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Old 04-21-2011, 10:33 AM   #1
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trivia 4/21

trivia 4/21
DID YOU KNOW...
There are 104 commercial nuclear power plants producing 20 percent of all electricity and over 70 percent of the emission-free electricity generated in the United States. They are located at 64 sites in 31 states.
(That's a lot of risk, just to boil water - ed.)

1. What does a Luthier make and repair ?
2. What was the ancient name of France?
3. How many leaves are there generally on a shamrock ?
4. What color are the berries on mistletoe ?
5. All of these bacterial diseases are spread by ticks EXCEPT:
a. - Relapsing Fever
b. - Lyme Disease
c. - Typhoid Fever
d. - Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
6. A dessert made from ladyfingers or biscuits with a fruit and/or whipped cream filling is called a _______.
7. Who are popularly known as 'The Three Tenors'?
8. Who was known as 'The Wizard of Menlo Park'?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Most muscle cramps are the result of a lack of oxygen.
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1. Violins and other stringed instruments
2. Gaul
3. Three
4. White
5. - c
6. Charlotte
7. Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo
8. Thomas Edison
TRUTH !!
When muscles don't have enough oxygenation, they will cramp up. Next time you experience a cramp, try deep-breathing exercises.

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Old 04-21-2011, 01:48 PM   #2
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Not so good today. I knew two of the 3 Tenors but could only remember one.

1. Violins and other stringed instruments
2. Gaul
3. Three
4. White
5. - c

6. Charlotte
7. Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo
8. Thomas Edison
TRUTH !!
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Old 04-22-2011, 05:56 AM   #3
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I got the same ones you did, Barbara, except I only got Domingo as one of the tenors.
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