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Old 08-18-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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Sunday Special Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

GEOGRAPHY

1. What major city is closest to Soweto ?
2. What is Latin America’s northernmost nation ?
3. What nickname is attached to the volcanoes surrounding the Pacific Basin ?

FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT

4. What semolina-based food item is Algeria’s national dish ?
5. What European city gave its name to the town in Georgia where R.E.M were formed ?
6. Who had a hit with Love Don’t Cost a Thing ?
(Hint; She married Cris Judd after paying him to dance in the video)

HISTORY
7. What name was attached to a group of prowling WWII German submarines ?
8. Who was President when agency that would become the F.B.I. was created ?
9. What year was the great Chicago Fire ?
a. – 1851
b. – 1861
c. – 1871
d. – 1881

ARTS & LITERATURE
10. What is the first name of Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series ? (Hint: Starts with A )
11. If I practice “Heraldry” what is it that I design, display, or describe ?
12. What note is the highest string of a violin usually tuned to ?

SCIENCE AND NATURE
13. What acid gives lemons their distinctive flavor ?
14. What is the second-hottest part of a Concorde in flight (after the engines) ?
15. What does the computer term WORM stand for ?
SPORTS AND LEISURE

16. How many times has a Triple-Header been played in the Major Leagues ?
a. – 0
b. – 1
c. – 2
d. - 3
17. What type of Hobbyist would be familiar with “The Barber”, “Saint Gaudens”, and “Walking Liberty” ?
18. What item of Sports equipment will have a coquille, or bellguard ?
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1. Johannesburg
2. Mexico
3. Ring of Fire
4. Couscous
5. Athens
6. Jennifer Lopez
7. Wolf Pack
8. Theodore Roosevelt
9. - c
10. Albus
11. Coats of Arms
12. - E
13. Citric Acid
14. the Nose
15. Write Once, Read Many
16. – b
17. Coin Collector
18. Fencing Sword

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Old 08-18-2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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I missed 4,6,10,15

I think there have been 3 triple headers in baseball, none recently.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:00 PM   #3
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Correct in red...

1. Johannesburg
2. Mexico
3. Ring of Fire
4. Couscous
5. Athens
6. Jennifer Lopez
7. Wolf Pack
8. Theodore Roosevelt

9. - c
10. Albus
11. Coats of Arms

12. - E
13. Citric Acid
14. the Nose
15. Write Once, Read Many

16. – b
17. Coin Collector
18. Fencing Sword
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Old 08-18-2013, 03:53 PM   #4
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I missed 4,6,10,15

I think there have been 3 triple headers in baseball, none recently.
any info you have will be appreciated...........
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:23 PM   #5
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My old friend WIKI.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doubleheader_(baseball)

This came up a couple of weeks ago in a conversation with a friend.
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Old 08-19-2013, 04:10 PM   #6
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THX, BigJim !

change is noted and recorded..............

....so much for trivia off of a Fox Sports show...............
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