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Trivia test


1. MOVIES: How long
was the shortest Academy
Awards ceremony?
2. TELEVISION: Which
U.S. state was the setting
for the 1980s “Newhart” TV
sitcom?
3. MEDICAL: What is a
common name for the condition known medically as
ankylosis?
4. GEOGRAPHY: Which
European nation colonized
Haiti?
5. HISTORY: What was
the Monroe Doctrine, a
policy stated by President
James Monroe in 1823?
6. ADVERTISING: Horatio Magellan Crunch is the
mascot for which cereal
brand?
7. FOOD & DRINK: What
is bannock?
8. BIBLE: What is the
Pentateuch?
9. SCIENCE: How do
mosses reproduce?
10. INVENTIONS: When
did the first patented drive-in movie theater open?
Answers
1. The first Academy
Awards ceremony in 1929
lasted 15 minutes.
2. Vermont
3. Stiff joint
4. France
5. The U.S. opposed further European colonization of the Americas, but
wouldn’t interfere with existing colonies or meddle
in the affairs of European
countries.
6. Cap’n Crunch
7. Flat, quick bread of
Scottish origin
8. The first five books of
the Bible: Genesis, Exodus,
Leviticus, Numbers and
Deuteronomy
9. Spores
10. 1933 in Camden, New
Jersey

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