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Old 02-24-2009, 04:33 PM   #1
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Trivia 2/24

trivia 2/24
Supreme court Justice Byron White was the NFL's first "Big Money" player when he signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates (now Steelers) for $15,000. He led the league in rushing his rookie season and became the game's highest-paid player.

1. What year is it ??
JFK Jr. dies in plane crash - Massacre at Columbine high School - NATO goes to war over Kosovo...
2. What country, a former French Colony, borders Morocco to the east ?
3. Name that Dish (P)!!
A highly seasoned pickled vegetable relish. The vegetables used vary from recipe to recipe and can include tomatoes, sweet peppers, onions, zucchini, cucumber, cauliflower, beans, etc.
4. Which Northern African country's flag is, since 1977, a simple green rectangle ?
5. What musical has Maria Von Trapp as it's heroine ?
6. What Hockey legend is now head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes ?
7. Who was the only Beatle to be Knighted ?
8. Which of these is NOT a fresh-water fish : Cod - Pike - Carp - Roach
The planet Venus spins in the opposite direction to all other planets in our Solar system.
1. 1999
2. Algeria
3. Piccalilli
4. Libya
5. The Sound of Music
6. Wayne Gretzky
7. Paul McCartney
8. Cod
If viewed from above the Sun's north pole, all of the planets are orbiting in a counter-clockwise direction; but while most planets also rotate counter-clockwise, Venus rotates clockwise in "retrograde" rotation.
The planet's "day" is also longer than it's "Year" which puzzles the dickens out of scientists.

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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Old 02-24-2009, 06:53 PM   #2
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:35 PM   #3
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I got 3, 5, 7, 8 and TorC! Getting better again but still not great!
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