Here are the questons from Friday’s quizzo:
1. Martin Luther King delivered his I have a dream speech on the steps of what monument in DC?
2. Fill in the blank of this old rhyme: apple pie without the ________ is like a kiss w/o a squeeze.
3. What planet is Superman from?
4. In Philly, you’ll find famous examples of this type of Americana at 1501 Snyder Avenue, 219 South 17th Street, and at 5th and Spring Garden.
5. This artist and illustrator was often derided for being too sentimental and idealistic, but his later works dealing with racism, including the haunting “The Problem We All Live With”, garnered him universal acclaim.
6. WHo played Lieutenet Dan in Forrest Gump?
7. Who composed the following?
8. Who was the winning lawyer in Brown vs. the Board of Education?
9. After bombing onstage at the Grand Ole Opry in 1954 , this truck driver turned musician from Tupelo MIssissippi was told by the Opry manager, “Boy, you’d better keep driving that truck.”
10. How long is four score seven years?
Round Two List 10 (of the 14) vice presidents who later went on to become presidents.
Round Three Name that artist or group:
1. Proud to be an AMerican
2. American Woman
3. American Girl
4. Banned in the USA
5. American Pie
6. American Idiot
7. Name the artist and the person who appeared to sing it in the video: I Am a Real American
8. Young Americans
9. Back in the USA
10. American Music
1. 1. Joseph Glidden patented this in 1874, and it had changed the landscape of the Wild West by the end of the century. What was it?
2. Who was Secretary of State during Clinton’s first term?
3. Jackie Robinson earned four varsity letters in college. What west coast school did he attend?
4. What book was prefaced by the author with the lines: “Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.”
5. What two Sioux leaders crushed Custer in the Battle of Little Bighorn?
6. In 1964, this 63 year old artist became the oldest to ever hit number one on the Billboard charts.
7. This wild west artist didn’t produce razors or star in an 80s detective show.
8. The first women’s rights convention took place in what town in 1848?
9. After the title, what are the first seven words of the Declaration of Independence?
***10. Of the 42 delegates at the constitutional convention, how many signed it?
a) 37 B) 39 C) 41 D) All of them
1. Lincoln Memorial
5. Norman Rockwell
6. Gary Sinise
7. George Gerschwin
8. Thurgood Marshall
10. 87 years
John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Martin van Buren, John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester Arthur, Teddy Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, George HW Bush
1. Lee Greenwood
2. Guess Who
3. Tom Petty
4. 2 Live Crew
5. Don McLean
6. Green Day
7. Rick Derringer, Hulk Hogan
8. David Bowie
9. Chuck Berry
10. Violent Femmes
1. barbed wire
2. Warren Christopher
4. Huckleberry Finn
5. Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse
6. Louis Armstrong
7. Frederic Remington
8. Seneca Falls
9. When in the course of human events
10. B) 39