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Old 09-14-2009, 10:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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If this is okay with everybody anyone can join in and play this game since the last time I did this on a different forum I made quite alot of friends doing this so i'll start off easy the subject is Geography.

1.What country is referred to as "The emerald of the equator?"
A.Indonesia
B.Ecuador
C.Malaysia
D.Colombia

2. In the tv series "One Tree Hill", Tree Town is a fictional town named from that song "One Tree Hill" by U2. Were in the world is the original One Tree Hill ?
A.Auckland,New Zeland
B.Wilmington,North Carolina
C.Belfast,Ireland
D.Sydney,Australia

3. Irian Jaya is the former name for the western half of which large island?
A.Sumatra
B.Hispanioa
C.Madagascar
D.New Guinea

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Old 09-15-2009, 09:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just a question are we supposed to post the answer we think here? Or do we shoot of a PM of the answers?
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Old 09-16-2009, 09:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Just a question are we supposed to post the answer we think here? Or do we shoot of a PM of the answers?
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Old 09-16-2009, 03:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ok in that case

1. A.Indonesia

2. A.Auckland, New Zealand

3. D.New Guinea

Those are my guesses on this.
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Old 09-16-2009, 03:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My guesses are: 1b, 2a, 3c.
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:24 PM   #6 (permalink)
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A.Indonesia
A.Auckland, New Zealand
D.New Guinea

Those are the correct answers Count the next subject is Illinois Geography.

1. The highest point in Illinois is Charles Mound. What is its elevation?
A.1235 feet
B.1569 feet
C.
878 feet
D.
787 feet

2.
Where is Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area?
A.Gundy County
B.Knox County
C.
Johnson County
D.
Clay County

3. Which is the furthest north?
A.Lake Shelbyville
B.Rend Lake
C.Crane Lake
D.Carlyle Lake

4.
If you are in Delavan, which direction do you need to go to get to Peoria?
A.South
B.West
C.East
D.North
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c,d,c,a. All complete guesses. I attempted to make an educated guess on the first 2. And the last 2 were random. I probably got them all wrong.
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:28 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Answers:
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B.
C.
D.

Next subject human oddities.

1. Johnny Eck began work as a carnival freak in 1923, at the age of 12. He toured with his physically normal twin brother, Robert, to heighten the amazement of the audience. What was Johnny billed as?

A.
"The Half Boy"
B.
"The Boy With Three Legs"
C.
"The Seal Boy"
D.
"The Alligator-Skinned Boy"

2.
Jeannie and Al Tomaini billed themselves as "The World's Strangest Married Couple". What was so odd about them?

A.
They were a "giant" and a "half girl".
B.
She had a beard and he had breasts.
C.
They were a "fat lady" and a "thin man".
D.
She was 7'4" tall, and he was only 3'2".

3.
Frank Lentini had three legs, all of different lengths. He walked on the longer, primary pair of legs, and used the third, vestigial leg to kick a ball as part of his show. But Frank had an additional topic he liked to address in his "pitch cards". What was it?

A.
The plight of poor Italian immigrants.
B.
Strong religious faith
C.
Health and hygiene
D.
The importance of education

4.
Charles Sherwood Stratton went from obscurity to fame under the tutelage of showman P. T. Barnum. Barnum created a persona for Stratton, managed to secure an audience with Queen Victoria, and even orchestrated Stratton's wedding to the lovely Lavinia Warren (Bump). What was the stage name Barnum gave to Charles Sherwood Stratton?

A.
Lionel the Lion-Faced Man
B.
Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy
C.
General Tom Thumb
D.
Krao the Missing Link
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Old 09-18-2009, 06:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
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My guess are: 1a, 2c, 3c, 4b.
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Old 09-18-2009, 07:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Answers.

A.
A.
C.
C.

1. Who is credited with building the first permanent circus building, and also inventing the circus 'ring' in 1769?

A.
P.T. Barnum
B.
Philip Astley
C.
Brendan Shelper
D.
Thomas Edison
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Old 09-19-2009, 03:35 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Easy one there

B.Philip Astley

Even tho most people would say P.T. Barnum..
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Old 09-20-2009, 11:58 AM   #12 (permalink)
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all of em are easy if you use google
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Old 09-21-2009, 12:39 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well ya but thats not the point. You are not supposed to cheat and use google.
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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It's best if you not use Google it and Count is right it is not fair for others and you were right with the answers Count.

The next subject is Grimm: The Brothers And There Tales

1. The Brothers Grimm have written approximately how many fairy tales?
A.
150
B.210
C.250
D.290

2.
"Grimm's Fairy Tales" are very popular with boys and girls. Which "boy" or "girl" fairy tale was NOT written by the Grimms?
A.
The Little Match Girl
B.
The Shepherd Boy
C.
The Goose-Girl
D.
The Poor Boy in the Grave

3.
What are the first names of the Brothers Grimm
A.
Klaus and Sigmund
B.
Karl and Freidrich
C.
Wilhelm and Jacob
D.
Hans and Manfried
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1b, 2c, 3c. Guess.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:45 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Answers:
B.210
A. The Little Match Girl
C.
Wilhelm and Jacob

1.
In "The Gallant Tailor," a giant reads "seven at one blow" on a tailor's belt and erroneously believes it to mean that the tailor had killed seven men in one blow. What had the tailor actually killed?
A.
seven spiders
B.
seven flies
C.
seven mice
D.
nothing, the phrase meant something entirely different

2.
Complete the title of this Grimm Fairy Tale: "Poverty and Humility Lead to _______"
A.
Happiness
B.
Heaven
C.
Nowhere
D.
Despair

3.
In "Snow-White and the Seven Dwarves," what does the Evil Queen do with the heart she believes belongs to Snow-White?
A.She eats it
B.She burns it
C.She puts it in a glass display box
D.She buries it in her garden
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1c 2d 3a
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Answers:
1.C
2.D
3.A

Next subject: Art History Challenge

Tell me if you wanna leave feedback how I am doing with posting trivia I might do some video game trivia next.

1. This artist's name means bird and he was known for his fantastic frescoes and love of perspective devices. Some common themes: hunt, battles, trompe l'oeil.
A.
Uccello
B.
Castagno
C.
Lippi
D.
Botticelli

2.
This artist's name comes from the old spelling of fox. He was primarily known for his paintings of people: women and children in particular. A typical model often had reddish hair. He spent his later life in Cagnes on the French Riviera.
A.
Picasso
B.
Renoir
C.
Matisse
D.
Rothko

3.
This artist's name sounds very close to the name of a famous Swiss sewing machine manufacturer. One of his most famous extravaganzas in Rome was the 'Ecstasy of St Teresa', had gilt rays leading to the sun.
A.
Borromini
B.
Singer
C.
Raphael
D.
Bernini
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1a 2b 3d
Your questions are hard but good.
Do a movie trivia next.
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Sure no problem thanks for the feedback Yasley it is much appreciated and sure I'll do movie trivia.

Answers:
1.A
2.B
3.A

Movie Subject: Movie Quotes.

1. "You promised my daddy you wouldn't take me far off." "Darlin', you're goin' to have to decide if you're my wife or his daughter.
A.
The Princess Bride
B.
Coal Miner's Daughter
C.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
D.
Father of the Bride

2.
"I want my mommy!" "I'm all you got."
A.
The Wizard of Oz
B.
Paper Moon
C.
Kramer vs. Kramer
D.
Forest Gump

3.
"Yes - it wasn't logical." "You were a TOMATO. A tomato doesn't have logic! A tomato can't move!"
A.Almost Famous
B.Tootsie
C.Rain Man
D.Victor/Victoria

4.
"I love you." "Snap out of it!"
A.Terms Of Endearment
B.Silkwood
C.Moonstruck
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1d 2c 3a 4c
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1b 2c 3d 4c.
I better get all these right!
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Answers:
1.B
2.C
3.B
4.C

Next Subject: Movie Taglines

1.Which of the following movies had this tagline, "She walked off the street, into his life and stole his heart"?
A.
Pretty Woman
B.
Days of Thunder
C.
Groundhog Day
D.
Frankie and Johnny

2.
"They say lightning never strikes twice... They were wrong."
A.Die Hard 2
B.Ghostbusters 2
C.Lethal Weapon 2
D.Back To The Future 2

3.
"They say there's nothing new under the sun. But under the ground..."
A.The Thing
B.Infested
C.Tremors
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