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Trivia Challenge

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  1. March 31 is Eiffel Tower Day; what obelisk was the world’s tallest structure before the Eiffel Tower?
  2. Where in the USA would you find the world’s largest shell collection?
  3. Due to the Internet, what character was officially added to the Morse Code alphabet in 2004?
  4. On April 1, 2001, what country became the first to grant the right to marriage to same-sex couples?
  5. Bradley, Voorhies & Day is more commonly known as what?
  6. What are dollar bills made from?
  7. What U.S. president (who was a general) was cited for driving his horse-drawn coach too fast?
  8. On April 2, 1978, what soap opera with the name of a city debuted?
  9. On which Beatles song did they not play instruments?
  10. “The Untouchables” were prohibition agents who worked against what Chicago gangster?
  11. April 3 is American Circus Day; early circuses featured what animal performances?
  12. What two states have sports teams called “Rangers”?
  13. The left field foul pole at Fenway Park is named after what Hall of Fame catcher?
  14. On April 4, 2006, the Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill to require all citizens to have what?
  15. In what country did the fiber craft of “God’s Eyes” originate?
  16. In 1928 what composer returned from Paris to NYC with taxi horns to use in the premiere of his musical/romance?
  17. April 5 is National Walking Day, which is sponsored by AHA, which stands for what?
  18. What country that is part of NATO does not have an air force, army or navy?
  19. Sacramento has a newspaper named after what insect?
  20. On April 6, 2012, the Transition Roadable Aircraft – a flying car developed by Terrafugia, Inc. (headquartered in Woburn, Mass.) – debuted at an auto show; what does it use for power?
  1. The Washington Monument
  2. The Smithsonian Institution
  3. @
  4. The Netherlands
  5. BVD (a brand of men’s underwear)
  6. A special currency paper made of 75% cotton and 25% linen
  7. Ulysses S. Grant
  8. “Dallas”
  9. “Eleanor Rigby” (a classical string ensemble)
  10. Al Capone
  11. Horse (equestrians)
  12. New York (NHL) and Texas (MLB)
  13. Carlton Fisk
  14. Health insurance
  15. Mexico
  16. George Gershwin (“An American in Paris”)
  17. American Heart Association
  18. Iceland (It does have a coast guard.)
  19. Bee (The Sacramento Bee)
  20. Automotive gas

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