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#912807 - 09/09/13 08:49 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. An Italian, Andrea Bargnani, became the first European drafted No. 1 by the NBA, when he was picked up by what team in 2006?
-2. What country's modern 1-euro coin features one of its ancient drachma coins?
-3. Farrokh Bulsara was born in Zanzibar, but he was Parsi, so he is called "Britain's first Asian rock star." By what name do we know him?
-4. A toy telephone at the Pokey Oaks Kindergarten connects you to what unusual group of crimefighters?
-5. Who would most likely head for the planet Mongo to foil Ming the Merciless and his evil plans?
-6. Whose former estate, Hacienda Napoles in Colombia, is now overrun with the feral descendents of the hippos that escaped from his zoo?
-7. What presidential candidate was beaten most badly in the electoral college, losing 525 to 13, carrying only Minnesota and Washington, D.C.?
-8. What cult movie ends with Bruce Campbell, saying, "Hail to the king, baby"?
-9. Which of these adjectives is not typically used postpositively: galore, akimbo, emeritus, uncouth?
-10. When Ellen Taaffe Zwilich became the first female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music, she did it with a concerto based on what comic strip?

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#912810 - 09/09/13 09:27 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Flash Gordon smile

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#912817 - 09/09/13 10:00 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#912820 - 09/09/13 10:09 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#912829 - 09/09/13 11:07 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#912841 - 09/09/13 11:40 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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2. Greece think

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#912851 - 09/10/13 01:00 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. that would be our Toronto Raptors smile
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#912856 - 09/10/13 01:20 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4. Powerpuff Girls

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#912858 - 09/10/13 03:03 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7.Walter Mondale think smile wave
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#912885 - 09/10/13 08:05 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent answers all! wave
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#912899 - 09/10/13 09:21 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#912941 - 09/10/13 10:54 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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#912967 - 09/10/13 01:25 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. The first thing that comes to mind is The Peanut Gallery.

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#913017 - 09/10/13 04:34 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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That was the right thing, Flo! smile
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#913023 - 09/10/13 05:38 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Army of Darkness (of the Evil Dead series) scared
Really enjoyed the movies and also Bruce Campbell in Burn Notice smile
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