Saturday, July 29, 2006

Really Hard Trivia Contest Question #13: Literature

Author: Nick
Category: Money

We’re halfway home, but it’s still anyone’s game!

Previous Really Hard Trivia Question:
What invention, which would become a popular novelty item during the 1960s, was first showcased by its English creator at a 1965 trade show in Germany?

Correct Answer:
The lava lamp. Just think how boring the ’60s would have been had this invention gone undiscovered.

The current standings:

Jessica 18 (+4)
Arthur 16
ricemutt 12 (+1)
Amberlynn 9 (+1)
Jono 3
luna 2
Luka 1
Rickie Beth 1
Mike 1 (+1)

The rules in a nutshell:

  1. One question every hour for 24 hours.
  2. One (1) point to the first guess (correct or not). Three (3) points to the first correct guess. One (1) point to subsequent correct guesses before question closes.
  3. One guess per person per question, but you can guess once at every question!
  4. When next question is posted, previous one closes and score is tallied to that point.
  5. Score the most points to win!

In case you’re just joining us, here are the full rules of the contest. Remember, first place gets a $50 eGift Certificate and second place gets a $25 eGift Certificate.

Really Hard Trivia Question #13:
What epic poem of Finland has a plot which includes a spouse made of gold, impregnation by fruit, and grand theft fire?

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