Thursday, July 30, 2009

General Trivia Answers #4,021-4,026

Answer 4,021: Entertainment & Food -- Choice Channel

d) Schools

Channel One News debuted in 1990 and now televises a twelve-minute newscast every weekday to 12,000 schools.

Answer 4,022: History & Government -- Franklin's Four Freedoms

c) Freedom of the press

Freedom from want was the fourth.

Answer 4,023: Math & Science -- Gas Observation

c) Radon

The radioactive, heavier-than-air gas, which Friedrich Ernst Dorn dubbed niton in 1900, can get trapped inside buildings and cause lung cancer.

Answer 4,024: Geography & Nature -- Siam I Am

c) Thailand

The name was first changed in 1939 and, after a brief reversion, became official again in 1949.

Answer 4,025: Literature & Arts -- Worthless Water

d) Samuel Coleridge

In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", the sailor is surrounded by undrinkable saltwater.

Answer 4,026: Sports & Games -- Half-Healthy

d) Questionable

Doubtful means 25%, and probable means 75%.

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