UARC Net Trivia 2017

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November 30, 2017

At what temperature are Fahrenheit and Celsius equal?

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Which country, and its territories, cover the most time zones?

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What is the largest three-digit prime number?

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November 16, 2017

What rare and endangered tree species is found only in northern San Diego County and Santa Rosa Island in California?

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In which 1993 thriller does the protagonist violently lose his cool when a fast food restaurant won't let him order from the breakfast menu?

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How many paintings did Vincent Van Gogh sell during his lifetime?

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November 2, 2017

What classic dystopian novel begged the question “Who is John Galt?”

Please select 2 correct answers

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What actress once claimed to suffer from Multiple Personality Disorder?

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Which of the Beatles is barefoot on the Abbey Road album cover?

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October 26, 2017

Which tennis player has won the most men’s Grand Slam titles?

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What was the first commercial product to have a bar code?

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What is a group of rhinoceros called?

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October 19, 2017

What planet in our solar system has the longest day?

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The final link of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed in which state?

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Who created the first mechanical computer?

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September 21, 2017

What is the highest incorporated city in the United Staes?

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At 8.9 percent, which is the only U.S. state with more Social Security Disability recipients than Alabama?

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West Virginia has the highest number of Disability recipients, with 8.9 percent of its residents receiving benefits. Alabama ranks second, at 8.5 percent, followed by Arkansas at 8.4 percent and Kentucky's 8.2 percent.

Who was the first Tudor monarch of England?

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September 7, 2017

How many text messages are sent each day?

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Which of these days of the week is named for a planet?

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Saturday, Sunday and Monday are named for the Saturn, the sun and the moon, respectively. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are derived for the Old English names of gods of Norse (Germanic) mythology.

Which singer rose to fame with his adaptation of the song "La Bamba" in 1958?

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