Tuesday, June 23, 2009

General Trivia Questions #3,865-3,870

Question 3,865: Entertainment & Food -- Mr. Matlock

On the television show Matlock, what was the title character's first name?

a) Benjamin
b) Christopher
c) Nicholas
d) Oliver

Question 3,866: History & Government -- Before BP

By what name was Standard Oil of Indiana known before merging with British Petroleum in 1998?

a) Amoco
b) Getty
c) Mobil
d) Shell

Question 3,867: Math & Science -- Energy Expectation

What scientist formulated the law of conservation of energy?

a) Antoine Lavoisier
b) Hermann Helmholtz
c) John Dalton
d) Joseph Proust

Question 3,868: Geography & Nature -- Desert of Dunes

What desert has the most sand?

a) Arabian Desert
b) Atacama Desert
c) Gobi Desert
d) Sahara Desert

Question 3,869: Literature & Arts -- Overdone Opera?

According to Opera America, what is the most frequently performed opera?

a) La Boheme
b) La Traviata
c) Madam Butterfly
d) The Marriage of Figaro

Question 3,870: Sports & Games -- Homer Heat

How many "outs" is each contestant allowed in the first round of Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby?

a) 3
b) 6
c) 9
d) 10

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