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Old 04-21-2009, 06:06 AM   #1
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Trivia 4/21

trivia 4/21

The World's Longest Golf Course is the International Golf Club in Massachusetts, a long par 77, 8325-yards, from the tiger tees. The Longest Hole in the World is the 7th hole (par 7) of the Sano Course at the Satsuki Golf Club in Japan. It measures a long 909 yards. The World's Largest Bunker is Hell's Half Acre on the 585-yard 7th hole of the Pine Valley Course in New Jersey. The World's Largest Green is that of the 695-yard, 5th hole, a par 6 at the International Golf Club in Massachusetts, with an area in excess of 28,000 square feet.

1. Which is farther west; Reno, Nevada or San Diego, California ?
2. Who was known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball" ?
3. Who wrote the Ballet, "The Firebird" ?
4. Definition (E);
v.~ 1.To remove the entrails of; disembowel. 2. To take away a vital or essential part of. 3. To remove an organ, such as an eye, from a patient.
in which Will Smith and Kevin Kline, as secret agents, protect the President from two New York street gangs.....
6. Fill in the blanks;
The scientific name of the cacao tree, Theobroma, is Latin for ______ of the ______ .
7. Where is the series Sex and the City set ?
8. Gorbachev introduced the term Perestroika; what does that mean in English ?
Racquetball is the fastest-moving of all the racquet games.
1. Reno
2. Meadowlark Lemon
3. Igor Stravinsky
4. Eviscerate
5. Wild, Wild west Side Story
6. Food - Gods
7. Manhattan, New York City
8. Reconstruction

Badminton is officially the fastest racquet sport in the world. The shuttle is smashed around the court at speeds of up to 200 mph - the same speed as Euro star!Badminton claims to be the second most-popular participation sport in the world. Only football beats it. Its Olympic debut was in 1992 in Barcelona. Since 1992 Asian players have won 42 of the 46 Olympic medals.

1.1 billion people watched the first Olympic badminton tournament on TV.
During an average top-level match ten shuttles are used with players hitting it roughly 400 times each. It's a tiring business - they can travel several miles around the court


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Old 04-21-2009, 09:23 AM   #2
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I seem to be on a roll.....a bad one. Only got #1, and the TorC. The TorC was a lucky guess, I thought it was Lacrosse.
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