Questions

1. GEOGRAPHY: What was the former name of the Hawaiian Islands?

2. MOVIES: Which Elvis Presley movie features the theme song “Can’t Help Falling in Love”?

3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What color is fuchsia?

4. TELEVISION: What was the real name of the Skipper’s character on “Gilligan’s Island”?

5. GEOLOGY: What kind of rock is sandstone?

6. FOOD & DRINK: Which country has a wine-producing region called the Rapel Valley?

7. MEDICAL: What kind of insect can transmit diseases such as cholera and typhoid fever?

8. MEASUREMENTS: How many standard bottles are contained in a magnum of champagne?

9. LITERARY: Who was the first official poet laureate of England?

10. HISTORY: Which treaty ended the American Revolution?

11. GEOGRAPHY: Which of the seven continents is the driest?

12. MOVIES: What word is on Austin Powers’ license plate in “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery”?

13. HISTORY: What was the ancient Sumerian form of writing called?

Answers

1. The Sandwich Islands

2. “Blue Hawaii”

3. Purplish red

4. Jonas Grumby

5. Sedimentary

6. Chile

7. Houseflies

8. Two

9. John Dryden

10. The Treaty of Paris

11. Antarctica

12. Swinger

13. Cuneiform

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