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Old 09-04-2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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trivia 9/4

trivia 9/4
Amish men take about 18,425 steps per day. Amish women take about 14,196. The average American adult takes about 4,000 steps per day. Only 4% of Amish are obese, compared to 31% of the general population.

1. Human Body Ingredients ;
Match the four primary ingredients in the human body to the percentage of the body that they represent;
a. – Hydrogen
b. – Carbon
c. – Nitrogen
d. – Oxygen

e. – 65.0 %
f. – 18.5 %
g. – 9.5 %
h. – 3.3 %
2. What was Madam Curie's first name?
3. Which is bigger ; Victoria Island or Baffin Island ?
4. Which Airline has had the fewest crashes ?
a. – American
b. – British Airways
c. – Qantas
d. – United
5. In the year 2012, who was the highest-earning dead guy ?
a. – Elvis Presley
b. – Richard Rogers
c. – Michael Jackson
d. – Frank Sinatra
6. What “First” was accomplished by Janet Guthrie ?
7. In 1998, which movie starring Gwyneth Paltrow won the Academy Award for Best Picture?
a. - Affliction
b. - There's Something About Mary
c. - Saving Private Ryan
d. - Shakespeare in Love
8. What does 'a bronze coin having the value of one cent kept in reserve is a bronze coin having the value of one cent acquired' mean, in other words?
Mustard contains lycopene, a cancer-fighting agent.
1. a. – g
b. – f
c. – h
d. – e
2. Marie
3. Baffin Island
4. – c
5. – c
6. First woman to compete in the Indy 500
7. – d
8. “A penny saved is a penny earned”
Lycopene is a cancer-fighting agent, but it is found in tomatoes, not mustard.
Mustard has its own cancer – preventive component called sulforaphane, a compound found in other foods like horseradish, broccoli and wasabi.

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