Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
True or False
False . Their plane was called the Flyer.
f. This song was written in 1969.
t. The original Crayola packs from the 1900's had the original eight. They were, over time, vastly improved upon.
t. Alexandria had many literary works in it. It was part of Alexander's empire.
f. Shelley was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, daughter of the philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft.
f. It was 1917 when the Russian Revolution took place and 1918 when the execution of the imperial family took place.
f. Tax evasion was the reason the FBI locked up Scarface.
t. Consider it a break from my tough ones.
f. Leif Ericson explored mainland America. However, it was his father, Eric the Red, who crossed to Greenland from Europe. There may also be evidence that Irish monks had accomplished the feat before either of these men.
f. Iron is 26. Krypton is 36.
f. If you studied Chinese history, you'd know it was the Manchu or Qing Dynasty that was destroyed by revolution in 1911. The Chou Dynasty existed during the time of Confucius.
t. If you succeed on the game, or if you place the Gameshark code known as Unlock Everything, you will find the Joker Cup racetracks. Rainbow Road, with the nickname Psychedelic Experience, is the first one.
t. Cameroon, a country in Africa, borders the Republic of the Congo to the south.
This is not to be confused with the Democratic Republic of the Congo which does not have Cameroon as a border.
t. Located in South America, rising at over 22,000 feet, Mount Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the Americas.
t. Herb graduated Stanford in 1895 with the first graduating class. I actually own a copy of this yearbook.
Yes. Yeppers, I told you I was bored. Hope you had fun. I was trying to keep you entertained.
F. There were four angels mentioned by name in the King James Bible. They were Gabriel, Michael, Raphael and Lucifer.
|After five nominations he received in the Best Director category, Alfred Hitchcock finally won an Academy Award for directing 'Psycho'?
||This and That - True or False 3
False. Alfred Hitchcock never won an Academy Award for best director. Although he was nominated for 'Rebecca', 'Lifeboat', 'Spellbound'
'Rear Window' and 'Psycho'. He was presented the Irving G. Thalberg Award in 1967.
False. In a conversation with Ilene Woods, Walt told her that Cinderella was his favorite heroine because he could relate to her rags to riches story. Incidently, Ilene Woods did the voice of Cinderella.
True. Whenever two knights were fighting and one got the upper hand and disarmed his opponent, he would point his sword in the 'apparent' losers face and give him the choice of life or death. Hence, the practice became known as blackmailing someone.