Tuesday Trivia – November 12, 2019

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# 1: Who wrote the famous novel Brave New World?

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Brave New World is a novel written in 1931 by Aldous Huxley and published in 1932.

# 2: All of these countries have a Muslim majority, except:

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It is estimated that less than 1% of the population in Paraguay are Muslims.

# 3: Sydney is the capital in which Australian state?

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the largest city by population in Australia.

# 4: Which famous song contains the line: I hear babies crying, I watch them grow?

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What a Wonderful World is written by Bob Thiele (as George Douglas) and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released in 1967. The song contains the lines:

I hear babies crying, I watch them grow

They'll learn much more than I'll ever know

And I think to myself,

What a wonderful world

Yes I think to myself,

What a wonderful world.

# 5: The national flag of Italy is red, white and:

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The national flag of Italy is red, white and green.

# 6: In the late 80’s The Traveling Wilburys was formed by Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. Who was the fifth member?

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Members of The Traveling Wilburys were Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. They recorded two albums in 1988 and 1990. Orbison died before the second was fully completed.

# 7: The Nobel Prize is awarded annually in which of these fields?

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The Nobel Prizes are awarded to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine. In addition, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was established in 1968 by the Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden.

# 8: What kind of animal is a chachalaca?

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It is a pheasant-like tree-dwelling bird of the guan family, found mainly in the forests of tropical America. The plain chachalaca breeds in tropical and subtropical environments from the Rio Grande Valley in southernmost Texas, United States to northernmost Costa Rica.

# 9: In which country do they drive on the left hand side of the road?

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75 countries, territories and dependencies drive on the left-hand side. Several commonwealth countries and other former British colonies around the world also keep to the left, such as: Australia, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa.

# 10: Who plays Clarice Starling in the Oscar winning picture The Silence of the Lambs?

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The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American film directed by Jonathan Demme. Jodie Foster plays the role as Clarice Starling and Anthony Hopkins the role as Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

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Time for Another Tuesday Trivia Quiz

Do you know what a chachalaca is? Have you ever heard about the Traveling Wilburys or Brave New World? Are you fascinated by minutiae, general knowledge, pointless facts and other trivia? Then, this Tuesday trivia quiz is probably your cup of tea.

The quiz has 10 trivia questions about many different subjects. Facts and trivia you should probably know and others that will niggle your mind.

Tuesday trivia quizzes show up once a week at quizagogo.com. A fun pastime. You can also go back and take the Tuesday trivia game from previous weeks.

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