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Old 10-11-2010, 03:40 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/11

trivia 10/11
The first High School student to break the four-minute mile was Jim Ryun,
who would become one of the greatest runners of all time, and the last
American to hold the world record in the mile run. ( 3:51.1- 1967)

1. How many quarts in a peck ?
2. Only one state became a member of the Union during the Civil War ; name it...
3. What name is shared by a type of sandwich and an award given to Cartoonists ?
4. What long-running TV show was originally titled Garroway At Large ?
5. What is the English translation for the French term, au jus ?
6. Name the Capital of Canada's Yukon Territory...
7. Which State was the site of the Civil War battle of Shiloh ?
8. What does "D" represent in Roman Numerals ?

Actor George Clooney tried for a career in Professional Baseball before settling on an acting career.
1. Eight
2. West Virginia
3. the Reuben
4. the Today show
5. "In the Gravy"
6. Dawson
7. Tennessee
8. 500

Clooney tried out for - but didn't make it - as a center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds when he was 21.

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