Subject: POTPOURRI

(e.g., Who wrote "The Shape of Things to Come"? Answer: H.G. Wells.)

Freshman Level

1. What gas causes the fizz in many soft drinks?

2. By what name is 3.14159 commonly known?

3. How many watts are there in one kilowatt?

Graduate Level

4. What shape is an atoll?

5. In Portuguese, what does "obrigado" mean?

6. In the film, what subject did Mr. Chips teach?

Ph.D. Level

7. Whose poems inspired the musical "Cats"?

8. What nationality was Hercule Poirot?

9. In what film is Frank Miller due to arrive on the noon train?

Answers:

1. Carbon dioxide

2. Pi

3. 1,000

4. Ring-shaped

5. Thank you

6. Latin

7. T.S. Eliot

8. Belgian

9. "High Noon"

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