TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. LANGUAGE: What does the Latin prefix “juxta” mean?
2. PSYCHOLOGY: What kind of fear is represented in anthophobia?
3. CHEMISTRY: What is the atomic number of hydrogen?
4. MOVIES: For what 1983 film did Shirley MacLaine win an Academy Award for best female actress?
5. MATH: What is the Arabic equivalent of the Roman numerals XCV?
6. TELEVISION: Which newsman had the famous signoff line, “And that’s the way it is”?
7. MEDICINE: What is the normal human body temperature in Celsius?
8. HISTORY: What was the name of Amelia Earhart’s navigator on her final ill-fated flight?
9. MEASUREMENTS: What is the amount in a quire?
10. GEOGRAPHY: What is the only U.S. state that has only one syllable in its name?

Answers
1. Alongside
2. A fear of flowers
3. 1
4. “Terms of Endearment”
5. 95
6. Walter Cronkite
7. 37 C
8. Fred Noonan
9. 25 sheets of paper
10. Maine

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