Try your hand at these brain-busting trivia questions. Remember, please, that you may not google or use any reference sources for the first 24 hours of this thread.
-1. What is the name of the poem that appears on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty? (bonus points awarded for the name of the author)
-2. In blackjack, players try to get cards that add up to 21, and no higher. What is the count sought in baccarat?
-3. How did Napoleon Bonaparte finance his invasion of Russia in 1812?
-4. What great American tried to stump the celebrity panel on TV's Masquerade Party by showing up in a penguin costume?
-5. In which U.S. state can you visit Athens, Carthage, Damascus, Egypt, England, Formosa, Hamburg, Havana, Holland, Jerusalem, London, Manila, Melbourne, Oxford, Palestine, Paris, Scotland, and Stuttgart?
-6. What did Chinese businessmen in the third century B.C. use as their personal seals on documents?
-7. In the world of gardening, what is a clairvoyee?
-8. What is the largest member of the dolphin family?
-9. Which actress changed her name from Edda van Heemstra for Hollywood?
-10. Superstition holds the four-leaf clover as lucky. What about the even more rare five-leaf clover?
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