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 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    July 11, 2019 

Trivia Test: July 11, 2019

TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez 1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the westernmost province of Canada? 2. GAMES: What sport originally was called "mintonette" when it was invented in the late 1800s? 3. CHEMISTRY: What is the second element on the Periodic Table?...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    July 4, 2019

Trivia Test: July 4, 2019

1. MUSIC: What was the last name of the three brothers who made up the pop music group The Bee Gees? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Where is Cape Flattery located? 3. LANGUAGE: Who is attributed the phrase "bread and circuses"? 4. ANIMAL KINGDOM: How many walking...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    June 27, 2019

Trivia Test: June 27, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: The Darling River is the longest river system in which country? 2. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which president founded the University of Virginia? 3. HISTORY: Who was the first popularly elected president of Russia? 4. TELEVISION: On "The Dick...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    June 20, 2019

Trivia Test: June 20, 2019

1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the traditional stone associated with July birthdays? 2. MUSIC: In what state was singer-songwriter Tom Petty born and raised? 3. LITERATURE: Who wrote the short story called "The Sentinel," which provided a starting...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    June 13, 2019

Trivia Test: June 13, 2019

1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the smallest country in South America? 2. ASTRONOMY: What is a zenith? 3. BUSINESS: Which car company introduced the Boxster roadster? 4. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Which magazine features an annual "Dubious Achievements Awards"? 5....

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    June 6, 2019

Trivia Test: June 6, 2019

Questions 1. MUSIC: Which singer and group made the song “Rock Around the Clock” a hit in 1954? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Australia? 3. HISTORY: Which three nations made up ANZUS, the Pacific defense treaty in the 1950s? 4....

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    May 23, 2019

Trivia Test: May 23, 2019

Questions 1. HISTORY: Which woman won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her work with the poor in Calcutta, India? 2. LITERATURE: What was the last known play written by Shakespeare? 3. LANGUAGE: “Cyborg” is a shortened version of which...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    May 16, 2019

Trivia Test: May 16, 2019

Questions 1. MOVIES: What was the name of the team in the movie “Major League”? 2. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the first president to be born in the 20th century? 3. ANATOMY: In the human body, where are the islets of Langerhans located? 4....

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    May 9, 2019

Trivia Test: May 9, 2019

Questions 1. LITERATURE: Which one of Charles Dickens’ novels features a character named Pip? 2. TELEVISION: Who played the title role in the 1970-80s sitcom “Alice”? 3. ANATOMY: Which part of the brain regulates homeostasis of wake/sleep...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    May 2, 2019

Trivia Test: May 2, 2019

Questions 1. ASTRONOMY: How many moons does the planet Mercury have? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What is the deepest lake in the United States? 3. FOOD & DRINK: What are the four main ingredients of beer? 4. HISTORY: In which World War I battle did more than...

 
 By Fifi Rodriguez    Games    April 25, 2019

Trivia Test: April 25, 2019

Questions 1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president was a former union leader? 2. MUSIC: In what year was the Beatles’ song “Yesterday” released? 3. LITERATURE: Who wrote the novel “Doctor Zhivago”? 4. HISTORY: Who was Britain’s first...

 
 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...

 

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