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Trivia #1080536
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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 was the first state or territory to abolish slavery in its constitution?
-2. You are a male guppy. What color spots should you wear in order to attract that lovely lady guppy hanging out by the plastic palm tree?
-3. Who are the "Three Little Maids from School", and what are their names?
-4. To the closest 10%, what percentage of pet owners call themselves Mommy or Daddy (or the equivalent)?
-5. The equation Phi(squared) = Phi + 1 is known as what?
-6. What was the first play performed in the New Globe Theater?
-7. How many prisoners were inside the Bastille when an angry mob stormed it in 1789?
-8. Massachusetts Bay Colony was the first colony to mint coins, in defiance of the British government's prohibition of colonial coinage. What image was on the coin?
-9. Lamont Cranston is to The Shadow as Sir Percy Blakeney is to _____?
-10. Who was president during the Era of Good Feelings?



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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080537
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6. Julius Caesar


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080539
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9 - the scarlet pimpernel wave

Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080557
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Two good starts! wave


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080560
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5. The Golden Ratio think


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Re: Trivia [Re: manxman] #1080587
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4. I'll guess 70%


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SQF, that's too low! lol


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080593
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10. James Monroe smile


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3. Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo are characters from The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan

wave

Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080607
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1. Vermont


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4. OK Pandora how about 90%. If you say too high I feel pretty confident in my next guess. lol


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080615
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Yes to all! SQF, my source says 83%, so you're within the limit. lol

Three little maids from school are we....


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080621
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lol Pandora.


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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080670
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8 - the first coins only had an "ne" for new england on one side , and numbers on

the other for the worth

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That's true, niteowl, but that was the very first coin and it was criticized for being so plain and easy to copy. So Mass added additional stamping. What item did they choose? smile


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8 - trees were next , i think ?

a pine , if memory serves...

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Re: Trivia [Re: Pandora] #1080703
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2. From what I remember, the leopard-skin fellas used to pull all the birds... think


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7. Seven


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Rog, if by all that you mean "orange", then you're correct! lol

SQF, that's right! There were four forgers, two lunatics and one noble. eek


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