Tuesday, July 28, 2009

General Trivia Answers #4,009-4,014

Answer 4,009: Entertainment & Food -- Wedding Wieck

d) Robert Schumann

His wife was one of the best Romantic pianists and had also been a composer.

Answer 4,010: History & Government -- Got Mascot?

d) Yale

Handsome Dan the bulldog debuted in 1889.

Answer 4,011: Math & Science -- Most Stable in the Periodic Table

c) Iron

Fusion and fission both proceed in iron's direction.

Answer 4,012: Geography & Nature -- Car Crooks

d) Phoenix, Arizona

A total of 25,651 vehicles were stolen in the city of 1.4 million people in 2003, a rate of over 1,800 per 100,000.

Answer 4,013: Literature & Arts -- Latest Letter

a) J

The letter was derived from 'I'.

Answer 4,014: Sports & Games -- Poker Pinnacle

d) Straight Flush

If wild cards are not being used, a Royal Flush (ace, king, queen, jack, and ten of the same suit) is the best possible hand. If there are wild cards, then five aces are unbeatable.

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