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TODAY’S QUESTION

What popular toy line got its start with the 1948 release of the model of a steamroller made by Aveling-Barford?

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That question, again: What do these actresses have in common?

Grace Kelly
Jodie Foster
Jennifer Aniston
Elisha Cuthbert
Deborah Foreman
Sienna Miller
Melanie Griffith

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TODAY’S QUESTION

What do these actresses have in common?

Grace Kelly
Jodie Foster
Jennifer Aniston
Elisha Cuthbert
Deborah Foreman
Sienna Miller
Melanie Griffith

Note: Other actresses qualify for the list; I cherry-picked seven from a larger-but-still-not-all-that-large pool.

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That question, again: A 1984 hit by Queen inspired the name of what contemporary chart-topping artist?

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TODAY’S QUESTION

The Times Square ball drop takes place every New Year’s Eve on the roof of  One Times Square. When the building opened in 1905, it was the headquarters of what company?

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That question, again: Grace Kelly met her future husband Prince Rainier in 1955 while she visiting in France. What event was she attending that brought her within photo-op range of Monaco, anyway?

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TODAY’S QUESTION

Grace Kelly met her future husband Prince Rainier in 1955 while she visiting in France. What event was she attending that brought her within photo-op range of Monaco, anyway?

Make your best guess in the comments. Your prize? Public glory.

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That question, again: What 2000 comedy has spawned four sequels (so far!), with subtitles including All or Nothing, In It to Win It, and Fight to the Finish?

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Quiz: Crash

1) What artist, famed for splattering paint across canvases, was splattered across the pavement when he crashed his car in 1956?
2) “Crash” is the collective noun for what large land mammal found in Africa and Asia?
3) A beloved princess was killed in a car crash 25 years ago this month. Who was she?
4) In 2006, Crash won the Oscar for Best Picture instead of critical favorite Brokeback Mountain. Who won Best Director that same year?
5) Which current NBC drama stars a survivor of the car crash that killed Jayne Mansfield?
6) In 1993, the band Crash Test Dummies had a hit with what song that didn’t actually feature any vowels in its title?
7) What on-again, off-again Yankees manager was killed in a car crash on Christmas Day, 1989?
8) The original Crash Bandicoot was released in 1996 exclusively on what video game platform?
9) The first African-born person to win the Nobel Prize for Literature was killed in a car crash in France in 1960. Who was he?
10) “Crash into Me,” the biggest hit for the Dave Matthews Band, was released on what 1996 album?

Average score: 7.0

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