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Trivia Challenge

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  1. February 4 is National Wear Red Day – to raise awareness about what disease?
  2. The February flower is primrose; what does the name primrose mean?
  3. When making cowboy (campfire) coffee, what inedible ingredient is sometimes added?
  4. On Feb. 5, 1825, in Troy, N.Y., Hannah Montague created the first of what type of collar for her husband’s shirts?
  5. Do pandas have fur at birth?
  6. Legend has it that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were part of what group of seven?
  7. On Feb. 6, 1988, who made a slam dunk from the free throw line to win his second-straight slam dunk contest?
  8. The world’s biggest snow maze, Snowlandia in Zakopane, is in what country: Finland, Poland or Switzerland?
  9. On Feb. 7, 1867, what popular Wisconsin-born children’s book series author was born?
  10. On what continent is the deepest ice sheet on land (having a base below sea level), the Bentley Subglacial Trench in Marie Byrd Land?
  11. In Dickens’ “David Copperfield,” who said, “We are so very ’umble”?
  12. In what country would you find a pogonip, which is a dense winter fog having frozen particles in deep mountain valleys?
  13. Does chocolate grow on vines or trees?
  14. On Feb. 8, 1828, what French author of adventure novels, including “Around the World in Eighty Days,” was born?
  15. In the Brothers Grimms’ telling of “Cinderella,” what are the slippers made of: diamond, glass or gold?
  16. What spice is said to taste like a combination of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg?
  17. February 9 is National Pizza Day; the World Pizza Championship, which includes Freestyle Acrobatic Dough Tossing, takes place in what country?
  18. What is the smallest dog breed?
  19. Who said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that”?
  20. February 10 is World Pulses Day; what are pulses?
  1. Heart disease
  2. It comes from the Latin prima rosa, which means “first” and “rose.”
  3. Eggshells
  4. Detachable (which reduced her laundry load and led to Troy becoming “Collar City” as other makers “followed suit”)
  5. No
  6. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  7. Michael Jordan
  8. Poland
  9. Laura Ingalls Wilder
  10. Antarctica
  11. Uriah Heep
  12. Western USA
  13. Trees
  14. Jules Verne
  15. Gold
  16. Allspice
  17. Italy (Parma)
  18. Chihuahua
  19. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  20. Edible seeds of the legume family

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