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Old 09-14-2010, 03:10 PM   #1
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Trivia 9/14

trivia 9/14
The first person to successfully combine clay with graphite to create a modern lead pencil was............. Henry David Thoreau.

1. On The Beverly Hillbillies, what was the name of Jethro's homely twin sister ?
2. Multiple Choice; What is the Earth's primary source of oxygen ?
a. Trees and vegetation
b. Lichen
c. Algae
3. Which is colder on average; the North Pole or the South Pole?
4. Of the 12 stocks included in the original Dow Jones Average in 1896, which is the only one still listed today ?
5. Who is the most well-known pupil of fictional elementary school teacher, Edna Krabappel ?
6. What baseball legend was the first player in the 20th century to hit 4 home runs in a single game ?
7. Which 1950's-era auto featured a speedometer that glowed when a pre-set speed was reached ?

8. What south American country is the world's largest producer of Brazil Nuts ?
Born John Winston Lennon, John changed his name to John Ono Lennon, as a tribute to his second wife, Yoko Ono.
1. Jethrine
2. c. Algae
3. The South Pole
4. General Electric
5. Bart Simpson
6. Lou Gehrig, in 1932
7. the Edsel
8. Bolivia
He officially changed his name in April, 1969, on the roof of Apple Records, in London.

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Very informative. Thanks for sharing!
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