Wildflour Trivia

 E=MC2 (Eat More Cookies Too)

 

 

Wildflour is known for its eclectic trivia.

Did you know that E=MC2 really means "Eat More Cookies too?"

If you didn't, perhaps you'll enjoy some of our other trivia:

  1. In order, name the Presidents of the United States of America .
  2. Which three Presidents of the United States of America have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
  3. Define casus belli, afflatus, chthonian, argot, chiaroscurist, centaur, sedulous, pentastich, peu de chose, horology, plenary, aleatory, hector, pillory, soupcon, impecunious, ophicleide, lollapalooza, hoi polloi, bugbear, fillip, palimpsest, sine qua non, quiescent, quidnunc.
  4. Name the authors of the following books: Frannie and Zooey, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, The Red Pony, Cakes and Ale, The Stranger, War and Peace, Heart of Darkness, The Diary of a Superfluous Man, Paradise Lost, The Canterbury Tales, Don Quixote, Brave New World, Anthem, Utopia, Gulliver’s Travels, To Kill a Mockingbird, A Shooting Star, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Madame Bovary, Little Women, Little Dorrit, Beyond Lies the Wub, Stranger in a Strange Land.
  5. A perfect number is one that is equal to the sum of its divisors, excluding itself. An example of a perfect number is 6; its divisors are 1, 2, 3, and 6. If we exclude 6, 1+2+3=6. What are the next two perfect numbers?
  6. 0/1=? 1/0=? 0/0=?
  7. When ordering Peet’s coffee and espresso drinks from Wildflour, you have a choice between 3 sizes of cups, 8 types of drinks, and 3 “extras.” How many choices are possible?
  8. Name the painters of these famous paintings: Guernica, Woman in Blue, Girl at the Window, Las Meninas

 

The answers are floating in space.  Catch them if you can!!!

. Presidents of the United States of America             1. George Washington (1789-1797)             2. John Adams (1797-1801)             3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)             4. James Madison (1809-1817)             5. James Monroe (1817-1825)             6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)             7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)             8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)             9. William Henry Harrison (1841)             10. John Tyler (1841-1845)             11. James K. Polk (1845-1849)             12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)             13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)             14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)             15. James Buchanan (1857-1861)             16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)             17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)             18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877)             19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881)             20. James A. Garfield (1881)             21. Chester Arthur (1881-1885)             22. Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)             23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)             24. Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)             25. William McKinley (1897-1901)             26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)             27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913)             28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)             29. Warren G. Harding (1921-1923)             30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)             31. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)             32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)             33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)             34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)             35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)             36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969)             37. Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974)             38. Gerald Ford (1974-1977)             39. Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)             40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)             41. George Bush (1989-1993)             42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)             43. George W. Bush (2001-2008)             44. Barack Obama (2008-      )             2. Roosevelt, Wilson, Carter             3.  An event or political occurrence that brings about a declaration of war, inspiration,  Class. Myth. of or pertaining to the spirits and other beings dwelling under the earth,  the vocabulary peculiar to a particular group of people, the distribution of light and shade in a picture,   Class. Myth. one of a race of creatures having the head, trunk, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse, persistently or carefully maintained, a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of five lines or verses, a trifling or unimportant matter, the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time, full, complete, or absolute, unpredictable, a bully, public ridicule, a slight trace or flavor; suspicion, having no money, a musical wind instrument, an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event,  the masses, a source of fears, often groundless, a stimulus,  a parchment from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another text,  something essential, resting, a gossip             4. J.D. Salinger, Mark Twain, Steinbeck, Somerset Maughan, Albert Camus, Tolstoy, Joseph Conrad, Turgenev, Milton, Chaucer,  Cervantes, Huxley, Ayn Rand, Thomas More, Jonathan Swift, Harper Lee, Wallace Stegner, James Joyce, Flaubert, Louisa May Alcott,   Dickens, Philip K. Dick, Robert Heinlein             5. 28, 496             6. 0, undefined, meaningless             7. 72           8. Picasso, Picasso, Dali, Velazquez,            

 

 

 

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