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Old 09-25-2008, 11:35 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/25

trivia 9/25

The average American contributed 1,570 pounds of solid trash to the world last year, along with 3.613 pounds of sewage.

1. Who am I ?
Known as "Papa Doc", I was the President of Haiti from 1957 till my death in 1971, in a regime marked by autocracy, corruption, and state-sponsored terrorism through my private militia known as Tonton Macoutes.
2. What sort of critter sleeps in a "Drey" ?
3. What word was used to connect Hitler's Germany to Mussolini's Italy ?
4. What grain is used to make polenta ?
5. What Year Is It;
John Lennon is shot - the Olympics are in Moscow...
6. Fill in the blank;
The young of a ______ is called a smolt.
7. What event connects Jiles P. Richardson, Charles Holley, Richard Valenzuela and Roger A. Peterson
8. The Gobi Desert covers parts of what two countries ?
Tchaikovsky conducted Carnegie Hall's inaugural concert.
1. Dr. François Duvalier
2. squirrel
4. CORN (acceptable; maize)
5. 1980
7. THEY DIED IN THE SAME PLANE CRASH ("the day the music died")
In 1890, construction began on New York City's Carnegie Hall, funded by Andrew Carnegie. After a little more than a year, the Hall opened with a 5-day festival in May, 1891, in which Pyotr Llich Tchaikovsky conducted. The composer also performed for audiences in Philadelphia and Baltimore before returning to Russia.


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Old 09-25-2008, 02:00 PM   #2
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I only got four right today.

1. Dr. François Duvalier--Got it
2. squirrel--Had no clue
3. AXIS--Forgot it
4. CORN (acceptable; maize)--Got it
5. 1980--Didn't get this (knew it was either 1980 or 1984 and went for the wrong one)
6. SALMON--Didn't get this (knew it was a fish, but couldn't remember which one)
7. THEY DIED IN THE SAME PLANE CRASH ("the day the music died")--Got it
TRUTH !!--Guessed wrong on this one.


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Old 09-25-2008, 06:15 PM   #3
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Good evening, lt.
Okay on #s 1, 3, 4, 5, 8 & Truth, but I just guesses @ truth answer. Thanks. Have a good night.
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