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Old 11-07-2007, 03:56 PM   #1
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Trivia 11/7

Trivia 11/7
DID YOU KNOW...
A TYPICAL PORCUPINE HAS ABOUT 30,000 QUILLS.


1. Who was the USA's first female Attorney General ?
2. What fast-food chain blew up it's logo to change it's image after a tainted beef
incident?
3. What was the sole function of IBM's "Deep Blue" computer of the 70's ?
4. What's the second-tallest mountain (dry land) in the world ?
5. According to Greek Mythology, what was Atlas condemned to hold upon his shoulders ?
6. What "First" did African American Mae Jamison achieve?
7. How old was Sweden's Queen Christina when she ascended to the throne?
8. Canton, Ohio is home to which Presidential museum ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A Light-Year is over 60 trillion miles long.
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1. JANET RENO
2. jack-in-the-box
3. IT PLAYED (Grand-master level)CHESS
4. K2
5. the heavens
6. first black woman in space
7. SIX
8. president mckinley's
CRAP !!
A light-year is measured by the distance light travels in a vacum in one year, which is (only) about 6 trillion miles. Light travels at about 186,000 miles per second.
he light-year is used to measure distances between planets and galaxies. The Andromeda Galaxy, one of our closest, is about 2.2 million light years away.
When we look through a telescope at the Andromeda, we are seeing it as it was over 2 million years ago

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