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A mashup of Katz's, The Sopranos, Romeo and Juliet. In short, MUG's monthly trivia challenge.

Q: Tony Soprano's mother, Livia, was played by this late actress who appeared not only in several TV series, but also in films and on Broadway. Her name?a) Nancy Dussault b) Nancy Andrews c) Nancy Marchand d) Nancy Dickerson
A: Nancy Marchand

Q: When Katz's Deli opened, who was President of the U.S.? a) Chester Arthur (1881-1885) b) Grover Cleveland (1885-1889) c) William McKinley (1897-1901)
A: Grover Cleveland

Q: What part of NYC was originally known as the island of many nuts? (Supply joke here.)
A: Governor's Island

Q: True or false: the city's Department of Health forbids you to keep a polar bear as a pet.
A: True.

Q: Which insufferable ABC reporter, author of Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity: Get Out the Shovel — Why Everything You Know Is Wrong, continues to insist that global warming is overhyped and challenges the idea that human activity plays a substantial part?
A: John Stossel

Q: He was born in the Bronx, escaped the Hartford Circus Fire as a teenager, got his break in Bye Bye Birdie, was a good match for Brett Somers. He died on May 25th. His name?
A: Charles Nelson Reilly

Q: Romeo and Juliet begins tonight as part of the Public's Shakespeare in the Park. In what year did Shakespeare in the Park begin? a) 1959 b) 1962 c) 1966
A: 1962

Q: Sometimes referred to as "The Venice of New York," it has about 3,000 residents, is one mile long, four blocks wide, and is the only inhabited island in Jamaica Bay. Its name?
A: Broad Channel

Q: The 'Sherry' part of Sherry-Lehmann refers to the fortified wine of Spain. True or false?
A: False. It was named for the Louis Sherry building, the wine store's first home.

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