Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy ThanksgivingWe’d like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and remind you that there will be NO net tonight due to the holiday.  We’ll be back with a net and new trivia question next week, Deecember 1st.

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Trivia Question 11/17/11 – The Suez Canal

Well, last week I didn’t come up with a trivia question so you folks got a chance to rest your brains.  This week, I have a question based on something that happened This Day In History:

Suez Canal QUESTION:

On this day in history, November 17, 1869, the Suez Canal connecting the Mediterranean and Red Seas opened after ten years of construction.  The Suez Canal is 120 miles long.  How many locks must ships pass through as they traverse the Suez Canal?  (Hint:  The Panama Canal is 48 miles long and has 3 locks).

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