Tuesday Trivia – December 3, 2019 – General Trivia Quiz

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# 1: Kate Winslet plays a leading role in all of these movies, except:

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Kate Winslet has leading role in Titanic, Little Children, and The Reader. She was nominated for an Academy Award in all three, and won the award for her role in The Reader (2009).

Blue Jasmine is a 2013 film directed by Woody Allen. It stars Oscar-winning Cate Blanchett in the leading role.

# 2: The Peloponnese is a peninsula and geographic region in:

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The Peloponnese or Peloponnesus is a peninsula and geographic region in southern Greece. It is now separated from the central part of the country by the Corinth Canal and sometimes referred to as an island. The Rio-Antirio bridge, completed in 2004, links the western Peloponnese with mainland Greece.

# 3: This is the national flag of which country?

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This is the national flag of Sweden.

# 4: Which year did the surgeon Christiaan Barnard perform the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant?

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In 1967, Christiaan Barnard, a South African cardiac surgeon, performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

The ground breaking operation took place on 3 December 1967. It lasted nine hours and engaged a team of 30 people, including Christiaan Barnard's brother, Marius Barnard.

# 5: Which country abolished its monarchy in 1957?

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On 25 July 1957, the monarchy in Tunisia was abolished and Tunisia proclaimed a Republic. Habib Bourguiba became the first president, of what would be a single-party state.

# 6: Listen to the music clip – what is the name of the band?

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) is a hit by the British duo Eurythmics. It reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart and number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1983.

# 7: Jersey Boys is a musical and film based on the story of what musical group?

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Jersey Boys is about the group Four Seasons, internationally successful in the 1960s. The musical opened on Broadway in 2005. A film based on the musical was released in 2014.

# 8: How many square inches are there in a square foot?

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1 feet = 12 inches.

12 inches x 12 inches = 144 square inches.

# 9: He plays the role as Mitch Robbins in the movie City Slickers (1991):

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City Slickers is a 1991 film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance.

# 10: Who had a big hit with We Belong Together in 2005?

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We Belong Together was taken from Maria Carey's 10th studio album The Emancipation of Mimi. It is written by Maria Carey, Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, and Johnt? Austin.

It was released as a single in March 2005 and reached number one in United States, Australia, and Netherlands.

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