Oct 16, 2018

[Answer] How much candy, by weight, is sold in the U.S. during the Halloween season?

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...Americans love their Halloween candy. Each year, in celebration of this holiday season, approximately 600 million pounds of candy sell in the U.S. Most of these sales come in the week immmediately preceding the holiday itself, with about 90 million pounds of that being chocolate. The sale of Halloween candy makes up fully 10 percent of the total annual sales in the candy industry. Not surprisingly, candy corn is the top-selling individual candy, with nearly 20 million pounds leaving the shelves each year for Halloween. Source: Reference.com

[Ans] Whose famous last words were, “Pardon me sir, I meant not to do it”?

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Marie Antoinette is one of the most famous women in history and the face of royal decadence that spawned the French Revolution. She is often credited with the famous quote "Let them eat cake," although there is no evidence she actually said it. On this day in 1793, Marie Antoinette was beheaded during the French Revolution. Convicted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of high treason, the former queen was executed. Her last words were "Pardon me, sir, I meant not to do it", an apology to her executioner for accidentally stepping on his toes while on her way to the guillotine. She was 37 years old.

[Answer] Whose famous last words were, “Pardon me sir, I meant not to do it”?

Step 1 : Introduction to the question "Whose famous last words were, “Pardon me sir, I meant not to do it”?"



...Marie Antoinette is one of the most famous women in history and the face of royal decadence that spawned the French Revolution. She is often credited with the famous quote "Let them eat cake," although there is no evidence she actually said it. On this day in 1793, Marie Antoinette was beheaded during the French Revolution. Convicted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of high treason, the former queen was executed. Her last words were "Pardon me, sir, I meant not to do it", an apology to her executioner for accidentally stepping on his toes while on her way to the guillotine. She was 37 years old.

[Answer] 1994 - 'The______King.' What animal is missing?

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[Answer] How many periods are in a regular NHL game?

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...There are 3 20-minute periods in a regular NHL game, but some times they need overtime, which is five minutes long in the regular season and sudden death in the playoffs.

[Answer] You have been caught speeding in a work zone on the Thruway. What can you expect to happen?

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...Advance warning via bright orange signs indicate an approaching work zone, as well as signs advising that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. Often the speed limit will be reduced to 45-55 MPH through the work zone area.

[Answer] A person with epilepsy is able to do which of the following?

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...People with epilepsy are able to live normal lives. There are limitations, however. For example, after a person has a seizure there is a seizure-free period that must be met before he will be allowed to drive.

[Answer] This little girl is cruel to a mammal: after an accomplice cut up the wolf's belly she helped to fill that belly with stones which resulted finally in the drowning of that animal.

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...This girl said that the wolf led her astray while she was on the way to her grandmother. She continued, saying that the wolf ate her granny and dressed up as that old lady, and she really believed he was her granny when she arrived. Then she was eaten herself by that wolf. She was saved by a passing hunter who cut her and her granny out of the belly. Can you believe this story? A speaking wolf, who is able to swallow a grown woman and a girl in the whole without killing them? I don't. This leaves just one fact: the wolf was killed brutally and a fabulous story was made up. Verdict: Guilty of killing an endangered species!