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Old 05-21-2009, 03:54 PM   #1
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Trivia 5/21

trivia 5/21

Not one bridge spans the Amazon River, which is some 4,000 miles in length.

1. What TV series (1976-81) opened with the voice-over, "Once upon a time, there were three little girls who went to the Police Academy........."
2. What was the Name of the USA's top-secret 1940's project to develop a Nuclear Bomb ?
3. What was the name of the ship-wrecked boat on Gilligan's Island ?
4. What is the more common name of the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (F.I.D.E.) ?
5. What color is the Bulls-eye on a regulation Archery target ?
(Bonus; what color are the other scoring zones ?)
6. Although he was proficient on the piano and was a talented percussionist as well,what instrument is most associated with Lionel Hampton ?
7. What acting family was the equivalent of the Barrymores during the mid-19th century ?
8. What exactly is Hemoglobin's primary function in the red blood cell ?
The name of the American religious community of Quakers known as the "Shakers" was so-called because of the style of furniture they built and sold to support themselves.
1. Charlie's Angels
2. The Manhattan Project
3. SS Minnow
4. World Chess Federation
5. Yellow (white, black, blue and red)
6. Vibraphone
7. The Booth Family

John Wilkes, Edwin & Junius Booth, Jr
in Julius Caesar in 1864
8. It carries oxygen to the cells of the body
The Shakers are a Protestant community officially called The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing.
The name "Shakers," originally pejorative, was derived from the term "Shaking Quakers" and was applied as a mocking description of their rituals of trembling, shouting, dancing, shaking, singing, and speaking in tongues.

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