Trivia questions, anyone? II

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Here’s another set of questions for the trivia lovers out there.

1. Rugby is a variation of what sport?

2. What song about a glass of wine is Don Ho’s signature tune?

3. Who invented the logarithm in 1614?

4. Who wrote the comedy Measure for Measure?

5. What branch of the armed forces first popularized the phrase “gung ho”?

6. What is being collected by a philacipist?

7. Excepting Alaska and Louisiana, what U.S. state is divided into the fewest countries, with only three?

8. What modern day conglomerate built the Zero fighter planes used to bomb Pearl Harbor?


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9. Who coined the phrase, “you can fool all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all of the time”?

10. The beaver is North America’s largest rodent. What South American animal is the world’s largest?

11. A white sturgeon that is valued as a source of caviar?

12. What nation is divided into two by the Cook Srait?

13. A collection of ancient writings on Jewish civil and ceremonial law and legend is called what?

14. What do you call the alloy of copper and zinc, which is usually used as cheap jewelry?

15. Who set most of his most famous book in the year A.D. 802,701?

16. What do you call the small wings attached to the ankles of Mercury or Hermes, the messenger of the gods?


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17. An evil spirit supposed to descend on sleeping persons?

18. In 1989, what 59-year old became People’s oldest Sexiest Man Alive ever?

19. A pale yellow fruit resembling the lemon but larger?

20. Into how many numbered sections is a dartboard divided?

21. In a 2002 Al Pacino film, what is the name of the girl he created in a computer?

22. What book is divided into 114 chapters called “suras”?

23. What nation was forced to sign the Boxer Protocol in 1901?

24. Who’s the only two-time Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, so named in 1996 and 2000?

25. What do Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Liz Stride, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly have in common?

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18. Sean Connery

19. Citron

20. Twenty

21. Simone

22. The Qur’an

23. China

24. Tiger Woods

25. Killed by Jack The Ripper

 

Answers:

1. Football

2. Tiny Bubbles

3. John Napier

4. William Shakespeare

5. The Marines

6. Chopsticks

7. Delaware

8. Mitsubishi

9. Abraham Lincoln

10. The capybara

11. Beluga

12. New Zealand

13. Talmud

14. Tombac

15. H. G. Wells

16. Talaria

17. Incubus



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Marcy Goodfleisch 4 years ago from Planet Earth

Fun stuff! I need to play a round and see how (poorly? well?) I do. Clever hub - voted up and interesting.

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