TRIVIA TEST

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1. GEOGRAPHY: What kind of creatures were the Canary Islands named for?
2. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: Who once said, “There’s no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you”?
3. MOVIES: In which movie was the following line uttered, and by which character? “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.”
4. ANATOMY: What human gland produces growth hormones?
5. MUSIC: In musical notation, what does the direction “mezzo” mean?
6. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Of the seven deadly sins, the biggest one is missing from this list —  avarice, envy, gluttony, lust, sloth and wrath. What is it?
7. ENTERTAINERS: What was comedian Jackie Gleason’s famous parting line?
8. LANGUAGE: How would you describe someone who is “garrulous”?
9. TELEVISION: The show “Twin Peaks” was set in which U.S. state?
10. TRANSPORTATION: Where might you ride a “vaporetto”?

Answers
1. Fierce native dogs (Canaria)
2. Will Rogers
3. “Animal House” (Dean Wormer)
4. Pituitary
5. Middle or moderate
6. Pride
7. “And away we go …”
8. Talkative or chatty
9. Washington
10. Venice, Italy. A vaporetto is a motorboat used for transport in the canals.

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