Sunday, March 02, 2008

March Trivia Contest

1. Where are there more doughnut shops per capita than anywhere else in the world?
A. United States
B. France
C. Jamaica
D. Canada

2. Ban Ki Moon is:
A. Thai spice for meat
B. United Nations Secretary-General
C. Founder of a worldwide religious movement
D. A full moon in Cambodia

3. The driest place on earth is:
A. Sahara Desert
B. Gobi Desert
C. Antarctica
D. Kalahari Desert

4. The city with the largest Jewish population in the world is:
A. New York
B. Jerusalem
C. Tel Aviv
D. London

5. With what was a gladiator armed, in addition to a dagger and spear?
A. Shield
B. Net
C. Stone
D. Bad breath

6. By what name was Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar better known?
A. El Cid
B. Che Guevara
C. Fidel Castro
D. The Sundance Kid

7. Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, and Willie Mays all did the same thing in their first major league at-bat, which was:
A. Singled
B. Walked
C. Homered
D. Struck out

8. Which country has the most tractors per capita?
A. Canada
B. Iceland
D. Argentina

9. Who introduced pigs to North America?
A. Columbus
B. Vikings
C. Pilgrims
D. Irish

10. Where was the highest temperature (134) ever recorded in the USA?
A. Key West, FL
B. Brownsville, TX
C. Tucson, AZ
D. Death Valley, CA

11. Who is W. J. Blythe IV?
A. Prime Minister of Ireland
B. Bill Clinton
C. Pam Anderson’s father
D. The inventor of aspirin

12. Which country has the most lakes?
A. China
B. Russia
C. Brazil
D. Canada

13. Which US President died at the youngest age?
A. Wm. Henry Harrison
B. James Garfield
C. Teddy Roosevelt
D. John Kennedy

14. What nation produces two thirds of the world's vanilla?
A. Madagascar
C. India
D. Sri Lanka

15. Who's been Saturday Night Live's most frequent host?
A. Chevy Chase
B. Robin Williams
C. Steve Martin
D. Billy Crystal

16. In what city did the last Pony Express ride end?
A. San Francisco
B. Los Angeles
C. Sacramento
D. Oregon City

17. Who died last?
A. Desi Arnaz
B. Lucille Ball
C. William Frawley
D. Vivian Vance

18. What Olympic event saw Josia Thugwane become the first black man from South Africa to win a gold medal in 1996?
A. Steeplechase
B. 1500 Meters
C. Marathon
D. Archery

19. The first city to reach a population of one million was:
A. London
B. Alexandria
C. Rome
D. Shanghai

20. Who is the only pitcher in the MLB Hall of Fame with a losing career record?
A. Satchel Page
B. Walter Johnson
C. Bob Gibson
D. Lefty Grove