TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. LANGUAGE: From what language are all the modern Romance languages derived?
2. SCIENCE: What term describes the lowest point in a satellite orbiting the Earth?
3. HISTORY: When did Labor Day become a federal holiday in the United States?
4. INVENTIONS: What was Eli Whitney’s most famous invention?
5. GOVERNMENT: In what year was the U.S. Constitution ratified?
6. GEOGRAPHY: What nation calls itself Espana in its native tongue?
7. ANCIENT WORLD: Where did the Minoan culture flourish?
8. POETRY: Who wrote the poem called “The Waste Land”?
9. MUSIC: What Beatles’ album features the songs “Rocky Raccoon” and “Helter Skelter”?
10. MEASUREMENTS: How many pints are in a quart?

Answers
1. Latin
2. Perigee
3. 1894
4. Cotton gin
5. 1789
6. Spain
7. Crete
8. T.S. Eliot
9. “The Beatles” (The White Album)
10. Two

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