Sunday, October 7, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXVIV

What kind of waves are oscillating in the brain during the stage of sleep when the body's muscles regenerate themselves?
Delta Waves

What was the tagline on the poster for Mark McGwire's contribution to the "Got Milk?" campaign?
Going Going Gone

For what American newspaper did John Steinbeck work as a war correspondent in 1943?
New York Herald Tribune

C. S. Lewis dedicated "The Horse and His Boy" to "Douglas and David". Who was the mother of Douglas and David?
Joy Davidman
The mother of Douglas Gresham the author of Narnia.

"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men." What is the more familiar name of the military school from which the author of this quote graduated?
West Point
Quote said by George S Patton

Who was the first non-US golfer to win two consecutive Majors in a calendar year?
Nick Price

What river, despite it being the country's longest, has only 20 crossing-points along its 240 miles?

What hiking trail circumnavigates the most topographically prominent mountain in the contiguous United States, considered one of the world's most dangerous volcanoes?
Wonderland Trail, on Mount Rainer

A long-running show created for Fox by Matt Groening debuted as a short on a variety comedy show hosted by a British comedian. When is the comedian's birthday?
December 30, 1959

Before his involvement with John Wilkes Booth, one of the conspirators had opened a carriage repair business in Maryland. In what city was this business located?
Port Tobacco

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