Thursday, October 1, 2015

Trivia Bits 01 October


Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion (pictured) is a type of chilli pepper having a mean heat of more than 1.2 million Scoville heat units (SHUs) and individual plants with a heat of more than 2 million SHUs which simply means it is amongst the hottest in the world.

The comic opera The Marriage of Figaro in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart premiered at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 May 1786.

A group of cats is known as a clowder.

Bruce Lee is widely considered as the father of mixed martial arts who in 1964 was invited for the role of Kato alongside Van Williams in the TV series The Green Hornet and also played Kato in three crossover episodes of Batman.

The hare who attended the tea party is associated with the month of March and is a character in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Wuxi is an old city in southern Jiangsu province, People's Republic of China near Lake Tai being also famous for being one of the birthplaces of China's modern industry and commerce.

Australian professional golfer and entrepreneur Greg Norman’s first PGA win was at the 1984 golf tournament the Kemper Open at Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton, Massachusetts.

In 1978 Justice Leila Seth was the first woman judge on the Delhi High Court and in 1991 was the first woman to become Chief Justice in India.

Canadian author born in Salamanca, Spain, Yann Martel was awarded the Man Booker Prize for the 2001 novel The Life of Pi which according to Martel can be summarized in three statements- "Life is a story... You can choose your story... A story with God is the better story."

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