Saturday, October 6, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXVIII

Missing pieces of what game inspired Chris Haney and Scott Abbott to create a new game that would come to be known as Trivial Pursuit?

At the outbreak of what war did Hannibal famously march an entire army, including more than 38,000 men and a number of war elephants, over the Pyrenees and the Alps into northern Italy?
Second Punic War

In the Shakespearean tragedy based on jealousy, what is the name of the maid who sang the song that Brabantio's daughter sings before she dies?

On what nearby river does the rowing team of the nation's oldest university train?
Charles River

Because he was denied top billing over his friend, Paul Newman, from what movie role did the star of "Bullitt" walk away?
The Sundance Kid

In Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray", who else's blood is on the tool that kills Dorian?
Basil Hallward's

What elusive subatomic particle is too small to have size, is so simple that it has no internal structure, and is thought to travel in groups of three?

What was the profession of the father of the youngest male player ever to win at Wimbledon?

Who was the first NFL player of the 21st century and the first in over 60 years to win the Heisman Trophy, a national championship and become the first draft pick of the NFL all within a year?
Cam Newton

Who was the partner of the youngest ever Ladies Doubles Champion at Wimbledon?
Helena Sukova

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