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02-03-2009, 06:44 PM
A question is posted, someone answers that question and asks another.... and so on and so on....

I'll start....

What tree leaf is on the Canadian flag?

02-03-2009, 07:43 PM
Answer:Maple tree leaf

Question: Who is Loretta Lynn's little sister whom is also a country singer?

02-03-2009, 07:52 PM
Answer: Crystal Gayle

Question: In Greek Mythology, who was the Goddess of wisdom, warfare, handicrafts and reason?

02-03-2009, 07:55 PM

Who was the fifth President of the United States?

02-03-2009, 08:05 PM
Answer:James Monroe

Question:Whats black & white & read all over?

02-03-2009, 08:58 PM
A Newspaper

What is the smallest bone in the human body?

02-03-2009, 10:40 PM
Answer: The smallest bones are the ear ossicles, three bones that are found in the middle ear.

Question: What is 3 x 62 + 35 - 12 + 18 x 25 ??

02-03-2009, 11:06 PM
The stirrup is the smallest of the three bones in the ear.

(3 x 62) + 35 - 12 + (18 x 25) = 659

What is the national language of Brazil?

02-03-2009, 11:12 PM

Where is the one place in the world that you can see a noonbow?

Bikini Ready
02-03-2009, 11:14 PM
Portuguese (my step mom is from Brazil).

What is the address of the White House?

02-04-2009, 12:11 AM
1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC

What is the capital city of Alberta Canada?

02-04-2009, 12:02 PM
Where is the one place in the world that you can see a noonbow?

Do you mean "moonbow" (a rainbow created by moonlight)? Wikipedia says there aren't many, but they name *three* (Cumberland Falls in Kentucky, Waimea in Hawaii, and Victoria Falls in Africa)

The capital of Alberta is Edmonton

Before Barack Obama, who were the only two incumbent U.S. senators to be elected president?

Bikini Ready
02-04-2009, 02:59 PM
Warren G. Harding and John F. Kennedy

Who composed The Rite of Spring?

02-04-2009, 04:04 PM
Igor Stravinsky

Who wrote Little Red Riding Hood?

02-04-2009, 06:57 PM
The Brothers Grimm? I think

Who said: "I'm the president of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli"?

02-04-2009, 06:59 PM
George H. W. Bush

What is the smallest country?

02-04-2009, 07:38 PM
Vatican City

Where was the first library located?

02-05-2009, 12:58 AM
hmmmmm, Boston?

True or False - Chickens absorb vitamin-D through their combs from sunshine?

Bikini Ready
02-05-2009, 01:14 AM
False... I believe it is for keeping cool and attracting mates...

How did the secretary bird get it's name?

02-05-2009, 01:17 AM
False... I believe it is for keeping cool and attracting mates...

Nope, its a true fact. ;)

02-05-2009, 11:26 AM
The bird derives its name from its long crest feathers, which stick out from the back of its head somewhat like the quill pens that office workers once carried behind their ears.

How many NASCAR races in a season?

02-06-2009, 01:03 AM
36 if I counted right on my son's listing for them.
On the moonbow according to a recent broadcast on CNN the one in Africa isn't no more why I have no idea but I remember seeing that. As for the one in Hawaii I didn't know about. Cumberland falls is Awesome!

What zip code was mentioned 301 times in the first five years of Entertainment Weekly?

02-06-2009, 01:35 AM
A: 90210

Q: What president was shot while walking to California Governor Jerry Brown' office?

02-06-2009, 09:36 AM
Gerald Ford

Can you name all the different kinds of Red fruits?

02-06-2009, 11:59 AM
Red fruits, lemme see: acai berries, apples, cherries, cranberries, goji berries, pomegranates, raspberries, red currants, tomatoes, there's gotta be more but how's that for a start?

Gerald Ford: the wording "was shot" sounds like he was actually hit but he wasn't, I remember those two attempts on his life

Moonbows: I Googled some more, a couple of articles said that the Victoria Falls moonbows have either disappeared or been diminished either due to, one site said forest cultivation or another one said an earthquake and air pollution, but some sites say they're still visible. Also moonbows are reported visible in Yosemite National Park, but they said Cumberland and (formerly?) Vic Falls were the only places where you could see them every time there was a full moon.

What athletes have won gold medals in two different Olympics held in the same country (I'm sure of two but there may be more)?

02-06-2009, 08:23 PM
A: Would it be the Chinese gymnasts.

Q: Black-eyed peas are not peas. What are they?

02-06-2009, 08:41 PM
a rock group LOL( I didn't google so I am proboly wrong)
What is Axl Rose from Guns n Roses Real Name?

02-06-2009, 10:26 PM
A: Would it be the Chinese gymnasts.

Nope, I'm talking about specific individuals, two I know of or possibly more, who competed in two different Olympics *that were held in the same country* and won one or more gold medals each time. Hint: there are only three times that the same country hosted two summer or two winter Olympics less than 20 years apart

02-06-2009, 10:28 PM
Nope, the answer I was looking for was beans.

A: William Bruce Rose

Q: What movie has Anthony Perkins explain: "Understand, I don't hate her. I hate what she's become. I hate her illness"?

02-06-2009, 11:30 PM

that was a bonus question on my chem test 2 weeks ago...heh

and at the axl rose one...william bails or balley or sumething?

What was the whale named in pinocho?

02-07-2009, 10:43 AM

How many seasons did the show Cheer's go on for?

02-07-2009, 02:31 PM
Cheers: 11 seasons

I guess my question about the Olympic athletes was too much of a stumper so I'll give you the answer: Carl Lewis (track/field, USA) and Steven Redgrave (rowing, UK) both won gold medals in 1984 in Los Angeles and 1996 in Atlanta. (The only other two times the same country hosted summer or winter Olympics twice within a 20-year span was in 1896 and 1906 [intercalated] in Athens, and Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976 in Innsbruck)

What's the world's tallest building?

02-07-2009, 02:39 PM
Burj Dubai (Arabic: برج دبي‎ "Dubai Tower") is a supertall skyscraper under construction in the Business Bay district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure ever built, despite being incomplete.

How many U.S. states are named after a president?

02-07-2009, 05:01 PM
One, Washington.

What is the most abundant natural resource in the US?

02-07-2009, 05:19 PM
crystal meth, just kidding!
A: Coal

Q: Who had a 1980 No 1 hit with Woman in Love?

02-07-2009, 05:33 PM
Barbra Streisand

Normally the veins carry low oxygenated blood from the capillaries back to the heart. What are the only veins in the human body that regularly carry highly oxygenated blood?

02-07-2009, 08:37 PM
Pulmonary Vein

Another Health question! What is a normal pulse for an infant?

02-07-2009, 09:07 PM
for newborns 100-160

How many times has Dale jr won the Daytona 500?

02-08-2009, 12:08 AM
Ahhh, A Dale JR question :D

5 times!

How many different varieties of apples are there?

02-08-2009, 12:35 AM
A: 7,500 worldwide.

Q: What nutty legume accounts for one sixth of the world's vegetable oil production?

02-08-2009, 01:39 AM
soybean???? guessed

What Mayberry Resident once hijacked a bull when he had too much to drink?

02-08-2009, 05:29 PM
Otis Campbell

What are the two top selling spices in the world?

02-08-2009, 07:28 PM
soybean???? guessed

Close but no cigar, it's Peanut

02-08-2009, 09:12 PM
In connection with an annual event going on even as this is written, what do the following people have in common: Martin Luther King Jr, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Christopher Reeve, Bill Clinton, Al Franken, Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama (twice)?

02-08-2009, 09:22 PM
they all have written books?

what is the largest squid species?

02-08-2009, 09:50 PM
The Colossal Squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, from Greek mesos (middle), onyx (claw), and teuthis (squid)), sometimes called the Antarctic or Giant Cranch Squid, is believed to be the largest squid species.

How about answering the question I posed earlier?

What are the two top selling spices in the world?

02-08-2009, 10:09 PM
Pepper and Cumin (?)

Who holds the record for the fastest Women's 100 meter dash and what was her time?

02-09-2009, 10:32 AM
Florence Griffith Joyner has the world record for, 10.49 Seconds.

Who was the Rookie of the Year in 2001 for NASCAR?

02-09-2009, 11:06 AM
Pepper and Cumin (?)

No, pepper & mustard

Kevin Harvick (nascar)

What is the deepest lake in the world?

02-09-2009, 11:20 AM
Lake Baikal in Siberia

Who won the Kentucky Derby in 1973?

02-09-2009, 11:24 AM

Which actor or actress has starred in the most movies ever?

02-09-2009, 02:08 PM
According to IMDB:

The man behind Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig had more movie actor credits to his name than anyone. Mel Blanc performed in 709 films, not including over 100 TV movies and video productions. He also had 81 uncredited voice parts in films.

How long does the average red blood cell live?

02-09-2009, 02:13 PM
A typical red blood cell lives for 120 days.

What year was Winnie The Pooh's First movie?

02-09-2009, 05:06 PM
they all have written books?

Well yeah, but actually what I was getting at was they were all Grammy award winners (spoken-word category): Dr King won for a recording of his speeches, the others for audio books

The first Winnie-the-Pooh movie was WtP and the Honey Tree in 1966

02-09-2009, 05:17 PM
New question??

02-09-2009, 05:36 PM
George H. W. Bush.

What is the term that refers to a skiier/snowboarder who falls down and loses his/her gear?

BTW: I live in CO and saw a "moonbow" about 2 weeks ago and it was absolutely amazing...

02-09-2009, 05:37 PM
oops, forget the answer to the old question didn't realize I was on an old page...

02-10-2009, 03:54 AM
the term that refers to a skiier/snowboarder who falls down and loses his/her gear is "yard sale"... I knew I would learn something watching x-games all the time.... I'm lame I know... :tape:

Here's your next question:

What instrument is used to measure wind speed?

02-10-2009, 04:17 AM
A: anemometer

Q: What nonprofit group is Pamela Anderson a strong advocate for?

02-10-2009, 10:00 AM

What was the first movie Adam Sandler acted in?

02-10-2009, 11:26 AM
Going Overboard was his first film role.

What future Soviet dictator was training to be a priest when he got turned on to Marxism?

02-10-2009, 04:04 PM
Joseph Stalin

How many stars are in the Big Dipper?

02-10-2009, 05:42 PM
The Big Dipper : The seven brightest stars of the constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear, form a well-known asterism that has been recognized as a distinct grouping in many cultures from time immemorial.

What was the most devastating epidemic in recorded world history?

02-10-2009, 07:39 PM
that would prolly be the black plague.

what song did a fake Japanese band called the leaf squad sing?

02-10-2009, 08:43 PM
that would prolly be the black plague.

Nope, the 1918 Influenza Pandemic killed between 20 and 40 million people.

02-11-2009, 01:03 AM
A: Yatta

Q: Where were the first street lights in the US?

02-11-2009, 09:36 AM
Wabash, India

How big was the biggest pancake ever made?

02-12-2009, 12:03 AM
Wabash, India

You mean Wabash, Indiana?

The largest pancake ever made and flipped measured 15.01m wide, 2.5cm deep and weighed 3 tonnes (Rochdale, Greater Manchester, August 1994)

What is the largest organ of the human body?

Bikini Ready
02-12-2009, 12:08 AM

How did the tradition of Valentine's Day start?

02-12-2009, 12:45 AM
Wabash, India

no, the answer is Philadelphia, installed 1957.

02-12-2009, 02:32 PM
-oops, my bad. I didn't see that in my searching and found the Wabash info though... that must of been a few years later. Thanks for the correcton Corefull.

02-13-2009, 06:47 PM
Valentine's Day: Roman Catholic feast of St. Valentine of Rome, legend has it he was executed for defying the emperor Caligula and performing marriage ceremonies for soldiers before they left for the front. He became friends with the jailer's daughter and on the night before his execution he wrote a note thanking her for her kindness and signing it "your Valentine"

How many tablespoons in a cup: 8, 12, 16 or 20?

02-13-2009, 07:05 PM
A: 16

Q: If it is -40 Fahrenheit, what would it be in Celsius?

02-13-2009, 08:34 PM
-40 also! Weird.

What is paraskavedekatriaphobia?

02-14-2009, 01:16 AM
A: The fear of Friday the 13th (oh my, really!)

Q: What's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas?

02-14-2009, 10:31 AM
Valentine's Day!

Where was the first drive-in movie theater located?

02-14-2009, 03:47 PM
Camden, New Jersey. June 6, 1933. Invented by Richard Hollingshead.

Where will the 2010 Winter Olympics be held?

02-14-2009, 04:20 PM
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Go Canada Go!)

About how many roses, primarily red, will be sold and delivered for Valentine's Day?
a) 9 million
b) 90 million
c) 900 million

02-14-2009, 10:42 PM
b) 90 million

How many seeds in an average watermelon?

02-15-2009, 01:48 PM
The watermelon has a range of 300-350 seeds.

What is the most common blood type in humans?

02-15-2009, 01:57 PM
O positive. - 38% of the world population has this.

What year was the first woman prime minister elected?

02-15-2009, 02:12 PM
Sirimavo Bandaranaike: Prime minister of Sri Lanka three times: from 21 Jul 1960 to 27 Mar 1965, from 29 May 1970 to 23 Jul 1977 and from 14 Nov 1994 to 10 Aug 2000. First woman prime minister in world history and probably the oldest female political leader in active by the time of her demise.

What is the most popular dog breed in the U.S.?

02-16-2009, 10:47 AM
Labador Retriever

How big is the biggest seahorse?

02-18-2009, 04:04 AM
12" long.

True or False
The islands of Bermuda have no rivers or lakes. The inhabitants must use rain for water?

02-18-2009, 10:17 AM

How long can you store/keep can goods?

02-22-2009, 04:19 PM
Indefinitely as long as the vacuum seal remains intact

It's Oscar night! Which of tonight's best-actor nominees has the same name as the real name of an actor who was nominated 7 times but never won?

02-22-2009, 08:03 PM
Richard Jenkins (Richard Burton's real name)

What film won the most Oscars without winning Best Picture?

02-23-2009, 03:14 AM
Benjamin Buttons.

Originally known as "the forbidden fruit", it wasn't until the 1800's that a Jamaican farmer called the fruit "___________" for the grape-like cluster in which it grows on trees?

02-23-2009, 10:51 AM

Coreful, I should have said "in history" in my question. "Cabaret" (1972) won eight Oscars, including best director (Bob Fosse) and actress (Liza Minnelli), but lost best picture to "The Godfather".

Though Alexander Graham Bell is given credit for inventing the telephone, who is the inventor that some say Bell stole his ideas from?

02-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Elisha Gray

how long ago did dinosaurs become extinct?

02-23-2009, 03:16 PM
65 million years ago.

How many hours of sleep does an average person usually sleep in a life time?

02-23-2009, 10:54 PM
about 194,821 hours
What is the furthest planet visible to the unaided eye?

02-26-2009, 11:21 PM

Who directed the movie 50 First Dates?

02-27-2009, 06:55 PM
Peter Segal

How many times has Alec Baldwin hosted Saturday Night Live?

03-03-2009, 10:40 PM
13 times

What year did the Smurf's make their first cartoon appearance?