Today?s Trivia

JamesCameronHWOFOct2012

Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight? ?

In 1961, Alan Shepard was waiting for liftoff to become the first American in space, a reporter asked him what he was thinking about. He replied “The fact that every part of this ship was built by the low bidder.” (source) ?

 

The B-2 spirit strategic bomber can carry 16 B-83 thermonuclear bombs, each one being 75 times as powerful as the hiroshima bomb (at its maximum). That is equivalent of 1200 hiroshima atomic bombs in stealth mode with a range of 11000 kilometres without refuelling (source)

 

Nearly one in three people in the Arab world is illiterate, including nearly half of all women in the region. (source)

 

Jupiter’s moon Europa likely has more water on it than Earth. (source)

 

Chinese people born in the year of the dragon are actually less successful on average because parents try to have children during these years and it causes increased competition for limited university spots. (source)

 

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