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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On May 26, 1927, Ford Motor Company ended production of what car that helped “democratize the automobile”?
  2. How are Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner similar?
  3. What were the first baseball bats made of?
  4. On May 27, 1937, for the first time, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened to the public; how much did it cost to walk the bridge: 25 cents, one dollar or five dollars?
  5. What word means the white of an egg?
  6. Which grows faster, fingernails or toenails?
  7. How many European countries have a hereditary monarchy: five, eight or 10?
  8. May 28 is National Burger Day; an American doctor with what last name advocated for hamburger meals for the digestion? (His last name is the name of a hamburger dish.)
  9. What famous European church is undergoing restoration and will reopen in 2024?
  10. What does FDIC stand for?
  11. On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first to summit what mountain that is the highest?
  12. Most of the world’s true cinnamon comes from what country?
  13. Laurence Fishburne III was the first black actor to play what Shakespeare character on film?
  14. On May 30, 1922, what Washington, D.C., memorial honoring a president and “the virtues of tolerance, honesty, and constancy in the human spirit” was dedicated?
  15. What fruit is traditional in Black Forest cake?
  16. Queen Victoria had what dogs as pets that had previously been considered shepherds’ dogs?
  17. On May 31, 1859, what English clock/bell with a nickname rang out for the first time?
  18. Seen through a telescope, the hottest stars are what color: blue, white or yellow?
  19. What metal was discovered in Nevada’s Comstock Lode?
  20. On June 1, 1813, the Battle of Boston Harbor took place during what war?
  1. Model T
  2. They were the first players in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  3. They were homemade and were often made of wagon tongue or scrap wood.
  4. 25 cents
  5. Albumen
  6. Fingernails
  7. 10 (Belgium, Denmark, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and UK)
  8. James H. Salisbury (Salisbury steak)
  9. Notre-Dame Cathedral
  10. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  11. Everest
  12. Sri Lanka
  13. Othello
  14. The Lincoln Memorial
  15. Cherries
  16. Collies
  17. Big Ben
  18. Blue
  19. Silver
  20. The War of 1812

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