Quiz: Test Your Knowledge: Lottery Winners Quiz
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Test Your Knowledge: Lottery Winners Quiz
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About This Quiz

The chances are slim that you'll ever win, but you know, someone has to. How much do you know about these lucky (and unlucky) lottery winners?

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What was the jackpot of the January 2016 Powerball lottery?
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How many ticket holders won the 2016 Powerball?
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What were the odds of winning the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot?
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How long did it take Canadian resident Sharon Tirabassi to blow her $10 million win?
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What cause did Bob Erb fund after winning $25 million in 2012?
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How much did Jack Whittaker win in the Powerball in 2002?
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Whittaker chose a lump sum for his Powerball prize. After taxes, how much of the $314 million did he get to keep?
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How did 1998 Canadian lottery winner Gerald Muswagon die?
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How many people split the $656 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2012?
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Why did Joseph Rancoioli kill his wife, who won $5 million in 1991?
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In which state was the single largest winning ticket in history purchased?
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How old was Gloria C. Mackenzie when she won her record-breaking jackpot?
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Where did Mackenzie live before winning the lottery?
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After taxes, how much did construction worker Americo Lopes win in 2009?
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How did Americo Lopes' co-workers find out that he had won the lottery?
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What happened to Jeffrey Dampier, who won $20 million playing the Illinois lottery in 1996?
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What percentage of lottery winnings over $5,000 go to the federal government?
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At what rate are lottery winnings in Europe taxed?
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Where did Tonda Lynn Dickerson work before winning the lottery in 1999?
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How much debt did Pennsylvania Lottery winner William Post III accrue before dying in 2006?
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What was the largest single-ticket win ever in the EuroMillions?
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How do lottery odds compare to those at a casino?
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In 2006, workers at what Nebraska business shared a $365 million jackpot?
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How much did Evelyn Adams win playing the lottery?
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What did 1993 winner Les Robins do with some of the $111 million that he won playing Powerball?
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What was the first thing that Brad Duke bought after he won more than $200 million in 2005?
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What did Georgia truck driver Eddie Nabors tell the media he would do after winning the MegaMillions in 2007?
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What did Allen and Violet Large do with the $11 million they won in the Canadian lottery?
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What did the Larges have to say about the money that they won in the Canadian lottery?
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A 2004 study showed that what percentage of U.S. lottery winners continued to work after receiving their prizes?
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