Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 01/30/13 11:19 AM

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 many years did Robinson Crusoe spend shipwrecked on his island?
-2. Mickey Mantle wore number 7 throughout most of his career with the NY Yankees. What number did he wear as a rookie?
-3. What was a tenth-century Chinese alchemist trying to discover when he accidentally produced gunpowder?
-4. How did Kukla, the bubble-nosed puppet featured on the TV kiddie show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, get his name?
-5. On Wall Street, what's a "quack"?
-6. What body of water did early American settlers describe as "too thick to drink, too thin to plow"?
-7. If you saw a daibutsu in Japan, what would you be looking at?
-8. From what part of the cinnamon tree do we get the spice?
-9. How old was Stevie Wonder when he signed his first record contract?
-10. Which First Lady was known as Lemonade Lucy?

Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 11:23 AM

6. I'll take a guess at the muddy Mississippi River
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 11:58 AM

7.Large statue of Buddha wave
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 12:13 PM

8. the bark

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Posted by: fildil

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 02:35 PM

10. Lucy Hayes wife of President Rutherford Hayes
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 04:00 PM

3. a potion for eternal life zombie
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 07:05 PM

1. 28 years
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 01/30/13 10:08 PM

All correct! wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia - 01/31/13 12:53 PM

4. Russian for doll wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 01/31/13 09:53 PM

...or puppet. Good answer! wave
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 02/01/13 02:07 AM

9.Eleven wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 02/01/13 08:36 AM

Yes! He signed a five-year contract with Motown. wave
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia - 02/01/13 11:33 PM

2. 6

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Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 02/02/13 12:25 AM

A solid hit, Koala! smile
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia - 02/02/13 07:33 PM

5. A quarter-point change in a stock's price.

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Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 02/02/13 08:34 PM

Yep, in either direction. smile smile smile