Tuesday, July 7, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,919-3,924

Answer 3,919: Entertainment & Food -- Junior VJ

c) Martha Quinn

The stepdaughter of financial guru Jane Bryant Quinn was 22 years old in 1981. J.J. Jackson was the fifth VJ.

Answer 3,920: History & Government -- Significant Survivor

c) Sam Houston

A Mexican army of 3,000 men attacked a group of only 187 American settlers, who managed to hold the fort for ten days.

Answer 3,921: Math & Science -- Air and Air Alike

c) Pluto

The four gas giants have an atmosphere of mostly hydrogen, Venus and Mars are carbon dioxide, and Mercury has no significant atmosphere.

Answer 3,922: Geography & Nature -- Strait Talk

b) Detroit, Michigan

In 1701, French fur traders established a settlement at the narrowest part of what is now called the Detroit River.

Answer 3,923: Literature & Arts -- President Profile

c) John Quincy Adams

The work featured eight senators, including Daniel Webster and Sam Houston.

Answer 3,924: Sports & Games -- Soccer Summit

d) Uruguay

They defeated Argentina 4-2 in the finals. The victory was not an upset, as they had collected Olympic gold in both 1924 and 1928.

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