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Old 10-01-2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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trivia 10/1

trivia 10/1
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) is the only U.S. president who was also a licensed bartender. He was co-owner of Berry and Lincoln, a saloon in Springfield, Illinois.

1. What is the second-largest country in the world, after Russia ?
2. In The Great Fire of London (September, 1666) records vary on how many lives were lost; which of the following reflects the variance ?
a. – 6 – 16
b. – 26- 46
c. – 126 – 146
d. – 206 – 256
3. The Great Dane Breed originated in which country ?
a. – Germany
b. – Denmark
c. – Wales
d. – USA
4. Who was the first of the USA’s Presidents to have been born in Hospital ?
a. – Eisenhower
b. – Nixon
c. – Ford
d. – Carter
5. Which actor has been portrayed most on screen by other actors?
a. – Valentino
b. – Lon Cheney
c. – Charlie Chaplin
d. – Bogart
6. In Chinese Cuisine, “Fragrant Meat” comes from what animal ?
a. – Rat
b. – Snake
c. – Dog
d. – Cat
7. A Baseball travels 9% faster in which US city?
8. What famous US politician once said , “I'm never through with a girl till I've had her three ways.” ?
Chicago Gangster Dion O’Banion was a florist by trade.
1. Canada
2. - a
3. - a
4. – d
5. – d
6. – c
7. Denver
8. JFK
During the 1920’s O’Banion ran his criminal enterprise out of his flower shop at 736 N State Street.
Dion was a major player in the Chicago Mob scene, with a dedicated love of flowers and floral design.
His shop serviced many funerals for murdered gangsters, including his own.
He was assassinated in 1924 by a Capone Hit Man while cutting and arranging Chrysanthemums.

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