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Old 05 October 2017, 08:01 PM
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1. The 1854-55 Siege of Sevastopol occupied a full year of what war?
I assume this would be the Crimean war.
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2. How many digits are in most U.S. passport numbers?
digits or characters? 16.
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3. What ginger-beer-and-lime cocktail, usually served in a copper mug, is named for the possible provenance of its third ingredient, vodka?
a Russian Screwdriver?
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4. In a chemical reaction where one substance loses electrons through oxidation, the other will gain electrons, through a complementary process called what?
reduction?
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5. What organization's adventures were most famously described in the 1924 novel Beau Geste?
the French Foreign Legion, where no one knows your name.
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6. The soccer kick sometimes called an "overhead" or "scissors" kick is more commonly known by the name of what everyday object?
round house (which is not more common than scissors)
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7. What unusual distinction is shared by these Shakespeare plays, and no others? The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Pericles, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale.
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Not having read most of those, I don't have a clue. I'll say they only have 3 acts.

GenYus, thank you! I'm flattered (I'll also confess I almost said something about people dying as an answer).

Seaboe
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