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1)  Who was the first American President?   (hint: it was NOT George Washington!)   



2)  What world leader holds the record for killing the most people of his/her own nation (roughly 30 million in 3 years)?  

3)  What were the chief weapons of the Spanish Inquisition?    






1)  How much dirt would be in a hole 6 feet deep, 6 feet wide, and 6 feet across?



2)  Which is faster: a calculator or an abacus?   



3)  Ramanujian vs. Deep Blue in a battle to the death: who’d win?     






1)  What is the only venomous mammal?   



2)  What is the largest moon in our solar system?   



3)  What is the strongest muscle in the human body?     






1)  What is the only 5-part trilogy in Literature?    



2)  Who buttled for Bertie Wooster?



3)  What Doctor lived in a house on Puddleby-on-the-Marsh and had a pet duck named Dab Dab?    




bonus round:     


Name a cheese that was first created in America.