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Old 12-01-2012, 11:18 AM   #1
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trivia 12/1

trivia 12/1
DID YOU KNOW...
Bingo has had many names and variations. The earliest name, lotto (or loto), a children's game, was first recorded in 1778. The original American form, called keno, kino, or po-keno, dates from the early 19th century. The only form of gambling permitted in the British armed services, the game is called in the Royal Navy tombola (1880) and in the Army, house (1900), or housy-housy. Other American names are beano, lucky, radio, and fortune.
1. Who spoke the voice of the Genie in the movie, "Aladdin"?
2. What sport gives "strokers" and "crankers" a chance to score with "love taps"?
3. Which of the fifty hosts the annual National Hard Crab Derby?
4. What 1983 big-screen smash was hyped with the tag line, "Take your Passion and let it
happen"?
5. What religious organization was the beneficiary of 10 % of the estate of the late
George Harrison?
6. What female writer was the world's best-selling author in the decade of the nineties?
7.How many Academy Award nominations did the original "Rocky" get?
Bonus; how many did it WIN ?
8. Fill in the blank;
Leonardo's "The Last Supper" is almost ___ feet wide.
A. 11
b. - 16
c. - 23
d. - 29
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The "Calypso", Jacques Cousteau's oceanographic research vessel, was built as a U.S.
Navy Minesweeper.
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1. ROBIN WILLIAMS
2. bowling
3. Maryland
4. "Flashdance"
5. HARE KRISHNAS
6. Danielle Steele
7. ten nominations-three wins
8. d
TRUTH !!
It was a US Navy Minesweeper that was used in the Mediterranean during WWII.
After the war it served as a ferry between Malta and the island of Gozo-and was named
for the nymph Calypso who, according to Homer, lived on Gozo.

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Well, I got #8 and Crap. I always get the Crap.
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Correct in red:

1. ROBIN WILLIAMS
2. bowling
3. Maryland
4. "Flashdance"

5. HARE KRISHNAS

6. Danielle Steele

7. ten nominations-three wins
8. – d
TRUTH !!
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