en English
en Englishes Spanishpt Portuguesear Arabicht Haitian Creolezh-TW Chinese (Traditional)

Advocate News Online

Proudly serving Everett, Malden, Revere & Saugus Massachusetts

Trivia Challenge

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
  1. On Oct. 21, 1797, what ship that is the oldest ship still afloat was launched?
  2. In what 1964 children’s book would you find the Everlasting Gobstopper?
  3. Canada’s Northwest Territories and Nunavut are the only North American jurisdictions with a non-rectangular license plate; what creature is it shaped like?
  4. On Oct. 22, 1844, what French “the Divine Sarah” was born?
  5. What is “guising”?
  6. What musical instrument has a fallboard?
  7. What trio recorded “Soul Cake”?
  8. October 23 is Mole Day, which commemorates Avogadro’s Number, which is used in what science?
  9. Most wild rice is native to the USA and Canada; what other country has native wild rice?
  10. Gibraltar candy was the first U.S. commercially made candy (in 1806); what North Shore community is its source?
  11. On Oct. 24, 1929, Black Thursday happened, which was what?
  12. “In space, no one can hear you scream,” is the tagline of what 1979 film?
  13. What is the name of the song including “Roll out the barrel”?
  14. On Oct. 25, 1937, “Casey” Stengel was named the Boston Bees manager; what would the team later be called?
  15. How many victims resulted from the Salem Witch Trials: four, 11 or 19?
  16. Marcella is a character in what series of books about two boy and girl dolls?
  17. October 26 is National Pumpkin Day; how are Sweetie Pie, Big Moon and Baby Boo similar?
  18. What culture has a folk song style called fado?
  19. In what country is Mount Kilimanjaro?
  20. On Oct. 27, 2004, what team won the World Series after 86 years of losing?
  1. USS Constitution
  2. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”
  3. A polar bear
  4. Actress Sarah Bernhardt
  5. Trick-or-treating in parts of the UK in olden times involving putting on a small recitation or performance
  6. A piano
  7. Peter, Paul and Mary (Traditionally, soul cakes were given to the poor and children around All Hallows’ Eve, All Saints’ Day & All Souls’ Day.)
  8. Chemistry
  9. China (Manchurian wild rice)
  10. Salem
  11. A crash on the New York Stock Exchange
  12. “Alien”
  13. “Beer Barrel Polka”
  14. The Boston Braves (also the Red Sox)
  15. 19
  16. Raggedy Ann & Andy
  17. They are types of pumpkin.
  18. Portuguese
  19. Tanzania
  20. The Boston Red Sox

Contact Advocate Newspapers