Food
Basketball
Dogs
France
Rocks
Fly Fishing
100

Humans are called this because of their ability to eat and survive on both plant and animal matter.

Omnivorous or Omnivores

100

The primary objective of basketball is for teams of 5, on a rectangular court, to shoot a ball with a 9.4 inch diameter through a hoop of this diameter, which is mounted 10 feet high on a backboard.

18 inches

100

The domestic dog is a domesticated wolf and was the first species to be domesticated by hunter-gatherers over 15,000 years ago. Domestic dogs are sub-classified into these.

Breeds

100

France is bordered in the North by the North Sea and the English channel, the Mediterranean Sea in the Southeast and this body of water to the West.

Atlantic Ocean

100

Rocks hold the history of the earth and the materials that will be used to build its future. They are identified by three main categories: Igneous, Metamorphic, and this.

Sedimentary

100

Fly fishing can be thought of throwing this rather than the lure

The line

200

Scurvy was a serious disease in ancient times and was a limiting factor in long distance sea travel due to limited fresh food supplies onboard ships.  Scurvy is caused by a lack of this.

Vitamin C

200

It is a violation to do this - which consists of lifting or dragging one's pivot foot without dribbling the ball.

Traveling

200

Dogs perform many roles for humans such as hunting, herding, protections, therapy, and aiding disabled people. This influence on human society has earned the dog this name.

Man's Best Friend

200

This French territory is a popular vacation Caribbean destination for Americans

Saint Martin

200

The two basic types of this type of rock are foliated (layered) and non-foliated (marble). This type of rock was modified by heat, pressure, and chemical processes, usually while buried deep below the Earth's surface.

Metamorphic


200

Other types include the roll, the single or double hand, the tuck, and the side (or curve), but the most common type is this

Forward Cast

300

A specific set of cooking traditions that represent a culture and use a combination of flavors unique to that culture.

Cuisine

300

Players in this position are expected to run the team's offense by controlling the ball and making sure it gets to the right player.

Point guard

300

Studies involving two dogs, named Rico and Chaser, showed that dogs can learn by inference and have advanced memory skills. Rico knew the labels of over 200 different items and Chaser could follow verbal commands of over 1,000 words. Both Rico and Chaser were this breed of dog.

Border Collie

300

There are three major mountain ranges in France including the alps, the Massif Central, and this popular range on the border of Spain.

Pyrenees

300

Made of a special granite, these stones used in an Olympic Sport weigh between 38 and 44 lbs. and have special physical properties called the 'running surface' and the 'striking surface'

Curling stones

300

These were formerly made of latex, now of neoprene and allow anglers to position themselves so as to deceive wary trout

Waders


400

Sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and this are the 5 different types of tastes humans have.

Umami (savory)

400

The tallest players ever in the NBA were Manute Bol and Gheorghe Muresan, who were both this tall.

7' 7"

400

Over the past 200 years, dogs have undergone rapid phenotypic change due to artificial selection by humans. Breeds can vary in size and weight from a 1lb. Teacup Poodle to one of these, which can be up to 200 lbs.

Mastiff

400

A special military corps founded in 1830 that consists of foreign nationals from over 140 countries who are willing to serve in the French Armed Forces and become French citizens after the end of their service period.

French Foreign Legion

400

This is Earth's most abundant bedrock and underlies more of the Earth's surface than any other rock type. It is also abundant on the moon where it is referred to as 'lunar maria'.

Basalt

400

A common fly fishing technique that casts across a river and lets the fly line move downriver while the angler keeps the slack out of the line

Dead drift

500

This approach to food production encourages biodiversity, local self-reliance, and organic farming methods.

Sustainable agriculture

500

Women's basketball began in 1892 at Smith College and women's industrial basketball leagues sprang up across the US in the 1930's, but the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) did not begin until this year.

1997

500

A famous oil painting by Marcellus Coolidge in 1894 depicts dogs playing what game?

Dogs Playing Poker

500

This college football team plays a French march titled 'Le Regiment de Sambre' at every home game.

The Ohio State

500

After many years of research, speculations, and interesting urban myths, movement of these rocks was finally attributed to wind forces that occurred while the rocks were embedded in a large ice sheet that was floating on a thin layer of water.

The Sliding Rocks of Racetrack Playa (Death Valley National Park)

500

This American designed and distributed a novel reel and fly design in 1874 that was described as the 'benchmark of reel design'. He then started a company named after himself that supplied angling equipment via catalog and helped institutionalize the past time.

Charles Orvis

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