Friday, September 21, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XIII

Who delivered the oration for the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863?
Edward Everett

What river that originates in Grisons in the eastern Swiss Alps empties in the North Sea?

In what category did Bravo's Atlanta "Housewife" Kandi win a Grammy in 2000?
Songwriter Of The Year

The author of the best-selling novel that centers on the Finch children used her middle and last name as her pen name. What is the author's given first name?
She was the author of To Kill a Mockingbird

What is the name of the home where the former president of the C.S.A. spent three years penning his memoir?

What was the name of the estate that was designed for the stars of "The Mark of Zorro" and "Coquette"?

What is the name of the famous Scot, born in 1997, who was an identical twin to her mother, born six years earlier?
Dolly refers to the cloned sheep

What geometrical shape, consisting of a single bend and two lines that proceed to an infinite distance in parallel directions, has the same name as the path of an object propelled away from the earth and then pulled back by gravity, like a fly ball in a baseball game?

In what novel does Almásy discover the Cave of Swimmers, and then return there later with the badly injured Katherine?
The English Patient

In the post-apocalyptic horror-fantasy novel that elaborates the scenario of the author's earlier "Night Surf", by what nickname is the 108-year-old Nebraska woman, Abagail, also known?
Mother Abagail

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