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Old 01-21-2019, 08:56 AM   #1
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Trivia 1/21

trivia 1/21
In Tibet, before the coming of the British, the punishment for theft or
murder was being thrown down a well and left to starve.

1. Tetrahydrocannabinol is the active ingredient in..... what ?
2. Leo Tolstoy's sprawling epic "War and Peace" tells about the effects of
war on Russia. Which war is the focus of the novel?
a. - WWI
b. - WWII
c. - Crimean
d. - Napoleonic
3. Dr. Benjamin Spock, author of "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child
Care" , went to jail in 1968... what for ?
4. Only one of the Fifty can be typed using letters in just one row of your
keyboard... which one is it ?
5. Who Was POTUS........
...When the Hindenburg Burned at Lakehurst...
6. Strange Words are These ;
What's the more common name for trimethylxanthine ?
(Hint; It's considered a stimulant...)
7. The Green Bay Packers are named after the Indian Packing Company...
Question is, what did the
Indian Packing Company 'pack' ?
a. - Meat
b. - Cheese
c. - Nuts & Bolts
d. - Nuts & Raisins
8. In what country did the singing group, The Four Lads, originate?

The overweight, laughing 'Buddha that you see displayed in Chinese
restaurants is thought to be the oldest, and probably the closest, depiction
of Gautama Buddha.
1. Marijuana
2. - d
3. Anti-War activities
4. Alaska
5. FDR
6. Caffeine
7. - a
8. Canada

The "Laughing" Buddha that people often see in restaurants is not The
Gautama Buddha. Rather, he is a character in Chinese folklore called Budai.
Budai (Chinese:布袋) or Budai Luohan, pronounced Hotei in Japanese, also known
as the Laughing Buddha, is the person who might be the next Buddha after
Gautama Buddha. He has become incorporated into Buddhist, Taoist and Shinto
culture and is based on a Chinese monk.

“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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