WE'VE HAD SOME FUN WITH PATRIOTIC TRIVIA questions this week, and I thought I'd share a few new ones with you...
1. Who was the first black American to win a Nobel Peace Prize? Hint...it isn't BHO!
2. Which of the original American colonys was the first to say NO to slavery? Hint...it wasn't Georgia!
3. Which state was the first to proclaim Christmas as a holiday? Hint...it wasn't Hawaii.
4. Napoleon's grandnephew, Charles Bonaparte, was the first leader and founder of what American institution that is still around today? Hint...it wasn't the CIA, the NCAA or the ASPCA!
5. Did you know the United States bought the Virgin Islands in 1917? Who sold it to us for $25 million?
6. At the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair, patrons had to pay for what? Hint...the cost was 5 cents and the fair cleared $862,000!
7. Here's a fun one...before the Mayflower carried pilgrims to America, what was it's usual cargo? Hint...burp!
8. What are the 5 most common surnames in the USA? Hint...Garciapara and Rumplestilskin are NOT 2 of them!
9. Who's buried in Grants Tomb? Hint...there's more than one person.
10. For you geography nuts, what is the flatest state in America? Hint...duh, West Virginia?
I'll have the answers for you on tomorrows show. Join me from 9am until noon on 640 WHLO. Later JIM