Saturday, September 15, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day VII

What has been installed at Algiers Point to facilitate the control of two-way marine traffic on the Mississippi River?
Traffic Light

At what event in Anaheim in October 2011 did Chris Metzen announce big news for fans?
Chris Metzen announced Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion pack for world of warcraft.

What is the name of the jeweled egg made in 1903 for the last czar of Russia?
Peter, The Great Egg
This is one of many jeweled eggs called the Faberge eggs.

Which NHL team plays its home games at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale?
New York Islanders

Named for the son of Philip II of Macedon, this city was the one-time capital of what country?
Phillip II of Macedon sired Alexander the Great.

What is the brand of government issued cigarettes and gin distributed to the Party members in George Orwell's novel "1984"?

What program nickname is a reference to both the school's signature color and the fact that the fans often make up a disproportionate majority of the crowd at most venues where the Wildcats play?
Big Blue Nation

What is the birthplace of the father of the woman who has a son named Knox with a man who began his film career in "No Way Out" & "Hunk"?
Yonkers, New York
This is the birthplace of Jon Voigt, father of Angelina Jolie, and wife of Brad Pitt.

What group of nomadic warriors built their capital city in 1325 on an island in a lake in the Valley of Mexico, which today is the Federal District?

To make sure he was unable to return to his home after the Civil War, on whose property were Union soldiers buried?
Robert E. Lee

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