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1. Air Force One is often assigned a pet nickname. Which of the following nicknames was NOT used by a president’s staff?

a) Columbine
b) Spirit of 76
c) Sacred Cow
d) Angel
e) Gipper
 
2. Which of the following statements about wine is FALSE?
a) A "cork tease" is someone who constantly talks about wine he or she will open … but never does.
b) Wine or vines are mentioned in all of the books of the Old Testament.
c) Pinot noir is the primary red wine grape grown in Burgundy.
d) The Vikings called North America “Vinland” for the profusion of native grape vines.
e) Wine grapes rank No. 1 among the world’s fruit crops in terms of acres planted.
 
3.Which of these is a credible way to detect counterfeit wine?
a) Open it and taste it.
b) Test the wine's plonk and crosscheck it to the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée database.
c) Determine the age and appellation by authenticating the cork.
d) Measure the depth of the bottle's punt and compare it to similar bottles.
e) Examine gamma rays emitted from the bottle to detect suspicious radioactivity.
 
4.Which of the following is TRUE about papayas?
a) They're classified as trees.
b) They do not bear fruit for up to two years.
c) Their botanical family name is actinidiaceae.
d) They're classified as berries.
e) They’re grown in only 3 U.S. states – Hawaii, Florida and Texas.
 

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