Thursday, July 24, 2014

Trivia for 7/24/2014

Which country has governed Greenland since the 14th century?

1. Norway
2. Iceland
3. Canada
4. Denmark
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Trivia for 7/23/2014

As it applies to time zones, what does "GMT" stand for?

1. Global Mean Time
2. Greenwich Mean Time
3. Gross Metered Time
4. Global Metric Time
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Trivia for 7/22/2014

In 1976, a fleet of "Tall Ships" sailed into New York Harbor. What event were they celebrating?

1. Columbus Day
2. Veteran's Day
3. The Bicentennial of the United States
4. The anniversary of the Boston Tea Party
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Monday, July 21, 2014

Trivia for 7/21/2014

Which Scottish inventor patented the steam engine in 1769?

1. James Watt
2. Benjamin Franklin
3. Thomas Newcomen
4. Thomas Edison
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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Trivia for 7/20/2014

We have all seen those pretty little glass doodads that are manufactured to make rainbows on the wall when light shines through them. What are they called?

1. Prions
2. Prisms
3. Diffusers
4. Wave generators
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Trivia for 7/19/2014

Of what two gases is earth's atmosphere mainly composed?

1. argon and nitrogen
2. hydrogen and oxygen
3. carbon dioxide and oxygen
4. oxygen and nitrogen
Solution

Trivia for 7/18/2014

What speed barrier was broken for the first time in 1947?

1. Four minute mile
2. Land
3. Sound barrier
4. Underwater
Solution

Trivia for 7/17/2014

After the English had seized the town of New Amsterdam in North America from the Dutch in the 1660s, what did they rename it?

1. New York
2. Chicago
3. New Orleans
4. New Jersey
Solution

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Trivia for 7/16/2014

This popular movie star of the twenties starred in "The Sheik". Who was he?

1. Douglas Fairbanks
2. Harold Lloyd
3. Johnny Weissmuller
4. Rudolph Valentino
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Trivia for 7/15/2014

Zorbing is a sport in which one rolls down a hill encased inside a giant inflatable pvc ball. From what country did this sport originate?

1. Britain
2. India
3. Australia
4. New Zealand
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Monday, July 14, 2014

Trivia for 7/14/2014

Who said "Eureka!" when he sat in his bathtub and discovered the properties of displacement?

1. Euripedes
2. Archimedes
3. Plautus
4. Eureka
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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Trivia for 7/13/2014

The Bronx Zoo once had a picture frame covered by cloth. It was labeled "The most dangerous species in the world." If you removed the cover, what framed object did you see?

1. A rat
2. A virus
3. A great white shark
4. A mirror
Solution

Trivia for 7/12/2014

What was the real last name of authors Ellis, Acton, and Currer Bell?

1. Bronte
2. Eliot
3. Austen
4. Shelley
Solution

Trivia for 7/11/2014

Marie Curie and her husband Pierre discovered which radioactive substance?

1. Byzantium
2. Radium
3. Plutonium
4. Uranium
Solution

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Trivia for 7/10/2014

What is the term for a word that can be rearranged to form another word?

1. Palindrome
2. Antonym
3. Acronym
4. Anagram
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Trivia for 7/09/2014

What dog breed is suspicious of strangers, has a thick coat with a ruff around the head and neck, and has a black tongue?

1. Akita
2. Chow Chow
3. Chinese Crested
4. Shar Pei
Solution

Trivia for 7/08/2014

In the 1960's and 70's, a pesticide was blamed for causing the eggshells of birds, like brown pelicans and bald eagles, to weaken and break. What was this pesticide?

1. DDT
2. Dieldrin
3. Pyrethrin
4. Malathion
Solution

Monday, July 7, 2014

Trivia for 7/07/2014

Of the six vanished Wonders of the Ancient World, which was the last to disappear?

1. The Colossus of Rhodes
2. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
3. The Lighthouse of Alexandria
4. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Trivia for 7/06/2014

The most notorious gangster of the twenties, Al Capone, was eventually imprisoned for what crime?

1. Tax Evasion
2. Racketeering
3. Murder
4. Dealing in illegal liquor
Solution

Trivia for 7/05/2014

Who did Gaius Julius Caesar (Caesar) name as his heir?

1. Marcus Antonius (Marc Anthony)
2. Gaius Octavianus (Octavian)
3. Ptolemy Caesarion (Caesarion)
4. He named no one
Solution