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Trivia - hints added #1184969
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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. How many grandchildren did artist Grandma Moses have? (N--- + 30 G---- G------------)
-2. What professional sport did Dave DeBusschere play before he decided to devote full attention to his basketball career in 1964? (B)
-3. What TV personality authored a cookbook entitled Sweetie Pie? (R S)
-4. How high was the 1,340-foot-long wall that gave New York’s Wall Street its name? (11< x < 13)
-5. What American coin was the first to have nickel in it? (1857 P)
-6. The House of Windsor rules England. What house rules the Netherlands?
-7. The flagship known as Queen Anne’s Revenge belonged to what famous pirate?
-8. What river is the only one that flows both north and south of the equator?
-9. What is philematology?
-10. The name of what musical instrument is derived from a French term meaning “high wood”?
-11. What is the most abundant metallic element in the earth’s crust?
-12. What’s the difference between a zebu and a zebub? (C vs F)
-13. In what film do the two main characters meet when one asks the other, “Hey, boy, what you doin’ with my momma’s car”?
-14. What was the chief source of the shiny material used in making artificial pearls before the advent of plastic? (F S)

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Well started, ladies! wave


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Spot on, Jarkeld! wave


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soot, that makes sense to me but it's not correct. Try again. smile


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Also a good guess, but not correct. smile


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Good one, curly. wave

soot, another good try. Nacre is part of a real pearl. We're looking for was was used to simulate it in fake ones. The hint is F--- S-----. smile


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soot thanks you, michele. lol


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