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Question 1: A well-known American was the pen name "Publius", used by ________, James Madison, and John Jay, in writing The Federalist Papers.
Ulysses S. GrantAlexander HamiltonHenry KnoxGeorge Washington

Question 2: Rock singer-guitarist ________, for example, played guitar on Cream's song "Badge" using a pseudonym.
Ringo StarrPattie BoydGeorge HarrisonThe Beatles

Question 3: Some prolific authors adopt a pseudonym to disguise the extent of their published output, e.g., ________ writing as Richard Bachman.
'Salem's LotStephen KingThe StandThe Dark Tower (series)

Question 4: This practice hides their identities and protects their families from reprisal; it may also be a form of ________ from domestic life.
Defence mechanismDissociationPassive–aggressive behaviorHypochondriasis

Question 5: 3-time F1 champion ________'s son Paul used a pseudonym when he joined a British racing school for just this reason.
Jackie StewartJohn SurteesGraham HillJim Clark

Question 6: A pseudonym may also be used to hide the identity of the author, as in the case of exposé books about espionage or ________, or explicit erotic fiction.
ExtortionMurderCrimeLaw

Question 7: Most popes choose a name commemorating an admired saint (________, for example) or a predecessor or predecessors (John Paul I), or even a family member (John XXIII).
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchPope Benedict XVIPope Paul VI

Question 8: When used by a radio operator, a pseudonym is called a "handle", especially in Citizens' band radio; on the ________ it is common to adopt or, more usually, be given by others, a "trail name".
Gateway National Recreation AreaWallkill River National Wildlife RefugeAppalachian TrailUpper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

Question 9: Some of these names have meanings to them as well, like that of Brian Hugh Warner, more commonly known as Marilyn Manson: Marilyn coming from Marilyn Monroe, and Manson from convicted serial killer ________.
Sharon TateHelter Skelter (Manson scenario)Charles MansonPaul Watkins (Manson Family)

Question 10: Examples include ________, Victor Appleton, and Franklin W. Dixon.
The Little Engine That Could (film)Adventures in the Screen TradeThe Little Engine That CouldMarried... with Children
















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