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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On April 8, 1935, the U.S. Congress approved the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, which funded what to alleviate the Great Depression?
  2. What number does not have a Roman numeral?
  3. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of an average home?
  4. How are Lamb Chop, Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy similar?
  5. April 9 is National Unicorn Day; in 1968 what Irish/Canadian group popularized the song “The Unicorn”?
  6. The word “bus” is derived from “omnibus,” which means what?
  7. On April 10, 2003, what kind of supersonic jets were retired?
  8. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of a postage stamp?
  9. On April 11, 1900, the Navy acquired its first submarine; what two power sources did it have?
  10. The word lox is derived from what language?
  11. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of a gallon of gasoline?
  12. What does giga mean?
  13. What freshwater lake in Central America has sharks and tarpon?
  14. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of bread?
  15. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of Levi slacks?
  16. On April 13, 1796, the first of what kind of animal arrived in the United States that ate “thirty pounds of rice besides hay and straw – drinks all kinds of wine and spiritous liquors, and eats every kind of vegetable”?
  17. On what continent would you be most likely to find a flatbread called injera?
  18. How are sorrel, chestnut and pinto similar?
  19. Cipher is the original name of what number?
  20. Remember when… in the 1960s, the cost of college tuition?
  1. The Works Progress Administration (WPA)
  2. 0
  3. $23,500
  4. They are Shari Lewis puppets and were in the TV series “Lamb Chop’s Play-Along!”
  5. The Irish Rovers
  6. “For all”
  7. Concorde
  8. 5 cents
  9. Gasoline (while on the surface) and electricity (when submerged)
  10. Yiddish (laks)
  11. 28 cents
  12. One billion
  13. Lake Nicaragua
  14. 22 cents
  15. $5.75
  16. An elephant that was exhibited in NYC
  17. Africa (traditional in Ethiopia and Eritrea)
  18. They are horse coat colors.
  19. Zero
  20. Highest: $2,020; lowest: $160

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