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Old 08-15-2020, 08:27 AM   #1
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Trivia 8/15

trivia 8/15
Vitamin D is unusual because it is the only vitamin that can be synthesized in the body.

1. Do you recall the term for the British coin worth one-quarter of a
2. In the five "Dirty Harry" movies, Clint Eastwood played the title
character. What was Harry's surname?
3. Name That Flick !
Starring Audrey Hepburn Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.(1967): A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
(Hint; three word title ...)
4. Who Said That ??
"I do nothing that a man of unlimited funds, superb physical endurance, and
maximum scientific knowledge could not do."
(Hint; He's a Comic Book / Movie Hero ...)
5. Who sings 'Goodbye Earl'?
6. Anne of Cleves was wife number ... what
7. Strange Words are These ; PEDAGOGICS...
a. - the state of being combined into one body
b. - the study of Childhood Diseases
c. - the study of foot ailments
d. - the principles and methods of instruction
8. Eric Arthur Blair was an author who opposed injustice in society and
government, who wrote under what Pen Name?

The largest hailstone ever recorded was the size of a volleyball.
1. Farthing
2. Callahan
3. 'Wait Until dark'
4. Batman
5. Dixie Chicks
6. - 4
7. - d
8. George Orwell

The record for the largest hailstone in the US belongs to an 8-inch wonder
that fell near Vivian, South Dakota, in 2010. It was eight inches in
diameter, eighteen inches in circumference, about the size of a volleyball,
and weighed in at over two pounds.
Hailstones caused over a Billion dollars in damage in 2018. A hailstone the
size of a tennis ball is falling at a speed of about 100 miles an hour and
can cause serious damage to a windshield or a head ...
Wyoming, Colorado and Nebraska see the most hailstorms each year.

“Bad men need nothing more to accomplish their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
― John Stuart Mill
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