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Old 08-21-2006, 04:48 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/21

Did you know...
IN THE OLD WEST, MORE COWBOYS DIED CROSSING SWOLLEN RIVERS THAN DURING GUNFIGHTS.
1. what's the only land animal to use low "infrasonic" sounds to communicate over several miles?
2. what sort of tool does Smokey Bear traditionally wield?
3. what African river is home to Victoria Falls?
4. name the British prime minister who served the longest during the 20th century.
5. which of the fifty states grows the most peaches annually?
6. where in the world must I travel to visit the world's largest McDonald's restaurant?
7. who was Gerald Ford's vice President?
8. the novel, the hornet's nest has the distinction of being the only work of fiction written by a US President; which president wrote it?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
It is estimated that lightning bolts strike the earth about 100 times per minute.
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1. THE ELEPHANT
2. A SHOVEL
3. THE ZAMBEZI
4. THATCHER
5. california
6. ORLANDO FLORIDA
7. NELSON ROCKEFELLER
8. JIMMY CARTER
CRAP !!
Lightning bolts strike Earth on an average 100 times per SECOND, which averages to more than 8 million times per year. the odds of being struck by lightning in the USA in any one year are 1 in 700,000.

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Old 08-22-2006, 12:21 PM   #2
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Missed #5 and guessed at the bonus question...got it right, but still guessed. Thanks LT.
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