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Trivia Slideshow. Created by Ms. Rachael Clemens of the California State University, Fullerton Library Additions and adaptations created by Mrs. Slims Spring 2007 LHHS Library Experience Students with Ms. Clemens permission. Library Hours. Question:. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Trivia SlideshowCreated by Ms. Rachael Clemens of the California State University, Fullerton LibraryAdditions and adaptations created by Mrs. Slims Spring 2007 LHHS Library Experience Students with Ms. Clemens permission.

  • Library Hours

  • Question:One hundred years ago, what percentage of 17 year olds graduated from High School in the United States?

  • Answer:One hundred years ago, what percentage of 17 year olds graduated from High School in the United States?In 1903, 6.6% of 17 year olds graduated from High School

    Source: Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970

  • Printing INFOMost computers in the library are connected to a printer and the internetThe first 5 printout pages per day are free. Each additional page is 5.Pay by the honor system by asking Mrs. Slim, Mrs. Garcia, or a student library aid for help.

  • Question:What was the highest grossing movie (domestic sales) of 2004?

  • Answer:What was the highest grossing movie (domestic sales) of 2004? Shrek 2

    Source: Hollywood Reporter article through Factiva database

  • Copier INFOThe copy machine is located:Next to the nonfiction section of the library.Copies are 10 per page (no pennies)

  • Question:What was the highest selling CD (domestic sales) of 2002?

  • Answer:What was the highest selling CD (domestic sales) of 2002? Eminem, 7.6 million copies

    Source: New York Post article through Factiva database

  • Library WebsiteAccessing library resources from home has never been easier!

    www.ilovelibraries.com

  • Question:How much milk was consumed in California in 2002?

  • Answer:How much milk was consumed in California in 2002? 746 million gallons

    Source: Orange County Register article available through Lexis-Nexis

  • Dont get caught scramblin for your research needs

    Be a good egg & do it right

    Ask Mrs. Slim for advice on which reliable resources to use, or look through one of the databases on the library website.

  • Question:How many gallons of soft drinks were consumed in the U.S. in 2002?

  • Answer:How many gallons of soft drinks were consumed in the U.S. in 2002?15.2 billion gallons

    Source: Beverage Aisle through Lexis-Nexis

  • Library Borrowing PrivilegesTHS Students may have up to 10 books checked out at one timeCheck-out period: 3 weeks**3 renewal permitted (3 additional 3-week loan period)

  • Question:Initially Toyotas Scion line-up was available in only one statewhich?

  • Answer:Initially Toyotas Scion line-up was available in only one statewhich?California but went national in June 2004Source: Factiva database

  • Question:What is the population of the U.S.?

  • Answer:What is the population of the U.S.?288,369,000141,661,000 male & 146,708,000 female

    Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States 2002

  • Student ID CardThe Library uses your Student Identification Card for all transactions. A student ID card is also required to access the internet.If you have lost your ID card, ask a Mrs. Slim, Mrs. Gaona, or a student library aid if it has been found.Lost replacement ID card must be bought through Mrs. Simonain in Room 120

  • Question:Famous American artist, Andy Warhol died in 1987 following

  • Answer:Famous American artist, Andy Warhol died in 1987 followinga routine gall-bladder operation Source: Grove Art Online

  • Question:How much beer was imported from Mexico last year?

  • Answer:How much beer was imported from Mexico last year?$45.6 million dollars worth or 66,845,519 liters

    Source: USA Trade Online

  • Question:In some species of this reptile, the fat-storage organ can break off by a spontaneous muscular contraction and rapidly regenerate. Name this reptile.

  • Answer:In some species of this reptile, the fat-storage organ can break off by a spontaneous muscular contraction and rapidly regenerate. Name this reptile.The GECKO

    Source: Access Science

  • Question:Who is the seven-time world champion Formula 1 race car driver?What manufacturer does he drive for?

  • Answer:Who is the seven-time world champion Formula 1 race car driver?What manufacturer does he drive for?Michael Schumacher drives for Ferrari

    Source: London Times article through Proquest Newspapers

  • Be courteous to your fellow students

    Please use your cell phone outside

  • Question:AMBER Alerts are activated when law enforcement discovers a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger. What does AMBER stand for?

  • Answer:AMBER Alerts are activated when law enforcement discovers a child has been abducted and is in imminent danger. What does AMBER stand for?Americas Missing: Broadcast Emergence Response

    Source: Budget of the U.S. Government 2005

  • Question:According to a survey, what percentage of Americans would like to be rich?

  • Answer:According to a survey, what percentage of Americans would like to be rich?59%

    Source: Opinions 90

  • Question:Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?

  • Question:Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?John Jay appointed in 1789 by George Washington

    Source: Encyclopedia of Crime & Punishment

  • Question:What is the American Sign Language hand shape for I Love You?

  • Answer:What is the American Sign Language hand shape for I Love You?

    Source: The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

  • Question:What author and naturalist alerted Americans to the environmental damage done by the pesticide DDT in her book Silent Spring?

  • Answer:What author and naturalist alerted Americans to the environmental damage done by the pesticide DDT in her book Silent Spring?Rachael Carson, 1907-1964

    Source: The Womens Almanac

  • Question:What is a SWOT analysis?

  • Answer:What is a SWOT analysis?Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

    Source: The Portable MBA Desk Reference

  • Question:The 2nd largest county in California is also the 5th largest in the nation. What is it?

  • Answer:The 2nd largest county in California is also the 5th largest in the nation. What is it?Orange County

    Source: Orange County 2004 Community Indicators

  • Question:What country boasts the most farms?

  • Answer:What country boasts the most farms?India 105 million farms

    Source: The Illustrated Book of World Rankings

  • Question:What country consumes the most alcohol per capita?

  • Answer:What country consumes the most alcohol per capita?France 11.9 liters per capita per year

    Source: The Illustrated Book of World Rankings

  • Question:What is the capital of Ghana?

  • Answer:What is the capital of Ghana?Accra population 3 million

    Source: Countries of the World 2005

  • Question:In Orange County, what is the average annual per-pupil spending (K-12)?

  • Answer:In Orange County, what is the average annual per-pupil spending (K-12)?$6,557

    Source: RAND California figure from 2003 data

  • Question:What was the most popular name for a baby boy in the 1880s in the U.S.?

    What was the most popular name for a baby boy in the 1990s in the U.S.?

  • Answer:What was the most popular name for a baby boy in the 1880s in the U.S.?

    JOHN

    What was the most popular name for a baby boy in the 1990s in the U.S.?

    MICHAEL

    Source: U.S. Social Security Website

  • Question:What was the most popular name for a baby girl in the 1880s in the U.S.?

    What was the most popular name for a baby girl in the 1990s in the U.S.?

  • Answer:What was the most popular name for a baby girl in the 1880s in the U.S.?

    MARY

    What was the most popular name for a baby girl in the 1990s in the U.S.?

    JESSICA & EMILY

    Source: U.S. Social Security Website

  • Question:What is the California state insect?

  • Answer:What is the California state insect?

    The California dogface butterfly or dog head (Zerene eurydice)

    Designated the official State Insect in 1972. The butterfly is found only in California from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada to the Coast Ranges and from Sonoma south to San Diego.

    Source: State Information Directory

  • Question:What percentage of the U.S. population over 25 have graduated high school?

  • Answer:What percentage of the U.S. population over 25 have graduated high school?84.6%81.1% in California

    Source: Almanac of American Education

  • Question:What percentage of the U.S. population over 25 have a Bachelors degree?

  • Answer:What percentage of the U.S. population over 25 have a Bachelors degree?27.2%29.8% in California

    Source: Almanac of American Education

  • Question:What state has the highest average teacher salary?

  • Answer:What state has the highest average teacher salary?California: $58,287South Dakota is lowest at $33,236

    Source: Almanac of American Education

  • Question:How much is a marriage license in California?

  • Answer:How much is a marriage license in California?$15

    Source: State Yellow Book

  • Question:What is the sales tax rate in California?

    What is the sales tax rate in Oregon?

  • Answer:What is the sales tax rate in California?7.25%What is the sales tax rate in Oregon?0%

    Source: State Infor