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Issue 974

All the answers begin with the letter P

1. What do you call a thin layer of glass fused to the surface of a metal?

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Porcelain

2. What is the general term for all of the large, spine-bearing rodents?

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Porcupine

3. Name the largest city in Maine.

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Portland

4. What is the principal language of the country whose capital city is Lisbon?

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Portuguese

5. What 1972 “adventure” movie starring Gene Hackman and Ernest Borgnine told the story of a group of passengers who struggle to survive and escape, when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea?

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The Poseidon Adventure

6. Name the metallic chemical element identified by the symbol K.

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Potassium

7. Name the river that flows through Washington DC.

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Potomac

8. The _______________ industry is involved in the breeding and processing of domesticated fowl for food, and the production of eggs.

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Poultry

9. What is the capital city of the Czech Republic?

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Prague

10. A grouse is also referred to as a ____________ chicken.

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Prairie

11. What is the smallest and most densely populated province of Canada? Hint: it is an island, one of the Maritime Provinces of Canada.

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Prince Edward Island

12. What part of speech is that which replaces the noun?

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Pronoun

13. What is the general term used to designate that part of historic Christianity which separated from the Papal obedience in the sixteenth-century reformation?

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Protestantism

14. What book of the Old Testament, along with Job and Ecclesiastes, is designated as Wisdom Literature?

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Proverbs

15. In what city is Bringham Young University located?

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Provo

16. What book in the Bible contains 150 religious poems?

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Psalms

17. What branch of medicine deals with the causes, manifestations, and treatment of mental diseases?

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Psychiatry

18. In what country is the Roosevelt Roads Naval Station located?

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Puerto Rico

19. What do you call a mechanical device used to move substances possessing flow properties from one position to another?

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Pump

20. Name the major university located in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Purdue