TRIVIA TEST

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1. MOVIES: In a prank that went awry, what famous Hollywood producer accidentally got stuck in the mouth of the “Jaws” mechanical shark?
2. TELEVISION: What spinoff comedy show spawned the spinoff sitcom “Good Times” in the 1970s?
3. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Ruhr region located?
4. MYTHOLOGY: What was the name of the country ruled by Midas, the king with “the golden touch”?
5. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: What 19th-century author said, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation”?
6. SCIENCE: What is the third most common element in the Earth’s atmosphere by percentage, after nitrogen and oxygen?
7. MUSIC: What is the national anthem of the United Kingdom?
8. LITERATURE: In which of Shakespeare’s plays do the characters of Beatrice and Benedick appear?
9. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What was the name of the single “supercontinent” from which modern-day continents are believed to have formed?
10. ASTRONOMY: Which planet’s two moons are named Phobos and Deimos?

Answers
1. George Lucas
2. “Maude,” which was a spinoff of “All in the Family”
3. Germany
4. Phrygia
5. Henry David Thoreau
6. Argon
7. “God Save the Queen” (or “King”)
8. “Much Ado About Nothing”
9. Pangaea
10. Mars

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