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Trivia Challenge

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  1. March 25 is International Waffle Day; what famous Belgian painter’s work included a finely detailed painting of waffles in “Fight between Carnival and Lent” (1559)?
  2. The word “chortle” first appeared in what nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll?
  3. On March 26, 1964, the musical “Funny Girl” opened in NYC with what star?
  4. What is the longest species of worm: bootlace worm, bristle worm or fluke?
  5. The “bark lion sentinel dog” – more commonly called Lhasa apso – is native to what country: China, Indonesia or Tibet?
  6. On March 27, 1841, at City Hall in NYC, the first horse-drawn fire engine in the USA was tested; it was powered by what?
  7. Florentine-style dishes have what vegetable?
  8. Which U.S. city is the largest founded in the 1900s?
  9. What TV show theme song mentions two slang expressions for oil?
  10. On March 28, 1881, the Barnum & Bailey Circus was founded, which was to exhibit what famous named animal?
  11. What children’s book character has a bronze statue in Kensington Gardens in London?
  12. What is the Italian word for a grilled sandwich?
  13. What computer language logo includes a blue cup with red steam?
  14. On March 29, 1848, what North American waterfall was reduced to a trickle due to gale force winds creating an ice jam?
  15. What 17th century Englishman wrote the plays “Volpone, “The Alchemist” and “Every Man in His Humor” (first performed at The Globe Theatre)?
  16. In March 2022 what sport has a world cup for women?
  17. What famous Italian painter was born in Vinci in Tuscany?
  18. March 30 is Manatee Appreciation Day; what is a nickname for manatee?
  19. How are the Blue Nile, the White Nile and Atbara similar?
  20. On March 31, 1930, what U.S. code of entertainment guidelines was instituted?
  1. Pieter Bruegel the Elder
  2. “Jabberwocky”
  3. Barbra Streisand
  4. Bootlace worm
  5. Tibet
  6. Steam
  7. Spinach
  8. Las Vegas
  9. “The Ballad of Jed Clampett” (of The Beverly Hillbillies series – Texas tea and black gold)
  10. Jumbo, the World’s Largest Elephant
  11. Peter Pan
  12. Panini
  13. Java
  14. Niagara Falls
  15. Ben Jonson
  16. Cricket (the Women’s Cricket World Cup)
  17. Leonardo da Vinci
  18. Sea cow
  19. They are tributaries of the Nile River.
  20. The Motion Picture Production Code

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