TRIVIA TEST

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1. LITERATURE: Who created the character of Walter Mitty?

2. GEOGRAPHY: Which Central American country has coastline only on the Pacific side?

3. GAMES: How many players are on a volleyball team?

4. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which president eventually courted and married a woman who was briefly his schoolteacher?

5. HISTORY: What was the name of the system of racial segregation used in South Africa in the second half of the 20th century?

6. MYTHOLOGY: Which Greek heroine refused to marry any man who could not beat her in a foot race?

7. ANCIENT WORLD: What field of study was Euclid known for?

8. MUSIC: What is a hurdy-gurdy?

9. FIRSTS: Who was the first (and only) woman to win the Medal of Honor?

10. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Why is a catamaran different from other boats?

 Answers

1. James Thurber

2. El Salvador

3. Six

4. Millard Fillmore. Millard and Abigail Fillmore were only a couple of years apart in age.

5. Apartheid

6. Atalanta

7. Mathematics, specifically geometry

8. A hand-cranked string instrument

9. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, for her medical work during the Civil War

10. It has two hulls

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