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5 mars 2008 3 05 /03 /mars /2008 21:52

Retourner au dossier Dharma Wants You
 

1) Where was the world's first human heart transplant performed in 1967?
Cape Town, South Africa

2) Who wrote "A Pilgrim's Progress"?
John Bunyan

3) How many days do ants live on average?
60

4) What did psychologist Carl Jung
develop?
Archetypes

5)Which country split from Ethiopia with a peaceful vote?
Eritrea

6)Which Canadian painter, born and educated in Scotland, painted large-format works using Lucite?
Jock MacDonald

7) A dependent clause can never be what?
A sentence

8) Which pairs of minerals are almost always found together?
Azurite and Malachite

9) What country did
king Hussein rule
Jordan

10) How often do you take medicine labeled Q.I.D.?
4 times a day

11) What special disease does an endocrinologist
study?
Diabetes


12) Which literary term means a story illustrating a moral lesson?
Allegory

13) Which leader was known for a "Cultural Revolution
"
Mao Zedong


14)What type of art emerged at exhibition titled "The Young Contemporaries
" in 1961?
Pop Art


15) In which sea animal species does the male carry the young?
Seahorse

16) What is a Herkimer diamond?
Quartz Crystal

17) With whom was Gatsby obsessed in Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby"?
Daisy

18) Which was the last province to enter confederation in Canada?
Newfoundland

19) Which of these medical terms means "to leak outside of a blood vessel"?
Extravaste

20) Which word can be a linking verb ?
Become

21) What is the capital of Australia's Northern Territory?
Darwin

22) Where in England was the Magna Carta signed in 1215?
A field near Runnymede

23)Who was the father of Hercules ?
Zeus

24) In what year Renoir paint "Spring Bouquet"?
1866

25) Which is the world's largest lizard?
The Komodo Dragon

26) What is the first thing you do to a wound that is bleeding profusely?
Apply direct pressure

27) Which of these is an example of personification?
Weary Street Echoes with pain

28) Which is Earth's nearest neighbor in space?
The Moon

29) Who set a record for days in space by a woman in 1995?
Elena Kondakova

 

30) Which of these is a kingdom in the classification of living things?
Fungi

31) What are the three main colors of the African Liberation Flag?
Red Black Green

32) In medical terms, what does the suffix "-genic
" mean?
Genetic


33)What is another name for the West Indies
?
Antilles


34) Which of the following grows the tallest?
California Redwood Tree

35) What can produce a shock of up to 650 volts?
C. Electric Eel

36) Which is a plural possessive word?
Birds'

37) You can visit Alcatraz prison in which of these states?
California

38) Whom did Churchill call the "American Carnot" in WWII?
George Marshall

39) What means having two eyes facing forward?
Forward Vision

40)Which artist was called "Jack the Dripper"?
Jackson Pollock

41) What color is lobster's blood?
Clear

42)What unit is force measured in?
Newton

43) Famous painter Picasso
went by the first name of?
Pablo

44) What is a salpingoophrectomy?
Removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries

45) Which medical term means "based on experience"?
Empiric

46) Who wrote the novel "Little Women
"?
Louisa May Alcott

47) Which sea separates Asia Minor
from Greece?
Aegean

48) What does a present perfect progressive verb express?
Past Action Which Continues

49) Where are the mineral-rich Star Mountains?
In Papua New Guinea

50) What is the addictive chemical in cigarettes?
Nicotine

51) Which war was concluded by the Treaty of Utrecht?
War Of Spanish Succession

52) Which 2 of these medications are antibiotics?
Biaxin and levaquin


53) Which Ernest Hemingway story is about abortion?
Hills Like White Elephants

54) What is the energy from the internal heat of the earth called?
Geothermal Energy

55) What was the original name of Burkina Faso?
Upper Volta

56) The medical term "triple zero" refers to what?
Absence of Pulse, Respirations Or Blood Pressure

57) What layer of the skin is just below the surface?
Dermis

58) What is an Oophorectomy?
Removal of the Ovaries

59) What leader said: "The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs"?
A. Napoleon

60) How many people are rescued alive from the ice cold waters surrounding the great Titanic?
6

61) In "Pinocchio", what are all the bad boys on Pleasure Island changed into?
Donkeys

62) On which diagnostic test would PVCs found?
EKG

63) Where is an earthquake's epicenter?
On the surface above the focus

64) What post-impressionist artist is known for painting Tahitian subject matter?
Paul Gauguin 

 

65) Who was the Israeli prime minister during the 1973 war?
Golda Meir


66) Which country covers the largest total area?
Virgin Islands

67) Which word is preposition?
Below

68) Which is another name for a red blood cell?
Erythrocyte

69) Which of these scientific instruments measures mass?
Analytical Balance

70)In what country is Stonehenge located?
England

71) The Heidelberg School was a group of landscape painters located near which large city?
Melbourne

72) What is the largest island in Baltic Sea?
Gotland

73) The Jurassic period was found in which era?
Mesozoic

74) What punctuation ends a declarative sentence?
A Period

75) How tall was the single piece of marble Michelangelo used to create "David"?
17 feet

76) Which painkiller was recalled in 1982 because of product tampering?
Tylenol

77) Who does Heathcliff love in Charlotte Bronte's Classic Novel "Wuthering Heights"?
A. Catherine Earnshaw

78) What is the term used to describe the inflammation of the brain?
Encephalitis

79) Who is the speaker of the dialogue "Go now", Mary said?
Mary


80) What do the words "Dalai Lama" mean?
Ocean Of Wisdom

81) What is the syllabic pattern of the haiku?
5,7,5

82) What is the population of the former Portuguese territory of Macau, which was returned to china in 1999?
Approximately 450,000

83) Who was the "Grate Grey Poet"?
Walt Whitman

84) Which Irish city would you be near if you were at Dun Laoghaire port?
Dublin


85) A meter is equivalent to how many millimeters?
1,000

86) Which type of poetry is in a long narrative style?
Epic

87) Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting of a night sky with swirling yellow stars is called what?
Starry Night

88) On which continent is Burundi located?
Africa

89) If you are talking about electricity, what does "DC" stand for?
Direct Current

90) What is the capital of east Timor?
Dilli

91) How long does it take for the Earth to rotate around completely on its axis?
24 hours

92) When a person says they are allergic to cats, what are they really allergic to?
Dander

93) Which poetry term means the repetition of vowel sounds?
Assonance

94) What GATT stand for?
General Agreement On Trade And Tariffs

95) In medical terms, what does the suffix "-lysis" mean?
Disease

96) What is Pablo Picasso's daughter's name?
Paloma

97) Who is the father in "To Kill a Mockingbird"?
Atticus Finch

98) What ethnic group is primarily afflicted with sickle cell anemia
?
Black


99) What fraction of Earth's gravity is the Moon's gravity?
One-Sixth

100) Which Brazilian state was the major producer of gold for the Portuguese crown in the 18th century?
Minas Gerais

101) Which conjunctions are always together?
Whether, Or

102) What does the name "Iwo Jima" mean in Japanese?
Sulfur Island

103) How many legs do insects have?
6

104) Which is a noun used as an adjective
in this phrase: bean soup and bread?
Bean


105) What military leader is quoted as saying "I came, I saw, I conquered?"
Julius Caesar

106) The peanut is really a what?
Legume


107) Which artist most famously employed the technique know as pointillism?
Seurat

108) What BMI stand for?
Body Mass Index

109) Which sentence contains a verb in the present perfect tense?
I have eaten all of the pie

110) Who developed the vaccine for polio?
Jonas Salk

111) Which sea lies at one end of the Great Wall of China?
The Yellow Sea


112) What famous artist worked in a loft called "The Factory
"?
Andy Warhol


113) Where are carpal bones
found?
Wrist


114) What form of writing uses mostly dialog
?
Play


115) Where are the Pampas located?
Argentine

116) Alexander Fleming won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of what?
Penicillin

117) Matters related to what sense are referred to as olfactory?
Smell

118) What is the name for a 100 foot tall tidal wave?
Tsunami

119) Which of these is not a plant?
Marsh Hawk
 

120) What is the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada?
Frederiction

121) What is the name for the submerged fringe of a continent?
Continental Shelf

122) What organ does a deer lack? 

Gall bladder

123) What type of animal is an Arctic tern?
Bird

124) Which country is the Ananda Temple
located in?
Burma

125) The Louvre is located in what country?
France

126) Which of these brain structures is part of the limbic system
?
Hippocampus

127) where did Ponce de Leon go to look for the fountain of youth?
Florida

128) In what capital city would you find the [Bob] Marley museum?
Kingston

 

129) What country did Iraq invade in 1990, based on claims of disputed oil?
Kuwait

130) Which of these does not have the Union Jack on its flag?
Wales

131) What is the first priority in a trauma code?
Airway

132) What war was said at the time to be “the war to end all wars”?
World War I

133) The medical term "stratify" is best defined as?
Arrange In Groups For Analysis Of Results

134) Which sentence contains a verb in the past perfect tense?
He Had Studied Law Before Then

135) What name did Jacques Cousteau call his main research vessel?

Calypso

136) What is the region between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter called?
Asteroid Belt

137) What word means to think about something and then do it on purpose?
Premeditated

138) How is Indira Gandhi related to Mohandas Gandhi? 

Not Blood Related

139) What is magma, which has surfaced through a volcanic eruption?
Lava

140) What is the most abundant element in the known universe?
Hydrogen

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