TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. GEOGRAPHY: Lake Tahoe straddles the borders of which two U.S. states?

2. FOOD AND DRINK: What kind of dish is sometimes referred to as a “grunt” or a “slump”?

3. MEDICINE: What condition does a deficiency of iron cause?

4. MOVIES: What 1990 film won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Picture?

5. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the traditional birthstone for May?

6. MUSIC: How old was Felix Mendelssohn when he wrote the overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”?

7. ASTRONOMY: How many moons does the planet Mars have?

8. MYTHOLOGY: What is the Greek god of the sun called?

9. LANGUAGE: What is the only word in the English language that ends in the letters “mt”?

10. LITERATURE: What was the name of Dick and Jane’s cat in the famous early readers?

Answers
1. California and Nevada
2. Baked fruit dessert with a biscuit topping
3. Anemia
4. “Dances with Wolves”
5. Emerald
6. 17
7. Two, Phobos and Deimos
8. Helios
9. Dreamt
10. Puff

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