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Pistol Random Trivia 3

A short collection of random general trivia. 10 Questions.

 
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1

What did the Savonnerie produce?

  • Soap
  • Furniture
  • Carpets

2

What animal has a beard, snood, wattles, and spurs?

  • Cassowary
  • Turkey
  • Wart hog

3

What worldwide system was proposed by Gabriel Mouton?

  • Metric system
  • Postage stamps
  • Time zones

4

Who wears a "suit of lights"?

  • Admiral
  • Ringmaster
  • Matador

5

What sport involves such "items of furniture" such as gloves, hoods, and jesses?

  • Ice hockey
  • Falconry
  • Lacrosse

6

Who produced the first Christmas cards in the United States?

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Louis Prang

7

Who is credited with popularizing the Christmas tree?

  • Queen Victoria
  • Prince Albert
  • Charles Dickens

8

What political cartoonist greatly influenced the popular conception of Santa Claus?

  • Thomas Nast
  • Walt Kelly
  • John T. McCutcheon

9

Americans Margaret and Catherine Fox began what craze in the 1850s?

  • Woman suffrage
  • Fox-trot
  • Spiritualism

10

The Byerly Turk, the Godolphin Barb, and the Darley Arabian were the basis of what line?

  • Hybrid tulips
  • Thoroughbred horses
  • Romanov dynasty

 

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