Wednesday, July 1, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,895-3,900

Answer 3,895: Entertainment & Food -- McLaughlin's Mixture

a) Canada Dry Ginger Ale

The ginger-flavored beverage, originally known as McLaughlin's Pale Dry Ginger Ale, was created in Ontario but first became popular in New York.

Answer 3,896: History & Government -- Peerage Prominence

c) Marquis

Duke is the only higher title of nobility.

Answer 3,897: Math & Science -- Physics Factors

c) Momentum

The basic law of momentum is that the sum of the products of the objects' velocities times their masses is the same before and after a collision.

Answer 3,898: Geography & Nature -- In Demand from Greenland

d) Shrimp

The crustaceans account for about 80% of the island's export earnings.

Answer 3,899: Literature & Arts -- Peanuts Patronym

c) Peppermint Patty

The captain of the crosstown, rival baseball team, was named for the York Peppermint Pattie candy and first appeared on August 22, 1966.

Answer 3,900: Sports & Games -- Monumental but Mediocre

a) Connie Mack

The Philadelphia Athletics manager, born as Cornelius McGillicuddy, lost a majority of his 7,878 games from 1901 to 1950 but had the job security of being part-owner.

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