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Old 01-17-2008, 02:20 PM   #1
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Trivia 1/17

trivia 1/17

• On the Chinese calendar, it’s the year 4704.
• On the Hebrew calendar, it’s 5768.
• On the Persian calendar, it’s 1386.
• On the Muslim calendar, it’s 1429.
• On the Armenian calendar, it’s 1457.
• On the Indian National calendar, it’s 1929.
• On the Ethiopian calendar, it’s 2000.

1. What Olympic event declares the winner the "world's greatest athlete" ?
2. In a deck of cards, which king represents Alexander the Great ?
3. What year was PROZAC first marketed ?
4. Which breed of dog is said to have the best sense of smell ?
5. What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered by water ?
6. In what historic period were oil paints first used by artists ?
7. "The Children's Supermarket" was the original name of what store chain ?
8. What popular TV sit-com's theme song was titled, "Movin' on Up" ?
The actor who played Jethro Bodine on TV's The Beverly Hillbillies is the son of a famous boxing champion.

2. king of clubs
3 . 1980
5. 71 %
6. the renaissance
Max Baer, Jr., who played Jethro from 1962 to 1971, is the son of former heavyweight champion Max Baer. His uncle, Buddy Baer, was also an actor and appeared in several movies in the 1950's.
Max baer, the father also had an affinity for entertaining, and was sometimes called "the clown prince of boxing".

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Old 01-17-2008, 02:24 PM   #2
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imissed #'2 and 5 today.

i guessed spades and 67%.

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Old 01-17-2008, 07:12 PM   #3
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Missed #3. Thought it was later than that. Oops.
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:31 AM   #4
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I missed a few more than that!
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