What's On Second

Is it just more, or does "the first" get too much credit? Everybody wants to know who the first person to do anything was, but what about the second? In this quiz, we'll give you the first entry in a category -- it's up to you to tell us the less well known second.

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You know that hydrogen is the first element on the periodic table. What is the second?
Lithium
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Helium
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You know that the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes was in "A Study in Scarlet." What was the second?
The Man With the Twisted Lip
The Five Orange Pips
The Sign of Four
The Hound of the Baskervilles
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You know that Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States. What was the second?
Baltimore, Maryland
York, Pennsylvania
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Washington, DC
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You know that “All My Loving” was the first song the Beatles played on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” What was the second?
I Want to Hold Your Hand
Till There Was You
Twist and Shout
A Hard Day's Night
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You know that Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Academy Award. Who was the second?
Denzel Washington
Whoopi Goldberg
Dorothy Dandridge
Sidney Poitier
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You know that the Green Bay Packers were the first team to win the Super Bowl. Who was the second?
Baltimore Colts
Dallas Cowboys
Miami Dolphins
New York Jets
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You know that Yuri Gagarin was the first person in space. Who was the second?
Alexey Leonov
Gus Grissom
Alan Shepard
John Glenn
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You know that The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star” was the first video played on MTV. What was the second?
“Take it on the Run” by REO Speedwagon
“You Better Run” by Pat Benatar
“You Better Bet” by The Who
“Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
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You know that Martha Washington was the first First Lady. Who was the second?
Abigail Adams
Louisa Adams
Martha Adams
Julia Adams
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You know that Poland was the first country invaded by Germany during World War II. What were the second (and third)?
Denmark and Norway
France and Denmark
Austria and the Soviet Union
Italy and France