Thursday, June 25, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,871-3,876

Answer 3,871: Entertainment & Food -- Post-Python Part

b) John Cleese

The comedian, whose father changed the family name to Cleese from Cheese, played upwardly-mobile hotel owner Basil Fawlty from 1975 to 1979.

Answer 3,872: History & Government -- Busy B&O

a) Baltimore

The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was incorporated on February 28, 1827.

Answer 3,873: Math & Science -- Lower Leg

c) Tibia

The fibula is the thinner bone in front of it.

Answer 3,874: Geography & Nature -- Overcrowded Orient

d) Tokyo, Japan

The city had an estimated 8.3 million people in 2004.

Answer 3,875: Literature & Arts -- Circumference and Radius Writer

c) Jules Verne

Voyage au centre de la Terre was published in 1864 and Le tour du monde en quatre-vingt jours in 1872.

Answer 3,876: Sports & Games -- Performance Peak

d) 10 meters

The platform is raised almost 33 feet above the water, while the Olympic springboard is just under 10 feet up.

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