Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day XXXIX

What advice columnist reported that one of the most unusual reader problems she encountered had been about a man who wanted to be buried in his 1939 Dodge?
Ann Landers

A famous essay contains the line "The grave in the woods is unmarked, but Fred can direct the mourner to it unerringly and with immense good will . . . ." Who or what is buried in the grave?
A Pig

In what 1864 publication did Spencer coin the phrase "survival of the fittest"?
Principles Of Biology

What is the most important river in the country for which "Homat el Diyar" is the national anthem?

Prior to the 2011 Davis Cup, who held the record for the fastest men's serve?
Andy Roddick

What is the antiparticle for an electron that has the same mass as that electron but has a positive charge?

In "Gulliver's Travels", how many countries does Jonathan Swift's main traveler encounter before discovering the land of horses?

How many costume changes, setting a Guinness World Record, were required of the star of Alan Parker's adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical about the wife of the president of Argentina?

What monarchy has no written constitution, relying instead on rigid convention to dictate the relationship between the PM and the monarch as head of state?

Who created the main art piece for the 1945 film version of Oscar Wilde's novel about corrupted souls?
Ivan Albright

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