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Trivia Night at Grier

Grier History teacher Mr. Packnick hosted a fun-filled Trivia Night in the Auditorium last weekend.  The game featured five rounds of trivia and prizes that included Gardner’s chocolate, Grier Tervis tumblers, pens, notepads, collapsible drinking straws, and more!
The rounds included:

  • Round 1 – Geography
  • Round 2 – List the 10 busiest airports in the world
  • Round 3 – Identify the animal sounds
  • Round 4 – Name that Tune
  • Round 5 – Random Trivia

Test your own trivia knowledge with these sample questions from Mr. Packnick’s Trivia Night.  Scroll down for answers!

TRIVIA


1.       What unit of measure is used to measure a horse’s height?

A:  ____________


2.       How many basic foot positions are there in modern classical ballet?

A: ____________


3.       Spell the word conscientious.

A: __________________


4.       Who holds the record for the fastest 100 meter dash?

A: _________________     


5.       Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of what?

A: _________________


6.       Who is the composer of the famous ballet, Swan Lake? What other ballets did he write?

A: _________________  - _______________ & ________________


7.       According to the LA Times what month is the most popular month to get married today? 

A: _________________


8.       What are the only two mammals that lay eggs?

A: ___________________ & _____________________


9.       What are the three names for horses under the age of 5?

A: ___________, ____________, & _______________


10.   What are the eight elements that have an atomic symbol that starts with ‘A’?

A: ____________, ____________, ____________,  ____________,  ____________,  ____________,  ____________,  & ____________




ANSWERS:


1.       What unit of measure is used to measure a horse’s height?
A:       Hand

2.       How many basic foot positions are there in modern classical ballet?
A:       Five

3.       Spell the word conscientious.
A:       CONSCIENTIOUS

4.       Who holds the record for the fastest 100 meter dash?
A:        Usain Bolt

5.       Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of what?
A:        The number 13

6.       Who is the composer of the famous ballet, Swan Lake? What other ballets did he write?
A:        Tchaikovsky - NutcrackerSleeping Beauty

7.       According to the LA Times what month is the most popular month to get married today? 
A:       October

8.       What are the only two mammals that lay eggs?
A:        Platypus & Echidna (Australian anteater)

9.       What are the three names for horses under the age of 5?
A:        Foal, Colt, & Filly

10.   What are the eight elements that have an atomic symbol that starts with ‘A’?
          A:        Aluminum, Arsenic, Argon, Gold, Silver, Astatine, Actinium, & Americium

 
How did you do?  

Thank you, Mr. Packnick, for a fun-filled on-campus evening. We look forward to more trivia in the future!


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