Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 10/24/12 09:20 PM

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. How much water does a ten-gallon hat hold?
-2. Who wrote scripts for his own films under pseudonyms that included Otis T. Criblecoblis and Mahatma Kane Jeeves?
-3. If seedless oranges don't have seeds, how are they propagated?
-4. What role did Dutch-born Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk play in Elvis Presley's life?
-5. In wine making, what is the must?
-6. Why did the English call their gold coins guineas?
-7. Columbus had three ships on his first exploration of America. How many were under his command on his second expedition?
-8. For whom was the Mercedes automobile named?
-9. Where did M*A*S*H army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce hail from?
-10. What sport was originally known in England as "plank-gliding"?

Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 12:08 AM

9. Iowa? wink

Nope, just realized I was thinking about a different character. Oh well! grin
Posted by: curly

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 04:14 AM

1. I will guess 2.5??
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 05:14 AM

8.From an Austrian girl wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 08:44 AM

Sherlock lol

curly, try again. That's too much. smile

Haroula, that's right. The daughter of race-car driver Emil Jellinek. wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 12:27 PM

10. water skiing ?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 12:44 PM

If that was a guess, it was a good one! smile
Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 02:40 PM

2. W. C. Fields
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 04:03 PM

4. He was aka Major Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager

wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/25/12 04:07 PM

Good answers, ladies! wave

(Except I think he was Colonel)
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 10/26/12 01:26 PM

6.From Guinea, in West Africa. wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/26/12 03:26 PM

Correct! That's where the gold was mined. wave
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia - 10/27/12 08:43 PM

5. The pulp (Mmmmmmm...Wine)

smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/27/12 11:11 PM

Try again, Koala. smile
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 11:34 AM

7.17 ships and 1,200 to 1,500 men wave
Posted by: zookeeper

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 02:40 PM

1. wild guess...1 gallon
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 04:08 PM

Good answer, Haroula!

And zook, that's close enough. The answer is 3/4 gallon, or 3 quarts.

wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 04:18 PM

9. Maine
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 08:13 PM

Crab Apple Cove, to be exact. smile
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 09:51 PM

5. yeast smile think
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/28/12 10:11 PM

Nice try, but nope. smile
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 10/29/12 12:49 PM

5. pulp
Posted by: soot

Re: Trivia - 10/29/12 03:45 PM

5. grapes wink
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/29/12 07:14 PM

Koala said the same thing as Gail, but it's not quite correct. Soot, of course grapes, but in what form? smile
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Trivia - 10/29/12 10:42 PM

5. grape juice containing the skin, seeds and stems smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/29/12 11:40 PM

Yes, it's mainly juice with some roughage. smile
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 10/30/12 03:30 AM

3.It can only be propagated through cutting and plant it confused wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 10/30/12 10:19 AM

Correct! The first plant was a mutant. smile smile smile