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Trivia Challenge

  1. On July 2, 1922, the country’s first modern carillon was installed in the Church of Our Lady of Good Voyage in what Massachusetts city?
  2. In what sport would you find SUP?
  3. The plant camellia sinensis is better known as what?
  4. On July 3, 1775, George Washington took command of the Continental Army at what suburb of Boston?
  5. What is the official USA National March?
  6. Who was known as the Maid of Orleans?
  7. Cheesecake originated in ancient times in what country?
  8. On July 4, 1883, who was born who invented the “Foolish Questions” game and received a Pulitzer Prize for political cartoons in 1948?
  9. Which of the earth’s two poles has only ice and no land?
  10. The “Ring of Fire” has the most volcanoes on earth and encircles what?
  11. What host of “You Bet Your Life” said, “All people are born alike – except Republicans and Democrats”?
  12. On July 5, 1775, the Continental Congress approved “The Olive Branch Petition” to what king (which he refused to receive)?
  13. “Agreement Between the Settlers of New Plymouth” – reportedly written aboard ship in 1620 – is also called what?
  14. On July 6, 1885, who gave an anti-rabies vaccine to a nine-year-old boy and saved his life?
  15. What was the Leaning Tower of Pisa built for?
  16. On July 7, 1930, what author of “A Study in Scarlet,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and “The Lost World” died?
  17. What is the world’s largest art museum?
  18. What 1971 song in 1972 was the then longest song to hit #1 on the pop chart?
  19. Who became the first Puerto Rican baseball player to be a World Series MVP?
  20. On July 8, 1800, Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse, a Harvard Medical School professor, successfully vaccinated his son and a servant –using cowpox matter – against what disease?
  1. Gloucester
  2. Stand Up Paddle-Boarding
  3. Tea
  4. Cambridge
  5. “The Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Philip Sousa
  6. Joan of Arc
  7. Greece
  8. Rube Goldberg
  9. The North Pole
  10. The Pacific Ocean
  11. Groucho Marx
  12. George III
  13. The Mayflower Compact
  14. Louis Pasteur
  15. It was a bell tower.
  16. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  17. The Louvre in Paris
  18. “American Pie”
  19. Roberto Clemente
  20. Smallpox

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