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Old 12-13-2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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trivia 12/13

trivia 12/13

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The US Constitution is the oldest and shortest constitution of government in use. It was originally written on only four pages of parchment paper and contained 4,543 words, including all the signatures.
1. The keynote speaker at the 1988 Democratic National Convention was Ann Richards; what office did she hold at the time?
2. What year was Penn State admitted to the Big Ten Athletic Conference?
3. Fill in the blank; the singing group, "The Four Seasons" was formed in Newark New Jersey under the name, "the Four _____".
4. Federal Express has it's Company Headquarters in what city?
5. which two countries border the Dead sea?
6. What is the main alcoholic ingredient in a Zombie?
7. What word does a gangster use when he's referring to his lawyer?
8. Whom did Bobby Fischer defeat in 1972 to become world Chess Champion?
In 1930, the highest-paid movie star in Hollywood was Bela Lugosi.
1. texas state treasurer
2. 1989
4. memphis
6. RUM
That honor goes to cowboy humorist Will Rogers.
Rogers worked for a wild west show before joining the Ziegfeld Follies. His popularity in Vaudeville eventually led to a film contract. By 1930, Rogers was making $200,000 per movie, while Bela Lugosi, who was filming Dracula at the time, was paid $3,500 for the role.


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Old 12-13-2006, 03:56 PM   #2
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Still at 50%. Got 5-8 right, blew the first 4 BADLY! LOL. And I guessed at crap.
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