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Archive for May, 2014

Trivia Question for May 29, 2014 – Presidents on Money

 One Dollar BillQUESTION:

How many Presidents have their image on both US currency paper bills (Federal Reserve Notes) and coins?

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Trivia Question for May 22, 2014 – The Metric System

Metric SystemHere in the good old U.S. we measure things by feet, gallons, pounds, and degrees Fahrenheit also known as the Imperial system of measurement.

QUESTION:

How many countries in the world have not adopted the Metric system?

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Trivia Question for May 15, 2014 – Hot! Hot!! Hot!!!

HotWell, in case you haven’t noticed, it’s been pretty darn hot here in Los Angeles the past few days with temperatures reaching over 100 degrees in downtown LA. Before it starts to cool off this weekend, I thought I’d hit you up with a hot weather question.

QUESTION:

What was the highest recorded temperature in downtown Los Angeles?

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Trivia Question for May 8, 2014 – Steam Locomotive Speed Records

Mallard Steam LocomotiveOn May 10, 1904, the steam locomotive City of Truro became the first steam engine in Europe to exceed 100 miles per hour.   The speed record for steam locomotives was set some years later.

QUESTION:

What is the speed record for a steam locomotive (in miles per hour)?

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