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Old 06-11-2020, 05:59 AM   #1
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Trivia 6/11

trivia 6/11
Around 25% of people report suffering from glossophobia, the fear of public
speaking .

1. Name the actor who played TV characters Tom Corbett, Tim O'Hara, Anthony
Dorian and David Banner?
2. The word 'Pollyanna' is attached to gift-giving, but what is a
really ?
a. - Someone whom I have a crush on
b. - a Happy-go-Lucky person
c. - a Starry-eyed, excessively optimistic person
d. - a Stupid Person who thinks they are smart
3. Can you name Indonesia's most famous volcano ?
4. 'Caliber' is used to describe the diameter of a tube or gun barrel.
What's another description of 'Caliber' ?
5. Complete the Song Lyric ;
"Hey, Teacher ! Leave ____ ____ alone!
6. What is the official state rock of Arkansas?
a. - Diamond
b. - Quartz
c. - Garnet
d. - Bauxite
7. How long ago was 'Dr. Who' first aired on TV ?
a. - 37 Years
b. - 47 Years
c. - 57 Years
d. - 67 Years
8. David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Leonard Cohen and George Michael all died in the
same year, 2016... But which one died on Christmas Day of that year ?

Ben Franklin lobbied for the Turkey over the Bald Eagle as our National

1. Bill Bixby
2. - c
3. Krakatoa
4. The quality of someone's character or the level of their ability.
"They could ill afford to lose a man of his caliber"
5. them kids ( 'THOSE Kids' is not acceptable...)
6. - d ( Diamond is the official state gem...)
7. - c
8. George Michael

The story that Franklin proposed the turkey as the national symbol began to
circulate in American newspapers around the time of the country’s centennial
and are based on a January 26, 1784, letter in which he panned the eagle and
extolled the virtues of the gobbler to his daughter, Sarah. In doing so,
though, he was not delivering a critique of the Great Seal but a new medal
issued by the Society of the Cincinnati, an association of Continental Army
veterans. “For my own part I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the
representative of our country,” he wrote. The Founding Father argued that
the eagle was “a bird of bad moral character” that “does not get his living
honestly” because it steals food from the fishing hawk and is “too lazy to
fish for himself.”

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
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