What Do They Have In Common #1

What Do They Have In Common #1

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What do the countries Algeria and Laos have in common?

They have both been French colonies in the past.
Both depend on tobacco export for over 70 percent of national revenue.
The majority of the people in both countries speak French and Arabic.
Both are located in northern Africa.
I don't know

What do Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones have in common?

They played football together in high school.
They both lost the presidential race at one time in their career.
They went to Harvard together.
They both had a small role in the 1970 movie "Love Story".
I don't know

What do the platypus, the browntail moth and the stone fish have in common?

They are all on the endangered list.
They are found only in Australia.
They are extinct.
They are all poisonous.
I don't know

What do the Nayar of Southeast Asia, the Nyimba of Nepal and the Yodi have in common?

They all speak the same ancient language mixed with Chinese words.
They all have been documented as practicing polyandry - women having more than one husband.
They are the only Asians with blue eyes.
They have the longest life expectancies of any groups of people on earth.
I don't know

What do Curtis Pride, a major league baseball player for the Detroit Tigers, and Heather Whitestone McCallum, Miss America 1995, have in common?

Both are from an Inuit background.
Both have only one hand.
Both were abandoned children.
Both are deaf.
I don't know

What is the common thread between Asbach-Uralt, Grappa, and Christian Brother?

They are all names of cognacs.
They are all religious organizations.
They are names of towns in Switzerland.
They are all popular German soft drinks.
I don't know

What do Jim Morrison, Sarah Bernhardt, Edith Piaf, Oscar Wilde, Chopin, and Laura Marx (Karl's daughter) have in common?

They were all openly bisexual.
They are all buried in Cimetière de Père Lachaisee in Paris.
They all died of drug overdose.
Their fathers were all philosophers.
I don't know

What do Yasser Arrafat, Mother Theresa, and the Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso 14th) have in common?

They were all born as a twin.
They all swore to lives of celibacy.
They were all nominated for Nobel Peace Prizes, but were not selected.
They all won a Nobel Peace Prize
I don't know

What do Belize (in Central America) and the Bahamas have in common?

Both are Independent States within the British Commonwealth.
Both are 80% covered in tropical forest.
Their prime ministers, Hubert and William Ingraham, are brothers.
Both were settled primarily by the Dutch.
I don't know

What do Mexico and Colombia have in common?

The Aztec culture once thrived in both countries
Both call their currency the peso
Both have the eagle on their flag
Both celebrate their national independence on May 15th
I don't know

What do Nicky Hilton, Michael Wilding, Mike Todd, Jr., Eddie Fisher, and Senator John Warner have in common?

They all proposed to Marilyn Monroe.
They were all played baseball in the major leagues.
They were all married to Elizabeth Taylor.
They were all accused of being involved in the New York mafia.
I don't know
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