Sunday, February 4, 2007

General Trivia Questions #151-156

Question 151: Entertainment & Food -- The Original Ebert

What newspaper printed the first movie review?

a) The Boston Globe
b) The Chicago Tribune
c) The Los Angeles Times
d) The New York Times

Question 152: History & Government -- Train Gang

Who committed the Wild West's first train robbery on July 21, 1873 in Adair, Iowa?

a) Jesse James
b) Wild Bill Hickok
c) Willie Sutton
d) Wyatt Earp

Question 153: Math & Science -- Bionics

What body part's function does a haemodialyzer take over?

a) Heart
b) Kidney
c) Liver
d) Lung

Question 154: Geography & Nature -- Polka Plants

What plant's species include the jumping cholla, barrel, and organ pipe?

a) Cactus
b) Evergreen
c) Ivy
d) Pepper

Question 155: Literature & Arts -- Six Pack

What author had a half dozen paperbacks simultaneously on the New York Times bestseller list in September 1996?

a) John Grisham
b) Michael Crichton
c) Stephen King
d) Tom Clancy

Question 156: Sports & Games -- Orange Crushed

What Denver Bronco tied Tom Dempsey's NFL record with a 63-yard field goal?

a) Gary Anderson
b) Jason Elam
c) Morten Andersen
d) Steve Cox

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