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Old 01-18-2021, 06:50 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/18

trivia 1/18
A grasshopper's ears are found not on its head, but rather, on its belly.

1. What country do the Galapagos Islands belong to?
a. - Peru
b. - Chile
c. - Ecuador
d. - Colombia
2. Feathers are made up of what substance?
3. The Gregorian calendar came into effect in 1582 in order to correct which
previous calendar that had been in place for centuries?
4. Which female lead singer appropriately sang "Platinum Blonde" with her
band in 1976?
5. You might know that the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul, used to be
called Constantinople - but do you know what it was called before that?
6. An international organization was created after World War I in the hope
of preventing further conflicts in the future. What was it?
7. Marilyn Monroe was married three times ; name two of her husbands... Name
all three for bonus credit ...)
8. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was elected president of which Middle Eastern country
in 2005?

The word with the most Dictionary meanings in English is 'LET'.
1. - c
2. Keratin
3. Julian calendar
4. Debbie Harry
5. Byzantium
6. League of Nations
7. James Dougherty, Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller
8. Iran

The word with the most meanings in English is the verb 'set', with 430
senses listed in the Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary,
published in 1989. The word commands the longest entry in the dictionary at
60,000 words, or 326,000 characters.

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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