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Old 12-05-2011, 04:20 PM   #1
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trivia 12/5

trivia 12/5
DID YOU KNOW...
In 1884, five brothers from Wisconsin began a traveling wagon show that evolved into a
full-blown circus. The Ringling Brothers acquired Barnum and Bailey's circus 23 years
later to form "The Greatest Show on Earth," which still tours to this day.

1. what color is an airplane's "Black Box" recorder?
2. who was the first divorced person to be elected US President ?
3. what sort of product are the Japanese Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo, and Suntory ?
4. according to AT&T, on what day of the year are the most long-distance phone calls
placed?
5. name the runner who, in 1954, broke the four-minute mile barrier.
6. Rolls Royce Motor Cars, Ltd. produces another motorcar as well; name it.
7. who broke Ernie Banks' 44-year-old record for most home runs by a shortstop?
8. which amendment to the constitution allows the Federal Income Tax?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Marco Polo dictated the story of his adventures while in prison.
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1. ORANGE
2. RONALD REAGAN
3. beer
4. MOTHER'S DAY
5. ROGER BANNISTER
6. THE BENTLEY
7. ALEX RODRIGUEZ
8. sixteenth
TRUTH !!
Marco Polo traveled to China in 1271. When he returned to Italy in 1298, he was
captured and imprisoned during a war between Genoa and Venice. He dictated his
adventures to a fellow prisoner named Rustichello.


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Old 12-07-2011, 12:48 AM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. ORANGE
2. RONALD REAGAN
3. beer
4. MOTHER'S DAY

5. ROGER BANNISTER
6. THE BENTLEY
7. ALEX RODRIGUEZ
8. sixteenth
TRUTH !!
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