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Old 10-31-2011, 04:17 PM   #1
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trivia 10/31

trivia 10/31
There are several hundred varieties of bananas worldwide, but the one that most of us slice on our cereal is the Cavendish. The Cavendish is favored by commercial producers for its size, flavor, and most important, resistance to disease.
• Ever wonder why bananas have no seeds? Because of natural mutations, the kind we eat don’t have any - the dark dots in the center are all that’s left. (Bananas reproduce by underground stems, or rhizomes.)
• A few forgotten banana products: banana wine, banana flour (cheaper than wheat flour), banana ketchup, banana pickles, banana vinegar, and Melzo, a powdered-banana drink mix.

1. who was the first actress to earn $20 million per film? (hint; it was in 2000)
2. .....................and who was the second? (hint; it was in 2003)
3. what is the home country of the martial art form, tae kwon do ?
4. what major city is ringed by volcanoes?
5. what entertainer had a world tour titled "drowned"?
6. where in your home might you find a functioning "flapper valve"?
7. how fast is hypersonic? (on the Mach Scale)
8. what's the name of Dagwood bumstead's friend and neighbor?
there are two kinds of chicken combs.

2. Cameron Diaz
5. Madonna
7. mach 6 or more
8. herb Woodley
there are seven: single, rose, strawberry, v-shape, pea, cushion, and buttercup.
chickens don't sweat; they cool themselves through their combs and wattles. an erect comb acts like a chicken radiator

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