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Old 03-27-2008, 02:58 PM   #1
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Trivia 3/27

trivia 3/27
The Tin Woodman in the Wizard of Oz books had a name ! His name was Nick Chopper.
1. In the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea, how many mattresses did the Princess sleep on ?
2. Only two of the fifty US state capitals' names include the name of their state; Oklahoma city is the easy one--- what's the other ?
3. Fill in the blank; The North American mammal with the shortest gestation period is the Virginia __________, which gives birth 12 to 13 days after conception.
4. What underground name did the radical Symbionese Liberation Army
give to kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst when she stopped being a victim and became a member of the group ?
5. On the hit TV series, M*A*S*H, what's was Col. Potter's wife's
name ?
6. Name the country that's surrounded by china to the south, east, and west, and by Russia to the north.
7. What's the less-formal name of the piano piece, The Celebrated Chop Waltz, published in 1877 ?
8. How many signatures are on the U.S. Declaration of Independence
A player named "Most Valuable Player" of Super Bowl V was from the losing team.
1. twenty
3. opossum
4. tania
8. fifty-six
Truth !!
At Super Bowl V in 1971, Dallas lost 16-13 to the Baltimore Colts in a sloppily played game. Cowboys linebacker Chuck Howley was named MVP of the game, which was marred by 11 turnovers.
The game was dubbed the "Blunder Bowl" by some, and the "Blooper Bowl" by others.

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I hate liars almost as much as I hate skim milk ! Skim milk is water, lying about being milk !"
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