In the movie "The Wizard of Oz", which character does Dorothy meet first?
Dorothy first meets the scarecrow, then the tin man, then the lion and lastly the wizard.
What do you call a group of lizards?
How long have dinosaurs been extinct, according to scientists?
The dinosaurs lived on this planet for 165 million years, only to disappear 65 million years ago.
Who wrote the original "Dracula" novel?
Born in Ireland, Bram Stoker published Dracula in 1897.
This delicious Spanish drink is made with wine and fruit and the literal translation of its name in English is "bloodletting"?
Getting its name from its red color (although it can be made with white wine as well).
What is the largest type of bear in the world?
This play by Shakespeare has a character called Mercutio, a fun loving and witty young man. Which play is it?
He is the best friend of Romeo, and although defends him, dies cursing both houses "A plague o' both your houses!"
What was the first year the modern Olympics took place?
It was held, very appropriately, in Athens, Greece.
In Greek mythology, Hades, the god of the underworld, has a three headed dog guarding the gates. What is the name of this beast?
Cereberus guards the gates not to stop people from coming in. Instead, he guards against the dead trying to leave.
Which of these was NOT one of the 10 plagues God visited upon the Egyptian Pharaoh through Moses?
While the ninth plague was one of darkness, it was not blindness and everyone could see again afterwards.
Which of these aquatic animals kills the most humans each year?
Freshwater snails kill an average of 10,000 humans per year from schistosomiasis.
What is fear of snakes known as?
Upon seeing the Hawaiian islands, Captain Jame Cook wanted to name them...
What country does Yoga originate from?
Who was "Rob Roy"?
Rob Roy Macgregor was indeed a real person, kind of a Robin Hood character for the Scottish. The name "Roy" came from his shock of red hair.
The English knight who assassinated the French monarch in the 17th century
The Irish freedom fighter who kicked the English out of Ireland in the early 1800s
A famous Scotsman outlaw who became a folkhero in the 17th century
A famous gladiator from Roman times who beat the Roman Emperor in a fair fight
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