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Old 12-04-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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trivia 12/4

trivia 12/4
DID YOU KNOW...
In the first year after the repeal of Prohibition, 9 % of all Federal Tax revenues came from the alcohol industry.
Tens of thousands of jobs were re-created with the end of Prohibition, from distillery and brewery workers to barrel makers, trucking, cork makers, etc.


1. What was the first Feature-Length animated film to be entirely computer-generated ?
2. Who was the first American female author to win the Nobel prize for literature?
a. - Ayn Rand
b. – Pearl S. Buck
c. - Penelope Brach
d. - Willa Cather
3. From which two words is the acronym FORTRAN (a widely used computer language) formed?
4. What’s the world’s highest National Capital ?
5. What’s the seventeenth letter of the alphabet ?
6. Where can pictures of scales (the type of scales held by a statue of Justice)and a key be found on any US bill?
a. - As part of the numerical denomination
b. - Under the portrait on the front of the bill
c. - On the front right in the seal of the Department of the Treasury
d. - To the left of the building on the back of the bill
7. What’s the name of Sicily’s volcano ?
8. What was the name of the vessel that caused the Alaska oil spill ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Hitler’s rise to power from the elections of 1928 contributed to his being chosen as Time’s “Man of the Year”.
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1. Toy Story
2. – b
3. Formula Translator
4. La Paz, Bolivia
5. Q
6. – c
7. Mt. Etna
8. Exxon Valdez
CRAP !!
In the 1928 elections, less than 3% of Germans voted for the Nazi party. In 1938, Hitler was Time magazine's man of the year.

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