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"365 AMAZING TRIVIA FACTS FOR 2012"

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Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR.com!!

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. For what sport did country singer Garth Brooks receive a partial athletic scholarship from Oklahoma State University?

2. Which was the only South American country to send combat troops to Europe to fight with the Allies during World War II?

3. A wax likeness of what famous American is on display in the Eiffel Tower along with wax figures representing French engineer Gustave Eiffel and his daughter Claire?

4. What deadly virus is named for a river?

5. What eccentric American writer created an imaginary creature called a bananafish?

THIS WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. Javelin throwing. Brooks, who attended OSU from 1981 to 1984, gave up javelin competition after he failed to make the Big Eight Conference finals in his senior year.

2. Brazil, which declared war on the Axis powers in August 1942 and sent more than 25,000 troops to Europe to aid the Allies.

3. Inventor Thomas Edison. The wax figures are in a recreation of Eiffel's office on the third level of the famous Paris landmark.

4. Ebola. It's named for Ebola River in the northern Congo, where it was first detected in 1976.

5. J. D. Salinger, in his short story A Perfect Day for Bananafish.

 

 

 

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