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Old 09-27-2011, 05:24 PM   #1
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trivia 9/27

trivia 9/27
DID YOU KNOW...
Here are three little-known Civil War facts:

• More than 3 million people fought in the war. Of those, more than 620,000 died—two
percent of the entire U.S. population.
• In 1864 Andersonville Prison in Georgia held 33,000 prisoners, making it the fifth-
largest city in the Confederacy.
• Missouri sent 39 regiments to fight in the siege of Vicksburg: 22 for the North . . . and 17 for the South.

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. Which of the fifty claims to have the world's largest McDonald's Restaurant ?
7. When Andy Griffith left the "Andy of Mayberry" TV show, it was re-named "Mayberry R.F.D." Councilman Sam Jones took over as Sheriff;
Name the Actor who played Sam Jones.
8. Which is farther South ; Hiroshima or Nagasaki ?
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. Oklahoma and Florida both claim to have the largest
7. Ken Berry
8. Nagasaki
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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