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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On March 3, 1743, Peter Faneuil died of dropsy, which is more commonly called what?
  2. What term for a reliable stock in the stock exchange comes from the game of poker?
  3. How are Amy, Beth, Jo and Meg similar?
  4. In what sport would you find March Madness?
  5. On March 4, 1888, what coach – considered the first celebrity football coach – was born in Norway?
  6. What metal is liquid at room temperature?
  7. What creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” said, “March is the month God created to show people who don’t drink what a hangover is like”?
  8. On March 5, 1946, what British Prime Minister popularized the expression “Iron Curtain”?
  9. Are elk and moose the same?
  10. Which U.S. president was the last to have a species of parrot for a pet?
  11. On March 6, 1924, what Egyptian king’s tomb was opened?
  12. What is albumen?
  13. On March 7, 1946, the citizens of what island were evacuated due to nuclear testing?
  14. What three major fruits are native to this country?
  15. What company has a Hamburger University offering a degree in Hamburgerology?
  16. What rock floats in water?
  17. On March 8, 2014, what Asian airplane flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared?
  18. What two kinds of nuts are mentioned in the Bible?
  19. What professor was Sherlock Holmes’ archenemy?
  20. On March 9, 1959, what Mattel doll was introduced?
  1. Edema (or excess accumulation of fluid)
  2. Blue chip
  3. They are the March sisters in “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott.
  4. Basketball (the month of NCAA basketball tournaments)
  5. Knute Rockne
  6. Mercury
  7. “Garrison” Keillor
  8. Winston Churchill
  9. No; moose are larger and have different antlers.
  10. LBJ (had lovebirds, which is a small parrot)
  11. King Tut’s
  12. Egg white
  13. Bikini Island
  14. Blueberries, Concord grapes and cranberries
  15. McDonald’s
  16. Pumice
  17. Malaysia Airlines flight 370
  18. Pistachios and almonds
  19. Professor Moriarty
  20. Barbie

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