Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Trivia Corner Reboot #8 Answers

So many people were so close to getting all 4 questions right. Baygirl32, Nippy and Geof were the closest, they got 3 out of 4 correct. Congrats to RawkynRobyn for finally getting on the standings board, you've earned it. Here are your answers

1) When it comes to pounds consumed, what is the top-selling fruit in the United States? (worth 2 points)

a) Apples
b) Bananas - The average American eats 28 pounds of bananas a year.
c) Strawberries
d) Grapes
e) Tomatoes

2) How many pounds of pressure does it take to break an ostrich egg? (worth 2 points)

a) 30
b) 75
c) 120
d) 155
e) 210

3) What famous movie star donated a bloodstained, sweat-drenched undershirt to the Smithsonian Institute? (worth 3 points)

Bruce Willis, in 2007. The undershirt, worn by Willis in his role of cop John McClane in the 1988 film Die Hard, was included in the Smithsonian 2007 Treasures of American History exhibition and is now part of its permanent movie memorabilia collection.

4) What rock band took its name from a football term coined by former Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka? (worth 5 points)

Smash Mouth. Ditka coined the phrase to describe hard-hitting, in-your-face football.


California Keys said...

My grandfather used to say that the amount of money he saved on bananas alone at Costco, was enough to pay his annual membership....

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

You mean after years or weeks of trying, I made it onto the scoreboard?! Woo-hoo! Look out, Nippy. I'm gaining on you!