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Trivia Challenge

  1. On Sept. 23, 1938, at the New York World’s Fair, a time capsule was buried with artifacts, including a newsreel of what kind of college sports event?
  2. How are Sherlock Holmes, Beaker and The Electric Mayhem similar?
  3. In what city would you find “Miracle Mile,” which was designed to appeal to automobile drivers?
  4. On Sept. 24, 1956, what kind of transatlantic cable was completed?
  5. What U.S. president stated, “No man ever listened himself out of a job”?
  6. Who was Adam and Eve’s third child?
  7. On Sept. 25, 1690, “Public Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick,” the first American multipage newspaper, was published where?
  8. A lollipop man, which was a sign holder in Formula 1 racing, is also a name for a crossing guard in what country?
  9. What bird’s name is equivalent to a minus three in golf?
  10. On Sept. 26, 1949, LA’s “Hollywood” sign was changed from what to that name?
  11. What does the zip in zip code stand for?
  12. Mark Twain, in “Life on the Mississippi,” stated that what kind of race is “the most enjoyable of all”?
  13. On Sept. 27, 1912, “The Memphis Blues,” the first published blues, went on sale in Memphis; who composed it?
  14. What Notre Dame football star said, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”?
  15. What is the world’s longest motorway?
  16. Who appeared as Sherlock Holmes in many films and later in the quiz show “Your Lucky Clue”?
  17. On Sept. 28, 1850, Congress abolished what punishment on merchant vessels and in the U.S. Navy?
  18. What Bing Crosby song is the best-selling physical single?
  19. What initially promoted itself as “The Vacation Kingdom of the World”?
  20. On Sept. 29, 1982, what Boston show about a bar premiered on TV?
  1. A football game
  2. They are Muppet characters.
  3. Los Angeles (Wilshire Boulevard)
  4. Telephone
  5. Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge
  6. Seth
  7. Boston (It was shut down by the government four days later.)
  8. United Kingdom
  9. Albatross
  10. “Hollywoodland”
  11. Zoning Improvement Plan
  12. Steamboat
  13. C. Handy
  14. Knute Rockne
  15. Pan American Highway
  16. Basil Rathbone
  17. Flogging
  18. “White Christmas”
  19. Disneyland in Florida
  20. “Cheers”

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