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GAME - HOW TRIVIAL!

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I ask a trivia question. Person who answers correctly asks another trivia question.

In which city were the Beatles (and my mother smile.gif) born?
post #2 of 468

Liverpool, England

 

What is one of the top three hottest areas in the world?

 

(This looks like a fun game!)

post #3 of 468
Thread Starter 
The Middle East?

will wait for answer Marge as not sure about this
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Well, I was thinking more of specific places rather than an entire area, but you're right about the Middle East.  It contains 7 of the Top 11 Hot Spots, depending on the source.  http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/photos/10-of-the-hottest-places-on-earth/sizzling

 

I'll ask a better question:

 

What was the last state admitted to the United States?

post #5 of 468
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Ummmm (it was either Hawaii or Alaska). I will say Hawaii, but will wait to hear from you.
post #6 of 468

Yep, Hawaii it is!

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Which extremely famous American singer (now deceased) had a twin brother who was stillborn?
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Originally Posted by Primula View Post

Which extremely famous American singer (now deceased) had a twin brother who was stillborn?


Is it Sinatra??? will wait for answer...

post #9 of 468

Elvis Presley

 

What dysfunctional family has the longest running TV show in the US?

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The Simpsons?

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Yes! 

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What is the tallest mountain in the Eastern US?

post #13 of 468
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Mount Washington, NH

In which country was the Queen of England's husband born?
post #14 of 468

Actually, Primula, It is Mount MItchell in NC.  Perhaps I should have said east of the Mississippi river?

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Actually, Primula, It is Mount MItchell in NC.  Perhaps I should have said east of the Mississippi river?

Probably. I assumed you meant East Coast states. Want to have a stab at my question?
post #16 of 468

Greece?

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Originally Posted by Primula View Post


Probably. I assumed you meant East Coast states. Want to have a stab at my question?

 

 

When people say Eastern US, often they mean Northeast, but actually, NC is on the Atlantic Ocean.

 

I think Margd got your question right.  Yes?

post #18 of 468
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Posts overlapped. Yes, Margd should go next.
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Who was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize?


Edited by Margd - 12/9/16 at 5:13pm
post #20 of 468
Thread Starter 
That Malala young woman. Can't remember her last name. The one who was shot in Afghanistan.

Which is the only world flag that is not quadrilateral?
post #21 of 468

Correct!   Malala Yousafzai is the answer.

 

I think the only non-quadrilateral world flag is that of Nepal?

 

 

Whose signature is the largest on the US Declaration of Independence?

post #22 of 468

I'm pretty sure that is John Hancock.

 

Where was the highest known ocean wave (also called tsunami) from a landslide?

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Ok, I know the answer, but only because I cheated and looked it up.  So...I'll wait for someone else to answer this one.  :catguy:

post #24 of 468
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People can find the answers online! I don't care.

So go ahead Margd.
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It was in Lituya Bay, Alaska, in 1958.  Looking this up I learned that such "megatsunamis" formed by earthquake or volcano induced landslides are generally much higher than tsunamis formed in the ocean from earthquakes.  Fascinating stuff.

 

What husband and wife team discovered radium?

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Yes, Lituya Bay.  I took a course in Environmental Geology in school. and I got fascinated with this stuff.

 

Madame Curie and her husband discovered Radium.

 

Where is the only Emerald mine open for public treasure hunting in the US?

post #27 of 468

The Emerald Hollow Mine in North Carolina

 

 

What is the name of the system of measurements (pounds, inches, ounces, etc) used in the U.S?

post #28 of 468

English units of measurement

 

What is the longest one syllable word in the English language?

post #29 of 468

screeched I looked it up.  

 

What is the longest place name?

post #30 of 468

Taumatawhakatangi­hangakoauauotamatea­turipukakapikimaunga­horonukupokaiwhen­uakitanatahu is the name of a summit in New Zealand.  I looked it up.  Thanks heavens for copy and paste!

 

What is a group of owls called?

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