Friday, November 16, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day LVI

What is the given first name of the former NBA player whose nickname was "Penny"?

Who was the model for Venus in Botticelli's painting "The Birth of Venus"?
Simonetta Cattaneo de Vespucci

What group of molecules is made up of organic nitrogen-containing compounds harvested from plants and frequently has harmful pharmacological effects?

The Rolling Stones issued eight consecutive studio albums that became #1 in the U.S. Who designed the cover of the first of these albums?
Andy Warhol

When the winner of the 1942 Oscar for Best Actor died, who gave the eulogy?
Ronald Reagan

What is the English translation of Geoffrey Chaucer's last name?

What did the great-granddaughter of John "Crazy" Fitch invent as a way of reducing damage done by servants?

The likeness of the wife of the pharaoh Akhenaten was captured in a bust created around 1345 B.C. What is missing from the bust?
Left Eye

What NBA legend took his nickname from his favorite a John Wayne movie of the same name?
John Havlicek

What lake in Africa is only two kilometers longer than The Schrodinger Basin?
Lake Victoria

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