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Old 07-20-2011, 04:39 PM   #1
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trivia 7/20

trivia 7/20
In ancient Rome, an infant was placed at the father's feet shortly after birth. If the father took the child into his arms, it showed he accepted responsibility for its upbringing. If the baby was not accepted, it was to be abandoned and left to die.

1. What was the common first name of both actors who played Darrin Stephens in the TV series "Bewitched"?
2. Which part of the human body could be described as "reniform"?
a. - Brain
b. - Arm
c. - Kidney
d. - Heart
3. What type of poem may be found "on a Grecian Urn" or dedicated "to a Nightingale".
4. Which 1970 film, about the attack on Pearl Harbor, took its name from the codeword used by the Japanese to indicate that the air-raid had been successful in taking the U.S. forces by surprise?
5. What do Milliners produce ?
6. Famous people from this country include Marie Curie, Nicolaus Copernicus and Pope John Paul II. Which country is it ?
7. Which of the following animals can have the longest lifespan?
a. - The Elephant
b. - The Tortoise
c. - The African Gray Parrot
d. - The Chimpanzee
8. What term is used for the film industry in Mumbai, India?
Whales and Cave Swiftlets use echolocation to navigate.
1. Dick
2. - c
3. an Ode
4. "Tora, Tora, Tora"
5. Hats
6. Poland
7. - b
8. Bollywood
Several other animals and birds depend on echolocation, a genetic biosonar, to make their way through water or darkness.

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