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Old 05-01-2007, 02:45 PM   #1
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trivia 5/1

trivia 5/1

No matter what anyone tells you, elephants are NOT afraid of mice.
1. Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole are tied for number of Oscar nominations without a win; what's the number?
2. What's the name of Armenia's mountain range?
3. Who composed the ballets, "Firebird", and "Rite of Spring"?
4. What was thoroughbred Barbaro's won / lost record before being injured in the Preakness?
5. What's the more common term for the physical condition, "Horripilation"?
6. What country did the USA invade in 1989, installing Guillermo Galimany as President?
7. What 1991 novel catapulted Sebastian Junger onto the best-seller lists?
8. What was the best-selling computer (not playstation- not gameboy, etc.- but "P.C.") game of the twentieth century?
The exclamation, "EUREKA !!", was first used by gold prospectors during the 1849 California Gold Rush.
1. eight- though O'Toole may break the chain with a win this time...........
5. goose-bumps
7. "the perfect storm"
8. "MYST"
A long time before miners were panning for gold, the Greek mathematician Archimedes (287-212 BC) discovered the law of Buoyancy while he was taking a bath. Supposedly, he was so excited by his discovery that he ran outside, stark naked, shouting, "Eureka!", meaning, "I have found it".


Walk with the person who's searching for truth........ run from the person who says they've found it !
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Old 05-02-2007, 06:22 AM   #2
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3.5 correct!
Practice safe lunch. Use a condiment.
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