Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Trivia Corner #8 Answers

Before you read this, make sure you vote on yesterday's cereal mascot battle. Scroll down a post.

Congrats to Pat, Geof and Baygirl for getting perfect scores this round. Pat was the only one to get the extra credit so he gets 3 extra points.

1) How long, in pages, are the British Standards Institution's specifications for preparing a proper cup of tea? (1 point)

a) 6
b) 25
c) 2
d) 13
e) 9

2)In Renaissance days, what were the doppio, the canary, the galliard, and the tordion? (2 points)


3) What's the name of the legendary monster that some people believe lurks beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe, on the California-Nevada border? (3 points)

Tahoe Tessie or Tessie

4) What legendary country singer released a double-disc album entitled The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories? to help pay the millions in back taxes he owed Uncle Sam? (4 points)

Willie Nelson

5) What movie was such a favorite of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes that he watched it repeatedly, 150 times, in his declining years? (5 points)

Ice Station Zebra

Extra Credit: Answer question #1 in number of words. (closest person will get 3 points)

5,000 words


Cheeseboy said...

How is it that I have never heard of Tessie?!

Chuck said...

I get the hard ones and whiff on the easy ones...dammit!

Baby Sister said...

Good questions!!

Marlene said...

I missed again!!! What the needs to slow down already! said...

Pat, you don't strike me as a tea etiquette person. How the heck did you know #1?
Congrats to the 3 brainiacs. I am humbled, as always.