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Old 04-13-2011, 04:14 PM   #1
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trivia 4/13

trivia 4/13
DID YOU KNOW...
The first-ever shopping mall was built by the Emperor Trajan in Rome. It consisted of several levels and more than 150 outlets that sold everything ranging from food and spices to clothes.

1. Which country has won the most total medals overall in the modern summer
Olympic Games?
2. .........and the winter games??
3. What is the literal translation for the cooking term, al dente ?
4. Who was boxing's first Heavyweight Champion of the World?
5. What's the name shared by a famous fictional sea captain and the husband
of the Biblical Jezebel?
6. Speaking of Jezebel, who won an academy award for her portrayal in a
movie by that name?
7. Can you name the city that's New Hampshire's only seaport?
8. What was Rodney King's occupation at the time of his 1991 arrest and beating ?
a. cab driver
b. convenience store clerk
c. bartender
d. he was unemployed
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
In 1619, a planter in the Jamestown colony was charged a fee of 120 pounds of tobacco if he selected a wife from the first shipload of marriageable women transported to the new world.

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1. THE U.S.A.
2. NORWAY
3. "to the tooth"
4. JOHN L. SULLIVAN
5. Ahab
6. Bette Davis
7. PORTSMOUTH
8. - a
TRUTH !!
Tobacco was the currency of the young Virginia colony...
The price was raised to 150 pounds for women on later ships.

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Old 04-13-2011, 06:56 PM   #2
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I got the ones in red:

1. THE U.S.A.
2. NORWAY
3. "to the tooth"

4. JOHN L. SULLIVAN--I knew it, but it wouldn't come to me.
5. Ahab
6. Bette Davis

7. PORTSMOUTH
8. - a
TRUTH !!--I misread a word in the clue.
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