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Old 02-13-2012, 04:27 PM   #1
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trivia 2/13

trivia 2/13
DID YOU KNOW...
More than 300 million people (nearly 1 in 20) live in the shadow of active volcanoes, including Mount Vesuvius in Italy, Mount Rainer in the U.S., and Popocatepetl in Mexico.

1. Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character?
a. – Winnie the Pooh
b. – Alice in Wonderland
c. – Pinocchio
d. – Uncle Wiggly
2. What’s the more formal name of the North Star ?
3. Who designed the WW 1 plane the “Camel” and c- designed the Hurricane?
(His last name will suffice)
4. In 1971 which USA space probe was the first to orbit another planet (Mars)?
a. – Mariner 5
b. – Mariner 7
c. – Mariner 9
d. – Mariner 11
5. What common legal document literally means “under penalty” ?
6. Who won six consecutive Wimbledon titles in the 1980s?
a. Martina Navratilova
b. Stefan Edberg
c. John McEnroe
d. Chris Evert
7. Which of the fifty links Buddy Holly, Lyndon Johnston, Janice Joplin?
8. Who won the Super Bowl – 1987 ?
a. – Broncos
b. – Giants
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Mattel only went into the doll business to reuse fabric left over from its main business; upholstery supplies .
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1. – c - Pinocchio
2. Polaris
3. Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith
4. – c - Mariner 9
5. Subpoena
6. – a
7. Texas
8. – b
CRAP !!
Mattel began business selling picture frames.
Later, it started making Doll house furniture from scraps of wood left over from the frame making.
The doll furniture led to other toys, creating the Mattel Toy company.



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Old 02-13-2012, 04:47 PM   #2
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I only got the ones in red:

1. – c - Pinocchio
2. Polaris
3. Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith

4. – c - Mariner 9
5. Subpoena
6. – a
7. Texas
8. – b
CRAP !!
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