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Old 02-01-2012, 04:51 PM   #1
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trivia 2/1

trivia 2/1

DID YOU KNOW...
Corn dextrin, a common thickener used in junk food, is also the glue on envelopes and postage stamps.

1. Consumption was the former name of which disease?
2. Who wrote Brave New World ?
3. Jean Claude Killy was famous in which sport ?
4. To what country must I travel to visit the Negev Desert ?
5. If you suffer from epistaxis what is wrong?
6. What product comes in Delft, Sevres, and Chelsea varieties ?
7. Name that Rock Group ;
Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason.
8. In what industry did John Davidson Rockefeller make his fortune ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Writer Mark Twain also made major advances in the scientific study of Moths and Butterflies.
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1. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
2. Aldus Huxley
3. Skiing
4. Israel
5. You have a nose-bleed
6. Porcelain
7. Pink Floyd
8. Oil
CRAP !!
He was interested in science, but not specifically interested in moths or butterflies.
However, Twain patented three inventions during the 1880s, one of which was for a history trivia game !

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Old 02-01-2012, 05:32 PM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
2. Aldus Huxley
3. Skiing

4. Israel -- grrr, I knew it but all that came to mind was Africa!
5. You have a nose-bleed
6. Porcelain
7. Pink Floyd
8. Oil -- Rats! Oil came to mind first, but I was thinking steel.
CRAP !!
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