Thursday, November 22, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day LXI

Which NHL team plays its home games in an arena situated at 800 Griffiths Way?
Vancouver Canucks

What NYC park bounded by Broadway, Trinity Place, Liberty Street and Cedar Street was a staging ground for Occupy Wall Street?
Zuccotti Park

How is NFL Walter Payton described in the title of Mike Towles 2005 biography?
Football's Sweetest Superstar

What is the common name for the species that shares its name with a constellation that encapsulates The Little Dipper?

What animal does Adam mistake his first son for in Mark Twain's account of the book of Genesis?
A Fish

In Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray", for what is Dorian Gray's pursuer mistaken when he is shot?

Who directed the former husband of Jennifer Aniston in the movie version of the short story by the author of the "Great Gatsby" about a man who ages backwards?
David Fincher

Whom was Francis Ford Coppola told "was likely to die soon" and therefore was not available to take on the role of Vito Coreleone in the "Godfather" movies, even though he lived another 20 years?
Laurence Olivier

What historical route was officially removed from the U.S. Highway System in 1985 after it was determined that the route was "no longer relevant"?
Route 66

What English musician played himself in Season 21: Episode 11 of Fox's long-running show created by Matt Groening?
Chris Martin

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