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#849471 - 11/14/12 08:07 PM Trivia
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Try your hand at these brain-busting trivia questions. Remember, please, that you may not google or use any reference sources for the first 24 hours of this thread.

-1. What is the actual name of the Mona Lisa?
-2. Which property represented as a railroad on the Monopoly game board was not actually a railroad? What was it?
-3. In a military contract, what item is referred to as a "portable, hand-held communications inscriber"?
-4. How many fingers does Mickey Mouse have on each hand?
-5. The OBIE award is the highest honor given to outdoor advertising. Where did the name come from?
-6. How many elevators are there in the Empire State Building?
-7. Which European country has two elements on the Periodic table named after it?
-8. What is a dentiloquist?
-9. On what vegetable did an ancient Egyptian place his right hand when taking an oath?
-10. What was Beatle John Lennon's middle name?
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#849473 - 11/14/12 08:45 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. Winston wave

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#849478 - 11/14/12 08:51 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes, after Winston Churchill. wave
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#849495 - 11/14/12 10:22 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. pencil smile
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#849497 - 11/14/12 10:37 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Yes! Many of the definitions are hilarious. smile
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#849528 - 11/15/12 02:06 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4.Four fingers penguin wave
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#849543 - 11/15/12 03:46 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Haroula]
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1. La Giaconda (or something very similar?) thumbsup wave

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#849582 - 11/15/12 08:06 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6. 1
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#849583 - 11/15/12 08:07 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. The onion..it symbolized Eternity and was sacred.
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#849588 - 11/15/12 08:52 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Haroula, Bernie and Gail, good answers! wave

Cue, you're a bit shy. smile
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#849589 - 11/15/12 09:02 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. Short Line is not a railroad but I'm not sure what it was. Something like a trolley or bus line?
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#849600 - 11/15/12 10:12 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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I've always been shy. blush

I'll cede this one, since I'm obviously clueless.
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#849730 - 11/15/12 09:52 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Someone who speaks through clenched teeth.

grin
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#849735 - 11/15/12 10:20 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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'zackly! smile
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#849759 - 11/16/12 01:18 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. France (Gallium/Francium)

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#849783 - 11/16/12 05:11 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good answer, Jarkeld! smile
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#849839 - 11/16/12 10:33 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6.73 wave
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#849855 - 11/16/12 11:55 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Haroula]
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5. obelisk think
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#849860 - 11/16/12 12:18 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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I think you're right manxman. I've never won an Obie, but I'm pretty sure the trophy is a lucite obelisk.
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#849887 - 11/16/12 05:31 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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All correct! wave

The obelisk is considered to be the precursor to the billboard. smile
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