Wednesday, February 28, 2007

General Trivia Answers #253-258

Answer 253: Entertainment & Food -- Gather 'Round the Telly

c) Survivor

51 million viewers tuned in to find out who had ultimately outwitted, outplayed, and outlasted the other contestants.

Answer 254: History & Government -- Prison Break

d) July 14

The French consider that date in 1789 to be the end of their monarchy and the beginning of the modern republic.

Answer 255: Math & Science -- Really Bugging Me

c) Malaria

The infectious disease kills two million people per year.

Answer 256: Geography & Nature -- Timeless Town

c) Rome

It was founded around 753 B.C., making it one of the oldest cities in the western world.

Answer 257: Literature & Arts -- Not the Cabbage Patch

b) Dogpatch

Al Capp drew the hillbilly comic strip from 1934 to 1977.

Answer 258: Sports & Games -- Can't Win 'Em All

a) Buffalo Sabres

Bowman won five times with the Canadiens, once with the Penguins, and three times with the Red Wings. He also came up empty with the St. Louis Blues.

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