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 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    March 12, 2020

Trivia Test: March 12, 2020

1. ADVERTISING SLOGANS: Which product was advertised as "the champagne of bottled beer"? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Which was the first designated national park in the United States? 3. BIBLE: From which book of the New Testament does the proverb "the blind...

 

Trivia Test: February 27, 2020

1. HISTORY: When was the United Nations organization formed? 2. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the first president to reside in the White House? 3. ASTRONOMY: Which planet has the largest moon in our solar system? 4. TELEVISION: Which TV series featured a...

 

Trivia Test: February 20, 2020

1. SCIENCE: What is dendrochronology? 2. FOOD & DRINK: What are the ingredients in a Tom Collins drink? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Who is considered to be the father of nuclear Navy submarines? 4. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel "Anne of Green Gables"?...

 

Trivia Test: February 13, 2020

1. GEOGRAPHY: Which is the least-populated continent? 2. GEOLOGY: What metal is produced by refining the ore bauxite? 3. EXPLORERS: Where was explorer Marco Polo born? 4. ART: Which popular American artist referred to himself as "Painter of Light"?...

 

Trivia Test: February 6, 2020

1. LITERATURE: Which novel introduced the character of Lisbeth Salander? 2. MOVIES: What was the name of Bill Murray's character in the 1984 "Ghostbusters" film? 3. HISTORY: Roughly how many people migrated from drought-stricken Dust Bowl states in...

 

Trivia Test: January 30, 2020

1. MEASUREMENTS: How many inches are in a mile? 2. ASTRONOMY: What does the acronym SETI mean to the scientific community? 3. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin prefix "sub-" mean in English? 4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the only president to serve two...

 

Trivia Test: January 23, 2020

1. U.S. STATES: Which two states share no borders with any other U.S. state? 2. TELEVISION: What is Richie's last name in the 1970-80s series "Happy Days"? 3. FOOD & DRINK: What is whey? 4. GAMES: What are "bedposts" in bowling? 5. ANIMAL KINGDOM: Wh...

 

Trivia Test: January 16, 2020

1. LITERATURE: What is the motto of "The Three Musketeers" in the 19th century novel? 2. MUSIC: What were the first names of the Allman brothers? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: New York City is divided into how many boroughs? 4. GEOGRAPHY: What is the...

 

Trivia Test: January 2, 2020

1. TELEVISION: What were the names of the villainous agents in "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle"? 2. MUSIC: Which rock group produced the album "Shout at the Devil" in the 1980s? 3. LAW: What was the subject of the landmark legal case titled...

 

Trivia Test: Week 52

1. MOVIES: What was the name of the main character in "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"? 2. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president was the nation's first known speleologist? 3. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek prefix "tele" mean in English? 4....

 

Trivia Test: December 19, 2019

1. GOVERNMENT: When was the US Central Intelligence Agency founded? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What gift arrives on the 10th day in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? 3. MOVIES: What was the name of Shirley MacLaine's character in "Terms of...

 

Trivia Test: December 12, 2019

1. THEATER: "West Side Story" was inspired by which earlier play? 2. MUSIC: What is the real name of songwriter/rapper Lizzo? 3. SCIENCE: How many people total have walked on the moon? 4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Under whose administration did Spiro T....

 

Trivia Test

1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Poland? 2. HISTORY: What was the poison drink that Socrates was given to carry out his death sentence? 3. SCIENCE: What was Margaret Mead's field of study? 4. PSYCHOLOGY: What fear is represented in the condition...

 

Trivia Test: November 28, 2019

TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez 1. ANATOMY: What is a common name for the "digitus annularis"? 2. MOVIES: Which 1980s movie featured the song "Up Where We Belong"? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: In which year did Harper's print its first magazine? 4. U.S....

 

Trivia Test: November 21, 2019

1. MUSIC: Who composed the "1812 Overture"? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What was the sixth gift in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? 3. SCIENCE: What is the softest mineral? 4. GOVERNMENT: Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery?...

 

Trivia Test: November 14, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: In which two U.S. states is the Gila River located? 2. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin suffix –arium mean? 3. LITERATURE: Which 19th-century novel begins with the line, "For many days we had been tempest-tossed." 4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: In...

 

Trivia Test: November 7, 2019

1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What color is aubergine? 2. MEDICAL: What is a more common name for a rhytidectomy? 3. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin phrase "lex loci" mean? 4. MOVIES: Who played Yogurt in the parody comedy film "Spaceballs"? 5. HISTORY: In...

 

Trivia Test: October 31, 2019

1. TELEVISION: What was the name of the estate in the TV show "Dark Shadows"? 2. MOVIES: What sport was featured in the movie "The Natural"? 3. GEOGRAPHY: What is the largest freshwater lake in Africa? 4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: What type of clothing did...

 

Trivia Test: October 24, 2019

1. LITERATURE: What was the name of the broomstick that Harry Potter received as a gift in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"? 2. MEDICAL: Which disease was once known as the Great White Plague because of the pale appearance of the patients? 3....

 

Trivia Test: October 17, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: Which is the northernmost of the Great Lakes? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What would a phillumenist collect or study? 3. MOVIES: Which movie was based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"? 4. HISTORY: The Treaty of Versailles...

 

Trivia Test: October 10, 2019

1. MOVIES: Who was the voice of Genie in the animated version of "Aladdin" (1992)? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What river forms the northern border of Kentucky? 3. LITERATURE: Who wrote the short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"? 4. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What...

 

Trivia Test: October 3, 2019

1. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What kind of animal would be described as "leonine"? 2. THEATER: Which play features the song "The Impossible Dream"? 3. MYTHOLOGY: What was the Minotaur? 4. GEOGRAPHY: The nation of Ghana is located in what part of Africa? 5....

 

Trivia Test: September 19, 2019

1. ANATOMY: What is a common name for the condition known as "caries"? 2. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin phrase "ad astra" mean? 3. GAMES: How long is a bowling alley lane? 4. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the Gulf of Tonkin? 5. MOVIES: Which Disney animated...

 

Trivia Test:September 12, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: The Falkland Islands lie off the coast of which country? 2. GAMES: What color is the Pennsylvania Avenue spot on a Monopoly board? 3. ANATOMY: How many chambers are in the human heart? 4. MUSIC: What was the title of Elvis Presley's las...

 

Trivia Test: September 5, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: What body of water lies west of Australia? 2. ASTRONOMY: The asteroid belt lies between which two planets in our solar system? 3. ANATOMY: Where is the brachialis muscle located? 4. FOOD & DRINK: What is the name of a drink made of...

 

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