Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 11/14/12 08:07 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. What is the actual name of the Mona Lisa?
-2. Which property represented as a railroad on the Monopoly game board was not actually a railroad? What was it?
-3. In a military contract, what item is referred to as a "portable, hand-held communications inscriber"?
-4. How many fingers does Mickey Mouse have on each hand?
-5. The OBIE award is the highest honor given to outdoor advertising. Where did the name come from?
-6. How many elevators are there in the Empire State Building?
-7. Which European country has two elements on the Periodic table named after it?
-8. What is a dentiloquist?
-9. On what vegetable did an ancient Egyptian place his right hand when taking an oath?
-10. What was Beatle John Lennon's middle name?
Posted by: Marian

Re: Trivia - 11/14/12 08:45 PM

10. Winston wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/14/12 08:51 PM

Yes, after Winston Churchill. wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 11/14/12 10:22 PM

3. pencil smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/14/12 10:37 PM

Yes! Many of the definitions are hilarious. smile
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 02:06 AM

4.Four fingers penguin wave
Posted by: bermag45

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 03:46 AM

1. La Giaconda (or something very similar?) thumbsup wave

Bernie monky
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 08:06 AM

6. 1
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 08:07 AM

9. The onion..it symbolized Eternity and was sacred.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 08:52 AM

Haroula, Bernie and Gail, good answers! wave

Cue, you're a bit shy. smile
Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 09:02 AM

2. Short Line is not a railroad but I'm not sure what it was. Something like a trolley or bus line?
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 10:12 AM

I've always been shy. blush

I'll cede this one, since I'm obviously clueless.
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 09:52 PM

8. Someone who speaks through clenched teeth.

grin
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/15/12 10:20 PM

'zackly! smile
Posted by: Jarkeld

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 01:18 AM

7. France (Gallium/Francium)
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 05:11 AM

Good answer, Jarkeld! smile
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 10:33 AM

6.73 wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 11:55 AM

5. obelisk think
Posted by: Jimbo Bell

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 12:18 PM

I think you're right manxman. I've never won an Obie, but I'm pretty sure the trophy is a lucite obelisk.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 11/16/12 05:31 PM

All correct! wave

The obelisk is considered to be the precursor to the billboard. smile