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Oregon's George Fox University is named in honor of the founder of what religious movement?

The Obama girls attended Sidwell Friends, a D.C. school founded by a member of what religious group?

The landmark Supreme Court decision that made interracial marriage legal in the U.S. has what apt name?

In all seriousness, the satirical newspaper The Onion has tried and failed to win what prestigious journalism award?

Since 1935, Old Mr. Boston's guide has been the official manual for professionals and amateurs in what field?

In 2018 a judge sentenced the 81-year-old comedian Bill Cosby to 3 to how many years in prison for sexual assault?

The U.S. Constitution begins "We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect" what?

West Point, the oldest military academy in the United States, is located on the bank of what river?

Since 1963, "To protect and to serve" has been the official motto of which of these organizations?

What government agency has the ominous nickname "The Agency"?

What government agency has the ominous nickname "The Company"?

What U.S. agency is headquartered in a D.C.-area neighborhood known as "Langley"?

Which of the following is the name of an organization that holds an annual "Best Bagger" championship?

What division of the U.S. government aptly features an encrypted hexadecimal code hidden within its logo?

Purdue University is one of the largest public universities of what state?

Since 1990, over one-third of all shark attacks worldwide have occurred off the coast of what state?

Traditionally, the U.S. Congress takes a month-long recess during what month?

What is the full name of the notoriously difficult college course often called "orgo"?

The college course "Organic Chemistry" is often called what?

The members of the European Union that collectively use the euro are often referred to collectively as the what?

What crime occurs when businesses conspire to control the market?

Pyrogeography is the study of what natural phenoma?

The high school dance known as "prom" is actually short for what word?

The national program of medicare was established during the term of what U.S. president?

What European city is home to the International Criminal Court, which tries war criminals from around the world?

What U.S. agency shares a mission "to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world"?

Though now headquartered in New York, the United Nations drew up its charter in what other U.S. city?

What animal appears on the national coat of arms of the African nation Cote D' lvoire, or Ivory Coast?

Unhappy with the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize award, what country launched its own "Confucius Peace Prize"?

The term "carbon footprint" refers primarily to the impact of a person's lifestyle on the what?

In April 2010, which of these country's erupting volcanoes shut down European air travel for nearly a week?

The Mossad is the secret intelligence service of what country?

What country has the oldest written constitution that is still in effect?

What is the highest score that a student can earn on an Advanced Placement Test?

Ratified in 1971, the 26th Amendment to the Constitution lowered the voting age to what?

What is the highest score you can get on the SAT, an exam with three sections each worth 800 points?

THE SEC is a government agency that was established in response to what national event?

The combined populations of China and India make up approximately what percentage of the world's total?

What national advocacy group uses the trademarked slogan, "We are their voice?"

The OPEC Oil cartel includes member nations from all but which of these continents?

The Clara Barton National Historic Site was both her home and an early headquarters for what organization?

Torts is a common first-year course for students in what professional school?

What words are on the official flag of the Salvation Army?

The government-sponsored company known as Fannie Mae specializes in helping people do what?

The Federal Pell Grant Program is a financial program that provides government money to fund what?

What famously reticent Supreme Court justice hasn't asked a question from the bench since 2006?

What chemical formula was mentioned 5 times by Al Gore in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech?

The University of California, San Diego's Geisel Library bears the real surname of what author?

On the Great Seal of the United States, the eagle holds in its beak a scroll bearing what Latin phrase?

Trial lawyers often refer to the false expectation that a witness will confess under cross-examination as what?