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1. Geography: What was the original name of Atlanta, Georgia?
2. Astronomy/Math: How many Earth's would it take to fill up the sun? (In other words, if the sun was a bowl and the earth was a marble, how many marbles would it take to fill the bowl?
3. Celebrity: Which of the following celebrities did not live to the age of 100?
4. Movies: Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy were outstanding as the wagering Duke brothers in the 1983 classic "Trading Places." In what later movie did they appear again as Mortimer and Randolph Duke?
5. Music: Which of the following was not a member of Three Dog Night?
6. Sports: John Wooden coached the UCLA Bruins to 10 NCAA Division I basketball championships. Through 2003, what coach has the next most championships?
7. Television: From 1950-2003, what US television series was number 1 in the Nielson ratings for the most consecutive years?
8. Science: Which of the following metals is not an alloy?
9. History: The English/British monarchy can trace its beginnings to Egbert in 829 A.D. The rule has been continuous except for a few years in the 1650's when the monarchy was overthrown and the Cromwell's ruled a Commonwealth. Who was the last monarch of England or Great Britain not a blood relative to Queen Elizabeth II?
10. States: Almost all states' nicknames include a proper noun or adjective such as "Peach" state (Georgia) or "Golden" state (California). One state's nickname is an imperative sentence. What state has a nickname that demands a demonstration to physically prove a point?
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