TRIVIA 7

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TRIVIA 7
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  1. Who were known as the "battered bastards of Bastogne"?
    101st Airborne Division of the US Army
  2. The predominate religion in Croatia is what?
    Roman Catholic (90%)
  3. Who was known as a violin virtuoso (playing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at 15), legendary surfer, jewel thief, convicted murderer and prison evangelist?
    Jack Roland Murphy aka "Murph the Surf"
  4. What is a cravat?
    Necktie
  5. When asked by the Germans to surrender during the "Battle of Bastogne" (Belgium) in WWII, what did General McAuliffe, acting commander of the 101st Airborne Division of the US Army reply?
    NUTS!
  6. Galapagos Islands are part of what country?
    Ecuador
  7. An 18 foot-high stretch of white, billowing nylon curtains that extended 24.5 miles along the hills of Sonoma and Marin Counties (California) for two weeks in September 1976 was created by what artist and was titled what?
    "The Running Fence" by Christo (it took 3 1/2 years to prepare)
  8. What was the last ruling dynasty in China?
    Qing Dynasty aka Manchu Dynasty (1644-1912)
  9. The statement "The people are afraid of the officials, the officials are afraid of the foreigners, and the foreigners are afraid of the people" referred to what country?
    China
  10. What is the capitol of Croatia?
    Zagreb
  11. Beijing China is also known as what?
    Peking China (traditional english name for Beijing)
  12. What are wine barrels (or casks) traditionally made from?
    Oak
  13. What 1966 poster of a folk-rock icon captured the psychedelic dazzle of the flower-power era?
    "Dylan" by Milton Glaser
  14. What is the second longest wall in Europe?
    The "Walls of Ston" in Croatia (3 1/2 miles long)
  15. In an ongoing debate, either Robert Peary or Frederick Cook was the first man to reach what?
    North Pole (Peary in 1909 and Cook in 1908)
  16. Bill Wilson and Dr Robert Smith founded this organization in 1935?
    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
  17. What is the capitol of France?
    Paris
  18. What is the rarest animal in the world?
    Pinta Island Tortoise known as "Lonesome George" being the sole surviving member of the Pinta Island race in the Galapagos Islands
  19. The necktie originated in what country?
    Croatia in the 1600s
  20. What is the largest known star sapphire in the world?
    Black Star of Queensland (733 carats)
  21. What is the Capitol of Belgium?
    Brussels
  22. What are the people of Croatia called?
    Croats (cro-ats)
  23. What is the largest blue sapphire in the world?
    Star of India (563 carats)
  24. What was the legendary Spanish bullfighter who was gored to death in 1947 by the Miura bull Islero?
    Manolete
  25. What does the term "cooperage" mean?
    The art of barrel making (specifically wine barrels or casks)

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