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Old 05-07-2013, 04:52 PM   #1
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trivia 5/7

trivia 5/7

DID YOU KNOW...
The highly regarded 1962 film, Lawrence of Arabia (winner of seven Oscars) had no female speaking parts.

1. What is the only North American Mammal with a prehensile tail ?
2. What city is known as the “City of a thousand Minarets” ?
a. – Amman, Jordan
b. – Cairo, Egypt
c. – Tehran, Iran
d. – Kuwait City, Kuwait
3. What 1997 blockbuster film was the first movie to have two performers nominated for Oscars for their portrayal of the same character ?
4. What Baseball legend hit a record three consecutive home runs in a World Series game – on the first pitch thrown by three different pitchers ?
a. – Babe Ruth
b. – Mike Schmidt
c. – Reggie Jackson
d. – Duke Snider
5. In the Star Trek universe, what are the little furry creatures, born pregnant, and always hungry, called ?
6. What year saw the first air bag offered as an option in an automobile ?
(Bonus; Name the Automobile manufacture)
7. At what depth are oceans in total darkness, with absolutely no sunlight penetrating from above ?
a. – 32.8 feet
b. - 320.8 feet
c. – 3,280 feet
8. What cigarette brand was once touted with the slogan, “More Doctors Smoke (this brand) than any other cigarette” ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The very first gold nugget discovered in the USA weighed 17 pounds.
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1. The Opossum
2. – b
3. TITANIC – Kate Winslet and Gloria Stewart, for their portrayals of Rose.
4. – c
5. Tribbles
6. 1974 (Oldsmobile, specifically the Toronado Brougham)
7. – c
8. Camels
TRUTH !!
The yellow rock was found in a creek on a North Carolina farm. It wasn’t recognized as gold, and served as a doorstop in the farmhouse for years !




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Old 05-07-2013, 08:55 PM   #2
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I second-guessed myself on #s 2 and 8 and ended up getting them wrong. I got the ones in red:

1. The Opossum
2. – b
3. TITANIC – Kate Winslet and Gloria Stewart, for their portrayals of Rose.
4. – c
5. Tribbles

6. 1974 (Oldsmobile, specifically the Toronado Brougham)
7. – c
8. Camels
TRUTH !!
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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I missed #3 and #6. I got all the others.

College Jeopardy is on for two weeks. If you really want to feel stupid, then watch it. Spike and I just sit there and look at each other. It is like they are saying it all in a foreign language.
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