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Can you follow the clues and solve the puzzle? The answer is the name of a television program.

A multiple-choice quiz by ponycargirl. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
ponycargirl
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
354,424
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
703
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 50 (8/10), Guest 108 (6/10), Guest 174 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In the United States it is made of copper, displays a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and is the smallest denomination of money. Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Traditionally this professional makes wooden staved vessels, such as barrels. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This city in California is the home of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Louis, Mary, and Richard are some of the members of this famous family of paleoanthropologists. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In 1998 this group released the album, "Stunt", which contained the number one hit, "One Week." Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. The ninth of its type to be inhabited, this artificial satellite was first launched in 1998. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. This theory states that particles such as electrons and quarks within an atom are 1-dimensional oscillating lines. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What was the last name of the actor who played Ashley Wilkes in the "Gone With the Wind" movie? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Approximately eleven miles northeast of Los Angeles, this private research facility was founded in 1891 as a vocational school. There are six academic divisions, with an emphasis in science and engineering. Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Have you solved the puzzle? What is the name of the television program that this quiz describes?

Answer: (4 words)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In the United States it is made of copper, displays a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, and is the smallest denomination of money.

Answer: Penny

President Lincoln has been featured on the penny since 1909. The reverse side of the coin was changed from the Lincoln Memorial to the Union Shield in 2010.
2. Traditionally this professional makes wooden staved vessels, such as barrels.

Answer: Cooper

Coopers also make tubs, butter churns, buckets, and casks. There are basically four types of cooperage. Dry coopers make containers for dry goods, such as cereal and tobacco, while dry tight coopers make storage vessels for items like gunpowder, that need to keep the moisture out. Straight-staved casks like wash tubs and buckets are constructed by the white cooper; and the wet cooper makes storage for liquids like beer that need to be transported over long distances or stored.
3. This city in California is the home of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade.

Answer: Pasadena

The Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl are held each year on January 1, or January 2 if the first falls on a Sunday. Since 1890 the parade has been a mainstay, showing the world the beauty of the blooming flowers and oranges in southern California. In 1902 the football game was added by the Tournament of Roses Association.
4. Louis, Mary, and Richard are some of the members of this famous family of paleoanthropologists.

Answer: Leakey

Louis Leakey's discoveries in East Africa have proven that human beings were much older than previously believed. Known for his findings of hominid fossils in the Olduvai Gorge, Leakey discover "Homo habilis" in 1960, Leakey theorized that "Homo habilis" was the link between "Australopithecus" and "Homo erectus." His wife, Mary, discovered fossilized footprints in Laetoli that demonstrated bipedalism in hominids earlier than previously believed. Richard, Louis and Mary's son, has made several discoveries with his group, the Hominid Gang, but is also a well known conservationist in Kenya.
5. In 1998 this group released the album, "Stunt", which contained the number one hit, "One Week."

Answer: Barenaked Ladies

Also called BNL, Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian alternative rock band. The band has won seven Juno Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, and one World Music Award.
6. The ninth of its type to be inhabited, this artificial satellite was first launched in 1998.

Answer: International Space Station

Intergovernmental treaties and agreements have established the ownership and use of the space station. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Russian Federal Space Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding that states the ISS is intended to be a laboratory, observatory and factory in space.

It is also possible that it will be used as a base for additional space exploration.
7. This theory states that particles such as electrons and quarks within an atom are 1-dimensional oscillating lines.

Answer: String Theory

It is believed that a very powerful microscope would show that an electron is not a point, but a tiny loop of string. If string theory is correct, the entire world is made of strings, according to the "Official String Theory Web Site." (http://www.superstringtheory.com/)
8. What was the last name of the actor who played Ashley Wilkes in the "Gone With the Wind" movie?

Answer: Howard

Leslie Howard died in 1943, just four years after starring in the the epic movie. The airplane he was traveling in was shot down by the Luftwaffe on its way from Portugal to England. Howard was an anti-Nazi activist; some people believe he was a Nazi target because of his work in British intelligence.

Others hypothesize, however, that his plane was targeted because the Nazis believed Winston Churchill was on board.
9. Approximately eleven miles northeast of Los Angeles, this private research facility was founded in 1891 as a vocational school. There are six academic divisions, with an emphasis in science and engineering.

Answer: California Institute of Technology

Several members of the faculty at Caltech have won the Nobel Prize and the United States National Medal of Science or Technology. In the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Ranks, Caltech was ranked first for the second year in a row. It also ranked first in Engineering & Technology and Physical Sciences.
10. Have you solved the puzzle? What is the name of the television program that this quiz describes?

Answer: The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory television program contains:
Penny (Q1) lives in the apartment next door.
Her neighbours are two science geeks named Sheldon (Q2) Cooper and Leonard Leakey (Q4) Hofstadter.
They live in Pasadena(Q3), the setting of the show.
Sheldon and Leonard are trying to discover proof for string theory (Q7).
They work at Caltech (Q9), along with their friends, Rajesh, who is an astrophysicist, and
Howard (Q8) who worked as a payload specialist on the International Space Station (Q6).
The show's theme song, "The Big Bang Theory," is sung by Barenaked Ladies (Q5).
Source: Author ponycargirl

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