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Old 05-06-2021, 06:57 AM   #1
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Trivia 5/6

trivia 5/6
In 1902, Shep Friedman, in the Morning Telegraph, coins the nickname "Great White Way" for New York city's Broadway. But Shep wasn't referring to the lights-a snowstorm that day had turned the street into, quite literally a slippery "White Way".
1. To which Italian city must I travel to fly into the Christopher Columbus Airport ?
a. – Rome
b. – Genoa
c. – Florence
d. – Naples
2. What country's only female leader has been Angela Merkel ?
3. What event inspired Herbert Morrison's famous quote, "Oh, the Humanity" ?
4. Under what nick-name did Englishman Joseph Carey Merrick (1862-1890) gain notoriety ?
5. "Operation Enduring Freedom" was the name given to the invasion of what country ?
6. This toy was originally called the "Pluto Platter"......... we know it as the ..........what ?
7. What is measured by a Pluviometer ?
a. – Rainfall
b. – Snowfall
c. – Wind Speed
d. – Cloud Density
8. Singing sisters Anita, Bonnie, June and Ruth performed under what collective name ?
a. - the Andrews Sisters
b. - the Lennon Sisters
c. - the McGuire Sisters
d. - the Pointer Sisters

The word "Utopia" is Greek, literally translating as "no place"
.1. – b
2. Germany
3. The Hindenburg disaster
4. The Elephant Man
5. Afghanistan
6. Frisbee
7. - a
8. - d

Perhaps it is better translated as a place that does not exist.....

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― Mahatma Gandhi
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Old 05-07-2021, 04:21 AM   #2
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I knew q2. Honestly I thought it was some kind of a trick question and read it several times.
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