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Old 01-12-2009, 04:11 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/12

trivia 1/12
On Highlights of Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album (1980)
Jon Bon Jovi sings “R2-D2, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” It was Bon Jovi’s first-ever recording gig.

1. Which instrument measures a planes height above sea level ?
2. Which country is home to Aeroflot ?
3. Which British King Abdicated in 1936 ?
4. Who recorded the album Listen Without Prejudice ?
5. In the Army, Air Force and Marines, which rank comes between 1st Lieutenant and Major ?
6. What color is the Amethyst gemstone ?
7. In which sport might you see a "Chinaman" and a "maiden" ?
8. How many sides to a Heptagon ?
Film critic Roger Ebert was so upset that he threatened to retire when in 1996, Independence Day took the top Oscar.
1. Altimeter
2. Russia
3. Edward VIII
4. George Michael
5. Captain
6. Purple
7. Cricket
8. Seven
He couldn't have been that upset; the blockbuster movie didn't take home the big prize (but it did score gold statuettes for best visual effects and sound).


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Old 01-12-2009, 08:58 PM   #2
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6. What color is the Amethyst gemstone ?
I got this one correct!
7. In which sport might you see a "Chinaman" and a "maiden" ?
Solitare - when we lost, we always said the "Chinaman" won
8. How many sides to a Heptagon ? Ok on this one too (but shouldn't have this
been question #7? LOL!)

That's it for me tonight, lt. Thanks!
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