TRIVIA Time

  • You've got to get to 347 degrees Fahrenheit before this will happen. What is it? (Popcorn will pop)
  • How was the 45.52 carat Hope Diamond delivered to the Smithsonian Institution when jeweler Harry Winston donated it in 1958? (The gem was packed in a plain brown wrapper and sent by registered first class mail for 145.29, of which $2.44 was for postage and the rest for $1 million insurance)
  • How much horsepower does a real horse have? (Only 0.7 hp based on the definition of horsepower, which is the power needed to lift 33,000 pounds on foot in one minute)
  • The statistical odds of finding one of these is 10,000 to one, yet people look for them all the time. What? (Four Leaf Clovers)
  • What summer job did Martin Luther King Jr. have as a teenager in Connecticut? (Harvesting tobacco)
  • What is a Dracula sneeze? (Raising your arm to cover your face while you sneeze into the crook of your elbow in a gesture that evokes Dracula raising his cape)
  • What two National Football League teams have mascots named for foods associated with their hometowns? (The New Orleans Saints, whose mascot is named Gumbo, and the San Francisco 49ers, whose mascot is known as Sourdough Sam)
  • What fictional detective was the first literary character to have his death reported on the front page of The New York Times? (Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's brainy Belgian detective, in 1975)
  • In Mexico, this famous TV duo is known as "The Bad Boys!" What do we know them as? (MTV's Beavis and Butthead)
  • Which Carly Simon song was used in Heinz commercials, showing the wait for Heinz ketchup out of a bottle? (Anticipation)
  • A study found that retail shoppers often spend up to one-third more when they smell this aroma. What is it? (Oranges)
  • On a standard computer keyboard, what is the only vowel that isn't on the top row of letters? (A)
  • How many is a dozen times a baker's dozen? (156)
  • One out of three Americans can't name a single one of these - what is it? (What they received for Christmas last year)
  • Who might you expect to use a plectrum? (A guitarist-it's a kind of pick)
  • What means of propulsion do American Soap Box Derby cars use? (Gravity)
  • Which popular 1980s doll, created by American Greetings, had a nemesis called Sour Grapes, a sister called Apple Dumpling and a dog called Pupcake? (Strawberry Shortcake)
  • Yahoo's "Literati" is closest to which popular word/board game trademarked by Hasbro, Inc. in the U.S. and Canada? (Scrabble)
  • More than 1 out of 10 people forget to do this on the weekend, what? (Turn off the alarm clock)
  • According to the late NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, what was his biggest regret in life? (Dropping out of school)
  • According to a research, the best age to do this is 35. What? (Make a will)

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