Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXXIV

After immigrating to England from Ireland as a young boy, what author recalled "the strange English accents with which I was surrounded seemed like the voices of demons"?
C. S. Lewis

At the end of the NBA 2010-2011 season, who still held the record for the most rebounds in an NBA game?
Wilt Chamberlain

Who directed the film in which Jane Fonda's dad received his only Academy Award for Best Actor?
Mark Rydell

What game was featured in the 1989 film for which Jessica Tandy won an Oscar?

The fictional town of Macondo is inspired by the birthplace of the author. In which Colombian city was this author born?

What town eventually sprang up as the result of the 1866 discovery of a "pretty pebble" along the banks of the Orange River?

The Canal Street Ferry will take you over to Algiers Point. Since when has this ferry been in service?

What was the birthplace of the U.S. president featured on the $.08 stamp issued by the postal service in 1973?
Stonewall, Texas

The inner ring of the Schrodinger basin is the same distance across as which South Dakota glacial lakes and prairie region trail?
The Northeast Trail

According to the publisher's review of Diane Preston's book, "Lusitania", the event was both a pivotal moment in history and a remarkable what?
Human Drama


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  2. Here some of my questions today:

    What animal uses several layers of chromataphores to change its color based on its emotional state? Chameleon

    Who is the author of the book that was the source of the screenplay of the movie for which Anthony Minghella won the Academy Award for Best Director? Michael Ondaatje

    Who turned down the role of Capt. Willard in Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" because he didn't want to be away from his wife for the projected 17-month shoot in The Philippines? Steve McQueen

    The novel that includes the character of Lady Brett Ashley was the first major work for what novelist? Ernest Hemingway

    Who is the only man over 50 to have played in the Ryder Cup? Raymond Floyd

    In whose honor did the Minnesota Twins retire #3? Harmon Killebrew

    What country is the largest in the world, considering land mass only, exclusive of waters? Russia

    1. hm.. interesting, thanks for your post! Were these questions all from the same google a day session? Are you playing through the google + account based game or just on the google a day website?