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Which state features a cornucopia on its flag?

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Which NFL team is the only team ever to win the Super Bowl after finishing the regular season undefeated?

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  • Can a cat's purr heal?
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Which of the following is NOT involved in creating a purring sound?

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  • How many types of triangles are there?
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An equilateral triangle would also be what type of triangle?

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  • Which astronomer was the first person to see Saturn's rings?
  • How old are Saturn's rings?
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Which of the following is NOT something Saturn’s rings are made of?

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Room and board expenses usually cover housing and what other item?

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