Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Trivia Corner #9 Answers

Congrats to Baygirl for getting a perfect score and getting the extra credit question right. Pat was one point behind her.

1) How many red roses are in the garland of roses that's draped over the winning horse at the Kentucky Derby? (1 point)

a) 106
b) 275
c) 422
d) 554
e) 700


2) On what continent is the Skeleton Coast located? (2 points)

Africa

3) What was the intent behind the first Labor Day parade, held in New York City in 1882? (3 points)

It was a protest rally sponsored by the city's Central Labor Union to demand an 8-hour work day and other labor reforms.

4) What famous American funnyman portrayed the "first gravedigger" in Kenneth Branagh's 1996 film version of Shakespeare's Hamlet? (4 points)

Billy Crystal

5) What have scientists determined was inaccurate about the physical appearance of the terrifying velociraptors in the 1993 sci-fi chiller Jurassic Park? (5 points)

They should of have had feathers.

Extra Credit: 2) What country is the Skeleton Coast located in? (2 points)

Namibia

3 comments:

RawknRobynsGoneBlogWild said...

How did that Baygirl get so smart? She's putting us all to shame, except for Pat. (I know, I was already ashamed, but that's not important right now.)
xoRobyn

who is ya? said...

baygirl grew up in a little tiny community... options were get outside or watch TV

But Pat is still smarter

Baby Sister said...

I would have failed at that I'm sure...