1. How did motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel get the nickname 'Evel'?

2. How did sharpshooters come to be known as 'snipers'?

3. Soviet training jets had a limited range by design. Why?

4. In the 17th century, maritime law dictated that a country's nautical reach extended 3 miles from the shore. Why 3 miles?

5. Where did most of the funding for Richard Nixon's first congressional run come from?

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