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Which monastic order, founded in 529 CE, was based at a monastery at Monte Cassino, Italy, until it was sacked in 580, when the monks fled to Rome and then spread throughout Europe?

A
Trappists
B
Capuchin
C
Carmelites
D
Benedictine
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2

Who was an English record producer for The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Donovan, Lulu, Nancy Sinatra, The Yardbirds, Suzi Quatro, Kim Wilde and the Jeff Beck Group?

A
Mickey Rooney
B
Mickey Mantle
C
Mickey Mouse
D
Mickie Most
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3

How many countries other than independent Pacific Island nations hold territory in the south Pacific Polynesia Triangle?

A
9
B
2
C
3
D
5
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4

What was the title of a 1996 American disaster film starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as "storm chasers"?

A
Typhoon
B
Twister
C
Tempest
D
Tornado
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5

What Latin phrase means to speak under one's breath, literally "under voice"?

A
Mea culpa
B
Sub judice
C
Coup de grace
D
Sotto voce
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6

Where is air hockey played?

A
During international flights
B
While skydiving
C
On a basketball court
D
On a table
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7

What is the name for the gaseous region of a star which emits light and which extends into a star's surface until the gas becomes opaque?

A
Chromosphere
B
Corona
C
Photosphere
D
Camry
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