Friday, July 17, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,967-3,972

Answer 3,967: Entertainment & Food -- Saint Laurent's Senior

a) Christian Dior

Saint Laurent was only 17 years old when he began working for Dior and 21 when the elder passed away from a heart attack.

Answer 3,968: History & Government -- Supreme Dream

b) Lincoln Memorial

The civil rights activist delivered the speech for the March on Jobs and Freedom, which he called the "greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation".

Answer 3,969: Math & Science -- Sturdy Stone

a) Corundum

Aluminum oxide rates a 9 on the original Mohs scale.

Answer 3,970: Geography & Nature -- Hot Spot

a) Africa

The highest temperature ever recorded, 136° Fahrenheit, occurred in El Azizia, Libya on September 13, 1922.

Answer 3,971: Literature & Arts -- Urbino Art

c) Raphael

The Renaissance painter's full name was Raffaello Santi or Raffaello Sanzio.

Answer 3,972: Sports & Games -- Slow Poke Stroke

d) "Not up"

The player loses the point.

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