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Old 07-20-2009, 03:13 PM   #1
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trivia 7/20

trivia 7/20
Astronaut John Glenn ate the first meal in space when he ate pureed applesauce squeezed from a tube aboard Friendship 7 in 1962.

1. What was the occupation of George Everest, for whom Mt. Everest is named ?
2. What year Was It ??
Actor Sean Connery was born ; the first Oscars were awarded ; Bell Labs demonstrates the first color-TV image...
3. Which country is farther north, Latvia or Estonia ?
4. How many carats in the purest gold ?
5. What's the highest mountain in the Alps ?
6. In which Tennessee Williams work would you find the characters Big Daddy, Brick, and Maggie ?
7. Who was married to Paul McCartney from 1989 to 1991 ?
8. What's an adult male rabbit called ?
According to the Diner's Club, the most-ordered dish at "sit-down" restaurants in North America is Chicken.
1. Surveyor (or, more formally, Geodisist)
2. 1929
3. Estonia
4. 24 Carat
5. Mont Blanc
6. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
7. Heather Mills
8. Buck
The runners-up, in order, are roast beef, pasta, turkey, baked ham, and fried shrimp.

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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