Thursday, July 23, 2009

General Trivia Answers #3,991-3,996

Answer 3,991: Entertainment & Food -- Homicide Hunter

d) Rick

Fred Dreyer investigated homicides for the Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant from 1984 to 1991.

Answer 3,992: History & Government -- Foreign Favor

d) Venezuela

An earthquake devastated the country while it was fighting for independence from Spain.

Answer 3,993: Math & Science -- Sound Spreading

c) Steel

The waves propagate at 16,800 feet per second, about 30% faster than in granite.

Answer 3,994: Geography & Nature -- Low Sea

c) Caspian Sea

The surface of the water is 82 feet below sea level.

Answer 3,995: Literature & Arts -- Mutt's Moniker

a) Augustus

Bud Fisher created the comic as A. Mutt, a tall horseracing bettor, in 1907 for the sports section of the San Francisco Chronicle and soon added Jeff, a short asylum inmate.

Answer 3,996: Sports & Games -- Ouija Words

b) "Good Bye"

The board is mostly filled with the letters of the alphabet and the digits from 0 to 9, but also shows a sun, moon and star, and people playing the game.

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