Games: Trivia Test

linemen (photo credit: Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT)
(photo credit: Yong Kim/Philadelphia Daily News/MCT)
1. Kilometer zero marking the starting point for distances measured on French highways is on a square facing the entrance of what landmark? (Hint: Perhaps people need to pray before driving!)
2. In 2008, China submitted a proposal to UNESCO to make which 13th century “poetic” city, with its ruins of a “stately pleasure dome,” a World Heritage Site?
3. For those unfamiliar with American football, linemen are usually the largest players on the field since that position requires less running and more strength than others. Al Davis, the owner of the Oakland Raiders, once considered hiring which overseas superstars be the linemen for his team?
4. What type of “helpful” businesses operate on the basis of the Rochdale Principles that were formulated in 1844?
5. Which 17th-century literary classic ends with the title character stipulating in his will that his niece will be disinherited if she marries anyone who reads about chivalry?
6. Mohenjo-daro and Harappa in present- day Pakistan were the most important city settlements of a Bronze Age civilization that is named after what major geographic feature?
7. In 2007, which celebrity started a charitable organization called