1 The musical supergroup The Eagles got their start as a backup group for what female singer, who has recorded pop, rock, opera, country and Hispanic music, who formerly lived in San Francisco, but now lives in Tucson, Arizona?
2 Which product was banned from America’s television and radio advertising in 1971?
3 Twelve to twenty times per minute, the average human performs what two actions (without even thinking about it), whose names begin with the same letter?
4 On Nov. 28, 1995, 50.28% of Irish voters chose to reverse a national prohibition on what?
5 What word, which can mean “approximately,” is spelled with six letters in alphabetical order?
6 Established in 1776, what musical theater in Russia is well known for its company of ballet dancers?
7 In 1802, E.I. DuPont established a factory that developed into the worldwide firm Du Pont. The DuPont family made their early riches selling what dangerous substance?
8 Tom Hanks won Best Actor Oscars in 1993 and 1994 for his roles in which films?
9 What is the only country of Eastern Europe whose language developed from Latin?
10 Can you name three U.S. states that were created entirely from other states?
BONUS QUESTION: Which basketball superstar wrote a 1996 book entitled Black Profiles in Courage?
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1 Linda Ronstadt
3 Breathe, Blink
8 Philadelphia, 1993 (shown in photo), and Forrest Gump, 1994
10 Kentucky, from Virginia; West Virginia (split off from Virginia to join the Union side during the Civil War); and Maine, from Massachusetts
BONUS ANSWER: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar