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Old 02-11-2014, 12:26 PM   #1
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trivia 2/11

trivia 2/11
There were no USA competitors in swimming events for women in the 1912 Olympics......
The reason ?
The USA would not permit women to compete in events where they couldn’t wear long skirts.

1. What popular fruit was declared a vegetable in a unanimous US Supreme Court decision ?
2. What nation’s flag most closely resembles the US Stars & Stripes ?
3. What is the record number of points scored by an NBA team in a losing effort ?
(Hint; it was in 1983 )
a. - 124
b. – 144
c. – 164
d. – 184
4. What popular TV Chef and Cookbook author worked in the White House under two Presidents as a nuclear energy budget analyst ?
5. What is the song that’s playing when the screen turns to black in the controversial Diner scene finale of TV’s The Sopranos ?
6. What are the only two of the fifty to have only one consonant in their names ?
7. How many Triple-Word squares are there on a Scrabble board ?
8. The three primary colors are well known; Do you know the three achromatic colors ?
As of the end of the 20th century, human beings are the most numerous mammals on earth.
1. the tomato
2. Liberia
3. – d (Denver Nuggets lost in triple overtime to the Pistons, 186-184)
4. Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa)
5. “Don’t Stop Believing”
6. Iowa and Ohio
7. eight
8. White, Black and Gray
That would be the rodents !
40% of the world’s mammals are rodents; Mice, Rats, Squirrels, Beavers, etc..

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