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Trivia Test


June 28, 2018 | View PDF


1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: How many missions did the space shuttles fly during the history of the space program?

2. LITERATURE: Who wrote the sci-fi novel “The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress”?

3. SCIENCE: What is an example of sublimation?

4. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Belgium?

5. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What does the word “hippopotamus” mean?

6. HISTORY: Which country was the last to abolish slavery?

7. MUSIC: How many valves does a trumpet have?

8. MYTHOLOGY: What is the name of the Greek goddess of agriculture?

9. FIRSTS: Who was the first African-American woman to travel in space?

10. MOVIES: In which “Star Wars” film did the Ewoks first appear?


1. 135

2. Robert Heinlein

3. Dry ice (sublimation is the transition of a solid to a gas without going through the liquid stage)

4. Brussels

5. River horse

6. Mauritania, in 1981

7. Three

8. Demeter

9. Mae Jemison

10. “Return of the Jedi


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