Trivia 9/17

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Trivia 9/17

DID YOU KNOW .

The name "Pakistan" is a mash-up of the names of cultural groups that lived within Pakistan's borders-Punjab, Afghani, Kashmir, Sindh, and Baluchistan.



1. Which of the following is NOT a movie about baseball?

a. - The Natural (1984)

b. - Paper Lion (1968)

c. - Eight Men Out (1988)

d. - Bull Durham (1988)

2. What color was not on the pie pieces of Trivial Pursuit?

a. - Brown

b. - Violet

c. - Orange

d. - Green

3. Which King George of England was the one in power when the United States became an independent country?

( Looking for a Roman Numeral here...)

4. Which TV show was set furthest north?

a. - Frasier

b. - Fargo

c. - Northern Exposure

d. - Cheers

5. The Bangles made their top 40 debut in 1986 with which tune ?

a. - Walk Like an Egyptian

b. - Manic Monday

c. - Hazy Shade of Winter

d. - Eternal Flame

6. Which of the Fifty produces about 80% of the Strawberries grown in the USA ?

a. - New Jersey

b. - Florida

c. - New Mexico

d. - California

7. In which of the Fifty will I find Sing Sing Prison, the destination of convicts sent "Up the River" ?

8. Famous for defending Wessex against the Danes in the 870's, which ruler is the only English king called "the Great" ?



TRUTH OR CRAP ??

The Radiendocrinator was a radioactive device that was supposed to promote health and virility in men who wore it in their underwear.

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1. - b

2. - b

3. - III

4. - c

5. - c

6. - d

7. New York

8. Alfred



TRUTH !!

The device was actually some radium-soaked sheets of paper covered by wire screens on both sides. The radioactivity was believed to increase a man's sexual prowess provided he wore it over the appropriate area. Not surprisingly, many men who used this product wound up with bladder and prostate cancer.
 
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