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Old 01-22-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - DID YOU KNOW REVISITED

Sunday Special - DID YOU KNOW REVISITED
From September, 2011
This is a retention quiz. How much did you retain ??


Fill in the blank..........
1. ONLY _______ % OF THE SUN'S ENERGY ACTUALLY REACHES THE EARTH.
2. To make half a kilo of honey, bees must collect nectar from over __________ individual flowers.

3. Persians first began using colored eggs to celebrate spring in _______ B.C.
4. Carbon dating of a gnarly looking group of creosote bushes in the Palm Springs desert in
southern California reveal that they may be the oldest living things on Earth. These
flowering shrubs are said to be more than _________ years old.

5. Because of ___ ______ __ ___ ____, a penny is slightly more likely to land "Head's Down" than "Head's Up".
6. Surfing, or heenalu, was invented thousands of years ago by the ___________ who first settled Hawaii.
7. the standard weight of a ping-pong ball is ____ ounces, equivalent to____ grams
8. Our collective weight is going up. The average American male has gained 17.1 pounds and the average American female has added _______ pounds since 1988.
9. __________ magazine was founded in 1894, and soon began carrying news of outdoor amusements such as circuses, carnivals, amusement parks, fairs, vaudeville, etc..
10. The smallest dog on record was a matchbox-size _________ _______ .
11. Wedding rings are often placed on the third finger of the left hand because ancient civilizations believed the vein in that hand (which the Romans called the 'vein of love') ran directly __ ___ _____.
12. The heart beats more than ___ _______ times in an average lifetime.
13. The presidential faces on Mount Rushmore are as high as a ____ -story building,
14. The smallest shark is the dwarf lantern shark, which is only ___ ______ long.
15. Sheila Kuehl, who portrayed Zelda in the TV series "The many loves of Dobie Gillis", was a __________ _____ _______ from 1994 to 2008.
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1. 48
2. 2 million
3. 3,000
4. 11,700
5. the weight of its face
6. Polynesians
7. .09 - 2.5
8. 15.4
9. Billboard
10. Yorkshire Terrier
11. to the heart
12. 2 1/2 billion
13. five
14. seven inches
15. California State Senator

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Old 01-22-2012, 11:50 AM   #2
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Correct in red.

1. 48

2. 2 million
3. 3,000
4. 11,700
5. the weight of its face
6. Polynesians
7. .09 - 2.5
8. 15.4
9. Billboard
10. Yorkshire Terrier
11. to the heart
12. 2 1/2 billion
13. five
14. seven inches
15. California State Senator
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:51 AM   #3
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.............. should'a made this'n a multiple choice , huh?
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:57 AM   #4
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.............. should'a made this'n a multiple choice , huh?
I'm just really bad with numbers and I only missed #12 by 1/2 billion...
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