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Issue 974

All the answers begin with the letter J

1. What do you call the finished product of a Halloween carved pumpkin?

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Jack-o-lantern

2. Who was the founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition?

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Jesse Jackson

3. What is the nickname given to the uncaught killer of women who struck terror into London’s East End for three months in 1888?

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Jack the Ripper

4. What was the name of the son of Isaac and Rebecca? Hint: He was the third patriarch of the Hebrews, and he had a younger twin brother named Esau.

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Jacob

5. What is the largest and most powerful cat in the Western Hemisphere? Hint: It’s also a very smart-looking automobile.

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Jaguar

6. In what game, somewhat like handball and played on a three-wall court, do the players wear on their playing hand a narrow, curved wicker basket that is about 2’ long?

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Jai Alai

7. In what country will you find Montego Bay?

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Jamaica

8. You may have a copy of the King __________ Authorized Version of the Bible.

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James

9. Queen Elizabeth II is the monarch of this island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

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Jamaica

10. What kind of “Dixieland” music did trumpeter Louis Armstrong play?

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Jazz

11. If a man is a contemptibly stupid or foolish person, or a male donkey, he would be a __________.

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Jackass

12. What name is used throughout ancient Hebrew literature, especially in the Bible, as the proper name of God?

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Jehovah

13. In what city will you find the famous Wailing Wall?

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Jerusalem

14. In what city will you find the Dome of the Rock, a Muslim mosque?

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Jerusalem

15. What religious leader was hailed mockingly as “King of the Jews” in the same city?

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Jesus

16. What do you call the objects, made of a wide variety of materials, that are worn to adorn the body but with a primary purpose other than that of clothing?

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Jewelry

17. What Arabic verb means to struggle and persevere, and even wage war, against heretics, unbelievers, and the enemies of the state or Muslim community?

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Jihad

18. What is the largest city in the Republic of South Africa?

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Johannesburg

19. Who became president the same day John Kennedy was assassinated?

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Johnson. Lyndon

20. What was the name of President Kennedy’s wife?

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Jackie