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QUESTIONS:

1 What business/company has the largest number of Bay Area employees, over 46,000? Can you name a few others in the top five?

2 VISUAL:  Name two extinct elephant-like animals whose names begin with “M.”

3 Located about 630 miles from the Bay Area, what is known as The City of Roses?

4 VISUAL:  The 2005 Broadway musical and 2014 movie about the life of the music group The Four Seasons, had what geographical title?

5 Who were the three longest-reigning British queens, in order?

6 Name the year that all these events occurred: Oscar-winning picture Driving Miss Daisy was released, massacre in Tiananmen Square and the Berlin Wall came down.      

7 VISUAL:  Former Oregon State basketball coach and current Executive Director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, Craig Robinson, has a very famous sister named what?

8 What Scottish author created Never-Never Land, in what 1904 play?

9 It is illegal to be a prostitute in Siena, Italy, if your name is what?

10 Algebra students, this one’s for you: Reggie weighs 124 pounds, plus one-third of his total weight. How much does he weigh?

BONUS QUESTION: In 1888, what was the last country in the Western hemisphere to officially prohibit slavery?

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ANSWERS:

1 Kaiser Permanente, followed by Sutter Health, Facebook, Safeway and Tesla.

2 Mammoth, Mastodon (shown in photo)

3 Portland, Oregon

4 Jersey Boys

5 #1.  Current Elizabeth II, almost 70 years

   #2.  Victoria, almost 64 years

   #3.  Elizabeth I, 44 years

6 1989

7 Michelle Obama

8 J.M. Barrie, in the theater play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up

9 Mary (Maria)

10 He weighs 186 pounds =  (124 + 62 (=1/3 of 186)

BONUS ANSWER: Brazil

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