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The 1906 San Francisco earthquake wasn't terribly devastating on its own. It was the massive three-day fire following the tremor that destroyed the city's downtown.

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake wasn't terribly devastating on its own. It was the massive three-day fire following the tremor that destroyed the city's downtown.

Mustard’s name is a contraction of the Latin mustum ardens, meaning “burning wine.”

Mustard’s name is a contraction of the Latin mustum ardens, meaning “burning wine.”

When table tennis was originally created in 1889, it was called gossima.

When table tennis was originally created in 1889, it was called gossima.

Olympic Gymnastics Events

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In artistic gymnastics competition at the Summer Olympics, the men compete in six individual events, while the women compete in four. There is some overlap between the two. Given these 10 events, identify which are for men only, women only, both, or neither. A score of 7 or better is a win. Good luck!

The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.

The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.

5 Questions: Moe Better Trivia

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Horseradish is a member of the mustard family and can count cauliflower, kale and brussels sprouts among its cousins.

Horseradish is a member of the mustard family and can count cauliflower, kale and brussels sprouts among its cousins.

Muhammad Ali wasn't just a great boxer; he was apparently a beacon for extraterrestrials. He claims to have seen UFOs on multiple occasions, notably during a 1971 jog through New York's Central Park.

Muhammad Ali wasn't just a great boxer; he was apparently a beacon for extraterrestrials. He claims to have seen UFOs on multiple occasions, notably during a 1971 jog through New York's Central Park.

When you pick up a common pine cone, you'd be correct to refer to it as "she," since these brown, seeded cones are all female.

When you pick up a common pine cone, you'd be correct to refer to it as "she," since these brown, seeded cones are all female.

15 Top Eponymous Albums

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Some of the biggest-selling albums have been eponymous recordings, titled after the performer(s). For the purposes of this quiz, "eponymous" means ONLY the full artist or band name as the album's title, so we don't include Janet Jackson's Janet or Chicago's Chicago XI. How many of the RIAA's 15 top-selling U.S. eponymous albums can you name in five minutes? Get to it!

There is actually a specific area of the brain known as the bilateral vomitation center. It notes when our tummy is upset and makes the final decision whether to barf or not to barf.

There is actually a specific area of the brain known as the bilateral vomitation center. It notes when our tummy is upset and makes the final decision whether to barf or not to barf.

For one week in 1986, Dan Rather experimented with a one-word sign off for each broadcast of the CBS Evening News: "Courage." Reactions were mixed.

For one week in 1986, Dan Rather experimented with a one-word sign off for each broadcast of the CBS Evening News: "Courage." Reactions were mixed.

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