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Old 05-22-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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trivia 5/22

trivia 5/22
DID YOU KNOW...
The Chinese were using the decimal system as early as the fourteenth century B.C., nearly 2,300 years before the first known use of the system in European mathematics. The Chinese were also the first to use a place for zero.

1. Can you name the third-baseman in the old Abbott & Costello "who's on
first" comedy routine ?
2. On the TV sit-com, "Roseanne", what was her last name?
3. In which book of the Old Testament does the Lord appear to Moses in the
form of a burning bush?
4. What Toy company makes Barbie Dolls ?
5. By what name are the fictional characters Aramis, Athos, and Porthos
known ?
6. What's the British establishment associated with the term, "Fleet
Street"?
7. Which of the fifty is known as the Badger State?
8. True or false; In area, Alaska is more than twice the size of Texas.
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The USA protects a larger percentage of it's area for wildlife than any
country in the world.
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1. "I DON'T KNOW"
2. CONNOR
3. EXODUS
4. MATTEL
5. THE THREE MUSKETEERS
6. newspapers
7. WISCONSIN
8. TRUE
CRAP !!
The USA isn't even in the top ten ! Ecuador protects 43% of it's area.
Venezuela, Denmark, the Dominican Republic and Austria round out the top
five.

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Old 05-22-2012, 06:38 PM   #2
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Woo hoo, got five correct!

I admit, my answer to #6 was "Sweeney Todd"
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:17 AM   #3
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I got the ones in red:

1. "I DON'T KNOW"
2. CONNOR (I have seen one episode of this in my life, and that was last December. LOL).
3. EXODUS
4. MATTEL
5. THE THREE MUSKETEERS

6. newspapers
7. WISCONSIN
8. TRUE
CRAP !!
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