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Greece
100

What is Earth's largest continent?

Asia

100

Where did Mamma Mia take place?

Greece.

100

Who created Sherlock Holmes?

Arthur Conan Doyle

100

How long did the war between England and Zanzibar last?

Between 38 & 45 minutes

100

In which modern-day country was the physicist and chemist Marie Curie born?

Poland 

100

40% of the total population of Greece reside in its capital, ____. [Fill in the blank]

Athens. 

While tourists mostly think of the Greek islands, most Greeks actually live in the capital or Thessaloniki, which is the second-largest city in Greece. 40% of the total population lives in Athens. Some of them also work on the islands during the summer, but many of them live in Athens. 

100

Havana is the capital of what country?

Cuba

100

What were the four main characters' names in the TV series "Golden Girls" that ran from 1985-1992?

Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia

100

Horatio, Ophelia and Gertrude are characters in which William Shakespeare tragedy?

Hamlet

100

Which organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1917?

The Red Cross

100

Arachnophobia is the fear of what?

Spiders 

100

At traditional Greek weddings everyone dances and throws what household item?

Plates. 

While this is more of a traditional thing, it still occurs, and it’s not only something you see in movies like “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”. 

100

What country has the most natural lakes?

Canada

100

What TV series showed the first interracial kiss on American network television?

Star Trek

100

In which European city is the Prado Art Gallery?

Madrid 

100

Which famous battle took place on Sunday, June 18th, 1815?

The Battle of Waterloo

100

On the periodic table, what symbol stands for silver?

Ag
100

In Greek culture they believe that ____ the 13th is an unlucky day instead of Friday the 13th.

Tuesday the 13th.

Tuesday is considered dominated by the influence of Ares, the god of war (or Mars, the Roman equivalent).

100

What country touches the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea, and the Bay of Bengal?

India

100

What famous US festival hosted over 350,000 fans in 1969?

Woodstock

100

Who wrote The Old Man and the Sea?

Ernest Hemmingway 

100

Which King of England was executed in 1649 during the English Civil War?

Charles I.

100

Humans and chimpanzees share roughly how much DNA? (5 percent range) 


98 Percent 

100

There has been evidence of production of a beverage 6,500 years ago in Greece. The Roman Empire held the beverage, created by the Greeks, in high regard and it was a popular item of trade in ancient Greece. What is the beverage?

Wine.

100

Which Central American country has a name which translates to English as “The Saviour”?

El Salvador

100

The title of the musical play that won the 1960’s Oscar, where the story was based on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet.

West Side Story.

100

Which artist painted The Persistence of Memory?

Salvador Dali

100

The Maya of Mesoamerica are best known for their achievements in which subjects?  

Math & Astronomy

100

How many ribs do you have?  

 24

100

What type of shoe is illegal to be worn in Greece?

High heels. 

You can’t wear high heels in Greece when touring ancient historic sites like the Acropolis because you could “wound” the monuments. One of the quirkiest facts about Athens, don’t you think?

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