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#188152
Dec 10, 2012
 
Repost ....______ WORLD GEOGRAPHY __________

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$500 ~ The ancient poets of India called this longest river of Pakistan "King River"
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Dec 10, 2012
 
Repost ....______ TREES __________

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$1000 ~ After Chippendale used this dark, rich wood for dining tables, its name became synonymous with them
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Dec 10, 2012
 
********** Final Jeopardy!*********

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It's the only country whose name begins with "A", but doesn't end with "A"

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Dec 10, 2012
 
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In 1839, at age 19, he joined the crew of the freighter St. Lawrence that ran between NYC & Liverpool

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Dec 10, 2012
 
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When Einstein won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics, he was a naturalized citizen of this country

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Dec 10, 2012
 
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__________ AMERICAN LITERATURE __________
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Merlin the Magician cast a spell putting this title character to sleep for 1,300 years

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Dec 10, 2012
 
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The 14th Earl of this was prime minister in 1852; the 12th Earl of this had a race named for him

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#188160
Dec 10, 2012
 
What man dropped the bomb on Hiroshima?
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#188161
Dec 10, 2012
 
MPMARTIN wrote:
What man dropped the bomb on Hiroshima?
Who were Tibbets, Lewis, Ferebee, Van Kirk and a few others
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Dec 10, 2012
 
__________ HAITI __________

This Haitian religion combines elements of Roman Catholicism & West African tribal religions
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Haiti is part of Hispaniola, a corrupted form of Espanola, the name he gave to the island
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This South American liberator spent time as an exile in Haiti
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This orator & abolitionist was U.S. minister to Haiti 1889-1891
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Made governor-general for life in January 1804, he declared himself emperor in September
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__________ FICTIONAL CHARACTERS __________

Tom Sawyer takes the blame when this girl, his sweetheart, tears the schoolmaster's book
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In "Wuthering Heights", Catherine Earnshaw spurns this man & marries Edgar Linton instead
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This Melville title character's last words are "God Bless Captain Vere!"
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When Count Vronsky's love for her seems to fade, she throws herself under a train
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Joan Durbeyfield is the mother of this Thomas Hardy title character

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#188172
Dec 10, 2012
 
The Shell Answer Man wrote:
<quoted text>Who were Tibbets, Lewis, Ferebee, Van Kirk and a few others
Well, er, kinda, sorta. Robert A. Lewis was the co-pilot of the Enola Gay, and was the man who released the bomb. Looking back on the fireball, he uttered these famous words; "My God! what have we done"

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