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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On June 10, 1898, the U.S. Marines landed where in Cuba?
  2. In the early 1900’s what was nicknamed the “Beaneaters,” “Pilgrims” and “Plymouth Rocks”?
  3. Legally, Queen Elizabeth II owns every one of what type of bird in the UK?
  4. According to Guinness World Records, who are the two country artists with over five decades on the Hot Country Songs chart?
  5. June 11 is National Corn on the Cob Day; which country produces the most corn: Brazil, China or USA?
  6. Goldfish belong in what fish family?
  7. What common English word is a loanword from Finland?
  8. On June 12, 1931, gangster Al Capone was charged with conspiracy to violate what laws?
  9. In what Massachusetts city is the International Volleyball Hall of Fame?
  10. Queen Elizabeth II was the first British royal family member to send an email – in what year: 1976, 1984 or 1997?
  11. In what building would you find a bailey, a bastion and a bulwark?
  12. On June 13, 1898, what territory was formed that now has Whitehorse as its capital?
  13. The noodle soup pho is what country’s unofficial national dish?
  14. On June 14, 1777, what group stated, “Resolved, that the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation”?
  15. What was the “Curse of the Bambino”?
  16. On June 15, 1994, what country and city-state (both in the Mediterranean area) started full diplomatic relations?
  17. In what would you find spindrift, a curl and a trough?
  18. Which monarch reigned longer, Queen Elizabeth II or Queen Victoria?
  19. What shortstop from California had over 200 hits in 1997?
  20. On June 16, 1893, what treat containing molasses, peanuts and popcorn was invented?
  1. Guantánamo Bay
  2. The Boston American League team
  3. Swans
  4. George Jones and Dolly Parton
  5. USA
  6. Carp
  7. Sauna
  8. Prohibition
  9. Holyoke
  10. 1976
  11. A castle
  12. Yukon
  13. Viet Nam
  14. The Continental Congress
  15. After Babe Ruth left Boston in 1918, the Red Sox did not win a World Series until 2004.
  16. Israel and Vatican City
  17. A wave
  18. Queen Elizabeth II (Victoria reigned for 63 years, whereas Elizabeth has reigned for over 70 years.)
  19. Nomar Garciaparra
  20. Cracker Jack (introduced at Chicago’s first World’s Fair)

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