"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > The Back Porch > Jokes and Games
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-19-2021, 07:35 AM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
 
luckytrim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: southeastern pa.
Posts: 16,070
Trivia 3/19

trivia 3/19
DID YOU KNOW ...
Iceland uses 100% renewable electricity, making it the “greenest” country in
the world.


1. Which of the following is NOT a Province in the country of Canada?
a. - New Brunswick
b. - Saskatoon
c. - Prince Edward Island
d. - Saskatchewan
2. The Rock Band Bachman-Turner Overdrive, or "BTO" to it's biggest fans,
hailed from which country ?
a. - USA
b. - Canada
c. - Australia
d. - England
(Bonus; How many of the members were named "Bachman ?)
3. In Shakespeare's "Hamlet," King Claudius desperately calls, "Where are my
Switzers?" What exactly were his Switzers ?
4. What do English speakers call Osterreich or Oesterreich?
a. - Ostrich
b. - Austria
c. - Both
d. - Neither
5. Which of the Fifty is called the "Insurance Capital of the World".
6. "CFL" is an acronym for a type of light bulb designed to replace
incandescent lamps. What does this abbreviation stand for?
7. By what name are the Israeli secret intelligence services better known ?
(Hint; 6 letters, starts with "M" )
8. Which sea is surrounded by southern Russia, Turkmenistan, Northern Iran,
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Japan has been "Mining" for gold in its sewage since 2009, yielding more
gold than some of the world's top gold mines.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
1. - b
2. - b (Three)
3. his Guards
4. - b
5. Connecticut
6. Compact Fluorescent Lamp
7. Mossad
8. Caspian Sea

TRUTH !!
Plant officials at a sewage treatment plant in Japan say they have found
about 2 mg per metric ton of the ash that remains after incinerating
sludge — this is about 50 times as much gold than what’s found at Japan’s
Hishikari Mine, one of the world’s largest gold mines.
The officials said the gold makes its way into the sewers because
manufacturers use gold when making certain precision instruments. The big
question is, could the same gold be found in sewage treatment plants across
the world?

__________________
“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
luckytrim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2021, 09:15 AM   #2
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Feb 2021
Location: Kandy
Posts: 324
3,6,7,8 correct
lastmanstanding is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.