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TODAY’S QUESTION

Which of their albums did Queen name after movies featuring the Marx Brothers?

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The question: Can you name three of the four composers who belong in this group — and explain why? Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, Claude Monet, Isaac Newton, William Shakespeare, Vincent Van Gogh, and William Wordsworth

So yeah, that was hard …

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TODAY’S QUESTION

Can you name three of the four composers who belong in this group — and explain why?
Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, Claude Monet, Isaac Newton, William Shakespeare, Vincent Van Gogh, and William Wordsworth

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The question: If you’re bisecting a Cavendish, you’re more than likely making what dessert?

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Quiz: Albert Einstein

Round 6 at the Old Pequliar on August 12, 2008
Average score: 7.09/11 (11 teams)

1) On Einstein’s 72nd birthday, photographer Arthur Sasse took a picture of him sitting in the back seat of a car doing what?
2) In a 1993 play, Steve Martin tells the story of Einstein meeting what artist, mentioned in the play’s title, at the Lapin Agile?
3) E=MC2 is the title of an album released earlier this year by what pop diva?
4) In 2000, Michael Paterniti published Driving Mr. Albert, a memoir with the subtitle “a trip across America with” what?
5) Leo, June, Quincy, and Annie are the main characters on what Disney Channel animated series?
6) In the Australian comedy Young Einstein, Einstein falls in love with what fellow scientist?
7) Like the fictional genius Sherlock Holmes, Einstein played what musical instrument?
8) The Albert Einstein Memorial, a bronze statue by Robert Berks, is located in what major US city?
9) What frequent guest voice on The Simpsons was born Albert Einstein but changed his name in the late ’60s when he started working as a comedian?
10) In 2000, Time magazine named Einstein the Person of the Century. For one point each, name the two men Time name as runners up.

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Speech! Speech!

Round 3 at the Old Pequliar on April 1, 2008
Average score: 8.1/10 (21 teams)

Simple enough: identify the speaker.

1) Who’s speaking?
2) Who’s speaking?
3) Who’s speaking?
4) Who’s speaking?
5) Who’s speaking?
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10) Who’s speaking?

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