Monday, September 6, 2010

Trivia Corner #8

The person who scores highest today will receive a lifetime supply of light butter.

There will be 2 winners this series. The first place winner will get to choose whether they would like to guest post here on 'Just the Cheese' or have me write a post just about them and their blog. The second place winner will receive what the first place winner doesn't pick.

RULES: The rules are very simple. Try not to use the Internet, these questions are to test your knowledge of useless information. Please DO NOT leave your answers in a comment. Let everyone playing have a fair shot at answering them. I WILL ONLY accept answers in the form of an email. Email your answers to reviewsyoucantuse@gmail.com. Let's have some fun out there.

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)

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)

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)

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

Answers will post tomorrow morning.

1 comment:

Clarissa Draper said...

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

25 and 16,000 words?

5) What movie was such a favorite of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes that he watched it repeatedly, 150 times, in his declining years? Um, just read that recently and thought it was the stupidest name for a movie: Ice Station Zebra. Never saw it. Not sure I want to.

CD