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Old 11-12-2020, 08:25 AM   #1
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Trivia 11/12

trivia 11/12
DID YOU KNOW...
The Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Tom Sharkey match of 1896 is not much remembered for
the contestants. It made the referee nationally famous as the press accused
him of outright cheating....
Who was this referee, you ask ?? It was none other than Wyatt Earp.


1. Which band member of the Monkees played drums?........... First name will
do.....
(Bonus; ...Last Name ??)
2. What class of rock is quartzite?
a. - sedimentary
b. - igneous
c. - metamorphic
3. Bill and Hillary Clinton were married in 1975 and Chelsea was born in
...............
a. - 1976
b. - 1978
c. - 1980
d. - 1982
4. Who or what are Russian Matryoshkas?
a. - Dumplings
b. - Dresses
c. - Doctors
d. - Dolls
5. Gelb, colore giallo, jaune, and amarillo are all names in different
languages for which color?
6. In the Bible, how long was Jonah trapped inside the belly of the large
fish?
a. - a Day & a Night
b. - 3 Days & Nights
c. - 7 Days & Nights
d. - 40 Days & Nights
7. Before it was found to be carcinogenic, asbestos was valued in
construction because it was non-candescent, or in other words, what?
8. "Good Grief !!" Department ;
Who has a crush on Linus, and calls him her "Sweet Babboo" ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The oldest restaurant in Europe is still going in the basement of a Polish
town hall more than 200 years after first opening .
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1. Mickey (Dolenz)
2. - c
3. - c
4. - d
5. Yellow
6. - b
7. Fireproof
8. Sally

CRAP !!
The oldest restaurant in Europe is still going in the basement of a Polish
town hall more than 700 years after first opening .
Located in the Main Square of Wroclaw, Poland, the 900-square metre eatery
has been operational since 1273, when the country's stodgy diet was
characterised by spice, beef and beer.

Counting the composer Frédéric Chopin and writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
among its distinguished diners, it was the city's only beer brewery for
several hundred years.

From the day it opened the restaurant's layout was evolving, until in the
15th century the basement took on the form familiar to tourists today.

The cellar's vestibule was linked by tunnel to an underground brewery in
1519, when beer barrels would be rolled into the restaurant.

Since then, changes have been merely cosmetic - including in 1904, when the
decor was switched to an Art Nouveau style.

Though the city was bombed in 1945, the cellars remained mainly intact.

S

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