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luckytrim 10-17-2008 08:28 AM

trivia 10/17
 
trivia 10/17

DID YOU KNOW...
THERE ARE ABOUT 10,000,000,000,000 WAYS TO PLAY THE FIRST 10 MOVES IN A GAME OF CHESS.


1. What name is given to either of the two occasions during the year when the earth's equator is furthest from the sun ?
2. What girl-groups first single was Wannabe ?
3. When a cow stands up, which legs does it get up on first ?
4. Fill in the Blank ;
Acid rain results from a pollution of the atmosphere with oxides of nitrogen and ________.
5. What pro tennis player was stabbed in the back during a match by a fanatical Graf supporter ?
6. FW DeKlerk was the last white leader of what country ?
7. In which section of an orchestra does the saxophone belong ?
8. What is the President of France's official residence ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Real wasabi is rarely found outside of Japan, and is extremely expensive.
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1. Solstice
2. Spice Girls
3. Hind (back) Legs first
4. Sulphur
5. Monica Seles
6. South Africa
7. Woodwinds
8. The Elysee' Palace
TRUTH !!
The sinus-searing green paste, found at your average American Sushi joint, is a cheap substitute for the real thing.

quicksilver 10-17-2008 01:48 PM

okay on #1
okay on #2
okay on #3 (had to think about this for a minute)
okay on #6
okay on #7
T or C, no clue and guessed wrong.
It's friday, lt, so I hope you have a good weekend planned. And thanks.

Tr0piCh3f 10-20-2008 07:15 AM

All except 7 & 8


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