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Trivia 9/21

DID YOU KNOW .

California was originally called the Grizzly Bear State. However, grizzly bears were hunted to extinction in California, so it's now called the Golden State. The last grizzly in the state was shot and killed in 1922.





1. How many countries are there in the United Kingdom?

2. Argentina is named after a chemical element. Which one?

3. Movie actor Lon Chaney was known by what nickname?

4. What's the name of an Old Testament book that contains a collection of witty sayings, many of them written by Solomon?

5. March 20, 1854 is generally considered the date which American political party, created to combat the spread of slavery, was formed?

6. You drop off a movie at the movie store. You notice that the icon of the movie store is a blue ticket. What video store are you at?

a. - Movies 'R Us

b. - Planet Hollywood

c. - Blockbuster

d. - Hollywood Video

7. "He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy!" called out Mandy, over the heads of a multitude who had assembled in the streets outside their house, early one morning, hoping to hear her son speak. Which film was this?

8. Agronomist Norman Borlaug is credited with saving over one billion lives from starvation with the teaching of efficient agricultural methods in third world nations and the development of a versatile, high-yield version of which crop?

a. - Wheat

b. - Rice

c. - Potatoes

d. - Corn



TRUTH OR CRAP ??

Britain still has a number of Overseas Territories, 14 as of 2021.

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1. - 4

2. Silver

3. the Man of a thousand faces

4. Proverbs

5. Republican

6. - c

7. the Life of Brian

8. - a



TRUTH !!

Anguilla,
Bermuda,
British Antarctic territory,
British Indian Ocean Territory,
British virgin Islands,
Cayman Islands,
Falkland Islands,
Gibraltar,
Montserrat,
Pitcairn Islands,
Saint Helena,
Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands,
Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekeli
Turks and Caicos Islands .
 

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