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  1. 1. Did you know …? TRIVIA
  2. 2. 1. What company invented text- messaging?
  3. 3. 1. What company invented text- messaging? NOKIA
  4. 4. 2. Why was the bikini named after the Bikini Atoll?
  5. 5. 2. Why was the bikini named after the Bikini Atoll? BECAUSE THE TWO FRENCHMEN WHO DESIGNED IT THOUGHT THAT IT WOULD HAVE AS MUCH IMPACT AS THE BOMB WHICH EXPLODED IN THE BIKINI ATOLL.
  6. 6. 3. Why aren’t light bulbs made to last forever?
  7. 7. 3. Why aren’t light bulbs made to last forever? BECAUSE IF LIGHT BULBS LASTED FOREVER, THE COMPANIES THAT MAKE THEM WOULDN’T SELL ANY.
  8. 8. 4. Why was the first Harry Potter book written in a café?
  9. 9. 4. Why was the first Harry Potter book written in a café? BECAUSE ITS AUTHOR, JK ROWLING, DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO PAY FOR HEATING, SO SHE WASN’T WARM ENOUGH IN HER HOME.
  10. 10. 5. Was penicillin made into amedicine by Alexander Fleming?
  11. 11. 5. Was penicillin made into amedicine by Alexander Fleming? NO, IT WASN’T. FLEMING DISCOVERED IT BUT HE DIDN’T KNOW HOW TO MAKE IT INTO A MEDICINE. IT WAS MADE INTO A MEDICINE BY AN AUSTRALIAN SCIENTIST, HOWARD FLOREY.
  12. 12. 6. What were spiders used for in the 17th C?
  13. 13. 6. What were spiders used for in the 17th C? IN THE 17TH C SPIDERS WERE USED AS A CURE FOR TOOTHACHE.
  14. 14. 7. Who was Sherlock Holmes, the character of the famous novels, based on?
  15. 15. 7. Who was Sherlock Holmes, the character of the famous novels, based on? SHERLOCK HOLMES WAS BASED ON THE AUTHOR’S TEACHER AT MEDICAL SCHOOL.
  16. 16. English DepartmentEOI MOLINA DE SEGURA BASED ON A TEXT FROM“NEW ENGLISH FILE PRE-INTERMEDIATE STUDENT’S BOOK”

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