What controversial form of cheap labor did Alabama return to the
work force in 1995, after a 30-year absence?
A: Chain gangs.
What mobster's 1927 earnings would have amounted to $600 million in
A: Al Capone's.
What captain did Fletcher Christian lead a mutiny against near
Tahiti in 1789?
A: William Bligh.
Who committed suicide two years after taking a stab at Julius
What lord protector of England was not fond of his nicknames
""Almighty nose" and "Crum-Hell"?
A: Oliver Cromwell.
What type of ads were banned in 1971, costing TV networks $200
A: Cigarette ads.
Who was stuck in the spacecraft while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
A: Michael Collins.
Who was barefoot in a beach trailer wearing a Ban-Lon shirt when
told the House was voting articles of impeachment against him?
A: Richard Nixon.
What archipelago lost an estimated one million of its citizens in
the war against Japan from 1941 to 1945?
A: The Philippines.
What was the largest number of living ex-presidents at one time?
What vice president was less than thrilled to learn his adversaries
called him :Eggplant"?
A: Spiro Agnew.
Who did Abu Bakr succeed as leader of the Muslims in the year 632?
What nation's Catholics saw the Pope make a triumphant homecoming
visit in 1980?
What Saudi Arabian city was the birthplace of the prophet Muhammad?
What body part was most frequently covered with lard and roasted
over a fire as a torture during the Spanish inquisition?
A: The foot.
Whose 1995 novel The Moor's Last Sigh enraged Hindu militants in
A: Salman Rushdie's.
What church did Henry VIII create when the Pope refused to give him
a divorce in 1534?
A: The Church of England.
What outfit did one of every six members of the American Communist
Party really work for, according to a former ACP member?
A: The FBI.
What markswoman did Sitting Bull dub "Little Sure Shot?
A: Annie Oakley.
What Apollo 11 astronaut claimed he was the "first man to wet his
pants n the moon"?
A: Buzz Aldrin.
What Mississippi city's residents did not celebrate the Fourth of
July until 1945, after losing a Civil War battle in 1863?
What was frontierswoman Martha Jane Burk better known as?
A: Calamity Jane.
What tragedy occurred two years to the day after the federal raid on
the Branch Davidian complex in Waco?
The Oklahoma City bombing.
What current branch of the U.S. military was a corp of only 50
soldiers when World War I broke out?
A: The U.S. Air Force.