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Old 01-01-2013, 07:57 AM   #1
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trivia 1/1

trivia 1/1




DID YOU KNOW...
It takes an average 9.86 quarts of whole milk to make a pound of butter.

1. What percentage of store coupons printed are actually redeemed?
a. 6 %
b. 10 %
c. 17%
d. 27 %
2. What is the longest unit of distance in Astronomy?
3. Name the 1996 film that won Frances McDormand a Best Actress Oscar.
4. The hi-Spot was the name of the teen hang-out in what Kevin Bacon movie ?
5. What is the name of Tom Cruise's character in the "Mission Impossible" movies?
6. Name the famous author who sometimes wrote under the pen name A. A. Fair.
7. Witch movie featured the students of Faber College?
8. Which TV cartoon character used the catch-phrase, "Exit.. Stage Left!"
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
In Ancient Rome, a "prevaricator" was someone who couldn't walk normally.
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1. - a
2. THE HUBBLE LENGTH
( it is equal to the radius of the observable universe, about 10 billion light years-LT)
3. Fargo
4. "Footloose"
5. ETHAN HUNT
6. EARLE STANLEY GARDNER
7. "ANIMAL HOUSE"
8. SNAGGLEPUSS
TRUTH !!
Someone with bowed or crooked legs in ancient Rome would have been called a
prevaricator. The word literally meant "to straddle," as in straddling a horse, a practice
that can make a person bowlegged.
Since those who's legs weren't straight sometimes couldn't walk straight, the term was
eventually used in a figurative sense to refer to someone who couldn't walk a straight line
in word or deed. Today, the word means "one who deviates from the truth."

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