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Old 16 October 2018, 02:56 PM
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1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville?

Casey At the Bat.

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times?

Divorce his wife.


4. Between 1994 and 2000, what American company tried unsuccessfully to register the iconic sound of its engines?

Harley Davidson?

5. The passenger pigeon, Carolina parakeet, Labrador duck, great auk, Eskimo curlew, and pinnated grouse are the six now-extinct species of the 435 immortalized by whom?

Audubon.

6. What famous woman became director of the Red Cross's new radiology service in Paris during World War I?

Madame Curie? (I'm not doing really well at remembering first names right now.)
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