Saturday, November 10, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day L

What object uses refraction to bend various wavelengths of white light into a spectrum of colored light?

As of 2011, what team has the longest NBA playoff non-appearance streak?
Portland Trail Blazers

Who was the astronomer who helped Capt. Cook gather accurate longitude measurements during his first voyage?
Charles Green

What initiative was unveiled by Michelle Obama on June 8, 2011 to encourage child care providers to promote healthy lifestyles in kids?
Let’s Move! Child Care

According to Lemuel's travelogue, written by Jonathan Swift, what name do the higher horse beings give to savages?

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby", what color is the light at the end of Daisy's dock that symbolizes hope?

What is featured on the blue field of the flag of the province that includes Cork, Clare and Tipperary?
Three Gold Crowns

Which fighter started his professional career in 1977 and fought 67 times until his last which he won in 2006?
Thomas Hearns

What mountain range is located on the northwest side of the plateau where most of the people live in this landlocked European nation that has a maximum north-south length of 220 kilometers?
Jura Mountains

What canal, originally completed in 1817 and restored in 2010, connects Dublin to the river that is named Sionna, a Celtic goddess?
Royal Canal

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