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Old 01-06-2012, 07:58 AM   #1
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trivia 1/6

trivia 1/6
In the Sahara Desert, there is a town named Tidikelt, Algeria, which did not receive a drop of rain for ten years. Technically though, the driest place on Earth is in the valleys of the Antarctic near Ross Island. There has been no rain fall there for two million years.

1. What’s the more common name for a formicarium ?
2. what's a group of owls called?
3. Fred Silverman invented the name Scooby Do, named to quietly honor what crooner ?
4.Really hard Question Dept. ;
On the Mohs scale, the hardest mineral is the diamond - what's the softest?
5. Who wrote the Opera Madam Butterfly?
6. What was the first James Bond film?
7. What was the capital of Ethiopia?
8. What is the largest state in the USA?
In 2008, a certain Mr. fredric Baur died, and his request to have his ashes interred in a “Pringles” can was honored.

1. Ant Farm
2. Parliament
3. Frank Sinatra
4. talc
5. Puccini
6. Dr. No
7. Addis Ababa
8. Alaska
Fredric patented the can shape, the method of packing, and the way the chips were uniformly shaped and stacked inside the can. His remains, at his request, were buried in one of his cans when he finally “packed it in !”

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