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Trivia Challenge

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  1. On Nov. 5, 1960, Mack Sennett died, who produced what police silent films?
  2. In November 1931 the radio series “Challenge of the Yukon” was renamed “Sergeant Preston of the Yukon” – what was the name of the series’ dog?
  3. Guinness World Records stated that what building is the “World’s Farthest Manmade Leaning building”?
  4. In 1910 what aircraft type became the first to have commercial service?
  5. On Nov. 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected president in a four-way race, receiving what vote percentage: 40, 76 or 89?
  6. In what year did the U.S. military draft end: 1969, 1973 or 1980?
  7. What state is nicknamed the Sugar State?
  8. On Nov. 7, 1913, what French author of “The Plague” was born?
  9. Who are known as the 3 Bs of classical music?
  10. What war was known as “The Great War”?
  11. Where would you find replicas of Discovery, Godspeed and Susan Constant?
  12. On Nov. 8, 1997, the main channel of what Chinese river began to be dammed to create the world’s largest hydroelectric power project?
  13. What early vice president (who later became president) called his office “the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived”?
  14. On Nov. 9, 1842, what country issued its first design patent – for typefaces and borders?
  15. What was the pseudonym of Greta Gustafsson?
  16. On Nov. 10, 1983, who introduced Windows 1.0?
  17. In what 1818 novel would you find “It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me…”?
  18. On what two days does Arlington National Cemetery hold biannual memorial services?
  19. What are known as the Twin Cities?
  20. November 11 is Veterans Day; what was Veterans Day originally called?
  1. The Keystone Cops
  2. King
  3. “Capital Gate” in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which was designed to slant
  4. Dirigible
  5. 40
  6. 1973
  7. Louisiana
  8. Albert Camus
  9. Bach, Beethoven and Brahms
  10. World War I
  11. Jamestown, Virginia (The ships arrived in 1607.)
  12. Yangtze River
  13. John Adams
  14. The United States
  15. Greta Garbo
  16. Bill Gates
  17. “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  18. Memorial Day and Veterans Day
  19. Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota
  20. Armistice Day

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