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Old 03-18-2021, 07:41 AM   #1
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Trivia 3/18

trivia 3/18
A man from Brisbane, Australia tried to sell New Zealand off on eBay in

1. Who was the cook at the Ponderosa Ranch on the classic western series
2. Who played Tommy in the 1975 rock opera film of the same name?
3. In 1997, who became the youngest driver in NASCAR history to win the
prestigious Daytona 500?
a. - Jeff Gordon
b. - Tim Richmond
c. - Davey Allison
d. - Michael Waltrip
4. What is the botanical emblem of Scotland?
5. "Hannah and her Sisters" won whom a Best Director Oscar ?
6. What is the more common name for Calcium carbonate ?
7. Across the border of which two of the Fifty were the Hatfield's and
McCoy's feuding?
a. - West Virginia and Maryland
b. - West Virginia and Virginia
c. - West Virginia and Ohio
d. - West Virginia and Kentucky
8. In the world of literature, how is Baroness Emma Orczy's character Percy
Blakeney better known?
(Hint; Initials S.P.)

The worst volcanic disaster of the twentieth century is considered to be the
eruption of Krakatoa, Indonesia, in 1902, when over 30,000 souls were lost.
1. Hop Sing
2. Roger Daltry
3. - a
4. the Thistle
5. Woody Allen
6. Chalk
7. - d
8. (the) Scarlet Pimpernel

The worst volcanic disaster of the twentieth century is considered to be the
eruption of Mt. Pelée in 1902 on the island of Martinique in the Caribbean
which killed 30,121 people. Only two people survived: a shoemaker living on
the edge of the island and a prisoner who had been locked in a dungeon cell
with thick stone walls.
BTW – the Krakatoa eruption occurred in 1883... 36,000 deaths were

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