Wednesday, May 13, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,685-3,690

Answer 3,685: Entertainment & Food -- Before MASH

c) Wayne Rogers

The Princeton alumnus played a gambler in the movie, five years before he became famous as Trapper John.

Answer 3,686: History & Government -- Carnation Connection

d) William McKinley

The Ohio native almost always wore a trademark scarlet carnation in his lapel after becoming a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1876.

Answer 3,687: Math & Science -- Multi-Millennial Measure

a) Holocene

The period began about 10,000 years ago, when the most recent ice age ended.

Answer 3,688: Geography & Nature -- Road Runner Race

a) Cuckoo

The Greater Roadrunner can obtain speeds of over fifteen miles per hour without flying.

Answer 3,689: Literature & Arts -- Martian Man

d) Ray Bradbury

Rock Hudson starred as Colonel John Wilder in the film, which is set in 1999.

Answer 3,690: Sports & Games -- Playing with a Planchette

c) Ouija

It is the pointing device that supposedly magically spells out words and numbers.

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