Thursday, February 22, 2007

General Trivia Questions #235-240

Question 235: Entertainment & Food -- Bird Dog

What does the title of River Phoenix's 1991 movie Dogfight refer to?

a) A brutal gang ritual
b) Illegal pit bull bouts
c) An ugly date competition
d) A World War I airplane battle

Question 236: History & Government -- Re-Fuse to Lose

Which U.S. President instructed the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to develop a hydrogen bomb?

a) Dwight Eisenhower
b) Harry Truman
c) John F. Kennedy
d) Lyndon Johnson

Question 237: Math & Science -- Gee, I'm a Tree

What is the mathematical term for the longest side of a right triangle?

a) Altitude
b) Height
c) Hypotenuse
d) Perimeter

Question 238: Geography & Nature -- Country Time

How many time zones are there in the 48 contiguous U.S. states, ignoring daylight saving time?

a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
d) 6

Question 239: Literature & Arts -- Alien, the Prequel

What goddess was born fully clothed from Zeus's head?

a) Aphrodite
b) Athena
c) Hera
d) Hestia

Question 240: Sports & Games -- Tougher Than Leather

What material is the Heisman Trophy mostly made from?

a) Bronze
b) Gold
c) Silver
d) Wood

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