Tuesday, July 14, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,949-3,954

Answer 3,949: Entertainment & Food -- Double Feature

a) Bruce Springsteen

The New Jersey native had just released his Born to Run album, which included "Thunder Road", "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out", and the title track.

Answer 3,950: History & Government -- Chiricahua Chief

b) Geronimo

The leader of the last band of Indian warriors fighting against U.S. government troops was born in 1829 as Goyathlay, "One Who Yawns".

Answer 3,951: Math & Science -- Determined by Dendrochronology

d) Trees

The science, introduced by A.E. Douglass in 1894 while he was also working with Percival Lowell, involves counting the trunk's rings.

Answer 3,952: Geography & Nature -- Venice Vein

a) Adriatic Sea

The city of canals is essentially a bunch of small islands in a lagoon.

Answer 3,953: Literature & Arts -- Fractured Figurine

d) Unicorn

Jim knocks the mythical equine down and breaks off its horn just as he and Laura are about to dance.

Answer 3,954: Sports & Games -- College Baseball's Best

d) USC

The Trojans have won the title a dozen times, most recently in 1998.

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