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Old 09-04-2021, 08:19 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/4

trivia 9/4
DID YOU KNOW...
The average American contributed 1,570 pounds of solid trash to the world last year, along with 3.613 pounds of sewage.


1. Who am I?
Known as "Papa Doc", I was the President of Haiti from 1957 till my death in 1971, in a regime marked by autocracy, corruption, and state-sponsored terrorism through my private militia known as Tonton Macoutes.
2. What sort of critter sleeps in a "Drey" ?
a. - Rabbit
b. - Ferret
c. - Feral Cat
d. - Squirrel

3. What word was used to connect Hitler's Germany to Mussolini's Italy ?
4. What grain is used to make polenta ?
5. What Year Is It ??
John Lennon is shot -the Olympics are in Moscow...
6. Fill in the blank; The young of a ______ is called a smolt.
7. What event connects Jiles P. Richardson, Charles Holley, Richard Valenzuela and Roger A. Peterson ?
8. The Gobi Desert covers parts of what two countries ?


TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Tchaikovsky conducted Carnegie Hall's Inaugural Concert. .
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1. Dr. François Duvalier
2. - d

3. AXIS
4. CORN (acceptable; maize)
5. 1980
6. SALMON
7. THEY DIED IN THE SAME PLANE CRASH ("the day the music died")
8. MONGOLIA & CHINA


TRUTH !!
In 1890, construction began on New York City's Carnegie Hall, funded by Andrew Carnegie.
After a little more than a year, the Hall opened with a 5-day festival in May, 1891, in which
Pyotr Llich Tchaikovsky conducted. The composer also performed for audiences in Philadelphia and
Baltimore before returning to Russia.

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