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Trivia

APCs Insider, August 21, 2015

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Castoreum is a substance used in perfumes and food additives extracted from the castor sacs of which of the following animals?
 
a. Badgers
b. Beavers
c. Gophers
d. Porcupines
 
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Last week’s question
 
In North America, two short soundings of a train whistle indicates what?
 
a. An obstruction is seen on the tracks
b. The train is applying its brakes
c. The train is approaching a public crossing
d. The train is releasing its brakes and moving forward
 
The answer is D. The two sounds from the whistle indicate the train is getting ready to move forward. In Norway, that signal indicates the train is braking, while in Finland it means the engine is about to run backwards.



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