Dated - July 1, 2001
1. One of the most famous faces of the 1970s, she is known for a
trademark hairstyle and smile. By acting in several serious roles like
those in The Burning Bed and Extremities, she has tried to shed her
lightweight image. A best selling video showcased her body painting
talents, and in 2000 a movie was made about the television series that
started her career.
2. What was the "Star Spangled Banner" originally called?
3. In northern France, children are given gifts on Dec 6th instead of
Christmas. What is Dec 6th celebrated as?
4. What is an IDEO locator?
5. What is the title of Emma Lazarus' poem etched at the base of the
Statue of Liberty?
6. William Bradford - left England for Holland in 1609, searching for
religious freedom. Eleven year later he sailed to New England where he
became governor of the colony they established. He also wrote a detailed
history of the colony, which wasn't published in its entirety until 200
years after his death. He is credited with starting a tradition in 1621.
7. His fellow Sioux called him "Strange One" but non-Native Americans
knew him by another name. He was a warrior in many fights against white
settlers and in his most famous battle, joined Sitting Bull in defeating
General Custer at Little Bighorn. He has since been immortalized as a
giant sculpture carved out of South Dakota's Black Hills. Name him.
8. Maher-Shalal-Hash-baz (swift is booty, speedy is prey), Jonath-elem-
recho-kim (the silent dove of far off places) - what's special about
9. The only name to occur more frequently than Jesus in the bible ?
10. James Thomas Brudenell (1797-1868) gave his name to what article of
Answers to Quiz # 159
1. Farah Fawcett
2. The Defence of Fort McHenry (the song was composed during a British
bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor
3. St. Nicholas' Day
4. The "You Are Here" arrow on a fixed location map
5. The New Colossus
7. Crazy Horse
8. The two longest words in the Bible
9. David. Moses is the third most common name
10. The Cardigan. James Brudenell, Lord Cardigan, was the general who
ordered the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean war.