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Old 05-21-2009, 04:54 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/21

trivia 5/21

DID YOU KNOW...
Not one bridge spans the Amazon River, which is some 4,000 miles in length.

1. What TV series (1976-81) opened with the voice-over, "Once upon a time, there were three little girls who went to the Police Academy........."
2. What was the Name of the USA's top-secret 1940's project to develop a Nuclear Bomb ?
3. What was the name of the ship-wrecked boat on Gilligan's Island ?
4. What is the more common name of the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (F.I.D.E.) ?
5. What color is the Bulls-eye on a regulation Archery target ?
(Bonus; what color are the other scoring zones ?)
6. Although he was proficient on the piano and was a talented percussionist as well,what instrument is most associated with Lionel Hampton ?
7. What acting family was the equivalent of the Barrymores during the mid-19th century ?
8. What exactly is Hemoglobin's primary function in the red blood cell ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The name of the American religious community of Quakers known as the "Shakers" was so-called because of the style of furniture they built and sold to support themselves.
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1. Charlie's Angels
2. The Manhattan Project
3. SS Minnow
4. World Chess Federation
5. Yellow (white, black, blue and red)
6. Vibraphone
7. The Booth Family

John Wilkes, Edwin & Junius Booth, Jr
in Julius Caesar in 1864
8. It carries oxygen to the cells of the body
CRAP !!
The Shakers are a Protestant community officially called The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing.
The name "Shakers," originally pejorative, was derived from the term "Shaking Quakers" and was applied as a mocking description of their rituals of trembling, shouting, dancing, shaking, singing, and speaking in tongues.

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