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Ann Jones quiz

In what sport was Ann Jones distinguished?


Born in Kings Heath in the UK, Jones was a successful tennis player in the 1960’s, winning 8 Grand Slam titles – 3 in singles, 3 in women doubles and 2 in mixed doubles.

After retiring, Jones kept connected to the sport and nowadays serves as the vice president of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.


What is the name of the lion that serves as the mascot for MGM?


Leo, the Lion, was the mascot of Goldwyn Pictures, as well as its successor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Hollywood film studios, since 1917. 11 different lions have been used since then for MGM’s logo.

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What is type of nut needed to bake Marzipan?


Although there is some controversy regarding the origins of Marzipan, it is mostly believed that its origins date back to Persia, later entering Europe.

Some European cities developed a tradition of baking Marzipan that still remains today – most notably Lübeck (Germany), Toledo (Spain), and Sicily (Italy).

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Carl von Linné quiz

In Biology, who was the Father of Taxonomy?

Carl Linnaeus / Carl von Linné.

Linnaeus was a Swedish scientist recognized for his studies in Biology, notably creating a biological classification system comprised by 7 ranks – Kingdom, Phylum (Zoology) / Division (Botany), Class, Order, Family, Genus, and Species.

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From what country is Cathay Pacific?


Cathay Pacific was created in 1946 in Hong Kong and still currently provides both passenger and cargo services.

Bonus fact: “Cathay” is the historical name used by Europeans to refer to China.

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In what position was Tom Brady picked in the 2000 NFL draft?


The retired quarterback is often considered to be one of the best players of all time. Brady played in the NFL for 23 seasons and helped his teams in achieving a total of 7 Super Bowl titles (6 for the New England Patriots and 1 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers).

Tom Brady is also the current holder of multiple individual records including most career quarterback wins (251), most career passing touchdowns (649), and most career passing yards (89,214).

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From what band are these Spotify top songs?

Avenged Sevenfold.

This American band has suffered some lineup changes since its creation in 1999, and is now composed of M. Shadows, Zacky Vengeance, Synyster Gates, Johnny Christ and Brooks Wackerman.

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Who is the author of Leviathan (published in 1651)?

Thomas Hobbes.

This book is widely considered as one of the foundations of the Western political philosophy. The choice for this mythical creature name serves as an allegory for the state concept defended by the author.

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What is a Mercator Projection?

A type of map.

This type of map is named after its creator – the Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator – and depicts an Eurocentric view of the world.

Although it has been the most popular depiction of the world since the XVI Century, it has the significant drawback of inflating the size of areas located near the poles. For example, by consulting the map, Greenland and the African continent seems to have approximately the same size while, in reality, Africa has an area 14 times larger than Greenland.

Word Play: What word can be related to these other four?


Ice Cube – Professional name of the rapper and actor O’Shea Jackson Sr, former member of the N.W.A.

Ice Climber – Video game released by Nintendo in 1984

Ice Age – Period of reduction of the temperature of the planet surface and atmosphere / Animated movie released in 2002

Ice Skating – A popular winter sport


Common word?


Common word?


Common word?


Common word?

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