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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On Jan. 6, 1993, Dizzy Gillespie died – an originator of what type of jazz?
  2. What two countries that border the Arctic have the most islands in the world?
  3. On Twitter who is @SecondGentleman?
  4. On Jan. 7, 1955, who debuted at the Metropolitan Opera – its first African American performer?
  5. Dolphinfish is more commonly called what on menus?
  6. According to Guinness World Records, Gino, a Chihuahua mix, is the world’s oldest dog – approximately how many years old: 17, 22 or 31?
  7. On Jan. 8, 1835, President Andrew Jackson paid off the national debt; how many times has that happened?
  8. The French film “Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory,” which is said to be the first motion picture, was created in what year: 1872, 1895 or 1911?
  9. Who had his first national TV appearance/first host appearance hosting the game show “Earn Your Vacation”?
  10. In his journal in January 1842, what Concord, Mass., cabin dweller wrote, “I have been popping corn tonight… The popped corn is a perfect winter flower, hinting of anemones and houstonias.”
  11. On Jan. 9, 1811, the first all-female golf tournament was held – at Musselburgh Golf Club in what country: Germany, Scotland or USA?
  12. What former professional basketball player’s nickname is “Dr. J”?
  13. How are anthracite and bituminous similar?
  14. On Jan. 10, 1904, what actor was born in Dorchester, Mass., who appeared as the Scarecrow in “The Wizard of Oz”?
  15. How are growler, bergy bit and castle similar?
  16. In 2023 what two countries will together host the FIFA Women’s World Cup?
  17. January 11 is National Milk Day, which commemorates the first time milk was delivered how?
  18. The Japan Swimming Federation has many schools of suijutsu (martial arts-style swimming) derived from what warrior class?
  19. In what two decades was Red Auerbach the Celtics’ coach?
  20. On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck and took about 160,000 lives where in the Caribbean?
  1. Bebop
  2. Norway and Sweden
  3. Douglas Emhoff (husband of VP Kamala Harris)
  4. Marian Anderson
  5. Mahi-mahi
  6. 22 years plus 96 days (as of Dec. 28, 2022)
  7. Once
  8. 1895
  9. Johnny Carson
  10. Henry David Thoreau
  11. Scotland
  12. Julius Erving
  13. They are types of coal.
  14. Ray Bolger
  15. They are iceberg classifications.
  16. Australia and New Zealand
  17. In sterilized bottles
  18. Samurai
  19. 1950-1966
  20. Haiti

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