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Old 11-28-2011, 04:39 PM   #1
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trivia 11/28

trivia 11/28
DID YOU KNOW...
MARTHA WASHINGTON WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN
COMMEMORATED ON A U.S. POSTAGE STAMP.


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1. Believe it or not; One of our Presidents once posed nude as an artist's
model.........which one?
a. Bill Clinton
b. Ronald Reagan
c. Harry Truman
d. Herbert Hoover
2. According to the World Wildlife Federation, about how many polar bears are there in
the wild ?
a. 5,000
b. 10,000
c. 22,000
d. 50,000
3. According to the World Resources Institute, about how many species of living things
are there?
a. 2 million
b. 5 million
c. 10 million
d. 60 million
e. 100 million
4. Goat Island, Luna Island, and Three Sisters Island can all be found near what major US
landmark?
a. Niagara Falls
b. Alcatraz Island
c. the Statue of Liberty
d. Fort Sumter
5. The Pyrenees Mountains are located along the border of France and which of these
countries?
a. Belgium
b. Spain
c. Switzerland
d. all of the above
5. How much does Plymouth Rock weigh?
a. 4 tons
b. 14 tons
c. 40 tons
d. 64 tons
7. The National Cowboy Hall of Fame overlooks the Chisholm Trail in what city?
a. Tucson, Arizona
b. Cheyenne, Wyoming
c. Dodge City, Kansas
d. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
8. What was the first National Monument established in the USA?
a. Devil's Tower
b. Natural Bridge
c. Dinosaur
d. Joshua Tree
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The average US citizen generates 2.7 pounds of solid waste per day.
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1. b
2. c
3. c
4. a
5. b
6. a
7. d
8. a
CRAP !!
That was the number in 1960, with a population of about 180 million. According to the
most recent EPA study, we now generate 4.4 pounds of waste every day.

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Old 11-28-2011, 04:46 PM   #2
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...CRAP !!
That was the number in 1960, with a population of about 180 million. According to the
most recent EPA study, we now generate 4.4 pounds of waste every day.

You actually mean 4.4 pounds of solid trash per day, right?
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:05 PM   #3
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.....boy I sure HOPE that's what they meant !

The term used was "Solid Waste".............. but I'm thinking it's the trash...........
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