1. HISTORY: Who was the last president of the Soviet Union?
2. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: What famous writer once said, “Any idiot can face a crisis — it’s day to day living that wears you out”?
3. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of South Carolina?
4. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What are the wild dogs of Australia called?
5. BUSINESS: What company’s slogan is, “Don’t leave home without it”?
6. ASTRONOMY: What is our solar system’s sun composed of?
7. HOLIDAYS: When was Mother’s Day declared a national U.S. holiday?
8. THEATER: What city was the setting for the original “The Phantom of the Opera”?
9. COMICS: What comic strip had an imaginary character called “Stupendous Man”?
10. WAR: What was the last former Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union after the Civil War?

1. Mikhail Gorbachev
2. Anton Chekhov
3. Columbia
4. Dingos
5. American Express
6. 98 percent hydrogen and helium
7. 1914
8. Paris
9. Calvin and Hobbes
10. Georgia

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