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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On July 15, 1948, General of the Armies of the United States John J. Pershing died; who previously had that title?
  2. What vehicle is also the name of a pie?
  3. In what decade was Brasilia built: 1780s, 1890s, or 1950s?
  4. On July 16, 1941, what player created a record by hitting safely for the 56th consecutive baseball game?
  5. What does IBM stand for?
  6. What author crated Neverland?
  7. July 17 is National Ice Cream Day; reportedly, in 1906 the Hot Fudge Sundae was invented at C.C. Brown’s on what famous street?
  8. What author created the detective Lord Peter Wimsey?
  9. What lasagna ingredient is a byproduct of making another lasagna ingredient?
  10. On July 18, 1976, who scored the first-ever perfect 10 at the Olympics?
  11. What is the importance of ENIAC?
  12. What animal is also called a glutton and is a nickname for the State of Michigan?
  13. What instrument does a concertmaster play?
  14. On July 19, 1848, as advertised in the Seneca County Courier, the Seneca Falls Convention began “to discuss the social, civil and religious condition and rights of” what?
  15. Due to a heatwave, Castenaso, Italy, imposed a fine for barbers and hairdressers doing what?
  16. What is the first fruit to ripen in spring?
  17. On July 20, 1976, the Viking I landed on what planet that is also the name of a candy bar?
  18. What word meaning pep is also the name of the official soft drink of Maine?
  19. The first world peace park is in what two countries?
  20. On July 21, 1979, Jay Silverheels became the first Native American with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; what well-known TV character did he play?
  1. George Washington
  2. Scooter
  3. 1950s
  4. Joe DiMaggio
  5. International Business Machines
  6. M. Barrie
  7. Hollywood Boulevard
  8. Dorothy Sayers
  9. Ricotta (a byproduct of making mozzarella)
  10. Nadia Comăneci
  11. It stands for the name of the first computer (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)
  12. Wolverine
  13. Violin
  14. “Woman”
  15. Shampooing customers’ hair twice
  16. Strawberries
  17. Mars
  18. Moxie
  19. Canada and USA (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park)
  20. Tonto on The Lone Ranger series

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