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Trivia Challenge

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  1. November 25 is Black Friday; in the 1800s, what did Black Friday mean?
  2. In what city would you find The AKC Museum of the Dog?
  3. Whose backup band was called the Spiders from Mars?
  4. On Nov. 26, 2021, the World Health Organization identified what variant?
  5. According to the “Farmers’ Almanac,” what is the USA’s most popular commercially sold potted plant?
  6. On Nov. 27, 1924, what parade was first held?
  7. In the song “Tighten Up” by Archie Bell & the Drells, what does “Tighten Up” refer to?
  8. Who played a nun in the film “The Bells of St. Mary’s”?
  9. On Nov. 28, 1907, Louis B. Mayer (future movie producer) opened his first movie theater; where in Massachusetts was it: Boston, Haverhill or Holyoke?
  10. What are the only two perennial vegetables?
  11. In 1904 the American Lung Association was founded to fight what disease?
  12. Why is the Northern Hemisphere colder than the Southern Hemisphere?
  13. On Nov. 29, 1832, what author was born who lived at places including Fruitlands, Orchard House and Washington, D.C.?
  14. What calendar (its name is also a person’s name) preceded the Gregorian calendar?
  15. What region is known as the “Roof of the World”?
  16. On Nov. 30, 1998, what two energy-related companies merged to create the largest company at the time?
  17. How can a snail stick to a surface upside down?
  18. According to Guinness World Records, in 2017 the world’s longest noodle was cooked in China – 10,119 feet plus 1.92 inches; how long did it take to roll out: four, 11 or 17 hours?
  19. What fall fruit has been declared by the FDA to have a National Month in December?
  20. On Dec. 1, 1918, Iceland became a sovereign state, but remained part of what kingdom?
  1. Stock market crash
  2. NYC
  3. David Bowie
  4. SARS-CoV-2 Omicron
  5. Poinsettia
  6. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC
  7. A new dance they started in Houston
  8. Ingrid Bergman
  9. Haverhill
  10. Asparagus and rhubarb
  11. Tuberculosis
  12. It has less water, which retains heat well.
  13. Louisa May Alcott
  14. Julian
  15. Tibet
  16. Exxon and Mobil (ExxonMobil)
  17. They secrete mucus that becomes sticky.
  18. 17
  19. Pear
  20. Denmark

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