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Trivia Challenge

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  1. July 29 is National Lasagna Day; what comic strip cat’s favorite food is lasagna?
  2. What are the two longest rivers in the world?
  3. In what national park in California and Nevada would you find Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and white sand?
  4. On July 30, 1898, what cereal was invented by William Kellogg?
  5. What is the chemical name for “laughing gas”?
  6. What is the most populous county in Massachusetts?
  7. July 31, 1970, is Black Tot Day, which was the last day when Royal Navy sailors in Britain were issued what alcoholic ration?
  8. What August birth flower is sometimes called “sword lily”?
  9. What computer programming language is also the name of an island?
  10. On August 1, 1893, Henry Perky invented what edible shredded product?
  11. The name of what island in the Great Lakes is derived from an Indian word for big turtle?
  12. In what country was paper made: China, Egypt or France?
  13. On August 2, 1924, what author of “Go Tell It on the Mountain” was born?
  14. What city has the La Brea Tar Pits?
  15. What fast food chain has had the slogans “Think outside the bun” and “The cure for the common meal”?
  16. August 3 is National Watermelon Day; the first reported watermelon harvest was on what continent?
  17. What is the difference between a seagull and a gull?
  18. A squid has how many arms?
  19. What country currently uses currency named real: Brazil, Portugal or Spain?

On August 4, 1942, what movie with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire that was the namesake of a hotel chain was released?

  1. Garfield
  2. Amazon and Nile
  3. Death Valley
  4. Cornflakes
  5. Nitrous oxide
  6. Middlesex
  7. Rum
  8. Gladiolus
  9. Java
  10. Shredded wheat
  11. Mackinac Island
  12. China
  13. James Baldwin
  14. Los Angeles
  15. Taco Bell
  16. Africa (in Egypt)
  17. Technically, a seagull does not exist; seagull is a colloquial word for the many different species of gull.
  18. 10
  19. Brazil
  20. “Holiday Inn”

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