Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Trivia Bits 25 September


  • The Capital city of Laos is Vientianne.
  • The luxury delicacies Beluga, Sterlet, Oestra and Sevruga are types of Caviar.
  • Sobek was an Egyptian god who is seen in the form of a crocodile.
  • A much loved fruit of SE Asia known of its large size, prickly thorns and unique odour is the Durian.
  • Before becoming a famous actor John Forsythe worked as a waiter with Kirk Douglas.
  • The Commander of the Apollo 11 mission was Neil Armstrong.
  • Red is the colour most commonly found on national flags.
  • The Australian prime minister who launched the first Holden in 1948 was Prime Minister Ben Chifley.
  • Archibald Alexander Leach was born in England in 1904 and is better known as US actor Cary Grant.
  • Mt Ossa is the highest peak in the Australian State of Tasmania at 1,617 metres (5,305 ft)..

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