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Old 01-17-2020, 06:57 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/17

trivia 1/17
DID YOU KNOW ...
From one average-sized Redwood, we could build 60 average-sized homes.



1. In what country was Catherine II (the Great) born ?
a. - Poland
b. - Germany
c. - Russia
d. - France
2. The Caribbean French colony of Saint-Domingue became which country?
a. - Haiti
b. - Dominican republic
c. - Jamaica
d. - Barbados
3. In the US, there is a holiday in which people are encouraged to plant and
care for trees. Which holiday is this?
4. Edgar Rice Burroughs created a world at the center of the earth ; what is
the name of this place ?
5. Strange words are These ; SABRA ...
a. - A long woolen scarf
b. - a Native-born Israeli
c. - The edible body of Oysters
d. - a Loincloth
6. What was the first city in the world to exceed one million in
population?
a. - London
b. - Paris
c. - Athens
d. - Rome
7. Which book of James A. Michener's was turned into the musical "South
Pacific"?
8. Name that Flick !!
DiCaprio is the male lead, looking to avenge his father's murder ; Diaz is a pickpocket...

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The heart of a shrimp is located on its head.
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1. - b
2. - a
3. Arbor day
4. Pellucidar
5. - b
6. - d
7. 'Tales of the South Pacific'
8. 'Gangs of New York'

TRUTH !!
A shrimps heart is located on its head. If we base it on the exact anatomy
of a shrimp, its heart is located on its thorax just after the head, but
both the head and the thorax are covered with a single exoskeleton only,
that is why the shrimps thorax can be mistaken as still part of the shrimps
head.

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