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"365 AMAZING TRIVIA FACTS FOR 2009"

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THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. Why were sheep kept on the White House lawn during World War I?

2. What does B. F. represent in tire maker B. F. Goodrich's name?

3. How many checkers are there in a backgammon game?

4. What baseball great gave Pete Rose the nickname Charlie Hustle?

5. What animal was the first to have its genome decoded?

THIS WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. To free the gardeners for military service. The sheep of state--which at one point numbered 18--not only grazed and kept the lawn well manicured, but their wool was auctioned off to raise money for the Red Cross.

2. Benjamin Franklin. Dr. Benjamin Franklin Goodrich established the first rubber company west of the Alleghenies in Akron, Ohio, in 1870.

3. 30. Each player gets 15.

4. Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford, who was known as the Chairman of the Board during his years with the New York Yankees.

5. The nematode. In 1998 scientists at the Sanger Center in Cambridge, England, and Washinton University in St. Louis, Missouri, announced that the millimeter-long worm has 19,099 genes spread out among 97 million base pairs of nucleotides in its DNA.

 

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