Monday, July 27, 2009

General Trivia Answers #4,003-4,008

Answer 4,003: Entertainment & Food -- Original Soap Opera

b) These Are My Children

The NBC show, created by Ima Phillips, debuted on January 31, 1949 as a live 15-minute drama.

Answer 4,004: History & Government -- Presidential Progression

c) Secretary of Treasury

The Vice President is followed by the Speaker of the House, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Secretary of State.

Answer 4,005: Math & Science -- Light Bulb Launch

a) Black

Black light, which is ultraviolet light with a wavelength between 315 and 380 nanometers, causes many things to glow, including white paper and various body fluids.

Answer 4,006: Geography & Nature -- Largest Landfill

c) Staten Island

Fresh Kills landfill covers 2,200 acres, or just under 3½ square miles.

Answer 4,007: Literature & Arts -- Notable Quotable

a) Alexander Pope

The Englishman also claimed, "A little learning is a dangerous thing" and "To err is human, to forgive, divine" in 1709.

Answer 4,008: Sports & Games -- Ice Idol

a) Dorothy Hamill

Yamaguchi won the U.S. Junior Figure Skating Championship in 1988 and teamed with Rudy Galindo for pairs titles in 1986, 1989, and 1990.

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