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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:30 pm

Omaha Red Sox wrote:Ok, I know some of these now. My kid just got this book of all these trivia type questions and fun activities and, wouldn't you know it, groups of animals and what they're called were in it.

31. Owls
32. Monkeys
33. Rhinos
34. Ravens

Still don't know sleuth though. :-[


Correct on all accounts. ;-D
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:33 pm

knapplc wrote:I have some guesses (I'm coming late to the party, sorry!)

3. Chimpanzees and Apes
4. Pretty sure this is a flock.
8. Bear? The whole hibernation thing?
10. losers
16. Paw Prints
17. Flying Squirrel
18. pretty sure this is butterfly
19. Horse?
21. Blue Whale?
22. Squid or Giant Squid
23. Sharks
24. Any group of 20 Arkansans
25. Beavers
26. Seahorse
27. Zebra
28. Hummingbirds


I have no clue on the others. I would need hints. Hints?

17, 18 and 26 are right. (17 + 18 were already answered). I'll update 26 with the answer and come up with some good hints.
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Re: Trivia

Postby Tiki » Tue Dec 04, 2007 9:54 pm

Isn't 27 a Giraffe?
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Re: Trivia

Postby deerayfan072 » Tue Dec 04, 2007 9:55 pm

josebach wrote:Let's try a little something different.

Fill in the blanks: (I'll update this list after they're answered correctly)
1) A _________ can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
2) ________ have over one hundred vocal sounds, but ________ only have about ten.
3) ________ and ________, like humans, are either right or left handed.
4) A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a ________!
5) A ________ has a 21 inch tongue.
6) A ________ can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
7) A ________ can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
8) A ________ can sleep for three years.
9) After eating, a ________ regurgitates its food and then eats it again!
10) All ________ are left handed.
11) An ________'s eye is bigger than its brain.
12) ________ taste with their feet.
13) ________ have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
14) ________ have 4 noses.
15) ________ are the only animals that can't jump.
16) ________ are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
17) The longest recorded flight of a ________ is 13 seconds!
18) The original name for the ________ was 'flutterby'!
19) The placement of a ________'s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times! !
20) The poison-arrow ________ has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
21) ________ spend 23 hours a day eating.
22) The ________ has the largest eyes of any animal.
23) ________ sleep with one eye open.
24) ________ have 47 teeth.
25) ________ have no vocal cords, the communicate with their tails.
26) The ________ is the only fish that swims upright.
27) A ________ can run faster than a horse and go longer without water than a camel.
28) ________ are the only bird that hunts by smell.
29) ________ have ears on their front legs.
30) A ________ is the only bird with a penis
31) A group of ________ is called a parliament.
32) A group of ________ is called a mob.
33) A group of ________ is called a crash.
34) A group of ________ is called a murder. (not crows)
35) A group of ________ is called a sleuth.

A lot of these are easy, but they're interesting nonetheless.
WARNING: ANSWERS
1) Cockroach
2)
3)
4)
5) Giraffe
6) Hippo
7) Mole
8)
9)
10) Bears (specifically Polar Bears)
11) Ostrich
12) Butterflies
13) Camels
14)
15) Elephants
16)
17) Chicken
18) Butterfly
19)
20) Frog
21)
22)
23)
24)
25)
26)
27)
28)
29)
30) Swan (and Omaha's duck w/a corkscrew wanger)
31)
32)
33)
34)
35)


Just wanted to put this closer
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:03 am

Omaha Red Sox wrote:32. Monkeys


Actually, #32 is wrong. A group of monkeys is not called a "mob".
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:04 am

Fill in the blanks: (I'll update this list after they're answered correctly)
Cafe Answered questions.
1) A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
5) A giraffe has a 21 inch tongue.
6) A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
7) A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
10) All polar bears are left handed.
11) An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
12) Butterflies taste with their feet.
13) Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
15) Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
17) The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
18) The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
20) The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
22) The giant squid has the largest eyes of any animal. (GOOD JOB KNAPPSTER!!!)
26) The Seahorse is the only fish that swims upright.
27) A giraffe can run faster than a horse and go longer without water than a camel.
30) A swan (and Omaha's duck with a corkscrew wanger) is the only bird with a penis
31) A group of owls is called a parliament.
33) A group of rhinos is called a crash.
34) A group of ravens is called a murder. (not crows)

josebach Answered questions. - I thought these were pretty hard and to speed up the game, I answered them.
4) A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
8) A snail can sleep for three years.
14) Slugs have 4 noses.
23) Dolphin sleep with one eye open.
24) Mosquito have 47 teeth.
25) Giraffes have no vocal cords, the communicate with their tails.
28) Kiwi are the only bird that hunts by smell.
29) Crickets have ears on their front legs.
32) A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
35) A group of bears is called a sleuth.

Unanswered questions - These you guys should be able to get.
2) ________ have over one hundred vocal sounds, but ________ only have about ten.
3) ________ and ________, like humans, are either right or left handed.
9) After eating, a ________ regurgitates its food and then eats it again! (not a cow)
16) ________ are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints!
19) The placement of a ________'s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times! !
21) ________ spend 23 hours a day eating.

hints:
2+3 - have the same answer
9 - help me
16 - a singular body part
19 - "horse" is close
21- eats with it's nose (too easy)
Last edited by josebach on Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:31 am, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:22 am

Tiki wrote:Isn't 27 a Giraffe?


yes it is ;-D
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:23 am

knapplc wrote:19. Horse?


Real close!
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Re: Trivia

Postby knapplc » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:58 am

I got #22 right, for those keeping score on your sheets at home.
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Re: Trivia

Postby josebach » Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:30 am

knapplc wrote:I got #22 right, for those keeping score on your sheets at home.

Not sure how I missed it. Sorry about that. I'll move it up to the cafe answered section.
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