Monday, February 5, 2007

General Trivia Questions #157-162

Question 157: Entertainment & Food -- Refresh My Memory

How many horizontal scan lines were on television sets in the U.S. prior to HDTV?

a) 525
b) 625
c) 725
d) 825

Question 158: History & Government -- Productivity Paradise

What country had the highest GDP per capita in 2003?

a) Bermuda
b) Luxembourg
c) Norway
d) United States

Question 159: Math & Science -- Somewhere Out There

What astronomy term did American physicist John Wheeler coin in 1967?

a) Black hole
b) Pulsar
c) Quasar
d) Supernova

Question 160: Geography & Nature -- High Honor

What was the first name of the Surveyor General of India for whom Mount Everest was named?

a) George
b) Henry
c) Thomas
d) William

Question 161: Literature & Arts -- Woolf

Which book in the Bible originated the saying "wolf in sheep's clothing"?

a) John
b) Luke
c) Mark
d) Matthew

Question 162: Sports & Games -- Presidential Pitch

Who was the first U.S. President to throw out a ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball game?

a) Theodore Roosevelt
b) Warren Harding
c) William Taft
d) Woodrow Wilson

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