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Old 01-24-2014, 10:17 AM   #1
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trivia 1/24

trivia 1/24
Due to anti-German sentiment during WWI, an alternative name for a hamburger (which was derived from the Hamburg steak sandwiches eaten on immigrant ships between Hamburg, Germany, and America in the 1800's) was 'Salisbury steak.' It was named after Dr. Salisbury who prescribed ground beef for patients suffering from anemia, asthma, and other illnesses.

1. In what year did Martin Luther King Jr. win the Nobel Peace Prize ?
2. What sort of insect does a Myrmecologist study ?
3. What's the northernmost of the major Japanese islands ?
4. Name the peninsula that scientists believe was the impact site of the asteroid known as
the "Dinosaur Killer".
5. Audrey Hepburn's famous black dress from Breakfast at Tiffany's sold at auction
for.............how much ?
6. A giant crystal ball is dropped at midnight to usher in the New Year in New York City;
What's dropped in Lebanon, Pennsylvania ?
7. How many talons does a bald eagle have on each foot ?
8. Which African country has as it's international license plate code, EAK ?
A famous Hollywood actor named a son Kal-el, after Superman's birth name on the
planet Krypton.
1. 1964
2. ants
3. Hokkaido
5. $807,000
8. Kenya
Nicolas Cage --and wife, Alice Kim Cage --did it in 2005.
Cage is a huge comic book fan and collector.
Incidentally, Cage had been scheduled to play the superhero in a Tim Burton film until
the project was scrapped.

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