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Old 07-06-2020, 08:11 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/6

trivia 7/6
On 'Black Tuesday', October 29, 1929, the market lost $14 billion, making
the loss for that week an astounding $30 billion. This was ten times more
than the annual federal budget and far more than the U.S. had spent in WWI.
Thirty billion dollars would be equivalent to $377,587,032,770.41 today.

1. What was the 34th U.S. president's first name?
a. - Dwight
b. - Harry
c. - Calvin
d. - Franklin
2. What part of the body is being reconstructed in a Blepharoplasty?
a. - Face
b. - Breast
c. - Hand
d. - Foot
3. Which musical does the song Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah come from?
a. - Oklahoma
b. - Showboat
c. - Porgy and Bess
d. - Song of the South
4. While possibly terms of endearment in other contexts, in which two sports
do you not want to hear the words 'love' and 'duck' in reference to your
5. To be 'Bohemian' carries connotations of being artistic, literary or
intellectual in a laid-back, non-conformist way. In which modern country is
the region of Bohemia located?
a. - Germany
b. - Czech Republic
c. - Austria
d. - Slovenia
6. Name That Sitcom !
'I'll carry your books, I'll carry a torch, I'll carry a tune, I'll carry
on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash and carry, carry me back to
Old Virginia, I'll even 'hari-kari' if you show me how, but I will not carry
a gun!'
a. - F-Troop
b. - M*A*S*H
c. - McHale's Navy
d. - the A-Team
7. It Happened One Night was the first film to win the "Big Five" Academy
Awards : What are the "Big Five" ?
a. - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best
b. - Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best
c. - Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best
Cinematography .
d. - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Film
8. What does the Schmidt Index measure?
a. - The thread count of sheets
b. - The size of hole punches
c. - The pain of insect stings
d. - The Alcohol content of Beer

India is the largest (geographically) country to have only one time zone.
1. - a
2. - b
3. - d
4. Tennis & Cricket
5. - b
6. - b
7. - a
8. - c

China is the largest country with only one time zone, followed by India.
Living in a country with a common time would be comparable to the United
States having Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago and New York all in the same time
zone. - Provided by The World Almanac 2010

“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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