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Old 07-06-2010, 08:32 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/8

trivia 7/8
DID YOU KNOW....
During the past 400 years, nearly a quarter of a million people have been killed as a direct result of volcanic eruptions. Indirect aftereffects such as famine, climate change, and disease most likely have tripled that number. More than 80% of the Earth's crust is volcanic.

1. what year saw the arrival of "Gunsmoke"on television?
2. who was the famous explorer who sailed on the half moon in 1609?
3. who was the leader of the west's infamous "hole-in-the-wall" gang?
4. do you recall the name of the British battleship that was sunk by the
German warship Bismarck shortly before it also was sent to the bottom?
5. what is the more common name for the ailment doctors call "febricity"?
6. name the tv show that starred the brother of "gunsmoke"s James arness?
7. what was patsy cline's first number one hit song?
8 . which body of water borders Australia on the south and west?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
consuming too many carrots can turn your skin orange.
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1. 1955
2. HENRY HUDSON
3. BUTCH CASSIDY
4. HMS HOOD
5. fever
6. "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE"
7. "WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT"
8. INDIAN OCEAN

TRUTH !!
carrots contain beta carotene, a substance found in many yellow-orange and
dark green plants that the body converts into vitamin a. eating too much
beta carotene can turn skin orange or yellow-orange, but the effect is not
considered harmful.

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