Saturday, December 8, 2012

Trivia - A Google a Day LXV

Where does the general of the Venetian army smother his wife in Shakespeare's tragedy "Othello"?
In Their Bed

What treaty ended the war that had been incited by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Treaty of Versailles

What bird, whose name has come to be synonymous with "stupid", was made extinct in less than 100 years by virtue of the destruction of its habitat?

What implement does Ms. Williams use to stab herself and frame her friend with in Arthur Miller's allegorical play about hysteria in America?
A Needle

What is the only bird that is able to swim but unable to fly?

In what county is the lowest point in the United States?

What was the relationship of the winner of the 2009 Oscar for Best Director to the nominee for "Avatar" in the same category?

Which former NBA player legally changed his first name on the first anniversary of John Lennon's death?
World B. Free

Which former MLB big hitter was born on the exact same day as the professional wrestler known as "Disco Inferno"?
Sammy Sosa

Which former Commissioner of Baseball had a son who has been nominated for an Academy Award?
A. Bartlett Giamatti

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