Friday, May 8, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,667-3,672

Answer 3,667: Entertainment & Food -- Solo Spice

d) Sporty Spice

Melanie Chisolm earned $427,000 for the gig.

Answer 3,668: History & Government -- Comte's Conception

c) Positivism

The 19th-century philosophy believes that knowledge should be based only on observations and not intuition or revelation.

Answer 3,669: Math & Science -- Mission to Mars

a) Mariner 4

The American rocket passed by the Red Planet on July 14, 1965, after Mariner 3's earlier attempt had failed when a protective shield did not release properly.

Answer 3,670: Geography & Nature -- Average American Altitude

b) 2,500 feet

Nebraska is the closest state to the average, at 2,600 feet above sea level.

Answer 3,671: Literature & Arts -- Frontloaded Foot

d) Trochee

Two stressed syllables precede one unstressed syllable.

Answer 3,672: Sports & Games -- Careers Options

b) Family

Fame is represented by gold stars, Happiness by red hearts, and Money by green dollar signs.

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