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Old 08-26-2018, 10:33 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Mixed Minutae

Sunday Special - Mixed Minutiae

Minutiae is defined as the small, precise details of something.


I define it as "Unanswerable Trivia"...


Good Luck Y’all !


1. A group of geese on the ground is called a 'gaggle' but what do you call
a group of geese in the air?
a. - A clutch
b. - A skein
c. - A parcel
d. - An ambush
2. What letter comes next in this sequence: J-F-M-A-...?
a. -- W
b. - B
c. - M
d. - R
3. What is Natalie Portman's REAL last name?
a. - Horowitz
b. - Hershing
c. - Hemnie
d. - Hershlag
4. With the middle name Fauntleroy, who is the only major Disney character
to have a middle name?
a. - Mortimer Snerd
b. - Donald Duck
c. - Mickey Mouse
d. - Foghorn Leghorn
5. In which Country did the Renaissance originate ?
a. - France
b. - Italy
c. - London
d. - Athens
6. On clothing washing instructions, what does a triangle with a cross over
it represent?
a. - Do not bleach
b. - Do not tumble dry
c. - Do not iron
d. - Do not dry clean

7. Where on Earth would you find 'Edinburgh of the Seven Seas'?
a. - Norfolk Island
b. - Guernsey
c. - Henderson Island
d. - Tristan da Cunha

8. Because it was his preferred way of answering a telephone, Alexander
Graham Bell created the very briefly popular greeting of what?
(Have you seen the GEICO commercial ? It's accurate!)
a.- Hidey-Ho
b. - What ??
c. - Salutations!
d. - Ahoy-hoy!

9. What Nordic dish consists of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar and dill?
a. - Pyttipanna
b. - Semla
c. - Gravlax
d. - Lutefisk

10. Who sculpted the Pietà?
a. - Leonardo da Vinci
b. - Donatello
c. - Michelangelo
d. - Raphael

11. What kind of creature is Wellington in the books by Elisabeth Beresford?
a. - Warg
b. - Womble
c. - Wyrm
d. - Werecat

12. Excluding the word 'the', which word appears most often in the titles of
James Bond films?
a. - Day
b. - Live
c. - Never
d. - Kill
13. Which of these Spanish place names is a song from George Ezra's debut
album, 'Wanted on Voyage'?
a. - Toledo
b. - Valencia
c. - Barcelona
d. - Madrid
14. What was the surname of the second American woman in space?
a. - Sullivan
b. - Reznik
c. - Seddon
d. - Fisher

15. The Jewish feast of Rosh Hashanah is traditionally celebrated by eating
apples dipped in what?
a. - Yoghurt
b. - Honey
c. - Chocolate
d. - Vinegar

16. What color would a 'neutral' liquid be on the pH scale?
a. - Red
b. - Blue
c. - Purple
d. - Green

17. 'Dump', 'floater' and 'wipe' are terms used in which team sport?
a. - Water Polo
b. - Volleyball
c. - Badminton
d. - Hockey
18. Which actress played Chandler's father, Charles Bing, in the TV sitcom
'Friends'?
a. - Anne Heche
b. - Faye Dunaway
c. - Cher
d. - Kathleen Turner
19. Who developed 'Wolfenstein 3D' and 'DOOM'?
a. - ik
b. - ic
c. - id
d. - iz
20. The flags of which two countries are nearly identical, except one of the
flags uses a lighter shade of blue?
a. - Chad and Romania
b. - Monaco and Indonesia
c. - New Zealand and Australia
d. - Iceland and Norway
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1. - b
2. - c
3. - d
4. - b
5. - b
6. - a
7. - d
8. - d
9. - c
10. - a
11. - b
12. - c
13. - c
14. - b
15. - b
16. - d
17. - b
18. - d
19. - c
20. - a

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