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Old 10-31-2012, 09:00 AM   #1
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trivia 10/31

[COLOR= ] trivia 10/31
Halloween is the second highest grossing commercial holiday after Christmas.
Because the movie Halloween (1978) was on such a tight budget, they had to use the cheapest mask they could find for the character Michael Meyers, which turned out to be a William Shatner Star Trek mask. Shatner initially didn’t know the mask was in his likeness, but when he found out years later, he said he was honored.
1. Fill in the blank ...
The first _____ amendments to the U.S. Constitution, or the Bill of Rights, were adopted as a single unit on Dec. 15, 1791.
2. Which of the fifty has the largest Peach crop ?
a. – California
b. – South Carolina
c. – Georgia
d. – New Jersey
3. What family of animals is the moose a member of?
4. Which of the following is the closest living relative to the Trilobite ?
a. – Elephant
b. – Gecko
c. – Octopus
d. - Horseshoe Crab
5. Who was the only American Woman to found a lasting religion ?
6. What is the key ingredient in the Hawaiian dish, Poi ?
a. – pineapple
b. – Coconut
c. – Taro Root
d. – Rice
7. What animal has larger eyes than any other land creature ?
a. – Ostrich
b. – African Elephant
c. – Indri Lemur
d. – Nile Crocodile
8. What manufacturer sued for trademark infringement when a Company named Hogg Wyld Ltd. marketed plus-size jeans bearing a smiling pig logo and a “Lardache” label ?
An Octobass is a stringed instrument that is so large that it takes two musicians to play it.
1. ten
2. - a
3. Deer
4. - d
5. Mary Baker Eddy, Christian Scientist
6. – c
7. – a
8. Jordache Enterprises, Inc. (It lost its Suit)
It’s a rare, three-stringed instrument, a much larger version of the Double Bass.
More than 10 feet tall and rather unwieldy, playing it requires two musicians; one to do the bowing, and one to do the fingering.



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Old 11-01-2012, 03:40 AM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. ten
2. - a -- I heard that it is SC. Edited to add: I just looked it up, and while some articles do say SC, apparently CA took over production, so CA is first, SC 2nd, and GA 3rd. :)
3. Deer
4. - d
5. Mary Baker Eddy, Christian Scientist
6. – c
7. – a
8. Jordache Enterprises, Inc. (It lost its Suit)

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