Wednesday, May 27, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,745-3,750

Answer 3,745: Entertainment & Food -- Honeymooners Honey

d) Trixie

Joyce Randolph played Mrs. Norton on the show from 1955 to 1956 after first portraying her in skits on The Jackie Gleason Show.

Answer 3,746: History & Government -- Country Combination

b) Germany

The nation had been split into East and West Germany since the end of World War II.

Answer 3,747: Math & Science -- Na Time

c) Sodium

The alkali metal is known as natrium in Latin.

Answer 3,748: Geography & Nature -- Constricted City

a) Beijing, China

The building, now called the Palace Museum, is exactly in the middle of Beijing.

Answer 3,749: Literature & Arts -- Red Letter

a) 'A'

Hester Prynne was forced to wear an 'A' for "adultery".

Answer 3,750: Sports & Games -- Unique Streak

a) Cal Ripken, Jr.

The two-time American League MVP appeared in 2,632 straight games from May 30, 1982 to September 19, 1998, including one stretch of 8,243 consecutive innings.

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