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Old 01-11-2020, 08:41 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/11

trivia 1/11
No point in Japan is farther than 93 miles from the sea.

1. Name That Flick !
film about a secretary who assumes the identity of her boss, Sigourney
Weaver plays the boss and Melanie Griffith is her secretary. Harrison Ford
plays the love interest of both ladies.
2. Only about how many of Earth's minerals are valued as gemstones?
a. - 50
b. - 70
c. - 90
d. - 110
3. What singer had a number one hit with the 1971 song "Brand New Key"?
a. - Cher
b. - Jewel
c. - Melanie
d. - Pink
4. Which of these is a city in extreme southeastern Pennsylvania?
a. - Easton
b. - West Chester
c. - Lancaster
d. - Allentown
5. Fill in the Blank...
Beethoven's piano sonata Opus 27 No. 2 in C sharp minor is nicknamed the
_________ Sonata.
6. Considering Walter Cronkite spent almost twenty years as the anchor of
their news department in their most formative years, he is most associated
with one television network. Which one?
a. - NBC
b. - CBS
c. - ABC
d. - UPI
7. Rami Malek won an Academy Award for his portrayal of which singer?
8. Death Valley, the lowest point in North America, is how many feet below
Sea Level ?
a. - 82
b. - 182
c. - 282
d. - 382

On 2nd July, 1839 slaves, led by Sengbe Pieh, took possession of The
Amistad, then ordered the navigator to take them back to Africa. The attempt
failed and the slaves were hanged.
1. 'Working Girl'
2. - a
3. - c
4. - b
5. Moonlight
6. - b
7. Freddie Mercury
8. -c

Lewis Tappan and James Pennington fought in court for the rights of the
African slaves, and to be returned to their homeland. Lewis Tappan argued
that while slavery was legal in Cuba, importation of slaves from Africa was
not. The slaves were released and returned to their home, but Sengbe Pieh
(or Joseph Cinque, the name the slavemasters gave him) found his wife and
children had been killed.

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
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