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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On June 30, 1864, President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Valley Grant Act to protect the area; what Yosemite Board of Commissioners member was a landscape architect who died in Belmont, Mass.?
  2. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ name comes from the need to dodge what?
  3. What vegetable has the most water?
  4. In 1987 what John Philip Sousa march became the official National March of the USA?
  5. On July 1, 1963, the U.S. Postal Service began ZIP Code, which stands for what?
  6. The Grand Banks are closest to what island?
  7. What popular song is Georgia’s official state song?
  8. On July 3, 1996, the British Prime Minister announced that the Stone of Scone would go back to Scotland; what is the stone used for?
  9. In the 1600s what beverage in Europe was so expensive that it was kept locked in wooden boxes?
  10. What is the more common name for Liberty Enlightening the World?
  11. On July 3, 1878, what songwriter of “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “Give My Regards to Broadway” and “You’re a Grand Old Flag” was born?
  12. Where would you find the largest tortoises?
  13. What document does July 4th commemorate?
  14. On July 4, 1804, what author was born in Salem, Mass.?
  15. What kind of similar buildings would you find in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai?
  16. What French playwright of “The Doctor Despite Himself” and “The Would-Be Invalid” said, “One must eat to live, not live to eat”?
  17. On July 5, 1971, the 26th Constitutional Amendment was certified, granting voting rights to those of what age?
  18. Do centipedes have 100 legs?
  19. What food is known as a hand?
  20. July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day; reportedly, in the 1930s the Chicken and Waffles dish was created in what locale?
  1. Frederick Law Olmstead
  2. Electric trolleys (In 1896 the team was named the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers.)
  3. Cucumber
  4. “Stars and Stripes Forever”
  5. Zone Improvement Plan Code
  6. Newfoundland
  7. “Georgia on My Mind”
  8. Coronations
  9. Tea
  10. The Statue of Liberty
  11. George M. Cohan
  12. The Galápagos Islands
  13. Declaration of Independence
  14. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  15. World’s tallest skyscrapers
  16. Molière
  17. 18 or older
  18. No; they have varying numbers of legs (although “centi” means hundredth or hundred).
  19. A cluster of bananas

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