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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On March 24, 1692, Rebecca Nurse was arrested in Danvers, Mass., on what charge?
  2. In 1851 at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, Isabella Baumfree gave the “Ain’t I A Woman?” speech; what did she change her name to?
  3. March 25 is International Waffle Day; in the 1780s, per legend, what U.S. president brought the first waffle iron to the country?
  4. What Concord author wrote, “Friendship should be a great promise, a perennial springtime”?
  5. What Doors album and song have the same name, but the song is not on the album?
  6. On March 26, 1931, what actor (in “Star Trek” and “Mission Impossible”) was born in Boston?
  7. What book originated the four horsemen of the apocalypse (Conquest, Death, Famine and Slaughter)?
  8. “It Might as Well Be Spring” from the 1945 film “State Fair” is by what songwriting duo?
  9. On March 27, 1912, two Yoshino cherry trees were planted by First Lady Helen Taft and the wife of the Japanese ambassador, Viscountess Chinda, on what river in Washington, D.C.?
  10. How are “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “The Thunderer” and “El Capitan” similar?
  11. What well-known female chemist died of leukemia cased by radiation exposure?
  12. On March 28, 1920, what American silent film stars were wed?
  13. Who was the first female American to win three Olympic gold medals in track & field (in 1960)?
  14. In March 2023, at over 20 years old, Peanut was confirmed by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest what: cat, chicken or gorilla?
  15. Which U.S. president proclaimed the first Women’s History Month?
  16. Which of these countries exports less coffee: Brazil, Ethiopia or Viet Nam?
  17. On March 29, 1880, who was the first female to register to vote in Concord, Mass.?
  18. What is the largest LEGO set: Art World Map, Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon or Titanic?
  19. What helps fish breathe underwater?
  20. On March 30, 1820, what author of “Black Beauty” was born?
  1. Witchcraft
  2. Sojourner Truth
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. Henry David Thoreau
  5. “Waiting for the Sun”
  6. Leonard Nimoy
  7. Bible (Revelation 6:1-8)
  8. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  9. Potomac
  10. They are marches by John Philip Sousa.
  11. Marie Curie
  12. Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford
  13. Wilma Rudolph
  14. Chicken (from Michigan)
  15. Jimmy Carter
  16. Ethiopia
  17. Louisa May Alcott
  18. Art World Map (11,695 pieces)
  19. Gills
  20. Anna Sewell

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