Trivia 9/3

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Trivia 9/3
DID YOU KNOW...
In 1920 Socialist Eugene Debs received over 920,000 votes for president of the U.S.-yet he ran his entire campaign while in jail.


1. In which country are the Zagroz Mountains ?
a. - Russia
b. - Myanmar
c. - Pakistan
d. - Iran
2. Which female player won the Olympic Gold Medal in singles tennis at the Sydney Games ?
a. - Venus Williams
b. - Serena Williams
c. - Elena Dementieva
d. - Monica Seles
3. Which ancient Egyptian queen is renowned for her great beauty ?
a. - Cleopatra
b. - Nefertiti
c. - Both
d. - Neither
4. In what year did women gain the vote in Switzerland ?
a. - 1941
b. - 1951
c. - 1961
d. - 1971
5. What country leads with the highest percentage of its citizens hooked up to the internet ?
a. - Japan
b. - USA
c. - Germany
d. - Mexico
6. Name the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital.
a. - Eisenhower
b. - Kennedy
c. - Nixon
d. - Carter
7. In which Olympic sport are stones and brooms used ?
8. Who made the tune Tiny Bubbles famous?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Eddie Bauer was a mountain man who started his company selling clothes to miners and trappers in Oregon.
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1. - d
2. - a
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4. - d
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6. - d
7. CURLING
8. DON HO

CRAP !!
Eddie Bauer, who founded his company in Seattle in 1920, was no mountain man, tho' he was a lover of the great outdoors.
His stores blended flannel and fashion, keeping people warm and toasty in very cold weather.
Today, Eddie Bauer Inc., a division of Spiegel, consists of more than 400 stores with locations in North America, Germany and Japan.
 

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