TRIVIA

  • What room in the average American home is the scene of the greatest number of arguments? (The kitchen)
  • In 1960, the citizens of Hot Springs, New Mexico, voted to rename their town in honor of a popular radio show. What is it now called? (Truth or Consequences -- known as T or C for short. The change was made after radio (and later TV) show host Ralph Edwards promised to hold a program there annually)
  • What are the names of the two landmark stone lions sitting in front of the New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City? (Patience and Fortitude, names given them by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia)
  • How many windows are there on the 102-story Empire State Building? (6,000)
  • How much time--in months --does the average American motorist spend during his lifetime waiting for red lights to turn green? (Six months)
  • Two states bill themselves as the "Sunshine State." Can you name them? (Florida and South Dakota)
  • In 1954 the Pennsylvania coal mining communities of Maunch Chunk and East Maunch Chunk merged and adopted a new name in honor of a famous athlete. What was it? (Jim Thorpe, after the great Oklahoma Indian athlete. The renaming was part of a plan to establish the town as a shrine to Thorpe, who was buried there)
  • Dover is the State Capitol of which U.S. state? (Delaware)
  • Which American State flag has a UK Union Flag on it? (Hawaii)
  • What western hero was created by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker? (The Lone Ranger)
  • In the book Animal Farm, what was the name of the horse? (Boxer)
  • The average American man does it in 11.4 minutes but women take 13 minutes to do what? (Shower)
  • What is the odd thing about the ink used to print American money? (It's magnetic
  • What was the name of the first series of U.S. postage stamps ever produced outside the country? (Great Americans. The series, introduced in 1991, was printed in Canada0
  • What was put between the steel framework and the copper skin of the restored Statue of liberty to prevent corrosion? (Teflon)
  • On the reverse side of the $100 bill, what time is shown on the Independence Hall clock? (4:10)
  • In what state can you find the towns of Romance, Sweet Home and Success? (Arkansas)
  • Where are the only remaining free-roaming panthers in North America? (In Southern Florida -- in the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp)
  • What physical handicap afflicted Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America? (She was deaf)

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