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Trivia Challenge

  1. June 3 is National Donut Day; in 1938, National Donut Day was started by TSA, which stands for what?
  2. Which country has the most donut shops per capita: Canada, Holland or USA?
  3. Who wrote the words and music of “I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen,” in which Eileen kept serving donuts until they were gone?
  4. What is the main river in the Grand Canyon?
  5. How are “At Folsom Prison,” “Miles of Aisles” and “How the West Was Won” similar?
  6. On June 4, 1912, the first U.S. state minimum wage law was passed in Massachusetts; the law applied to people in what two demographic categories?
  7. What makes blood red?
  8. In what movie would you find the villain HAL 9000?
  9. On June 5, 1910, writer William Sydney Porter died, whose pen name was what?
  10. How are Chinook, sirocco and mistral similar?
  11. On June 6, 1942, Adeline Gray became the first parachutist to jump with a parachute made of what synthetic fabric?
  12. How are Braeburn, Fuji and Empire similar?
  13. On June 7, 1980, Natural Bridges National Monument Solar Power System – then the world’s largest solar plant – was dedicated in what U.S. state?
  14. What is the G7?
  15. In what song would you find Honah Lee?
  16. June 8 is World Oceans Day; do octopi have tentacles?
  17. Where would you find puffin nests?
  18. What kind of water do flamingos drink?
  19. How are loggerhead, leatherback and hawksbill similar?
  20. On June 9, 1870, what British novelist died who wrote in “Our Mutual Friend,” “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts”?
  1. The Salvation Army
  2. Canada
  3. Irving Berlin
  4. The Colorado
  5. They are names of live albums (by Johnny Cash, Joni Mitchell and Led Zeppelin, respectively).
  6. Women and children
  7. Hemoglobin
  8. “2001: A Space Odyssey”
  9. Henry
  10. They are types of wind.
  11. Nylon
  12. They are varieties of apple.
  13. Utah
  14. Group of Seven (USA, UK, France, West Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan)
  15. “Puff, the Magic Dragon”
  16. No; they have arms.
  17. In cliffsides on the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans
  18. Salt water
  19. They are types of sea turtles.
  20. Charles Dickens

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