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Old 05-21-2020, 06:56 AM   #1
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Trivia 5/21

trivia 5/21
DID YOU KNOW...
Matt Groening set 'The Simpsons' in Springfield because that's where 'Father
Knows Best' was set.


1. Fill in the Blank (...with a Movie Title ! [1981] )
From the poem adapted into the hymn "Jerusalem", the line "Bring me my
Spear: O clouds unfold! Bring me my ________"?
2. Florence Nightingale tended the troops in the Crimean War which took
place during the reign of what British Monarch ?
a. - George III
b. - Elizabeth I
c. - Victoria
d. - William IV
3. If I suffer from Ophidiophobia , what is it that I fear ?
a. - Lightning
b. - Being Alone
c. - Snakes
d. - Bats
4. If I asked for "Bisque de Homard" at my favorite French Bistro, what sea
creature can I expect to be in my dish ?
a. - Crab
b. - Shrimp
c. - Lobster
d. - all of These
5. Strange Words are These ; LAAGER...
a. - a German "Cold-Brewing" practice
b. - a Circular formation of wagons
c. - the Farthest end of a rope or line
d. - One who lags behind the group
6. What's the name of the principal character in "Patriot Games"?
7. Fill in the Blanks ;
The Falkland Islands lie East of _________ in the _________ Ocean .
8. In Greek mythology what sprang up when you planted dragon's teeth?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Silent Star Charlie Chaplin wrote the music for “Smile”, the old standard
made famous by Nat King Cole.
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1. Chariots of Fire
2. - c
3. - c
4. - c
5. - b
6. Jack Ryan
7. Argentina - Atlantic
8. Armed Warriors

TRUTH !!
"Smile" is a song based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for
Charlie Chaplin's 1936 movie ‘Modern Times’. Chaplin composed the music,
inspired by Puccini's Tosca. John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons added the
lyrics and title in 1954.


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