Trivia Quiz /

The Buffalo News - - COMICS - By Don­ald Saltz

1. The largest pyra­mid in the world is in what coun­try?

2. Within a day, how many days are be­tween new moons?

3. Iden­tify the largest an­i­mal ever to live on Earth.

4. Kent, New Castle and Sus­sex are the only three coun­ties in what East­ern state?

5. “Re­doubt” and “Pogromni” are ac­tive in Alaska. What are they?

6. What is the most widely eaten fish in the world?

7. Does a U.S. bil­liards ta­ble have pock­ets, and if so how many?

8. In what month an­nu­ally is ma­jor league base­ball’s Al­lS­tar Game?

9. Is Aus­tralia con­sid­ered a coun­try or a con­ti­nent?

10. What is the dif­fer­ence be­tween cells called sen­sory neu­rons and mo­tor neu­rons? AN­SWERS 1. Mex­ico. The pyra­mid, named Quet­zal­coatl, cov­ers an area of 45 acres. The tallest pyra­mid is Cheops in Egypt (once 480 feet high), but it cov­ers an area of only 13 acres.

2. New moons are 29½ days apart. 3. The blue whale. 4. Delaware. 5. Two of sev­eral ac­tive vol­ca­noes in the state. 6. Her­ring. 7. A bil­liards ta­ble doesn’t have pock­ets. How­ever, a pool ta­ble usu­ally has six pock­ets. 8. July. 9. It is both. 10. Sen­sory neu­rons take in­for­ma­tion to the cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem, and mo­tor neu­rons take in­for­ma­tion from the cen­tral ner­vous sys­tem.

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