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Trivia Challenge

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  1. July 14 is National Macaroni and Cheese Day; what U.S. president who lived at Monticello is known for liking macaroni and cheese?
  2. What country in the world has the most coastline?
  3. According to Guinness World Records, what is the USA’s longest pleasure beach?
  4. In 1896 swimming was added to the Olympic games; when were women swimmers first allowed: 1900, 1908 or 1922?
  5. On July 15, 1605, what French explorer visited Cape Ann in Massachusetts?
  6. What baby animal is also known as a joey?
  7. What are the three U.S. marathons that are considered one of the “6 World Majors”?
  8. On July 16, 1969, what departed the John F. Kennedy Space Center bound for the moon?
  9. The fictional Aunt Em and Uncle Henry are whose caretakers?
  10. What Las Vegas hotel has the same name as a cocktail?
  11. On July 17, 2009, what journalist called “the most trusted man in America” died at 92?
  12. “Cetology,” the title of the 32nd chapter of “Moby Dick,” means what?
  13. In what two sports would you find wickets?
  14. On July 18, 1976, what female became the first to get a perfect 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event?
  15. During their honeymoon, what Hollywood couple gave Alfredo Di Lelio a golden fork and spoon engraved with “To Alfredo the King of the noodles”?
  16. When three celestial bodies are aligned, that is called what word that has only “y” for vowels?
  17. On July 19, 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention began; what were the attendees concerned with?
  18. The Jarbidge, Nevada, stage coach robbery was the Old West’s last stage robbery; in what year did it take place: 1876, 1898 or 1916?
  19. For 15 years, what daytime talk show host’s book club recommended 70 books in total?
  20. July 20 is National Moon Day; what 1969 event does it commemorate?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Canada
  3. Virginia Beach
  4. 1908
  5. Samuel de Champlain
  6. Kangaroo
  7. Boston, Chicago and NYC
  8. Apollo 11
  9. Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz”
  10. The Cosmopolitan
  11. Walter Cronkite
  12. The study of whales
  13. Cricket and croquet
  14. Nadia Comăneci
  15. Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford
  16. Szygy
  17. Women’s rights
  18. 1916
  19. Oprah Winfrey
  20. The day when man walked on the moon

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