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Old 04-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #1
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trivia 4/19

trivia 4/19
Cocaine hydrochloride, the purified chemical from the leaves of the coca plant, was the main active ingredient in several tonics and elixirs produced for a variety of illnesses in the early 1900s. One product, Tucker's Asthma Specific, contained 420 milligrams of cocaine per ounce of the medicine.

1. Fill in the Blank;
85 percent of Algeria is covered by the ______ ______.
2. Pete Sampras won his fifth Wimbledon Men's Singles title in 1998, equaling what
other champ's total ?
a. – Bjorn Borg
b. – Rod Laver
c. – Ivan Lendl
d. – Jimmy Connors
(Bonus; How many times did Sampras win it in his career ?)
3. Who was the first woman to be awarded, in 1996, the Congressional Space Medal of
a. – Sally Ride
b. – Shannon Lucid
c. - Mae C. Jemison
d. - Eileen Collins
4. True or False;
Whoopi Goldberg is among the five Actors who have won “the Grand Slam of Show Business”, An Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony.
5. What US agency has as its motto, “Fidelity Bravery Integrity” ?
6. Fill in the blank ;
The vegetables that are grown in the largest quantities around the world are the tomato and the potato. But the most widely used vegetable is the ______ !
7. Who would you expect to find vacationing in Italy’s Castle Gondolofo?
8. What are the two primary ingredients in “Devils on Horseback” ?
David Copperfield once used his magic to convince muggers He had no money.
1. Sahara Desert
2. – a (7)
3. - b
4. true
5. FBI
6. Onion
7. The Pope
8. Bacon and Prunes
The magician, on a West Palm Beach, Florida, street, with a gun being held to his head, convinced two muggers he had nothing in his pockets using a magic trick called “Top of the Pocket dodge” or “Reverse Pickpocketing”.
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