly dread Friday the Thirteenth. What phobia do you suffer in the last mentioned case?
5. ´Another industrial ugly morning, the factory belches filth into the sky´, is a line from a song performed by who?
6. Rome was a superpower in the ancient days, but that doesn't mean its armies were invincible. On August 2, 216 BC the Roman legions were almost completely destroyed by Hannibal. Where?
7. Imagine that meteorologists over here will switch from Celsius (centigrades) to Fahrenheit. That would be quite confusing, as the two systems use different scales. Freezing in Celsius means 0 degrees, in Fahrenheit it will be 32 degrees. However, at one point both systems indicate the same temperature for similar circumstances. What point will that be?
8. Clay Basket, Sheriff Axel Dumire, John Skimmerhorn and Jim Lloyd. In what series or film could you see them?
9. What country has the oldest national anthem in the world in the musical sense?
10. Summer, the start of July. Union and Confederate troops have clashed for several days. Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia orders an attack on the Federal positions uphill. That attack is repulsed with heavy casualties on the Southern side. Would this be automatically the battle of Gettysburg?
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