Friday, June 26, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,877-3,882

Answer 3,877: Entertainment & Food -- Outstanding Opera

d) Giuseppe Verdi

The story of the Ethiopian princess-turned slave was originally intended to debut for the opening of the Suez Canal but was not ready in time.

Answer 3,878: History & Government -- Hillary's Home

c) New Zealand

With Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, the explorer was the first to reach the peak of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953.

Answer 3,879: Math & Science -- Exposing the Electron

d) Joseph John Thomson

The English physicist won the 1906 Nobel Prize for his work.

Answer 3,880: Geography & Nature -- Capital Capital

d) Tunisia

The capital is Tunis.

Answer 3,881: Literature & Arts -- Paternoster Placement

c) 10th

"Our Father" also refers to every tenth bead.

Answer 3,882: Sports & Games -- Olympic Hardball

c) Taiwan

To appease mainland China, the island nation joins athletic competitions and international organizations as Chinese Taipei.

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