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Old 10-25-2011, 03:24 PM   #1
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trivia 10/25

trivia 10/25
On 'Black Tuesday', October 29, 1929, the market lost $14 billion, making the loss for that week an astounding $30 billion. This was ten times more than the annual federal budget and far more than the U.S. had spent in WWI. Thirty billion dollars would be equivalent to $377,587,032,770.41 today.
1. which woman became country music's first millionairess in 1965?
2. which fruit does the USA grow more of than any other fruit?
3. what's the medical term for a chronic non-sleeper?
4. how many checkers are there in each row of the starting position?
5. what enduring animal character was created in 1938 by eric knight?
6. an otoscope allows the doctor to examine which part of the body?
7. In horse racing, the horses in any given race are called the "field";
what is the "chalk horse"?
8. In bowling what are "bedposts"?
Jean-Paul Sartre is the only writer to have refused the noble prize for literature.

5. lassie
6. the inner ear
7. The favorite
8. A 7-10 SPLIT
actually, Boris Pasternak also refused, but was forced to do so by the soviet government.
Sartre is the only writer to VOLUNTARILY refuse the prize.
he did so on the grounds that such an honor conflicted with a writer's responsibilities to
his readers.

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