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Old 04-16-2010, 12:02 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/16

trivia 4/16
DID YOU KNOW...
The word 'dad' entered the English language in the sixteenth century and is believed to have originated from the Welsh word tad, meaning father. The word 'father' comes from the Old English term faeder and was first used in the 1500s.


1. Multiple Choice;
______ was the first vice president to be elevated to the presidency due to the death of his predecessor - in this case, William Henry Harrison.
a. James K. Polk
b. Martin van Buren
c. Zachary Taylor
d. John Tyler
2. can you define a palindrome?
3. which country is home to the world's largest coral formation?
4. who was the host of the pbs series, "cosmos"?
5. which element is represented by the chemical symbol, "I"?
6. how many total spaces on that monopoly board?
7. what was the occupation of tv's Ben casey?
8. what are the utilities in the monopoly game?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The first United States Congress met at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, Pa.
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1. d
2. A WORD OR SENTENCE THAT READS EXACTLY THE SAME FORWARDS OR BACKWARDS
3. AUSTRALIA
4. CARL SAGAN
5. iodine
6. FORTY
7. DOCTOR
8. ELECTRIC CO, & WATER WORKS

CRAP !!
The 1st United States Congress, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, met from March 4, 1789 to March 3, 1791, during the first two years of George Washington's presidency.

The Congress met first at Federal Hall at 26 Wall Street in New York City and later at Congress Hall in Philadelphia.

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Old 04-16-2010, 12:29 PM   #2
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I got all but #1. Yay!
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