Saturday, September 29, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXI

What body of water surrounds the world's longest island chain?
Pacific Ocean

About whom was written "he was brought to the Brick Church, at Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Seventy Street, that those who knew him might not be deprived of opportunity to see his face for the last time" in the New York Times in April 1910?
Mark Twain

What nation's capital city is nicknamed "Big Durian"?

What Russian Marxist does Aldous Huxley name his female lead in "Brave New World" after?
Vladimir Lenin

Since 2003, Egypt has demanded the return of what ancient artifact that's been on display at the British Museum since 1802?
Rosetta Stone

What feature of the Enteroctopus dofleini is covered with teeth that can eat through shell?
Salivary Papilla

One place has more hail than any other location in the world. What did a 1978 study suggest is likely the cause of this phenomenon?
Tea Debris

What is the birth date of the dog that Ted Kennedy placed temporarily with Dawn Sylvia in Hume, Virginia on January 5, 2009?
October 9, 2008

From what country is the only tennis player to have won each of the four Grand Slams at least four times, as of 2012?

In 1959, a revolutionary fabric was introduced that allowed for "wiggle room" in fashion. Its name is an anagram of what word?

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