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#854048 - 12/05/12 04:18 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. In the Disney version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the wicked Queen falls off a precipice and dies. How does she meet her end in the original Grimm brothers fairy tale?
-2. What was golfing great Ben Hogan's famous reply when he was asked how to improve one's game?
-3. What was the name of the church to which comedian Flip Wilson's character Reverend Leroy belonged?
-4. How did secure, relatively high-yielding stocks come to be called blue chips?
-5. What floral symbol do the state of Kansas and the country of Peru have in common?
6. What is the largest desert in Europe?
-7. In Japan, what automobile part is known as a bakkumira?
-8. What elaborate confection was inspired by St. Bride's Church in London?
-9. Which of U2's songs is a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.?
-10. What is the most plentiful element in seawater (other than oxygen and hydrogen)?

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#854049 - 12/05/12 04:29 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7. Rear view mirror?
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#854050 - 12/05/12 04:32 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9.Pride (In The Name Of Love) santadance
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#854051 - 12/05/12 04:32 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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You have a good ear, Bob. "Back mirror". smile12

Haroula, good answer! smile12
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#854061 - 12/05/12 04:55 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. multiple tiered cakes?
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#854086 - 12/05/12 06:18 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. hit the ball closer to the hole lol12
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#854087 - 12/05/12 06:19 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. Hydrogen?

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#854103 - 12/05/12 07:44 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Cue, that's right! Guess that's where the word Bride came from, too. The tiered spires were created by Christopher Wren. smile12

manxman, it's so funny! lol12

Jarkeld, good guess, but not correct. Just in case, I'm going to double-check my source. smile12

Note: source checked and question fixed woozy12
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#854108 - 12/05/12 08:20 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. sodium?
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#854124 - 12/05/12 09:54 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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You're close, Fil. smile12
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#854231 - 12/06/12 09:37 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Sorry Pandora that's all I got. I know that seawater is salty and my creaky old brain came up with sodium and the knowledge ends there.
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#854235 - 12/06/12 09:44 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. Is that the one where they make her wear red hot iron shoes?
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#854279 - 12/06/12 12:57 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Fil, you prove all the time that there's nothing wrong with your creaky old brain. What is salt made up of? smile12

You've got it, Jim. She has to dance in them until she dies. Gotta love those Grimm brothers. wink12
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#854293 - 12/06/12 02:05 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5.Sunflower wave12
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#854295 - 12/06/12 02:27 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Correct! wave12
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