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Trivia Challenge

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  1. June 2 is National Donut Day, which was first observed (in 1938) to commemorate Salvation Army “Doughnut Lassies” serving whom?
  2. What TV mother’s first name is also the name of a month?
  3. What did the Wright Brothers build before airplanes?
  4. June 3 is World Bicycle Day, which was declared by what organization?
  5. Grapelade, the first U.S. patented grade jam, was given to soldiers in what war?
  6. What 1939 film has the tagline “Garbo Laughs!”?
  7. In 2021 the Dull Men’s Club awarded a woman for what: making dogs’ clothes, crocheting postbox toppers or recycling rags into rugs?
  8. On June 4, 1912, Massachusetts passed the first U.S. minimum wage law, influenced by a textile strike in what city?
  9. How are mashie, niblick and driver similar?
  10. What country has new rules approving the strictest health labeling on alcoholic beverages: Germany, Ireland or USA?
  11. On June 5, 1947, at what New England University did Secretary of State George Marshall propose a program to assist war-torn Europe?
  12. What city hosted the most recent G7 summit?
  13. In what year was the first printed peanut butter and jelly sandwich recipe: 1888, 1901 or 1930?
  14. On June 6, 1944, D-Day began; troops from what three countries were involved?
  15. Traditionally, a fork with three tines is used to eat what?
  16. What is the vena cava?
  17. On June 7, 1958, what singer whose name is a royal title was born?
  18. What is called the “wood wide web” connects trees to what?
  19. What was the name of the dance group on the Jackie Gleason show?
  20. On June 8, 1966, what two professional sports leagues merged?
  1. World War I soldiers
  2. June Cleaver of “Leave it to Beaver”
  3. Bicycles
  4. The United Nations
  5. World War I
  6. “Ninotchka”
  7. Crocheting postbox toppers (Women can now belong to the club.)
  8. Lawrence
  9. They are types of golf clubs.
  10. Ireland
  11. Harvard (known as the Marshall Plan)
  12. Hiroshima
  13. 1901 (in the Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics)
  14. England, Canada and USA
  15. Shellfish
  16. The largest vein in the body
  17. Prince
  18. Fungi (the interconnection of roots, mushrooms and bacteria)
  19. June Taylor Dancers
  20. National Football League and American Football League

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