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Old 03-22-2013, 09:04 AM   #1
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trivia 3/22

trivia 3/22
DID YOU KNOW...
Some people who became homeless during the Depression would ride on railroad cars because they didn't have money to travel. Some famous men who rode the rails were William O. Douglas (1898-1980), U.S. Supreme Court Justice from 1939-1975; novelist Louis L'Amour (1908-1988); and folk singer Woody Guthrie (1912-1967). Some scholars claim that more than 50,000 people were injured or killed while jumping trains.

1. Robert Mugabe was president of which African country ?
a. - Zambia
b. - Zimbabwe
c. - Tanzania
d. – Mozambique
2. What Presidential wannabe turned TV political Pundit once formed a rock band named “Capital Offense” while serving as Governor ?
3. Which element is the best conductor of both electricity and heat ?
a. – Gold
b. – Silver
c. - Copper
d. - Tungsten
4. When it comes to Showbiz slang, what is a “Chopsocky” ?
(Bonus ; What is a “Zit-Com” ?
5. What is the fastest-moving land animal in North America ?
6. In regulation Ten-Pin bowling, how far apart is each pin from it’s adjacent pins, measured from the center of each pin ?
7. What names are bellowed in the Shouting Contest held annually at the Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival ?
8. What rock song was playing when actor Tom Cruise danced in his underwear in the
hit film, Risky Business ?
(Bonus ; What year was that ? )
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Iconic Reds catcher Johnny Bench once caught a baseball dropped from a helicopter from a quarter-mile over Yankee Stadium.
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1. – b
2. Mike Huckabee
3. – b
4. A Martial Arts Film ( a TV sit-com that targets a Teen Audience)
5. the Pronghorn Antelope
6. 12 inches
7. “Stella” and “Stanley”
8. “Old Time Rock and Roll – Bob Seger (1983)
CRAP !!
No, he never did that, but given the opportunity, I’ll bet he COULD have !

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