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Elon Musk is buying Twitter for $44 billion. He said his plan for the site emphasizes __________ , which he called “the bedrock of a functioning democracy.”

free speech

100

What is the smallest state in the U.S. by geographic size?

Rhode Island

100

Banned Poll Tax

24th Amendment

100

Advanced the controversial “separate but equal” doctrine for assessing the constitutionality of racial segregation laws. (1896)

Plessy v Ferguson

100

Which food item does Shrek compare Ogres to?

Onions (they have layers?????????????????)

100

What is the closest star to the earth?

The Sun

100


In'N'Out

200

Russia announced that it was cutting off its shipments of natural gas to Bulgaria and what other country?

Poland

200

What is the largest state in the U.S. by geographic size?

Alaska

200

Makes states immune from lawsuits from out of state citizens.

11th Amendment

200

People of African descent who were brought to the U.S. and held as slaves (and their descendants) were not U.S. citizens and were not protected by the Constitution (1857)

Dred Scott v Sandford

200

Which Guardian of the Galaxy character is often called "Trash Panda" or "Rabbit"?

Rocket Raccoon
200

Which country is closer to Asia: Canada or the United States? 

The United States.

200


Little Caesar's Pizza



300

New York’s highest court ruled this week that which Democratic-passed measure violated the state constitution?

A. Bill raising min. wage to $20/her

B. Bill restricting voting rights

C. State constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana

D. Newly created congressional and State Senate maps

E. New York City's safe-injection sites

D. Newly created congressional and State Senate maps

300

What state has the most electoral votes?

California

300

Income Tax Amendment

16th Amendment

300

Case held that the First Amendment right to free speech doesn't protect speech that presents a “clear and present danger (1919)

Schenck v United States

300

What is Batman's real name? 

Bruce Wayne

300

During World War I, the countries that sided against Germany were nicknamed: __________________

The Allied Powers

300


Converse

400

Which organization released a report this week detailing its ties to slavery and committed $100 million to study and redress those ties?

A. Harvard University

B. Major League Baseball

C. New York Presbyterian Hospital

D. The Smithsonian Institute

A. Harvard University

400

Which state has the fewest amount of people living in it?

Wyoming

400

18 year old's can vote; the "Vietnam Amendment"

26th Amendment

400

Public schools have the right to prohibit the use of vulgar and offensive language. (ex. speeches) (1986)

Bethel School District v Fraser

400

The movie "WALL-E" features a robot of the same name. What is his job?

Trash Collector



400

Who is the creator of the classic book characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn?

Mark Twain

400


Corn Flakes

500

Which N.B.A. team, picked by more than half of the league’s general managers to win this year’s title, was swept in the first round of the playoffs?

A. Boston Celtics

B. Brooklyn Nets

C. Golden State Warriors

D. Los Angeles Clippers

B. Brooklyn Nets

500

Name 3 of the top 5 highest population states. 

California, Texas, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania 



500

Name the three "Reconstruction" Amendments

13,14,15

500

Case held that race-based quota systems in education, in this case college admissions, violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution (1978)

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

500

In the Lord of the Rings, this is Bilbo's last name.

Baggins

500

The first atomic bomb attack was on which city?

Hiroshima

500


The NorthFace

600

_______________ was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday, one day after her death from “mental illness.”

A. Winona Judd              B. Naomi Judd

C. Loretta Lynn              D. Reba McIntyre

B. Naomi Judd

600

Which U.S. state is closest to Africa?

Maine

600
Name the four "Presidential" amendments. 

12, 20, 22, 25

600

Ruled unanimously that a federal law prohibiting polygamy did not violate the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. The Court's decision was among the first to hold that the free exercise of religion is not absolute. (1879)

Reynolds v United States

600

What now retired NBA player starred in the 1996 movie Kazaam?

Shaquille O’Neal

600

How many teaspoons are in five tablespoons?

15

600


Saturn

700

Melissa Lucio, who was sentenced to death in the state of  ________________ for murder, was granted a stay of execution due to new evidence that supports her claims of innocence.

A. Tennessee                 B. Kentucky

C. Alabama                    D. Texas

D. Texas

700

With more than 1.6 million residents, what state has the most populous capital?

Arizona

700

Direct election of Unites States Senators by popular vote.

17th Amendment


700

Case reaffirmed that obscene material is not protected by the First Amendment, and also redefined the Constitutional test for determining what constitutes obscene material (1957)

Roth v United States

700

In Risky Business, Tom Cruise famously lip-sync'd which song in his underwear?

Old Time Rock & Roll



700

Often seen at the end of a sentence, the three trailing dots that indicate the omission from speech or writing of a word (or words) that is superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues are known as…?

An ellipsis...

700


Panera Bread

800

Current odds-on favorites to win NBA championship at +230.

Phoenix Suns

800

What is the only American state that borders more than two Canadian provinces?

Montana.

800

What year was the last amendment added to the US Constitution?

1992 (27th)

800

Supreme Court decision saying it was okay for Congress to withhold federal highway funds from state because they wouldn't agree to raise legal drinking age. (1987)

South Dakota v Dole

800

The Battle of Thermopylae served as the basis of this highly stylized 2006 smash hit swords-and-sandals action flick.

300.



800

How many countries are in North America? 


23: Canada, the United States, Mexico, and all the sovereign states in the Caribbean and Central America.

800

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