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1

What is another name for the throw, or toe, line in a darts game?

A
Doche
B
Oche
C
Pooch
D
Cloche
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2

In 1984, who had a hit single singing about how he "got my first real six-string, bought it at the five-and-dime, played 'til my fingers bled. It was summer of '69"?

A
Robbie Williams
B
Bryan Adams
C
Rod Stewart
D
Ruben Studdard
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3

The Edo Period, 1603–1867, refers to what country's history?

A
Japan
B
China
C
Vietnam
D
Mongolia
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4

What 2003 film, starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman and Rachel Weisz, was based on a book by John Grisham?

A
The Firm
B
The Pelican Brief
C
Runaway Jury
D
The Client
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5

Which of these cities on the mainland of the Americas is Cuba closest to?

A
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
B
Miami, USA
C
Maracaibo, Venezuela
D
Cancun, Mexico
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6

Where are tatami used?

A
On the floor in a Japanese room
B
As a fence in the garden
C
In lanterns
D
In dancing
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7

in 1853 while working on the synthesis and properties of various acid anhydrides, French chemist Charles Frederic Gerhardt made acetylsalicylic acid by mixing acetyl chloride with a sodium salt of salicylic acid (sodium salicylate). He called the resulting compound "salicylic-acetic anhydride". What was this preparation later marketed as?

A
Aspirin
B
Codeine
C
Dioxyn
D
Penicillin
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