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Old 07-05-2010, 07:40 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/5

trivia 7/5

DID YOU KNOW...
A new-born elephant weighs in at an average 200 pounds.

1. what is the capital of Australia?
2. how fast was the doomed titanic moving when it hit the iceberg (in knots
or mph)?
3. what is the past-tense of the word "lend"?
4. what are the four colors on the flag of iraq?
5. in 1984 in Bhopal, India, more than 3,000 people were killed by a toxic
gas leak. which american company owned the tank that leaked?
6. inky and dinky were the nephews of what famous cartoon feline?
7. only one thing remained in Pandora's box after she opened it; what was
it?
8. name the singer whose theme song was "I Am Woman"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
In the History of The New York Yankees, only Lou Gehrig collected 3,000 or more hits while in pinstripes.
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1. CANBERRA
2. 22 knots-25.3 mph
3. LENT
4. RED, WHITE, BLACK, GREEN
5. UNION CARBIDE
6. Felix
7. hope
8. Helen Reddy

CRAP !!
No Yankee player has had 3,000 hits in pinstripes only. Derek Jeter has the most hits as a Yankee, with 2,832 (after 70 games in 2010).
Lou Gehrig collected 2,721 during his Hall of Fame career. Babe Ruth (2,518), Mickey Mantle (2,415), Joe DiMaggio (2,214) and Don Mattingly (2,153).

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Old 07-05-2010, 07:49 PM   #2
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Got all but the Titanic one. Ken knew that one though.
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