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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On June 23, 1845, what state was annexed that is nicknamed the Lone Star State and includes the “Big Thicket” and the Panhandle?
  2. How many sides does a nonagon have?
  3. What is the meaning of the “19” in COVID-19?
  4. Reportedly, what sport has been called diamond ball, indoor baseball, kitten baseball, mush ball and pumpkin ball?
  5. What flat picture can also be pictured in three dimensions?
  6. On June 24, 1675, what war began in Swansea, Mass.?
  7. In what city would you find Carnaby Street (once famous for fashion)?
  8. On June 25, 1924, what female who worked in the World War II war industry was born?
  9. What does PIN stand for?
  10. Reportedly, what game became popular at the same time as the invention of the cylinder lawn mower?
  11. On June 26, 1870, what first boardwalk in the United States opened?
  12. What attracts June bugs?
  13. On what continent was the first swimming championship (a 400-meter race): Australia, Europe or North America?
  14. On June 27, 2001, what actor (born in Boston) who appeared in “Grumpy Old Men” and “The Odd Couple” died?
  15. In what Rodgers & Hammerstein musical is the song “June is Bustin’ Out All Over”?
  16. In June Guinness World Records reported that in Boston, Mass., Chef Nick DiGiovanni with help created the largest ever of what English meat dish – weighing 56.79 lbs.?
  17. On June 28, 2007, what bird was removed from the list of endangered and threatened species?
  18. How are Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine similar?
  19. In 1970 what TV show filmed “Salem Saga” episodes in Salem, Mass.?
  20. On June 29, 1973, the Federal Energy Office was created in response to what?
  1. Texas
  2. Nine
  3. It was identified in 2019.
  4. Softball
  5. Hologram
  6. King Philip’s War
  7. London
  8. Rosalind Walter (Rosie the Riveter)
  9. Personal Identification Number
  10. Croquet
  11. The Atlantic City Boardwalk
  12. Lights
  13. Australia
  14. Jack Lemmon
  15. “Carousel”
  16. Beef Wellington
  17. Bald Eagle
  18. They were “The Beach Boys”
  19. “Bewitched”
  20. The Arab Oil Embargo

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