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Trivia: The Longest

The longest man-made structure is the Great Wall of China, which stretches for 4,000 miles. The longest snake is the reticulated python, which can reach lengths of 41 feet. Strom Thurmond holds the record for the longest filibuster in the U.S. Senate, speaking for over 24 consecutive hours in 1957 while attempting to block a civil rights bill.

The longest sentence in English literature is spoken by what character in what novel by which author?

This week's winners will each win two LSC movie tickets and one large tub of popcorn, courtesy of LSC. Showing this weekend:

Fri 7 & 10 p.m. Men in Black in 26-100

Fri 7:30 p.m. The Mark of Zorro in 10-250

Sat 7 & 10 p.m. Austin Powers in 26-100

Sun 4 & 7 p.m. Men in Black/Austin Powers in 26-100

Send your answer to trivia@the-tech.mit.edu by 3 p.m. Wednesday. Two random drawings from all of the correct entries will be held to determine this week's two winners.

This feature was brought to you by the CAC Program Board. Today's factoids are by the MIT Quiz Bowl team. Members of the quiz bowl team are not eligible.