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luckytrim 01-13-2021 07:19 AM

Trivia 1/13
 
trivia 1/13
DID YOU KNOW ...
Blood donors in Sweden receive a text when their blood is used. *

1. Just as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle tired of Sherlock Holmes, so did Agatha
Christie tire of Hercule Poirot. Doyle killed Holmes off in "The Final
Solution". In which book did Christie kill off Poirot?
a. - The Labours of Hercules
b. - Curtain
c. - Funerals are Fatal
d. - Dead Man's Folly
2. What famous ship, now permanently docked in Long Beach, is one of the
most haunted spots in America ?
3. The Greek goddess Persephone became the queen of the ....... what, after
she was kidnapped ?
4. What is the lint that collects in the bottom of your pockets called?
a. - Gnun
b. - Gnurr
c. - Gaurr
d. - Gunk
5. Which Latin dance has a name that translates as 'double step' ?
6. Pennsylvania is technically not a State, but a Commonwealth : name the
other State that's a Commonwealth ...
7. In what film would I find Vivian Ward ?
a. - Jerry Maguire
b. - Fatal Attraction
c. - Pretty Woman
d. - The Pelican Brief
8. Which animal alive today has the most powerful bite?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The world's smallest monkey weighs about the same as a squirrel .
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1. - b
2. the Queen Mary
3. Underworld
4. - b
5. Paso Doble
6. Massachusetts
7. - c
8. Crocodile

CRAP !!
The smallest monkey in the world is the pygmy marmoset, with a body as
little as 5 inches (12 cm) and a tail length of about 7 inches (17 cm). As a
comparison, they are about the size of a hamster, can fit in the palm of a
human hand, and they weigh the same as a pack of cards.


*
To encourage more young people to donate blood, Sahlgrenska University
Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, sends a text to donors when their blood has
been dispensed to someone in need. A common issue with blood donation—along
with other types of charitable donations—is that if a donor doesn't know the
recipient, it's harder to convince them that donating is beneficial. But
with this system, which started in 2012, potential donors in Sweden have
proof that their contribution is going to good use.

luckytrim 01-13-2021 07:45 AM

Correction received -

There are 4 commonwealths in the US. Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts


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