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1. This Canadian-born Pittsburgh hockey player spent seventeen years on the team before buying it out prior to his retirement. His surname is Lemieux. What is his first name?
2. This author's first published novel later became a successful film released in 1990. This film starred Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, and James Earl Jones, and it won an Academy Award for Sound Editing. Who is the author?
3. This American restaurant emulates the feel of a drive-in diner from the fifties. Originally built in Oklahoma, the restaurant now spans the states in more than three thousand franchise operations. What is the name of this drive-in chain?
4. "The Beatles" created this song in a few different forms. One of these, (denoted with a number 1) is found on the 'White Album' while the another (called number 9 and found as the final track on the same album) contained a line famous for the notorious 'Paul is Dead' fiasco, "Turn me on, dead man". What is the name of this song?
5. Which mystery series began with the novel "The Secret of the Old Clock"?
6. Which arachnid often attributed to desert regions was the form that the antagonist, Mathayus, took in "The Mummy Returns" (2001)?
7. What stringed instrument is commonly associated with bluegrass and southern rock music?
8. This potato chip brand, originally created by Frito-Lay, was introduced in 1998 and used the fatty food additive known as Olestra. What was its name?
9. Which fault shows the longest boundary between the Pacific and North American tectonic plates?
10. Warren Buffett donated $30,000,000,000 to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2007, the largest donation made to that date. He was also dubbed the third-richest man in the world (according to Forbes) in 2007. What vacuum cleaner company was he once attached to?
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