TRIVIA TEST

By Fifi Rodriguez
1. LANGUAGE: What is the meaning of the Latin phrase “novus ordo seclorum,” located on the Great Seal on a U.S. $1 bill?
2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the name for a seashell collector or expert?
3. ART: What Mexican muralist was married to Mexican painter Frida Kahlo?
4. COMICS: What was the name of Casper the Friendly Ghost’s horse?
5. SPORTS: Where did the sport of jai alai originate?
6. GEOGRAPHY: Where is Death Valley located?
7. TELEVISION: Which PBS documentary series featured the song “Ashokan Farewell” as its theme music?
8. MEDICINE: What is the brand name for the sedative diazepam?
9. LITERATURE: Who was the first to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature (1901)?
10. ENTERTAINERS: What was the stage name of the actor who was born “Laszlo Lowenstein”?

Answers
1. A new order of the ages
2. Conchologist
3. Diego Rivera
4. Nightmare
5. Spain’s Basque region
6. Southern California
7. “The Civil War” by Ken Burns
8. Valium
9. French poet Sully Prudhomme
10. Peter Lorre

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