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“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187570 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
04) On this date in 1971,(Country, please) announced the nationalization of British Petroleum's assets.
A) Angola
B) Cyprus
C) Libya
D) Portugal
Who was Libya

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187571 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
05) On this date in 1972,(Name of Vessel, please) was launched at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It was the last U.S. moon mission.
A) Apollo 17
B) Columbia
C) Galileo
What was Apollo XVII

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187572 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
06) On this date in 1974, President Makarios returned to (Country, please) after five months in exile.
<not a tree>
A) Angola
B) Cyprus
C) Libya
D) Portugal
What was Cyprus

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187573 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
07) On this date in 1980, General Antonio Ramlho Eanes was reelected president of (Country, please). His right-wing opposition was thrown into disarray by the death of Premier Francisco Sa Carneiro in a plane crash.
<Iberian>
A) Angola
B) Cyprus
C) Libya
D) Portugal
What was Portugal

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187574 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
08) On this date in 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a (State, please) abortion law which, required women to get counseling and then wait 24 hours before terminating their pregnancies.
<Ol’ Man River?>
What was Mississippi

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187575 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
09) On this date in 1993, Energy Secretary (Personality, please) revealed that the U.S. government had conducted more than 200 nuclear weapons tests in secret at its Nevada test site.
<Does she have a cow?>
A) M. Joycelyn Elders
B) Hazel O'Leary
C) Janet Reno
Who was Hazel

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187576 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
10) On this date in 1993, Surgeon General (Personality, please) suggested that the U.S. government study the impact of drug legalization.
<She’s how old?>
A) M. Joycelyn Elders
B) Hazel O'Leary
C) Janet Reno
Who was Joycelyn Elders

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187577 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
11) On this date in 1995, a probe sent from the (Name of Vessel, please) spacecraft entered into Jupiter's atmosphere. The probe sent back data to the mothership before it was presumably destroyed.
<A scientist?>
A) Apollo 17
B) Columbia
C) Galileo
What was Galileo

“The Evil Parallel Universe”

Since: May 07

Terran Empire

#187578 Dec 7, 2012
Fifth Generation wrote:
12) On this date in 1996, the space shuttle (Name of Vessel, please) returned from the longest-ever shuttle flight of 17 days, 15 hours and 54 minutes.
<A real gem of a craft!>
A) Apollo 17
B) Columbia
C) Galileo
What was Columbia
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187579 Dec 7, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
Harpers and Atlantic Monthly
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187580 Dec 7, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
Infinitesimal
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187581 Dec 7, 2012
Joe Fryday wrote:
<quoted text>
Ted Turner
correct
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187582 Dec 7, 2012
__________ PLANTS & TREES __________

The potato didn't originate in Ireland but in the valleys of this South American mountain chain
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187583 Dec 7, 2012
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The cochineal insect, the source of a red dye, feeds on the prickly pear type of this plant
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187584 Dec 7, 2012
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The hard wood of this tree is used for knife handles & black piano keys
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187585 Dec 7, 2012
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The name of this yellow narcissus comes from the Latin juncus, meaning "rush"
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187586 Dec 7, 2012
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Members of this "colorful" flower family include the Sweet William & the carnation
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187587 Dec 7, 2012
__________ U.S. MUSEUMS __________

The Museum of Westward Expansion is located under the Gateway Arch in this city
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187588 Dec 7, 2012
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The B&O Museum in this city has many examples of full-sized railroad equipment
Alex Trebek

Sugar Grove, IL

#187589 Dec 7, 2012
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This Alaskan oil city's museum has a display of the effects of the big oil spill of March 1989

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