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Old 01-05-2014, 08:13 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Sunday Special - TRIVIAL PURSUIT

GEOGRAPHY
1. Which river is Nigeria named for ?
2. Which is the Mediterranean's third largest island, after Sicily and Sardinia ?
3. Which of the seven wonders of the world was situated approximately 50 miles south of modern Baghdad ?

ENTERTAINMENT
4. Who directed Jurassic Park ?
5. What rock group Set a precedent by issuing two albums on the same date in 1991 ?
a. – U2
b. – Bare Naked Ladies
c. – Guns ‘n Roses
d. – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
6. On what TV kids’ show I would I find a character named Squidward?

HISTORY
7. What country left the European Union in 1985 after a voter referendum ?
a. – Norway
b. – Greenland
c. – Denmark
d. – Sardinia
8. How many stars are on Alaska’s State Flag ?
a. – 2
b. – 4
c. – 6
d. - 8
9. Place these U.S. Presidents in the order of their service...
a. – Harding
b. – Wilson
c. – Taft
d. – Coolidge
e. – Teddy Roosevelt

ARTS AND LITERATURE
10. What is Tchaikovsky’s ballet, Le Lac Des Cygnes, commonly called ?
11. When does Mary Poppins say she will leave ?
12. What nationality was Rembrandt ?

COOKING, SCIENCE AND NATURE
13. How many bits in a byte ?
14. What common garden flower is fed to chickens to give their skin that pleasing golden color ?
15. What tool did Charles Moncke invent ?
SPORTS AND LEISURE
16. What do you get by mixing ginger ale with grenadine and a cherry ?
17. What game do computer programs Deep Fritz, Deep Blue, and Deep Junior play ?
18. What decade saw the launch of the PlayStation ?
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1. The Niger
2. Cyprus
3. The hanging Gardens of Babylon
4. Steven Spielberg
5. – c
6. Spongebob Squarepants
7. – b
8. – d
9. e – c – b – a – d
10. Swan Lake
11. “When the wind changes”
12. Dutch
13. eight
14. Marigolds
15. the Monkey Wrench
16. a Shirley Temple
17. Chess
18. Nineties

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Old 01-05-2014, 10:13 AM   #2
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1. The Niger
2. Cyprus
3. The hanging Gardens of Babylon
4. Steven Spielberg
5. – c
6. Spongebob Squarepants
7. – b
8. – d
9. e – c – b – a – d
10. Swan Lake
11. “When the wind changes”
12. Dutch
13. eight
14. Marigolds
15. the Monkey Wrench
16. a Shirley Temple
17. Chess
18. Nineties




Correct are in red, black I need to study more before next time..
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:47 PM   #3
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Correct in red

1. The Niger
2. Cyprus
3. The hanging Gardens of Babylon
4. Steven Spielberg
5. – c
6. Spongebob Squarepants
7. – b
8. – d
9. e – c – b – a – d
10. Swan Lake
11. “When the wind changes”
12. Dutch
13. eight
14. Marigolds
15. the Monkey Wrench
16. a Shirley Temple
17. Chess
18. Nineties
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