Trivia

Posted by: Pandora

Trivia - 06/12/13 05:14 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 what country is the only remaining wonder of the original Seven Wonders of the World?
-2. Two-time Academy Award winner Ub Iwerks was the first animator to bring Mickey Mouse to life. Who originally provided the iconic character’s voice?
-3. What movie legend played a wife abuser, a superhero’s disembodied father, a mutineer, and a soldier gone AWOL on the silver screen?
-4. What does “Sierra Nevada” mean?
-5. Hank Aaron and his bother played for the same team – the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves – in the 1960s and early 1970s. Name the other Aaron.
-6. The Treaty of Panmunjon ended what conflict?
-7. Barley dried by peat-fueled fires gives what liquor its distinctive smoky flavor?
-8. Although he’d been dancing since childhood and had appeared in movies and on TV, this tap dancer found fame when he performed in the 1996 Broadway production Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk.
-9. What color are the most frequent and inconspicuous stars in the universe?
-10. Who “knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men”?
-11. What did the little Nash Rambler keep repeating to the Cadillac in the Playmates’ 1958 ditty about an epic drag race?
-12. The name of what magical comedy team comes from one partner’s first name and the “silent” partner’s last name?

Posted by: Marian

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:16 PM

10. The Shadow wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:17 PM

Great start, Marian! wave
Posted by: bermag45

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:30 PM

1. Egypt (pyramids) ? wave thumbsup

Bernie happydance
Posted by: Jema

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:37 PM

6. Korean War wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:39 PM

3. Marlon Brando think
Posted by: Jarkeld

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:48 PM

12. Penn (Jillette) & Teller
Posted by: BobH

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 05:59 PM

7. Scotch Whiskey

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Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 06:25 PM

All correct so far! wave
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 07:21 PM

2. Walt Disney smile
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 08:34 PM

11. beep beep, beeb beep his horn went beep beep beep. ( I remember that song well.) lol
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 10:08 PM

9. those are the red dwarf stars smile

wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 06/12/13 11:08 PM

Three more good answers! wave
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 02:51 AM

4.Snowy mountain range wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 07:03 AM

8. Gregory Hines?
Posted by: DocPaul

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 08:31 AM

5. Tommy. He was a catcher, I believe.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 08:46 AM

Haroula and Paul, good answers! smile

Cue, try again. smile
Posted by: GBC

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 02:02 PM

8. Savion Glover
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Trivia - 06/13/13 02:27 PM

Nicely finished off, Gail! smile