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Old 09-05-2020, 07:49 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/5

trivia 9/5
DID YOU KNOW...
Queen Elizabeth II holds the record for appearing on more currency than any
other person. Her portrait has appeared on the currency of more than 30
different countries.


1. Name That Flick !
Martin Scorsese played the role of Martin Rittenhome, the head of a
pharmaceutical company which sponsored a TV game show. This game show,
"Twenty One", was being investigated for giving contestants questions in
advance.
2. Plate Tectonics ;
What is the name of the process in which the denser oceanic plate is forced
under the lighter continental (or another oceanic) plate?
3. Was Byron's Don Juan a real or fictional character?
4. Which Asian Country has its Capital at Lhasa ?
5. In the early 1830s, members of five Indian tribes in the southeastern
United States were forced to walk the Trail of Tears to an area in what
modern U.S. state?
a. - Texas
b. - Oklahoma
c. - New Mexico
d. - Arizona
6.In 1969, the Best Actress Oscar was shared by two ladies. Who were they?
a. - Katherine Hepburn/Barbra Streisand
b. - Elizabeth Taylor/Jane Fonda
c. - Ruth Gordon /Vanessa Redgrave
d. - Patricia Neal/Joanne Woodward
7. Who among these famous people does NOT have a scientific unit of measure
named after him?
a. - Ampere
b. - Voltaire
c. - Newton
d. - Tesla
8. What is the translation of "E Pluribus Unum"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the World’s population reached one billion souls in the year 1804.
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1. 'Game Show'
2. Subduction
3. Fictional
4. Tibet
5. - b
6.- a
7. - b
8. One from many

TRUTH !!
There weren't as many as one billion people in all of human history until
the year 1804. The next 200 years saw a massive increase as in 2011 the
world's population reached seven billion and many more people are being
added each day.

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