Thursday, October 4, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXVI

Who was Stepan Oblonsky's sister and Vronsky's lover?
Anna Karenina

Who commissioned Michelangelo Buonarroti to paint the frescos on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in 1508?
Pope Julius II

Which is the first NFL team to have lost four Super Bowls in a row?
Buffalo Bills

In the U.S., some states are actually "commonwealths". Which of these reaches farthest west?

In formal portraits of the military commander defeated at Yorktown in 1781, what color is his jacket?

In 1949, when the Communist Party of China took control of mainland China, to where did the Kuomintang retreat?

Contrary to popular belief, a 2010 study showed what animal sleeps only about 10 hours, as opposed to the 18-20 previously thought to be the case?

What is the location of the confluence of the two rivers that create the largest tributary to the Mississippi River?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

If you visited Ann-Margaret's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, then walked towards North Highland Avenue, what theater would you pass by a few blocks down?
El Capitan Theatre

What is the loudest thing in the ocean, which, at 246dB in water, is capable of whiting out a submarine's SONAR?
Shrimp Layer

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