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Old 09-08-2020, 07:47 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/8

trivia 9/8
DID YOU KNOW...
In 1974, a Japanese soldier named Hiroo Onoda (1922-2014) came out of the
jungle of the Pacific island of Lubang. He had been hiding there for 29
years, unaware that his country had surrendered.


1.Tom Selleck's 'Magnum, PI' was set in which of the Fifty ?
2. In "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys sings, "Hand me the world on a
silver platter, and what good would it be?" What does "on a silver platter"
mean?
3. In the field of law, the defendant is sentenced to one year in custody on
each of three counts, concurrent. How much time will he serve (without good
time)?
4.. What is a female fox called?
5. In which country is Rossini's opera 'William Tell' set?
a. - Austria
b. - Switzerland
c. - Denmark
d. - Finland
6. What two historical figures did NOT appear on the cover of The Beatles'
iconic album cover Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?
a. - Bob Dylan & Shirley Temple
b. - Marilyn Monroe & Karl Marx
c. - Tony Curtis & W.C. Fields
d. - Jesus Christ & Adolf Hitler
7. What was the name popularly given to the secret police created by the
Nazi regime in 1933-34?
8. What is the only country in the world starting with 'Q'?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The military term "Broken Arrow" refers to any projectile or missile that
malfunctions, or any warhead that fails to detonate.
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1. Hawaii
2. for nothing, without earning it / without requiring any return from the recipient
3. One Year
4. a Vixen
5. - b
6. - d
7. the Gestapo
8. Qatar

CRAP !!
The military uses the term “broken arrow” to describe any incident in which
a nuclear weapon is lost, stolen or inadvertently detonated. That might seem
like a rare phenomenon, but records show that the United States has
experienced more than 30 such close calls since the beginning of the nuclear
age.

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