Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXV

What weather phenomenon characterizes the local climate of Thailand?

The group once known as "The Elgins" is said to have been "as influential to soul as The Beatles are to pop and rock". To what did this group change its name in the early 1970s?
The Temptations

Who apart from Bill Bradley is the only player ever to win the Euroleague, an Olympic Gold Medal and an NBA Championship?
Manu Ginobili

What is Orwell's home country renamed under the Party's rule in his 1949 dystopian novel?
Airstrip One

What practice, which had the roots of opposition in the Declaration of Independence, was actually banned in the Northwest Territory by Northwest Ordinance of 1787?

Which high official is duped by the "honest" villain, calling a trial in the middle of the night as a result, in the first act of Shakespeare's play about the African-born general?

What water pump, situated between Dufours Place and Cambridge Street, was the culprit for the spreading of disease in London's 1854 epidemic?
Broad Street Pump

What is the 3-letter code for the largest airport in the city where you will find Congo Square?

Which two-time winner of The Open Championship married a six-time winner of the US Tennis Open in 2008?
Greg Norman

In 2007, what team had one of the oldest players ever to play in the NBA?
Dallas Mavericks

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