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Old 05 October 2017, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by OnlyHere4KJT View Post
1. The 1854-55 Siege of Sevastopol occupied a full year of what war?
I assume this would be the Crimean war.

2. How many digits are in most U.S. passport numbers?
digits or characters? 16.

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?

4. In a chemical reaction where one substance loses electrons through oxidation, the other will gain electrons, through a complementary process called what?

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.

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)

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.
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).

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