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Old 08-16-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/16

Trivia 8/16
Did you know…
In Turkey during the 16th and 17th centuries, anyone caught drinking coffee was put to

1. What U.S. magazine has the largest circulation in the world ?
2. Which Two Teams are the only Charter Members of the American Professional Football
Association (soon to be called the National Football League) still in existence today ?
3. About how fast is our earth traveling through space?
a. - 220,000 MPH
b. - 440,000 MPH
c. - 660,000 MPH
d. - 880,000 MPH
4. Is Perth on the east or west coast of Australia?
5. In which war did England's Prince Andrew serve?
6. What year did Dances with Wolves win a Best Picture Oscar?
7. What triple-crown racing event is held on Long Island?
8. The West Indies is in what body of water?
Ulysses S. Grant's grandson, Ulysses F. Grant, played professional baseball during the
late 1800's.
1. AARP - the Magazine
2. Arizona Cardinals (then - Chicago Cardinals) and Chicago Bears (then -Decatur Staleys)
3. - c
5. Falklands war
6. 1990
Ulysses F. Grant was a professional ball player, but he bore no relation to the President.
Grant was hailed as one of the best black players of his time and he played on an
integrated team for a short time. However, he endured discrimination because of his
color, and at one point, many of his team-mates refused to sit with him in a team picture.

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― John Stuart Mill
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