Tuesday, February 13, 2007

General Trivia Answers #187-192

Answer 187: Entertainment & Food -- Hot Wheels

c) Starsky and Hutch

Starsky's white-striped, red Gran Torino became famous in the 1970s, but Ford discontinued the model after 1976. A fake version of the Dukes of Hazzard's General Lee also appears.

Answer 188: History & Government -- Kidnapping Crisis

c) 444 days

They were freed on January 20, appropriately the day of Ronald Reagan's inauguration since the crisis had helped him defeat Jimmy Carter.

Answer 189: Math & Science -- Mixed Up Metals

b) Bronze

The metal was first manufactured around 3300 B.C.

Answer 190: Geography & Nature -- Cross Country

b) 3

You can travel through just California, Oregon, and Washington. A crossing from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean requires visiting at least seven states.

Answer 191: Literature & Arts -- Married to Mark

d) Octavia

The triumvir had married Octavius's sister to make up for carrying on with Cleopatra in Egypt while he was supposed to be ruling the eastern Roman Empire.

Answer 192: Sports & Games -- Frozen Fourtunes

b) Michigan

The Wolverines have won nine titles, most recently in 1998.

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