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 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    April 18, 2019 

Trivia Test: April 18, 2019

Questions 1. U.S. STATES: Which state is home to the Volcanoes National Park? 2. HISTORY: When did the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occur in the Gulf of Mexico? 3. MOVIES: Who sang “Beauty and the Beast” in the 1991 movie of the same name? 4....

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    April 11, 2019

Trivia Test: April 11, 2019

Questions 1. MOVIES: What kind of creature is Pumbaa in “The Lion King”? 2. ANATOMY: What is the smallest organ in the human body? 3. LITERATURE: What was the name of the tiger in “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling? 4. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS:...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    April 4, 2019

Trivia Test: April 4, 2019

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the first president to be born a U.S. citizen? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the elite shopping district called Rodeo Drive located? 3. MOVIES: Which 1990s movie featured the line, “Keep the change, ya filthy...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    March 28, 2019

Trivia Test: March 28, 2019

Questions 1. MOVIES: Which film with a literary title won the 1999 Oscar for Best Picture? 2. ANATOMY: What gives red blood cells their color? 3. FOOD & DRINK: What spice gives Hungarian goulash its characteristic flavor? 4. HISTORY: Who were the...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    March 21, 2019

Trivia Test: March 21, 2019

Questions 1. ENTERTAINERS: Which pop music singer was born with the name Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou? 2. HISTORY: Who was the first woman to hold federal office in the United States? 3. MEDICAL: What is a more common name for “myocardial...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    March 14, 2019

Trivia Test: March 14, 2019

Questions 1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the international word (NATO phonetic alphabet) for the letter “O”? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Which U.S. city lies further west: Los Angeles, California, or Reno, Nevada? 3. MUSIC: Which Latin rock band had a hit with...

 

Trivia Test: Feb. 21, 2019

Questions 1. MEDICAL: What is the condition that carries the official name “diaphoresis”? 2. MOVIES: Who played the president in the film “The American President” (1995)? 3. HISTORY: What was the nickname of the Haitian president Francois Duv...

 

Trivia Test: Feb. 14, 2019

Questions 1. MEDICAL: What is the medical name for joints that pop and crack? 2. LITERATURE: What is the name of the annual award for the best science fiction or fantasy writing? 3. U.S. PRESIDENTS: What was the Secret Service’s code name for...

 

Trivia Test: Feb. 7, 2019

Questions 1. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek suffix "-stasis" mean in English? 2. GEOGRAPHY: How many continents are in the world? 3. INVENTIONS: Who invented the nuclear reactor? 4. TELEVISION: In what year did "Monday Night Football" debut? 5. FOOD...

 

Trivia Test: Jan. 31, 2019

Questions 1. MOVIES: Which 1969 movie featured the song "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"? 2. LITERATURE: What is the name of Harry's owl in the "Harry Potter" book series? 3. MUSIC: Which American actor performs music as his alter ego Childish...

 

Trivia Test: Jan. 24, 2019

Questions 1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the number of the U.S. highway that runs along the West Coast? 2. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is the fastest bird in the world? 3. LITERATURE: What is the name of the wood carver in "The Adventures of Pinocchio"? 4. MOVIES:...

 

Trivia Test: Jan. 17, 2019

Questions 1. GAMES: How much do you have to pay if you land on the “Income Tax” space in Monopoly? 2. LANGUAGE: What does the Greek prefix “poly” mean in English? 3. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of the island of Fiji? 4. FOOD & DRINK: What...

 

Trivia Test: Jan. 10, 2019

Questions 1. LITERATURE: Which 20th-century novel begins with the line, "All of this happened, more or less"? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What are the two flowers traditionally associated with the month of December? 3. FOOD & DRINK: What is cardamom? 4....

 

Trivia Test: Jan. 3, 2019

Questions 1. GEOGRAPHY: Where is the World Heritage site called Machu Picchu located? 2. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin word “veritas” mean in English? 3. MATH: What is another name for the term 10 to the 100th power? 4. TELEVISION: What was the...

 

Trivia Test: Dec. 27, 2018

Questions 1. BALLET: What is the name of the young girl who stars in “The Nutcracker”? 2. TELEVISION: Which actor played the dad in the sitcom “Eight Is Enough”? 3. GOVERNMENT: According to the Constitution, what is the minimum age of a...

 

Trivia Test: Dec. 20, 2018

Questions 1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the current capital of Turkey? 2. MOVIES: What message did the Wicked Witch of the West write in the sky in “The Wizard of Oz”? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: In which century did the National Geographic magazine first publ...

 

Trivia Test: Dec. 13, 2018

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which president declared that Thanksgiving would be celebrated on the last Thursday in November? 2. TELEVISION: What was the name of Roy Rogers’ horse on the TV series? 3. ACRONYMS: Where did the name “jeep” come...

 

Trivia Test: Dec. 6, 2018

Questions 1. HISTORY: In which war was the Battle of Midway fought? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Which country has the most natural lakes? 3. ART: What famous sculpture in Washington, D.C., was created by Daniel Chester French? 4. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What plant is...

 

Trivia Test: Nov. 29, 2018

Questions 1. ANATOMY: What are the four lobes of the cerebral cortex? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Which month is Black History Month? 3. LITERATURE: Which early American author wrote the “The Scarlet Letter”? 4. CHEMISTRY: Which element is represented...

 

Trivia Test: Nov. 22, 2018

Questions 1. MOVIES: Which 1990s movie featured the famous line, “I’m king of the world!”? 2. U.S. PRESIDENTS: What is the name of the song that is played sometimes when the president of the United States appears in public? 3. ORGANIZATIONS:...

 

Trivia Test: Nov. 15, 2018

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which president’s Secret Service code name was “Rawhide”? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What body of water separates Ireland from England? 3. HISTORY: What are the descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa called? 4. FOOD &...

 

Trivia Test: Nov. 8, 2018

Questions 1. GEOGRAPHY: What strait connects the Sea of Marmara with the Aegean Sea? 2. FOOD & DRINK: What is a pluet? 3. SCIENCE: What does an eidologist study? 4. MOVIES: Which Disney movie featured the title song, “You’ve Got a Friend in...

 

Trivia Test: Nov. 1, 2018

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the only U.S. president born on the island of Manhattan? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Ethiopia? 3. U.S. STATES: Which state is home to Mount Rushmore? 4. PSYCHOLOGY: What fear is represented by the...

 

Trivia Test: Oct. 25, 2018

Questions 1. GEOGRAPHY: Which of the world’s oceans has the most islands? 2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What does a helixophile collect? 3. COMPEITIONS: What are the three events that must be completed in an Iron Man Triathlon competition? 4. U.S....

 

Trivia Test: Oct. 18, 2018

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president was the only one to serve on the Supreme Court after his term as president? 2. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What kind of creature is a fer-de-lance? 3. LANGUAGE: What is the study of the form, meaning and use of...

 

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