Tuesday, June 23, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,859-3,864

Answer 3,859: Entertainment & Food -- Nomination Enumeration

a) Cheers

The show was nominated 117 times, five more than ER and eight more than M*A*S*H.

Answer 3,860: History & Government -- The Dawn of Diamonds

c) India

Diamonds were not discovered in South Africa until 1867.

Answer 3,861: Math & Science -- At-Ten-tion Getter

d) Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci

Fibonacci was actually his nickname, short for "filius Bonacci" meaning son of Bonacci.

Answer 3,862: Geography & Nature -- Iran Not So Far Away

d) Pakistan

The nation of over 150 million people was part of the British Empire until August 14, 1947.

Answer 3,863: Literature & Arts -- Comic Strip Similarity

b) Cathy

Cathy Guisewite's strip about an insecure modern woman debuted on November 22, 1976.

Answer 3,864: Sports & Games -- Championshipless Coach

b) Don Nelson

Nellie was 1,190-880 in his career after resigning midway through the 2004-05 season and is still looking for his first title.

No comments: