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100

What are dried grapes commonly known as?

Raisins.

100

What document declared the thirteen American colonies independent from Great Britain in 1776?

The Declaration of Independence.

100

How many playing cards are in there in a standard deck?

52

100

In golf, players are allowed to set their ball on a small wooden or plastic object for the first shot. Name this device.

Tee

100

A baby goat is called what?

Kid

200

This is the most widely consumed beverage in the world next to water.

Tea

200

Which company was started by Bill Gates?

Microsoft

200

If you checked the time on Big Ben, in which country would you be?

England

200

Baseball players stand in this area as they wait for their turn?

Dugout

200

What do snakes use to smell?

Their tongue

300
According to history this fruit played a crucial role in the discovery of gravity.

Apple

300

Which American holiday commemorates a shared feast between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag people that took place in 1621?

Thanksgiving.

300

Diamonds are made from highly compressed?

Coal

300

What team has fans known as ‘cheese heads’?

The Green Bay Packers

300

What animal is the symbol for the U.S. Republican Political Party?

Elephant

400

What company is the biggest producer of turkeys in the US?

Butterball

400

Ninety six percent of American children can recognize this classic fast food icon?

Ronald MacDonald

400

Who founded Motown Records?

Berry Gordy

400

Which movie star was an Austrian Junior Olympic Weightlifting Champion?

Arnold Schwarzenegger.

400

What is the name of the protective outer layer of trees?

Bark

500

This president made Thanksgiving a national holiday.

Abraham Lincoln

500

What was the name of the American general who led the allied forces to victory in Europe during World War II?

General Dwight D. Eisenhower.

500

In what type of role did Oprah Winfrey make her first TV appearance in the 1970s?

News Anchor

500

Who beat Jim Brown's rushing yards total of 12,312 yards in the 1980s?

Walter Payton.

500

This is the fastest dog breed.

Greyhound

600

By what common name is a Yam also known?

Sweet Potatoes

600

What house is the second most visited American home in the United States--outdrawn only by the White House.

Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley in Memphis, Tennessee.

600

What Saint is celebrated globally on March 17?

Saint Patrick

600

What was the first sport that women where allowed to play in the Olympics?

Tennis

600

What is the fastest animal on two legs?

An Ostrich.

700

What Thanksgiving dinnertime tradition is not American, or even British…or Roman, but in fact, from the ancient Etruscan civilization and was said to give the winner the power of divination. 

Breaking of the wishbone.

700

What American institution did Napoleon's grandnephew Charles Bonaparte found in 1908?

The FBI

700

What is the most abundant gas in the Earth’s atmosphere?

Nitrogen

700

What baseball team was the first to introduce numbers as a permanent part of their players' uniforms?  

The New York Yankees

700

Which species of decapod has varieties called "fiddler', 'spider' and 'hermit'?

Crab.

800

In the 1800s this popular fast food beverage used to contain whiskey and egg whites.

Milkshakes

800

In New York, Highway 9 is the official name of what thoroughfare?

Broadway

800

What language has 4x more people who speak it as a second language than native speakers?

English

800

What player has the most hits in MLB history?

Pete Rose (4,256 hits, 3,562 games played, 14,053 at-bats and 3,215 singles)

800

What feature is visibly different between alligators and crocodiles?

Their snout

1000

What was the first USA state to put fluoride in the drinnking water?

Michigan

1000

Since 1950, in the world there have been six lost nuclear weapons. How many US nuclear bombs have been lost and never discovered?

3

1000

During WWII; Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword were nicknames for what?

Beaches

1000

Which NFL team played in the Super Bowl for four consecutive years (1990-1993) and lost the championship each time?

Buffalo Bills

1000

Collective nouns for animals include a congregation of alligators, a business of ferrets, an ostentation of peacocks, and a gaggle of what other fowl?

Geese

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