"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Off Topic Discussions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-22-2013, 03:53 PM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
luckytrim's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: southeastern pa.
Posts: 12,789
trivia 1/21

trivia 1/21
The initial budget allocated in 1939 for research and development of the atomic bomb
was $6000-By 1945, the expenditure had grown to $2 billion.


1. What actor included an imprint of his fist-along with his footprints and autograph-in the famous forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood?
a. – Bruce Lee
b. – Bruce Willis
c. – Steven Seagal
d. – John Wayne
2. What was the primary material used in the first artificial heart?
(Hint; It wasn’t metal !)
3. How many primary (baby) teeth are there in humans?
4. Of the 172 nations that elect their leaders, where does the USA rank in percentage of
voting-age citizens who actually participate in the voting process?
a. – 9th
b. – 39th
c. – 89th
d. - 139th
5. Name the actress who, in a 30's film, delivered the memorable line, "Beulah, peel me a
6. What is the width of a standard audio cassette? (height is 1 1/2 inches)
7. What American city bills itself as the "Cradle of Aviation"?
8. How many flowers are depicted on each Oreo Cookie ?
Americans eat the most cheese per person of any country in the world.
1. – d
2. Dacron
4. – d
6. 3 15/16 inches (acceptable; 4 inches)
7. DAYTON, OHIO (home of the Wright brothers)
8. 24
U.S. citizens eat about 25 pounds of cheese per person per year, but the French, who can choose from among roughly 750 local varieties, eat double that amount, about a pound a week.
Cheese has come a long way since a cottage cheese-like variety was first made around
10,000 B.C.

“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” – Adelle Davis
luckytrim is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:14 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.