5 Questions: Weighing In

1 of 5

What quotable sage coined the axiom "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" back in 1735?

Mark Twain
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Albert Einstein
2 of 5

What Saint is mentioned by name in the lyrics of Tennessee Ernie Ford's Number One hit "Sixteen Tons"?

Paul
Peter
Nicholas
Patrick
3 of 5

Which of her seven spouses gifted Elizabeth Taylor with a 69.42 carat pear-shaped diamond?

Conrad Hilton
Eddie Fisher
Mike Todd
Richard Burton
4 of 5

Who portrayed Detective Jesse Stone in the series of TV movies based on the novels by Robert B. Parker?

Tom Selleck
Kevin Costner
Don Johnson
Pierce Brosnan
5 of 5

After leaving the Byrds, what band did Gram Parsons and Chris Hillman co-found in 1969?

Hot Tuna
Vanilla Fudge
The Chocolate Watchband
The Flying Burrito Brothers