Friday, May 1, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,637-3,642

Answer 3,637: Entertainment & Food -- Fonda's First

c) On Golden Pond

His only other Best Actor nomination had been 41 years earlier for The Grapes of Wrath in 1941.

Answer 3,638: History & Government -- Franklin's Fowl

d) Turkey

The Boston-born Philadelphian expressed his preference in a letter to his daughter on January 26, 1784.

Answer 3,639: Math & Science -- Bothered By Bursitis

a) Arthritis

Bursitis is the inflammation of a bursa, or small sack of oil, while arthritis is a pain in a bone joint.

Answer 3,640: Geography & Nature -- Mighty Middle East Metropolis

a) Cairo, Egypt

The country capital had about 7.6 million people according to 2004 estimates, also ranking it number one in Africa.

Answer 3,641: Literature & Arts -- Super Suicide Society

c) A Separate Peace

John Knowles penned the 1959 story about the Devon School based on his alma mater Exeter.

Answer 3,642: Sports & Games -- Trump Triumph

c) Trump Taj Mahal

The casino opened in April 1990, but bankruptcy forced Trump to sell it in 2004.

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