Thursday, October 18, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXXI

In addition to being one of very few mortals to be depicted as part of a pharaoh's statue, who is considered to have been the world's first physician?

Who wanted to block the U.S. publication of Sylvia Plath's semi-autobiographical novel in 1971?
Her Mother

How long was the IDF corporal held before his release was secured in October 2011? (In Years)
Five Years

What reply does the large computer give as the answer to everything in the universe in Douglas Adams' 1979 novel?

If you travel north on N. Jefferson Davis Highway in Northern Virginia and turn left on Memorial Drive, in what cemetery would you be?
Arlington National Cemetery

Who was the then-spouse of the writer of Clark Gable's last film?
Marilyn Monroe

What did an American business magnate and film producer design for his leading lady in the film "The Outlaw" that she then refused to wear?

During the 2010-2011 NBA season, for what team did 1997's "Mr. Basketball of Michigan" play?
Memphis Grizzlies

In alphabetical order, what are the two largest islands off the coast of the country that flies a Naval Jack featuring the coats of arms of the four major Maritime Republics?
Sardinia & Sicily

In the novel that won the Booker Prize in 2002, Pi is the protagonist. What is Pi's full name?
Piscine Molitor Patel

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