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1. Which famous explorer was killed in Hawaii on the fourteenth of February, 1779?
2. What solar body did Astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discover on the eighteenth of February, 1930?
3. Whose Manifesto was published on the twenty-first of February, 1848?
4. Which vaccination was first given to school children on the twenty-third of February, 1954?
5. Which Olympian made history by becoming the first person to win five individual medals in February, 1980?
1. Approximately how many Valentine's cards are swapped each year?
2. There are many Saints named Valentine or Valentinus, what do they all have in common?
They were martyrs.
They lived at the same time.
They fought in battles.
Only their names.
3. Some say the holiday is based loosely on what Pagan holiday?
4. Who first declared February 14th as Valentine's Day?
President Millard Fillmore
5. In what year did the first written valentines appear?
6. What were the first mass-produced valentine cards decorated with?
Lace and ribbon
7. What is the most popular Valentine's Day gift in the U.S.?
8. What is the top candy purchased for Valentine's Day?
9. Which candy company produced the first heart-shaped box of chocolates?
10. What percentage of people will dine out on Valentine's Day?
1. Which US state entered into the union on the 14th of February 1912?
2. In February of 1959, whose plane crashed?
3. Which famous celebrity succumbed to anorexia on the fourth of February 1983?
4. Which band was featured on the Ed Sullivan show on the ninth of February, 1964?
The Rolling Stones
5. Who won the first Medal of Honor for their actions on the thirteenth of February, 1861?
Colonel J. D. Irwin
1. Which player won the most consecutive Super Bowls?
Ken Norton, Jr
2. Who is the oldest player to play in the Super Bowl?
3. Which QB had the highest passing rating in a single Super Bowl game?
4. Who had the most rushing yards in one Super Bowl game?
5. Who had the longest rushing TD from scrimmage in a Super Bowl game?
6. Who had the most receptions in one Super Bowl game?
7. Who had the most sacks in one Super Bowl game?
8. Who had the longest field goal in a Super Bowl game?
1. Which of the following authors was born in January?
2. Many cultures around the world celebrate New Year's Day on the Spring Equinox. In what month is the Spring Equinox?
3. National Trivia Day falls on what day in January?
4. January has 31 days. How many other months also have 31 days?
5. On what day in January does Haiti celebrate its Independence Day?
1. In January of what year was Czechoslovakia divided into Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
2. Which of the following astrological signs represent January 20th to February 18th?
3. In the United States, January is national...
Black History Month
Blood Donor Month
Parent Leadership Month
School Success Month
4. The Japanese New Year's is celebrated on what days that fall in January?
1st to 3rd
3rd to 5th
2nd to 4th
4th to 6th
5. Except for leap years, January always begins on the same day as what other month?
1. Which of the following American presidents was born in January?
2. In January of what year did, the Euro banknotes and coins enter circulation?
3. What is the American birth flower for the month of January?
4. What American holiday is celebrated on the third Monday of January?
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
5. How would you say January in Latin?
1. Named by the Romans, the month of January was named after the Roman god Janus. Janus is the god of?
2. The Internet's Domain name system was created in January of what year?
3. The birthstone for January is the?
4. In Australia, Australia Day is celebrated on?
5. What is the British birth flower for the month of January?
Lily of the Valley
1. Including Rudolph, how may reindeer pull Santa’s sleigh?
2. What was the name of the magician in Frosty the Snowman?
3. How many “drummers drumming” are there in the song “The 12 Days of Christmas?”
4. What does Alvin the Chipmunk want for Christmas in “The Chipmunk Song?”
A hula hoop
5. How many ghosts visit Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?
Four (Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas present, past, and future)
6. What does Ralphie want for Christmas in the movie A Christmas Story?
A Red Ryder BB gun
7. Where does the Grinch live?
Mount Crumpit outside of Whoville
8. Where did the McCallister family go on vacation when they left Kevin alone in Home Alone?
9. What city was the baby Jesus born in?
10. What three gifts did the wise men bring the baby Jesus?
Gold, frankincense, and myrrh
11. How did the shepherds find baby Jesus?
They followed a bright star.
12. Which state produces the most Christmas trees?
13. What is the name of the elf who wants to be a dentist in Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer?
14. The movie Miracle on 34th Street takes place in what city?
New York City
15. Who kisses Lucy in A Charlie Brown Christmas?
16. In the movie It’s A Wonderful Life, how did George Bailey become deaf in one ear?
He caught a bad cold after jumping into icy water to save his brother's life.
17. What Christmas carol includes “figgy pudding?”
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
18. What fruit does Santa’s nose look like?
19. What is the name of the main character in Elf?
20.Who kept time with the Little Drummer Boy when he played his drum for baby Jesus?
The ox and lamb
1. What popular Christmas song includes the phrase, “in the air there’s a feeling of Christmas?”
The Christmas Song
2. In what Christmas carol do singers request "figgy pudding?"
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
O Christmas Tree
3. What should you do to someone standing under mistletoe?
Give them a cookie
4. Who told the Shepard’s about the birth of Jesus?
5. True or False: An angel tells Joseph to take his family and flee to Greece to escape King Herod’s wrath.
1. In the movie A Christmas Story, what was the dad’s “major award?”
A BB gun
A leg lamp
A day off
2. What movie featuring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire dancing and singing at an inn only open on holidays was the first to feature the popular tune White Christmas?
Christmas in Connecticut
3. What Christmas dessert is made with molasses?
4. In which country does Santa leaves presents in children’s shoes?
The Netherlands (Holland)
5. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol takes place in what country?
1. The characters named Desinov and Dolokhov can be found in what well-known novel?
War and Peace
The Catcher in the Rye
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
2. What is Camilla’s (wife of Prince Charles) Royal title?
The Duchess of Cornwall
3. What is the most common street name in the US?
Sports & Games
4. What number did basesball great Tony LaRussa wear?
5. There has only been one team in NFL history that had a perfect season. Name them.
6. What was Mickey Mouse’s original name?
1. The turkey is considered a sacrificial bird in which country?
2. What is the name of a baby turkey?
3. What was the first department store to hold a Thanksgiving parade?
4. From which tribe were the Indians invited to the Thanksgiving feast?
5. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated in what month?
6. The first Thanksgiving in 1621 was believed to have lasted how many days?
1. Who was the chief of the Indian tribe who were invited to the Thanksgiving feast?
2. What was the name of the ship that transported the pilgrims?
3. What is the meaning of cornucopia?
God of corn
Horn of plenty
Plenty of corn
4. In what year did the first Macy’s Thanksgiving parade took place?
5. What was the first giant balloon to ever take part in the Macy’s Day Parade?
Felix the Cat
6. Who was the captain of the pilgrim ship?
1. According to recently released statistics, how much did the average American family spend on Halloween in 2014?
2. What does seeing a spider on Halloween mean?
You are going to die very soon
You will have bad luck
You are going to have good luck in the following year
A loved one is watching
3. Which candy was originally called chicken feed?
4. In the classic 1990 movie “Ghost,” what was Sam’s occupation?
5. What is the fear of ghosts called?
1. What is Elvis' birth date?
January 10, 1938
January 4, 1938
January 8, 1935
2. What was Elvis’s first recording?
That’s All Right
Love Me Tender
3. What year did Elvis die?
4. What was Elvis’s first #1 hit on the Billboard charts?
All Shook Up
Don’t Be Cruel
5. What was the first national TV show Elvis appeared on?
Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour
6. What movie star, at age 10, got his scarf by kicking Elvis on the shin?
7. How many songs has Elvis had on the charts?
8. How many Grammy's did Elvis win during his career?
9. Of his 33 films, which did Elvis say was his favorite?
Love me Tender
Viva Las Vegas
10. What was Elvis' first #1 song in Britain?
Love Me Tender
Don’t Be Cruel
All Shook Up
1. In which country did Halloween originate?
2. Which Catholic Church holiday is Halloween linked to?
All Saints (Hallows) Day
Seventh-day Adventist Church
3. What was the name of Dracula’s sidekick?
Dr. John Seward
4. From which words did "bonfire" originate?
Bone and Fire
5. What does the name "Dracula" mean?
Son of the Dracul
Son of the Devil
6. Who was the first actor to play Wolf Man?
7. What do people in New England call the night before Halloween?
8. What is another name for Halloween?
All Hallows Eve
The Feast of the Dead
All of the Above
1. Who wrote The Scarlett Letter?
2. Which social media platform came out in 2003?
3. Who painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
4. In which state did the Salem Witch Trials take place?
5. Which New York City building is the tallest?
Empire State Building
Bank of America Tower
One World Trade Center
Statue of Liberty
6. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the U.S.?
Congratulations to this week's winners: Rick Dellenbach, Jerry Irwin, Carl Laufer, Vickie Marx, Barbara Shepardson, Cheryl Taylor, and Carol Wilson.
1. In Pirates of the Caribbean, what was the name of Captain Jack Sparrow’s ship?
The Black Pearl
The Black Python
2. Holly Golightly is a character in which film?
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Pretty in Pink
Singing in the Rain
3. Which U.S. state is known as the sunflower state?
4. How many bones are there in the human body?
5. What language is the most spoken worldwide?
6. What is the #1 cookie in the U.S.?
Girl Scout Thin Mints
1. According to Forrest Gump, “life was like a. . .”
bag of lemons
handful of roses
box of chocolates
2. In 2016, a musician won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature. Who was it?
3. How many days are in February during a leap year?
4. What breed is dog is the most popular I the U.S.?
5. What is the deadliest snake?
Congratulations to this week's winners: Julie Johnston and Vickie Marx.
1. What is the name for the Jewish New Year?
2. Which one of these characters is not friends with Harry Potter?
3. What was the name of the band Lionel Richie was a part of?
The Marshall Tucker Band
4. Which animal does not appear in the Chinese zodiac?
5. Which country held the 2016 Summer Olympics?
Congratulations to this week's winners: Richard Dellanbach, Sandi Dennison-Laufer, Cari Laufer, Barbara Shepardson, and Linda Strongin-Grant.
1. Which team has the highest total of wins in the FBS?
2. Which team has had the most players drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft?
3. Which team has been to the most bowl games?
4. Which team has the highest winning percentage in the FBS?
5. Which team has won the most overall conference championships?
6. USC and Notre Dame first met back in 1926, when Knute Rockne’s Fighting Irish defeated the USC Trojans, 13-12. Which team has more wins in the series?
7. The Ohio State/Michigan rivalry started in 1897 when the Michigan Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes, 34-0. Which team has more wins in the series?
8. This historic rivalry was born in 1890 when the Naval Academy defeated West Point, 24-0. Which team has more wins in the series?
1. If you were born on the 27th of September what would your Zodiac sign be?
2. What is the birthstone for September?
3. Who wrote and recorded the song "Wake Me Up When September Ends"?
4. What is the flower for September?
5. What holiday occurs in September?
St. Patrick’s Day
Congratulations to this week's winners: Rick Dellenbach, Vickie Marx, and Barbara Shepardson.
1. What color is the M in McDonald's?
2. What is the Aloha State?
3. What is the National Dish of America?
4. Which blood type is known as the universal donor?
5. Where is Times Square?
New York City
Congratulations to this week's winners: Rick Dellenbach, Sandi Laufer, and Barbara Shepardson.