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#946668 - 03/26/14 07:33 AM Trivia - hint added
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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 makes the Dead Sea dead?
-2. What nickname did vice-president candidate John Edwards receive from the Bush camp? (B G)
-3. Who hit the first home run at Yankee Stadium?
-4. What was the original Greek name for the city Constantinople?
-5. Often used in perfume making, where does ambergris come from?
-6. What did Captain James Cook name the Hawaiian Islands?
-7. During the first episode of The French Chef (aired in February, 1963), what dish did Julia Child prepare?
-8. Who holds the record for most hours spent on television?
-9. What was Oliver Cromwell's Ironside?
-10. Who was the first creature to enter Earth's orbit?

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#946669 - 03/26/14 07:59 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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5. Sperm whales, specifically the intestinal tract grin

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#946672 - 03/26/14 08:20 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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4.Byzantium snicker smile wave
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#946675 - 03/26/14 08:36 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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1. The high salt content???
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#946677 - 03/26/14 08:48 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. A Russian dog
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#946678 - 03/26/14 08:51 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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6. The Sandwich Islands
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#946734 - 03/26/14 06:38 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent answers! wave

And for FIVE bonus points, name that Russian dog. grin
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#946737 - 03/26/14 07:03 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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10. Dog's name Leica springs to mind? wave thumbsup

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#946738 - 03/26/14 07:05 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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9. Soldiers?
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#946742 - 03/26/14 08:19 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Bernie, that's close enough for me. The name was Laika. thumbsup

And SQF, that's also a good answer! His cavalry. wave
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#946753 - 03/27/14 12:57 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7 - the french omelet ?


Edited by niteowl07 (03/27/14 12:58 AM)

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#946789 - 03/27/14 07:29 AM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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Good guess, but it wasn't breakfast food. smile
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#946839 - 03/27/14 01:30 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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7 - aaaah ! not the controversial omelet ! if memory serves ,beef bourginon ? (sp)


Edited by niteowl07 (03/27/14 09:02 PM)

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#946840 - 03/27/14 01:38 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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8. Johnny Carson think
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#946891 - 03/27/14 05:24 PM Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora]
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3. Think it was Babe Ruth in the original Yankee Stadium. If you mean the new one, not sure, but maybe Posada?

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