Tuesday, May 26, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,739-3,744

Answer 3,739: Entertainment & Food -- Sign Line

c) Furniture

In 1982, Hull University students Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt saw the sign claiming, "For your bedroom needs, we sell everything but the girl."

Answer 3,740: History & Government -- Brown Town

c) Topeka

The court declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

Answer 3,741: Math & Science -- Time to Get a New Watch

c) Seiko

They also manufactured the first quartz watch in 1969, the first TV watch in 1982, and the first computer watch in 1984.

Answer 3,742: Geography & Nature -- Sea Separator

d) Caspian Sea

You can travel around the sea to the south through Iran to go between the two countries.

Answer 3,743: Literature & Arts -- Contract of Consensus

d) Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The 1762 publication describes an ideal state founded on man's universal desire for freedom.

Answer 3,744: Sports & Games -- Pitching Pariah

a) Bob Gibson

Along with telling many baseball stories, the candid book complains about racism, how baseball has changed for the worse, and how the Hall of Famer was misunderstood.

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