Tuesday, February 20, 2007

General Trivia Answers #217-222

Answer 217: Entertainment & Food -- Marge's Mane

a) Blue

Homer is almost bald, and Bart and Lisa have what can be best described as orange, flesh-colored hair.

Answer 218: History & Government -- Venerable Volume

b) Census record

William the Conqueror commissioned the tabulation in A.D. 1085, nineteen years after he invaded England. The first draft of results was made public the following year.

Answer 219: Math & Science -- High as a Kite

c) Mars

Our solar system's tallest mountain reaches a towering 82,000 feet above the Red Planet's "sea level" and is believed to be an extinct volcano.

Answer 220: Geography & Nature -- Flag Dipoles

b) Cuba

Cuba uses blue stripes and a red field while Puerto Rico sports red stripes and a blue field. Both flags include a white star and white stripes.

Answer 221: Literature & Arts -- Absolute Author

a) David Baldacci

The novel debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list the previous year.

Answer 222: Sports & Games -- Comic Relief

c) Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillie Phanatic has amused fans with his antics since April 25, 1978 and was inducted into the new Mascot Hall of Fame in 2005.

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