Monday, September 17, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day IX

What film was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Alan Owen for Best Screenplay and George Martin for Best Score?
Hard Day's Night

Of 32 full-length plays and 20 one-act plays by Eugene O'Neill, which one is a comedy?
Ah, Wilderness!

What feature is the color sepia on the species Sepia officinalis?
Their Ink
Sepia officinalis refers to the cuttlefish, and sepia refers to a dark brown gray color.

What is the nickname of the state that has northern and eastern borders defined by the Columbia and Snake rivers, respectively?
The Beaver State
The beaver state is oregon.

What was allegedly stolen that inspired the dispute that resulted in a skirmish that led to the death of the man that originally mapped the Hawaiian Islands?
A Boat

What book was the bestselling book on science before Stephen Hawking's "A Brief History Of Time"?
Which was written by Carl Sagan.

On what river will you find the only inland municipality of the four direct-controlled municipalities in China?

In Poe's work about a decrepit dwelling and the failing family lineage, who is it that invites the narrator to his abode to witness its disrepair firsthand?
Roderick Usher

Who married the grandson of the man to whom her father had served two terms as Vice President of the United States?
Julie Nixon

What is the location of the establishment that held the contest that Joey Chestnut won for the fifth time on July 4, 2011?
Coney Island
The competition is a hot dog eating contest.

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