Trivia 5/27

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Trivia 5/27
DID YOU KNOW...
DIAMONDS WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN ACID.


1. There are only four words in the English dictionary that begin with
"dw"...........
"dweeb" is one; what are the other three ?
2. How many pounds of cottage cheese does 10 pounds of milk yield ?
a. - 1
b. - 1 1/2
c. - 2
d. - 2 1/2
3. Name the NBA team whose 1972-73 season record was 9-73, the worst
win-loss
record in National Basketball Association history.
a. - 76'rs
b. - Celtics
c. - Bullets
d. - Bulls
4. Can you name the 1979-85 musical variety series, a precursor to American
Idol, that
had celebrities judging amateurs dancing to top disco tunes ?
5. What 1974 disaster flick actually managed to get nominated for a Best
Picture Oscar ?
6. In what year was Jackson Browne's "Doctor, My Eyes" a top-ten hit ?
a. - 1970
b. - 1972
c. - 1974
d. - 1976
7. Fill in the blank;
The Faroe Islands lie about half-way between Scotland and _______ .
8. Before she was the unusually gifted Sister Bertrille on The Flying Nun ,
actress Sally
Field played the role of an unusually perky teen on this film series -turned
sit-com....
(she starred in the sit-com)

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Volkswagen Type 181 was marketed to US consumers as the "Thing".
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1. DWELL, Dwindle, DWARF
2. - b
3. - a
4. Dance Fever
5. THE TOWERING INFERNO
6. - b
7. ICELAND
8. GIDGET

TRUTH !!
The "Thing" was a contemporary take on VW's WWII military vehicles,
advertised in
1974 as a "fun car".
There was even an "Acapulco" version.
 
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