Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thursday Night is Quiz Night at OLS!

As always, click the hyperlink to find the answer:

1.  This is a 1970 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow and it was originally given -- brand new --as a gift to a famous music celebrity. Who was the celebrity?

Hints:
a) The celebrity was male
b) He was primarily a Country/Western singer
c) The color of the car is significant

2.  Recently, the Tax Foundation released its measure of the competitiveness of tax systems in the 34 countries that comprise the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), basically the world's industrial countries.  The higher the ranking, the better.  Where did the US rank?
a) 2
b) 12
c) 22
d) 32


3.  In 1993, the top 20% of US household income earners accounted for 49% of the total amount of income earned that year.  Twenty years later, in 2013, that number had risen to
a) 51%
b) 58%
c) 61%
d) 65%
e) 68%

4.  On this day in the year 14 AD, ____________ was confirmed by the Senate as Roman Emperor following the death of Augustus Caesar.  Who was he?


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