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#887863 - 05/15/13 07:40 PM Trivia 5/15
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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. Named for an African animal and introduced in 1959, what was the first Chevrolet model to be given an animal name?
-2. Which NFL team sang backup on and appeared in the video for the 1986 Huey Lewis and the News hit “Hip to be Square”?
-3. Which Caribbean island is the home of the active volcano Mount Pelée?
-4. What name is shared by a folk singer and a U.S. senator from Illinois who was known for wearing bow ties and heavy-rimmed glasses?
-5. What was the signature outfit of the Fonz on Happy Days?
-6. Is the claw of a hammer a lever, a wedge, or an inclined plane?
-7. When an official complained that the walls of his structure were not high enough to display some of the art, Frank Lloyd Wright suggested they cut the pieces in half. Name the building.
-8. Most people think biscotti is Italian for “biscuits”. What does it really mean?
-9. Which American first lady drew fire for using her astrologer to dictate the president’s appearances?
-10. What Canadian brigantine became the “ghost ship” after it was found in Spanish waters in pristine shape – but whose captain and crew had vanished?

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#887864 - 05/15/13 07:44 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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1. Impala smile
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#887866 - 05/15/13 07:54 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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Correct! smile
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#887872 - 05/15/13 08:46 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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9. Nancy Reagan smile

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#887883 - 05/15/13 09:26 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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That's right! smile
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#887887 - 05/15/13 09:55 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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5. Jeans, white tee shirt and black leather jacket. smile
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#887895 - 05/15/13 10:40 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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6. All of the above.

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#887900 - 05/15/13 11:17 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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Doreen, that's correct. smile

Koala, try again. smile
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#887907 - 05/15/13 11:30 PM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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6. I'm going to say lever and wedge. Inclined plane has to have straight flat sides.
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#887909 - 05/16/13 12:21 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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3. Martinique
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#887916 - 05/16/13 02:29 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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#887948 - 05/16/13 07:05 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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8. Twice baked "cookies"
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#887949 - 05/16/13 07:07 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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10. all I can think of is The Mary Celeste think
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#887975 - 05/16/13 10:08 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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LadyK, Gail, and Cue thumbsup

Bob, as I should have told Koala, only one of the three is correct. smile

Haroula kissy
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#888005 - 05/16/13 11:43 AM Re: Trivia 5/15 [Re: Pandora]
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6. Okay then, lever, when used properly...although probably most guys have used it as a wedge more than once. smile
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