Trivia 5/15

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 07:40 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. Named for an African animal and introduced in 1959, what was the first Chevrolet model to be given an animal name?
-2. Which NFL team sang backup on and appeared in the video for the 1986 Huey Lewis and the News hit “Hip to be Square”?
-3. Which Caribbean island is the home of the active volcano Mount Pelée?
-4. What name is shared by a folk singer and a U.S. senator from Illinois who was known for wearing bow ties and heavy-rimmed glasses?
-5. What was the signature outfit of the Fonz on Happy Days?
-6. Is the claw of a hammer a lever, a wedge, or an inclined plane?
-7. When an official complained that the walls of his structure were not high enough to display some of the art, Frank Lloyd Wright suggested they cut the pieces in half. Name the building.
-8. Most people think biscotti is Italian for “biscuits”. What does it really mean?
-9. Which American first lady drew fire for using her astrologer to dictate the president’s appearances?
-10. What Canadian brigantine became the “ghost ship” after it was found in Spanish waters in pristine shape – but whose captain and crew had vanished?

Posted by: manxman

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 07:44 PM

1. Impala smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 07:54 PM

Correct! smile
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 08:46 PM

9. Nancy Reagan smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 09:26 PM

That's right! smile
Posted by: DoreenS

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 09:55 PM

5. Jeans, white tee shirt and black leather jacket. smile
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 10:40 PM

6. All of the above.

smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 11:17 PM

Doreen, that's correct. smile

Koala, try again. smile
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/15/13 11:30 PM

6. I'm going to say lever and wedge. Inclined plane has to have straight flat sides.
Posted by: LadyKestrel

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 12:21 AM

3. Martinique
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 02:29 AM

8.Coffee bread think wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 07:05 AM

8. Twice baked "cookies"
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 07:07 AM

10. all I can think of is The Mary Celeste think
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 10:08 AM

LadyK, Gail, and Cue thumbsup

Bob, as I should have told Koala, only one of the three is correct. smile

Haroula kissy
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 11:43 AM

6. Okay then, lever, when used properly...although probably most guys have used it as a wedge more than once. smile
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 01:40 PM

4. Paul Simon cool
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 01:50 PM

lol The perfect answer, Bob.

Yours too, michele! smile
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 02:10 PM

2.San Francisco 49ers wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 03:40 PM

Absolutely! wave
Posted by: Koala

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/16/13 11:10 PM

7. Guggenheim Museum.


Hey Bob, imagine a girly girl trying to tell us guys about hammers.
razz Phooey

The only time they use a hammer is when they take off their shoe and use the heel.


snicker
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia 5/15 - 05/17/13 09:23 AM

lol And my metal nail file is a perfect screwdriver.

Good answer! smile