Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 12/05/12 04:18 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. In the Disney version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the wicked Queen falls off a precipice and dies. How does she meet her end in the original Grimm brothers fairy tale?
-2. What was golfing great Ben Hogan's famous reply when he was asked how to improve one's game?
-3. What was the name of the church to which comedian Flip Wilson's character Reverend Leroy belonged?
-4. How did secure, relatively high-yielding stocks come to be called blue chips?
-5. What floral symbol do the state of Kansas and the country of Peru have in common?
6. What is the largest desert in Europe?
-7. In Japan, what automobile part is known as a bakkumira?
-8. What elaborate confection was inspired by St. Bride's Church in London?
-9. Which of U2's songs is a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.?
-10. What is the most plentiful element in seawater (other than oxygen and hydrogen)?

Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 04:29 PM

7. Rear view mirror?
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 04:32 PM

9.Pride (In The Name Of Love) santadance
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 04:32 PM

You have a good ear, Bob. "Back mirror". smile12

Haroula, good answer! smile12
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 04:55 PM

8. multiple tiered cakes?
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 06:18 PM

2. hit the ball closer to the hole lol12
Posted by: Jarkeld

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 06:19 PM

10. Hydrogen?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 07:44 PM

Cue, that's right! Guess that's where the word Bride came from, too. The tiered spires were created by Christopher Wren. smile12

manxman, it's so funny! lol12

Jarkeld, good guess, but not correct. Just in case, I'm going to double-check my source. smile12

Note: source checked and question fixed woozy12
Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 08:20 PM

10. sodium?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/05/12 09:54 PM

You're close, Fil. smile12
Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 09:37 AM

Sorry Pandora that's all I got. I know that seawater is salty and my creaky old brain came up with sodium and the knowledge ends there.
Posted by: Jimbo Bell

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 09:44 AM

1. Is that the one where they make her wear red hot iron shoes?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 12:57 PM

Fil, you prove all the time that there's nothing wrong with your creaky old brain. What is salt made up of? smile12

You've got it, Jim. She has to dance in them until she dies. Gotta love those Grimm brothers. wink12
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 02:05 PM

5.Sunflower wave12
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 02:27 PM

Correct! wave12
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 05:38 PM

3. The church of " What's Happening Now" I used to love his show.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/06/12 05:54 PM

Me too, Gail! Good answer! lol12
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 04:20 AM

Looked it up...

4. From poker chips. Blue is traditionally the highest value chip above red and white. Originally blue chip referred to high valued stocks. Eventually that morphed into stable stocks.
Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 09:29 AM

Well I had to look it up and the answer is chlorine thus NaCl..
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 09:55 AM

Yes to both! Well done! smile12

The question that's left is a tricky one.
Posted by: zookeeper

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 11:49 AM

10. how about sodium chloride?
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 12:58 PM

Fil got it with chlorine, zook. smile12
Posted by: zookeeper

Re: Trivia - 12/07/12 03:37 PM

Oops didn't see that :)