Monday, July 20, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,973-3,978

Answer 3,973: Entertainment & Food -- Hanna Barbera Breakout

c) Tom and Jerry

The show debuted in 1940 with "Puss Gets the Boot" and eventually won a record seven Academy Awards.

Answer 3,974: History & Government -- Varney Variation

a) Continental Airlines

Walter T. Varney founded the company in 1934, and it has survived a merger with Pioneer Airlines and two bankruptcies.

Answer 3,975: Math & Science -- Biotin Beginnings

c) Vitamin H

The vitamin was first isolated in 1936 and synthesized seven years later.

Answer 3,976: Geography & Nature -- Ant Acid

c) Formic acid

The acid, whose name comes from the Latin for "ant", is a simple carboxylic acid containing only one carbon, two hydrogen, and two oxygen atoms per molecule.

Answer 3,977: Literature & Arts -- Sister Spirit

a) Care

She finally reached Faust as her brother Death was approaching.

Answer 3,978: Sports & Games -- Gambling Growth

b) Resorts International

The Resorts International Hotel Casino opened in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 26, 1978.

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