Today’s Trivia

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?

A person’s blood type affects their chances of being bit by mosquitoes.  (Source)

 

Elephant seal pups are born, fed, and abandoned on the beach until they start being able to hunt for food after about 1 month.  (Source)

 

The biggest industrial disaster ever was a methyl isocyanate leak on Dec 2nd 1984 in Bhopal, India. With more deaths than the Chernobyl accident and probably most ever at an estimated total of 20000. The convicts merely received 2 years imprisonment and a $2000 fine, 26 years later!  (Source)

 

Undersea telecommunications cables across the Back Sea were laid during Crimean War in 1855.  (Source)

 

Male ants, due to the haplodiploidy sex-determination system, cannot have a father or son, but can have a grandfather or grandson.  (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    The Bond movie Moonraker featured a plot for the mass poisoning of the human race-3

    • Well done Steve, that was the required answer

  • Oh Please

    Image is from “A license to kill”, the same name as the movie made about Bhopal in 1986 – link to 3.

  • Oh Please

    Okay I give up – what was the answer??

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