[Ravil] After gaining independence in 2011, which country became internationally recognized as the newest country in the world?

 1 : Introduction to the question “After gaining independence in 2011, which country became internationally recognized as the newest country in the world? The newest internationally recognized country in the world is the African country of South Sudan, which declared independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011. This was a direct result of a 2005 … Read more

[Ravil] The U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division is known as "The Screaming …" what?

 1 : Introduction to the question “The U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division is known as “The Screaming …” what? The 101st Airborne Division, known as the “Screaming Eagles”, is an elite modular specialized light infantry division of the United States Army trained for air assault operations. It is the most potent and the most tactically … Read more

[Ravil] Which songwriter wrote the song, "This Land is Your Land”?

 1 : Introduction to the question “Which songwriter wrote the song, “This Land is Your Land”? “This Land Is Your Land” is a famous folk song written by folk singer Woody Guthrie in 1940. Guthrie wrote the tune in critical response to Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America.” When Guthrie was tired of hearing Kate Smith … Read more

[Ravil] Which man’s image appeared on the first one-dollar bill?

 1 : Introduction to the question “Which man’s image appeared on the first one-dollar bill? The first one-dollar bill was printed as a form of legal tender in 1862 during the Civil War. Salmon P. Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury under Abraham Lincoln, had the distinct honor of designing the original US $1 bill. … Read more

[Ravil] In which city was the 1970s TV show Happy Days set?

 1 : Introduction to the question “In which city was the 1970s TV show Happy Days set? Set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the mid-1950s, Happy Days tells the story of the Cunninghams, one of America’s most beloved TV families. Milwaukee was chosen as the location because it gave the show a Midwest flavor that producers … Read more

[Ravil] In 1950, Zenith introduced the first TV remote control. What was it called?

 1 : Introduction to the question “In 1950, Zenith introduced the first TV remote control. What was it called? The first TV remote control, called the “Lazy Bones,” was developed in 1950 by Zenith. The Lazy Bones could turn a television on and off as well as change channels and adjust the volume. It was … Read more

[Ravil] Which bad habit does an onychophagist have?

 1 : Introduction to the question “Which bad habit does an onychophagist have? Onychophagia is the clinical word for nail biting, a common habit that many people develop when they are children. Nail biting is classified as a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is considered a pathological habit characterized by repetitive, seemingly uncontrolled nail biting … Read more

[Ravil] Who was Time magazine’s first Man of the Year in 1927?

 1 : Introduction to the question “Who was Time magazine’s first Man of the Year in 1927? Charles Lindbergh was named Time magazine’s first “Man of the Year” in 1927. The tradition of selecting a Man of the Year began in 1927, with Time editors contemplating newsworthy stories possible during a slow news week. The … Read more

[Ravil] What does the "B" in Susan B. Anthony stand for?

 1 : Introduction to the question “What does the “B” in Susan B. Anthony stand for? Susan Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts on February 15, 1820. She was actually given no middle name or initial at birth, but later in her youth, such additions became fashionable. She and her sisters subsequently selected their own, … Read more