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Archive for January, 2016

Trivia Question for January 28, 2016 – Service Animals

QUESTION:
Under the federal guidelines of the American Disibilty act only  a Dog is called a service animal. In addition to the provisions about service dogs, the Department’s revised ADA regulations have a new, separate provision about ________ animal that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. What is that animal?
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Trivia Question for January 21, 2016 – Bank Robbery

Today in Culver City, four individuals went to a bank branch and attempted to rob it.  A gun went off and the suspects fled.   Two were detained and for much of the day a dragnet was setup with door to door searches going on in various areas near the bank.

This got me to thinking a bit about the different ways there are to rob a bank, which leads us to tonight’s question.

QUESTION:

What is the most common modus operandi used when robbing a bank? An example:  Wiley Coyote walks into a bank carrying a large anvil from the Acme Anvil company to drop on the teller who happens to look like the road runner. Threatening with an anvil would be the modus operandi he used.
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Trivia Question for January 14, 2016 – California Lottery

QUESTION:

Last night the 1.5 BILLION dollar powerball drawing had three winning tickets, including one sold in Chino Hills. This was the highest jackpot pulled to date.
What is the record for the highest jackpot of a single winning powerball ticket in California?  Please round to the nearest million.
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Trivia Question for January 7, 2016 – Seat Belts

QUESTION:

What car manufacture offered seat belts as standard equipment and in what year?
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Trivia Question for December 31, 2015 – Times Square Ball

QUESTION:

The Times Square ball drop in NYC has been an American tradition since 1907. The ball is a geodesic sphere weighing 11,875 pounds and features 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles that vary in size from 4 ¾ inches to 5 ¾ inches. The question tonight is how wide is the sphere?
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