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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On Nov. 4, 1904, in New England, what became the first stadium built just for football?
  2. What 18th century violin maker’s first name was Antonio?
  3. On Nov. 5, 1872, who voted in the presidential election and was later arrested and convicted for voting illegally?
  4. In 1909 “Miss Columbia” became the first airplane purchased by the U.S. government; who sold it?
  5. November 6 is National Saxophone Day (Inventor Adolphe Sax was born on Nov. 6, 1814); is a saxophone a woodwind or a brass?
  6. How are “High Rollers,” “To Tell the Truth” and “Jeopardy!” similar?
  7. What TV series title with the number 12 also has the name of a person in the Bible?
  8. What is a palindrome? (Example: “Was it a rat I saw?”)
  9. On Nov. 7, 1959, what state officially joined the Union?
  10. Reportedly, Monopoly’s Community Chest was inspired by what resort city’s “forerunner of the United Way”?
  11. Since when has the NFL played football on Thanksgiving Day: 1899, 1920 or 1936?
  12. November 8 is Election Day; what TV series coined the expression “voted off the island”?
  13. What song title includes in parentheses That’s What I Want?
  14. Whose picture is on the world’s first adhesive postage stamp: Abraham Lincoln, George Washington or Queen Victoria?
  15. How are tiger stripe, Japanese black and Turk’s turban similar?
  16. On Nov. 9, 1965, there was a blackout over what part of the USA?
  17. In the movie “Gone With the Wind,” what line precedes “I can’t let him go. I can’t. There must be some way to bring him back!”?
  18. Whose presidential library is in Northampton, Mass.?
  19. Iron Butterfly’s song “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” is approximately how many minutes long: 10, 13 or 17?
  20. On Nov. 10, 1969, what children’s TV show debuted?
  1. Harvard Stadium
  2. Stradivarius
  3. Susan B. Anthony
  4. The Wright Brothers
  5. A woodwind (It is made of brass but has a single reed.)
  6. They are TV shows hosted by Alex Trebek.
  7. “Adam 12”
  8. Words that can be read the same backwards and forwards
  9. Hawaii
  10. Atlantic City
  11. 1920
  12. “Survivor”
  13. “Money”
  14. Queen Victoria
  15. They are types of pumpkin.
  16. The Northeast
  17. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”
  18. Calvin Coolidge’s
  19. 17
  20. “Sesame Street”

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