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05/13/20 Grif.Net – Quiz Week (part 3)

05/13/20 Grif.Net – Quiz Week (part 3)

[Keeping your =
brain sharp during Quarantine time.=C2=A0 Do NOT use google; this is =
quiz on what you know, not how to use a computer for the =
answer.]

Quiz #3 – =E2=80=9CCOMIC CHARACTERS=E2=80=9D.=C2=A0 =
Answers tomorrow

 

1. What is the =
name of Dagwood and Blondies dog?

 

2. Mel Blanc, =
voice of many cartoon characters, was allergic to what =
food?

 

3. What =
Flintstone cartoon character was omitted from the vitamin =
bottle?

 

4. What is the =
name of Woody Woodpecker=E2=80=99s girlfriend?

 

5. What was =
the occupation of Charlie Brown=E2=80=99s dad?

 

6. Who is =
Sweet Polly Purebred?

 

7. What is =
Foghorn Leghorn=E2=80=99s favorite song?

 

8. What =
happened to Wile E. Coyote on May 21, 1980?

 

9. Which =
cartoon Princess has dyed hair?

 

10. Who are =
the nephews of Popeye the Sailor?

a. =

b. =

c. =

d. =


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YESTERDAY=E2=80=
=99S ANSWERS for Quiz #2 =
=E2=80=9CINITIALLY=E2=80=9D

 

1. Why did =
President Ulysses S. Grant=C2=A0 change his name from Hiram Ulysses =
Grant?

Nothing to do =
with patriotism (=E2=80=9CU.S.=E2=80=9D).=C2=A0 Simply, he =
didn=E2=80=99t want to go to West Point and initial all =
clothing/possessions as =E2=80=9CH.U.G.=E2=80=9D

 

2. What do the =
initials of Australia=E2=80=99s international airline =
=E2=80=9CQANTAS=E2=80=9D mean?

Queensland and =
Northern Territories Air Services

 

3. Why did =
President Jimmy Carter avoid using his initials?

As a devout =
Baptist, he thought =E2=80=9CJ.C.=E2=80=9D should only refer to Jesus =
Christ

 

4. Where did =
the word =E2=80=9Ctip=E2=80=9D originate?

In England, =
servants went ahead to arrange meals/lodging and gave a small extra =
stipend to providers =E2=80=9CTo Insure Promptness=E2=80=9D in =
service

 

5. What did =
the =E2=80=9CS=E2=80=9D in President Harry S Truman stand =
for?

Nothing.=C2=A0 =
It was simply an =E2=80=9CS=E2=80=9D.

 

6. What do the =
initials in =E2=80=9CH&R Block=E2=80=9D =
mean?

In 1955, Henry =
& Richard Bloch founded a tax service (changing spelling of company =
to Block lest some mispronounce their last name =
=E2=80=9Cblotch=E2=80=9D

 

7. We all love =
J.C. Penny stores.=C2=A0 What do the initials =
mean?

James Cash =
Penney (whose first store was near where I live in =
Wyoming)

 

8. Where are =
BMW=E2=80=99s made?

Trick =
question.=C2=A0 Spartanburg, South Carolina is now the largest BMW plant =
😊=C2=A0 =
Obviously it is also=C2=A0 Germany, for Bavarian Motor =
Works

 

9. How did the =
rock group REO Speedwagon choose its name?

Ransom Eli =
Olds was the Father of the Automobile. His initials were on trucks/cars =
1904-1924, the REO was a main brand along with the =
Olds-mobile

 

10. What do =
the initials IKEA (Swedish furniture company) stand =
for?

Combination of =
name, farm and county =E2=80=93 Ingvar Kamprad, family farm called =
Elmtayrd, parish of Aggunayrd

 

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Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"