Today’s Trivia

 

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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?

Tonight’s Trivia is brought to you by one of the team. So you know it’s going to be tough. I’ll leave it without any clues for a start…

The Pioneer 11 space craft contains a gold anodised plaque featuring a pictorial message in case the craft is intercepted by extra terrestrial beings. (source)

You can do a first aid training course at The NZ Red Cross, located at 175 Khyber Pass Rd, Grafton, Auckland. (source)

In Luke’s gospel (Luke 3:23-38) there is a genealogy that lists 77 generations from Adam to Jesus. (source)

The Saab 93 was the first Saab to be exported from Sweden, with most exports going to the United States. (source)

In 1987, Jacqueline Yvonne “Jackée” Harry became the first African American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 227. (source)

 


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  • ozbob68

    13 is a prime number, and prime numbers were used for the length and width of the SETI Arecibo message, to make it obvious to other races with non-decimal mathematics how to interpret the message (Link to #1). For a very clever book on almost first encounters, read “Encounter with Tiber” by Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes.

  • JD

    friday the 13, where tmost of the Knights Templar were killed. They had a red cross on there uniform

    • Excitedly awaiting Whodunnit

      supposedly also the first time syncronised orders were used (Message sealed and opened on the 13 – “Kill the Templars”).

  • willtin

    175 add up to 13. Link to 2.

  • HunuaRanger

    11 is a prime number: link to 1
    1+7+5= 13 is a prime number: link to 2
    3,23 and 3+8=11 and 7,7 are all prime numbers: link to 3
    9/3=3 is a prime number:link to 4
    19 and 8-7=1 and 227 and 2+2+7=11 are prime numbers: link to 5

    So all

    • knight

      The prime number thing is quite spooky, but no, not the answer.

  • knight

    Here’s a clue….

    13 years

  • James Howlett

    Welcome knight! I’ll leave this one in your competent hands :)

  • Excitedly awaiting Whodunnit

    Pioneer 11 left the solar system 13 years ago.

  • Michael

    For 13 years Pioneer 11 was the furthest man made object from earth, before being over taken by Voyager 1 & 2.

  • Khyber Pass Road = 13 characters

    • Paranormal

      and 1+7+5 = 13

  • James Howlett

    Knight seems to have deserted his post – For those still playing it’s 13 years since…. and the link is to all items…

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