TRIVIA 12

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  1. What is the new phenomenon which involves downloading specific sounds or music which somehow alters your brain patterns to induce high-like feelings?
    Idosing
  2. Typically in extradition cases, where does the accused make a first appearance in federal court?
    Closest to where the arrest was made
  3. Where and when were the first parking meters put in place?
    Oklahoma City, OK (July 16, 1935)
  4. According to the National Ice Cream Retailers Association, what is the top ice cream consuming nation?
    United States (21 billion in annual sales)
  5. According to the international dairy foods Association, how much milk produced by the United States dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream?
    About 9 percent
  6. The 5 second rule is a popular belief that if you drop food on the floor and pick it up within 5 seconds, it won't be too germ laden to eat. True or false?
    • False
    • (A study at Clemson University states you shouldn't eat food that's rolled around on a dirty floor because the bacteria can survive there up to a month and can transfer to whatever food you dropped immediately)
  7. In the original "Star Trek" tv series, what was the entire name of the ship Capt. Kirk commanded?
    U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
  8. In the original "Star Trek" tv series, other than the USS Enterprise, how many other sister ships made up the Starfleet Command?
    12 (not confirmed)
  9. In the original "Star Trek" tv series, the five-year mission was from what year to what year?
    2265-2270
  10. Famous for his paintings and sculptures of the Old American West, what artist was known as the "Cowboy Artist"?
    Charles Marion Russell (1864-1926)
  11. Abbreviations that are formed using the initial components in a phrase or name is called what?
    Acronym (i.e. NASDAQ)
  12. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
    Riyadh
  13. What bodies of water surrounds the country Saudi Arabia?
    Red Sea and Persian Gulf
  14. What is the official currency of Saudi Arabia?
    Saudi Riyal
  15. Who is best known for his book "Walden", a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, "Civil Disobedience", an argument for individual resistance to civil Government and moral opposition to an unjust state?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
  16. Who said "writing your name can lead to writing sentences. And the next thing you'll be doing is writing paragraphs, and then books. And then you will be in as much trouble as I am!"
    Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
  17. The Pentagon's new U.S. Cyber Command has embedded a 32 character string of secret code in its logo. What is the secret code?
    Mission Statement
  18. What was the highest recorded price ever paid for a car at an auction?
    A reported 30 to 40 million dollars for a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic by the Mullin Automotive Museum located in Oxnard, California (May 2010)
  19. What was the highest recorded price ever paid for an American car at an auction?
    $7.25M for a 1965 Shelby Daytona Cobra coupe (Mecom inaugural Monterey Auction)
  20. Peter, Andrew, James, son of Zebedee, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James, son of Alphaeus, Thaddeus (Jude), Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot were known as what?
    The 12 Apostles or Deciples of Christ
  21. Who is the patron saint of Armenia, lost causes, desperate situations and hospitals?
    St Jude (Thaddeus)
  22. Currently under scrutiny by the government because of its alcohol content, this popular tea is a colony of bacteria and yeast and is made by adding the colony to sugar and black or green tea and allowing the mix to ferment. What is this tea known as?
    Kombucha Tea (kom-book-a)
  23. True or false: The fruit which brought the most prosperity to Pearland, Texas was the pear?
    • False
    • (the cash crop for farmers was figs from the teens to the 1950s)
    • Pears turned out to be wishful thinking by the developer
  24. What is the largest stock exchange in the world?
    New York Stock Exchange
  25. Who is the Christian saint and martyr who is commonly depicted in art and literature tied to a post and shot with arrows?
    • Saint Sebastian
    • (Patron Saint of Arrows, Plagues and Athletics)

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