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Old 06-23-2013, 09:39 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

GEOGRAPHY

1. What is Scotland’s SECOND largest city ?
a. – Glasgow
b. – Edinburg
c. – Dundee
d. – Perth
2. Which of the 50 has as its motto, “North to the Future” ?
a. – Washington
b. – Maine
c. – Alaska
d. – Minnesota
3. What’s the better-known name for the Hellenic Republic ?

ENTERTAINMENT

4. What does Elwood remove only three times in The Blues Brothers ?
a. – His jacket
b. – His shoes
c. – his sunglasses
d. – His hat
5. What movie was hyped as ; “Five criminals, One line-up, No coincidence” ?
6. What is the sub-title of the second Pirates of the Caribbean movie ?
a. – The Black Pearl
b. – Dead Man’s Chest
c. – On Stranger Tides
d. – At World’s End

HISTORY

7. What country’s Astronauts have been called “Taiconauts” since 1998 ?
8. What year saw the end of WWII ?
9. Who became Prime Minister of Cuba after the fall of Batista ?

ARTS & LITERATURE
10. What museum has inspired more fictional settings than any other ?
a. – American Museum of Natural History
b. – The Guggenheim
c. – The Smithsonian Museums on the Mall
d. – The Louvre
11. What is the Peanuts character, Patricia Reichardt better known as ?
12. What Agatha Christie novel unfolds in two parts, England and Egypt ?

SCIENCE AND NATURE

13. What part of the body does an Orthopedic Doctor treat ?
14. What shape is the piston of a Wankel engine ?
a. – Round
b. – Oval
c. – Triangular
d. – Square
15. What element did the Curie’s discover in 1898 ?

SPORTS AND LEISURE

16. What slugger hit 54 home runs on the first year that the spitball was banned ?
a. – Babe Ruth
b. – Mel Ott
c. – Ralph Kiner
d. – Willie Mays
17. What kind of Hobbyist is familiar with the Barber, Saint Gardens and the Walking Liberty ?
a. – Stamp collector
b. – Coin Collector
18. What city and its surroundings is the setting for the U.S. Monopoly Game ?
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1. – b
2. – c
3. Greece
4. – d
5. The Usual Suspects
6. - b
7. China
8. 1945
9. Castro
10. – d
11. Peppermint Pattie
12. Death on the Nile
13. Bones
14. – c
15. Radium
16. – a
17. – b
18. Atlantic City


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The only thing I knew is that Edinburgh has an h on the end

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