Test Your Knowledge part 4 of 4: after this, it’s back to work…

31.  The side kick in The Magic Flute is:

  1. Pinoccio
  2. Popageno
  3. Papa John

32.  William Tell Overture was written by:

  1. Rossini
  2. Mozart
  3. The Lone Ranger

33.  The Sound of Music was written by:

  1. Lerner & Lowe
  2. Rogers & Hammerstein          
  3. Lewis & Clarke

34.  The Dali Lama is:

  1. A famous religious man
  2. A famous sandwich
  3. A famous circus animal

35.  Along with conquering Western Europe, Julius Caesar was famous for inventing:

  1. The ides of March
  2. The Calendar
  3. The salad

36.  The first Western non-Moslem to complete the Hadj to Mecca was:

  1. Lawrence of Arabia
  2. Richard Burton
  3. Elizabeth Taylor

37.  The famous medical explorer of darkest Africa was:

  1. Doctor Livingston
  2. Doctor Stanley
  3. Doctor Spock

38.  The famous Indian practitioner of non-violent civil disobedience was:

  1. Gunga-Din
  2. Ghandi
  3. Gumby

39.  The great Greek philosopher was:

  1. Plato
  2. Plutarch
  3. Pluto

40.  The Victorian terror of London was a person called:

  1. Doctor Jeckel
  2. Jack the Ripper
  3. Mac the Knife

Answer Key:

 Bonus questions: For the rest of it, it is like I tell my kids:  “Go look it up!”  (think of it as additional procrastination time)…

Test Your Knowledge part 3 of 4: The diversion continues…

21.  One of Shakespeare’s comedies is:

  1. A Little Night Music
  2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream           
  3. A Nightmare on Elm Street

22.  The mystery writer is:

  1. Mickey Spilane
  2. Mickey Mantle
  3. Mickey Mouse

23.  Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening was penned by:

  1. Walt Whitman
  2. Robert Frost
  3. Jack Frost

24.  Who wrote At the Back of the North Wind?

  1. George McDonald
  2. Ronald McDonald
  3. Old McDonald

25.  Peter Rabbit was written by:

  1. Harry Potter
  2. Beatrix Potter
  3. Colonel Potter

26.  No fair list of Mark Twain’s greatest works would be complete without:

  1. David Copperfield
  2. Huckleberry Finn
  3. Huckleberry Hound

27.  Who wrote Alice in Wonderland?

  1. Lewis Carroll
  2. C. S. Lewis
  3. Lewis & Clarke

28.  The Little Mermaid was written by:

  1. The Brothers Grimm
  2. Hans Christian Anderson
  3. Walt Disney

29.  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was written by:

  1. Washington Irving
  2. George Washington Carver
  3. Irving Berlin

30.  Rodeo was composed by:

  1. Aaron Nevil
  2. Aaron Copeland
  3. Hank Aaron

Bonus Question:

3.  The State that lies furthest to the East is

  1. Maine
  2. Virginia
  3. Alaska

Test your Knowledge part 2 of 4…opportunity to procrastinate

11.  The early radio was invented by:

  1. Marconi
  2. Machiavelli
  3. Macaroni

12.  The Peanut was first exploited by:

  1. Thomas A. Edison
  2. George W. Carver
  3. Charles M. Shultz

13.  The flight at Kitty Hawk was accomplished by:

  1. The Wright Brothers
  2. The Smith Brothers
  3. The Smothers Brothers

14.  The first man to fly a plane solo across the Atlantic was:

  1. Limburger
  2. Lindberg
  3. Limbaugh

15.  Who set a foot on the moon?

  1. Buzz Aldren
  2. John Glen
  3. Ruth Buzzy

16.  The Man for All Seasons was:

  1. Thomas Moore
  2. Clement C. Moore
  3. Michael Moore

17.  Robinson Caruso was written by:

  1. Danny Devito
  2. Daniel Defoe
  3. Bob Denver

18.  The Raven was written by:

  1. Edgar Allen Poe
  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson           
  3. The Disney Channel

19.  The Scarlet Letter is the Story about:

  1. The letter F
  2. The letter A
  3. A letter to Santa

20.  Shakespeare wrote many tragedies, including:

  1. Romeo & Juliet
  2. Pyramis & Thisby       
  3. Lewis & Clarke

Bonus Question:

2.  The 51st State is sometimes said in reference to:

  1. The Senatorial Bar & Grill
  2. Puerto Rico    
  3. New York City

Test Your Knowledge part 1 of 4: a diversion…

1.   The Massachusetts signer of the Declaration of Independence was:

  1. John Adams
  2. John Quincy Adams
  3. Charles Adams

2.   The Virginia Signer of the Declaration of Independence was:

  1. William Jefferson
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Weezy Jefferson

3.   The famous Frenchman who helped the Americans during the Revolution was:

  1. The Marquis de Lafayette
  2. The Marquis de Sade
  3. The Marquis de Queensbury

4.   The British Monarch during the American Revolution:

  1. King Charles
  2. King George
  3. King Arthur

5.   The first President elected from outside the original Thirteen Colonies was:

  1. Andrew Jackson
  2. Jesse Jackson
  3. Samuel L. Jackson

6.   Early explorers for the Northwest Passage were:

  1. Lewis & Clarke
  2. Martin & Lewis
  3. Rowan & Martin

7.   The man who lost the Battle of Little Big Horn was:

  1. Colonel Washington
  2. Colonel Custer
  3. Colonel Sanders

8.   The Marshall plan was drawn up primarily by:

  1. George Marshall
  2. George Thurgood Marshall
  3. Marshall Dillon

9.   Which was not a U. S. President?

  1. Lyndon Johnson
  2. Howard Johnson
  3. Andrew Johnson

10.  Who Discovered Electricity?

  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Edison
  3. Aretha Franklin

Bonus Question:

1.  The Capitol of North Carolina is:

  1. Charlotte
  2. Mayberry
  3. Raleigh           

Good luck.  Have fun.  More later this week……………….