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Old 10-30-2018, 06:57 AM   #1
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Trivia 10/30

trivia 10/30
America's gun homicide rate is over 25 times that of other industrialized

1. What does SARS stand for ?
2. During which President's term did Jesse Owens win four Gold Medals at the
Summer Olympics ?
3. What class of modern animals do most scientists believe are the only
living descendants of dinosaurs?
4. What type of being was the giant Polyphemus of Greek legend?
5. What was Buddy Holly's real name?
a. - Charles Buddy Holly
b. - Charles Hardin Holley
c. - Hardin Holly
d. - Charles Hardin
6. The constellation Cassiopeia resembles what letter of the Alphabet ?
7. On which of the U.S. Great Lakes did the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sink in
8. What 300-year-old Royal Navy tradition came to an end on 31st July 1970?

Lightning travels near the speed of light.
1. Severe acute respiratory syndrome
2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
3. Birds
4. a Cyclops
5. - b
6. - W (I'll accept M)
7. Superior
8. Issue of a daily rum ration to sailors

Like other forms of light, the light emitted from the lightning travels near
the speed of light. This speed is near 300,000,000 meters per second. ...
Note that the speed of light is much faster than the speed of thunder.
For every 5 seconds between the time you observe the lightning and the time
you hear the thunder, the lightning flash is 1 mile away.

“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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