Friday, October 26, 2012

Trivia - Google a Day XXXVII

At the conclusion of the 2010-2011 NFL season, what team had made the most Super Bowl appearances, taking home six wins?
Pittsburgh Steelers

In 1928, a bacteriologist made a chance discovery from a contaminated Petri dish that had been discarded. What did he discover that would change the world?

In November 2011, French police seized 300 tons of illegal souvenirs, most of which were miniature versions of what structure originally built as an entrance to the 1889 World's Fair?
Eiffel Tower

The only place in the world where you'll find Emperor penguins also boasts some of the driest spots on earth. What kind of winds, named for the Greek "going down", are responsible for the condition?
Katabatic Winds

Who convinced Nathaniel Hawthorne to develop the cautionary tale of Hester Prynne into a novel instead of the originally intended short story?
James Thomas Fields

In 1980 who was Atari's biggest rival due to the release of the Intellivision platform?

What novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is considered by many to be the first existentialist novel?
Notes From Underground

A major U.S. airport is named for the attorney who was instrumental in the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, and who then went on to serve in the nation's highest court. By what three-letter moniker is this airport known?
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Though the NBA won't confirm or deny whose silhouette was used in its logo, of what team was this player assumed to be the model a member?
Los Angeles Lakers
The player in the picture is Jerry West.

What is the nickname of the area located east of Coney Island Beach and west of Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn?
Little Odessa

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