IUG Meeting, Monday, July 9, 2001
IUG Scavenger Hunt #1

The Internet Users Group
Scavenger Hunt #2 !
http://www.dcn.org/iug/hunt.htm

ANSWERS!

  1. Who was Americas's 4th Vice President?
    Answer: George Clinton was the 4th VP and served with Thomas Jefferson 1809-12
    www.shabbir.com/nonmatchbox/usvpres.html

  2. Which member of the Wyeth dynasty painted "Pig and the Train"?
    Answer: James (Jamie) Wyeth in 1970.
    http://toolshed.artschool.utas.edu.au/PigVision/pictorama.html
    Jamie, born in 1946, was grandson of Newell (NC) Wyeth and second son of Andrew Wyeth
    http://www.wyethcenter.com/family.htm

  3. What is the term used to describe a step in which a dancer jumps into the air and rapidly crosses the legs before and behind each other?
    Answer: "Entrechat is a ballet term for weaving or braiding. A step of beating in which the dancer jumps into the air and rapidly crosses the legs before and behind each other."
    http://www.abt.org/library/dictionary/index.html

  4. The recommended average daily dietary intake of selenium that is sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements for 97-98% of all individuals is 55 micrograms (mcg).
    Which contains the most selenium, Brazil nuts or Cheddar Cheese?
    Answer: Brazil nuts. 1 oz of Brazil nuts contains 840 mcg of selenium; 1 oz of Cheddar cheese contains 4 mcg.
    http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/supplements/selen.html#food

  5. What percentage of cotton grown in the United States was derived through biotechnology rather than traditional cross pollination breeding techniques?
    Answer: About 60%
    http://www.whybiotech.com/en/faq\default.asp?MID=10