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Category: POLITICAL LITERATURE
Clue: The key message to this title figure in an Italian work is "it is far safer to be feared than loved"
Answer: What is The Prince? by Nicolo Machiavelli. no, Tupac is a wrong answer.
Category: '80s SITCOM CHARACTERS
Clue: Creator Gary David Goldberg wrote this Republican character as unsympathetic, but the actor made him lovable
Answer: Who is Alex P. Keaton ?
Category: NEW OLYMPIC SPORTS
Clue: This sport introduced in summer 2000 plays out over a raised area 16.5 feet long and 9.5 feet wide
Answer: What is trampoline ?
Clue: The swan boats in Boston's Public Garden were inspired by this opera in which a swan pulls a boat on the Scheldt river
Answer: What is Lohengrin?
Clue: This country that explored the antarctic interior is the most northerly nation to claim territory on the continent
Answer: Where is Norway ?
Category: INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS
Clue: David Phillips, whose exposé reporting inspired this word made popular by Teddy Roosevelt, was later shot dead
Answer: What is muckraking ?
Category: FIRST NAMES
Clue: A wife of King David & 2 of our early first ladies shared this name derived from Hebrew for "my father's joy"
Answer: What is Abigail ?
Category: BRITISH HISTORY
Clue: This 17th Century King was the last British monarch to enter the House of Commons
Answer: Who was Charles I ?
Clue: The most famous resident of the National Museum of Ethiopia is the very old young lady named this
Answer: Who is Lucy ?
this did not come up on the show, but i think Australopithicus deserves credit as a correct answer. (it was not my answer, but in case someone else answers this way.) but i don't know shit about anthropology.
Category: RECENT FILMS
Clue: One of its first lines is "I won't talk! I won't say a word"
Answer: What is The Artist ?
Category: NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING SCIENTISTS
Clue: 1910 winner Albrecht Kossel studied a new material in the control center of cells; today we know it as this
Answer: What is deoxyribonucleic acid, aka DNA ?
Clue: In 1989 he said, "you can't just ask customers what they want… by the time you get it built, they'll want something new
Answer: Who was Steve Jobs ?
Category: INAUGURAL ADDRESSES
Clue: He said, "(i)t is 72 years since the first inauguration of a president under our national constitution"
Answer: Who was Abraham Lincoln ?
Category: UNITED NATIONS
Clue: Of the six official languages used at the U.N., this one is the last alphabetically
Answer: What is Spanish ?
Category: BRITISH HISTORY
Clue: This appointed position first held by John Dryden echoes a "Versificator Regis" of Richard I in the 12th Century
Answer: What is Poet Laureate ?
Category: FAMOUS RELATIVES
Clue: In 2011 his daughter Svetlana, living in the U.S. under the name Lana Peters, died in Wisconsin at age 85
Answer: Who was Josef Vesarionus Shugashvilli, aka Josef Stalin ?
Category: 1950s MOVIES
Clue: "The Man on Lincoln's Nose" was a working title for this 1959 film
Answer: What is North by Northwest ?
Category: NUCLEAR NATIONS
Clue: On May 18th, 1974 this country tested its first nuclear device, nicknamed "Smiling Buddha"
Answer: Where is India ?
china joined the club earlier, in 1964
Category: FACTS & FIGURES
Clue: With only 58% of residents, this U.S. state has the lowest percentage of licensed drivers
Answer: Where is New York ?
Category: OPERA CHARACTERS
Clue: In a play subtitle she's called "The Chinese Sphinx"; in a later opera, her suitor calls her "Principessa Di Morte"
Answer: Who is Turandot?