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Old 02-10-2006, 05:58 AM   #1
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trivia 2/10

1. on average, how many christmas trees are sold each year in the USA?
2. who was the first actor since jimmy stewart to be nominated for best
actor five times?
3. which arab country was the first to sign a free-trade agreement with the
USA?
4. name the two iron-clads that met in march, 1862 at hampton roads on the
elizabeth river, marking the first time two iron-clads faced off.
5. name the fifties disc jockey who's ashes are sealed in a wall of the rock
and roll hall of fame.
6. what is the term for lurid reporting, such as the stuff you find in the
supermarket tabloids?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the ferris wheel was invented to rival the eiffel tower?
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1. 37.5 million (60 million?)
2. tom hanks (??)
3. JORDAN
4. MONITOR AND MERRIMACK
5. ALAN FREED
6. yellow journalism (??)
TRUTH !!
the wheel was built by george w. ferris, a pennsylvania bridge builder, for
the 1893 world's fair. fair organizers wanted a structure to outshine the
eiffel tower, which had been revealed at the world's fair four years
earlier.

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