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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On Nov. 19, 1996, the last part of the Confederation Bridge was placed, which is the world’s longest bridge over ice-covered water and joins New Brunswick to what?
  2. What Italian sculptor reportedly said, “Trifles make perfection and perfection is no trifle”?
  3. How is a tortoise different from a turtle?
  4. How are Britannia, Caledonia and Hibernia similar?
  5. On Nov. 20, 1979, the first transfusion of artificial blood to a patient was performed; why did the patient refuse real blood?
  6. Due to an incident of hitting, what sport was recently eliminated from the Olympic pentathlon?
  7. November 21 is National Stuffing Day; in the South, what kind of bread is popular in stuffing?
  8. What trio of comedy movies had a pie fight in the 1942 short film “In the Sweet Pie and Pie”?
  9. On Nov. 22, 1869, the Scottish clipper ship Cutty Sark was launched; her name came from “cutty-sark” (short skirt) in the 1790 poem “Tam O’ Shanter by what poet?
  10. Which U.S. president pardoned the smallest number of turkeys: Obama, Reagan or Trump?
  11. How are shepherd’s, houndstooth and buffalo similar?
  12. How are the writers about Thanksgiving William Bradford and Edward Winslow similar?
  13. On Nov. 23, 1902, Walter Reed died, a doctor who led experiments where in the Caribbean to prove yellow fever to be transmitted by mosquito bites?
  14. What popular Yuletide song is believed to have been sung first at a Thanksgiving service in Massachusetts?
  15. What utensil did the attendees at the first Thanksgiving not have?
  16. November 24 is National Jukebox Day; how much did it cost to play the first jukebox (in 1889 at San Francisco’s Palais Royale Saloon): a penny, a nickel or a dime?
  17. Are yams and sweet potatoes the same?
  18. Which country produces the most turkey meat: Brazil, Germany or USA?
  19. How many days was the first Thanksgiving: one, three or seven?
  20. On Nov. 25, 1992, the Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia voted to reconfigure the country into what?
  1. Prince Edward Island
  2. Michelangelo
  3. A tortoise only lives on land and has tiny, elephant-like feet.
  4. They are the Latin names for Britain, Scotland and Ireland.
  5. Due to religious beliefs (a Jehovah’s Witness)
  6. Horseback riding
  7. Cornbread
  8. The Three Stooges (“The Sweet By-and-By” is an 1868 hymn.)
  9. Robert Burns
  10. Reagan (two – Charlie and Woody)
  11. They are types of fabric checks.
  12. They wrote the only two eyewitness accounts of the first Thanksgiving.
  13. Cuba
  14. “Jingle Bells” (The song does not mention any holiday.)
  15. Forks
  16. A nickel
  17. No; they belong to different plant families.
  18. USA (Brazil is second and Germany is third.)
  19. Three
  20. Slovakia and the Czech Republic

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