Trivia Test April 5th

TRIVIA TEST
By Fifi Rodriguez

 

1. U.S. STATES: What time zone is the state of Oklahoma in?

 

2. LANGUAGE: What day of the week was named after the Roman god Jupiter?

 

3. SCIENCE: What does the symbol “c” stand for in physics?

 

4. LITERATURE: In which Shakespearean play does the character named Bianca appear?

 

5. TELEVISION: Which TV drama was introduced weekly with a voiceover that described the main character as “falsely convicted for the murder of his wife.”

 

6. THEATER: Who wrote the play “Seascape”?

 

7. GAMES: What is the length of a standard tennis court?

 

8. HISTORY: In what year did Yuri Gagarin become the first human to orbit the Earth?

 

9. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What does the Fujita Scale measure?

 

10. ETIQUETTE: When is it appropriate to fly the U.S. flag upside down?

 

Answers

 

1. Central

 

2. Thursday (Dies Jovis or Jupiter)

 

3. Speed of light

 

4. Bianca is the younger sister of Katherine in “The Taming of the Shrew.”

 

5. “The Fugitive”

 

6. Edward Albee

 

7. 78 feet

 

8. 1961

 

9. Tornado intensity

 

10. When you are in distress, it is a sign for “help!”

 

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