January’s trivia test

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trivia quiz1. GEOGRAPHY: Which U.S. state is closest to Russia?

2. HISTORY: In what year did labor leader Jimmy Hoffa disappear?

3. FOOD & DRINK: What relative of the banana is a staple food in tropical regions?

4. TIME: When is the next leap day?

5. MOVIES: What famous 1950s movie featured an unlikely couple named Charlie and Rose?

6. MUSIC: Who was the first artist to have a “greatest hits” album?

7. TELEVISION: Who starred as Simon Templar in “The Saint”?

8. SCIENCE: What is the most abundant gas in the air we breathe on Earth?

9. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: In olden days, what was the occupation of a wainwright?

10. ANIMAL KINGDON: What is a baby whale called?

Answers

1. Alaska

2. 1975

3. The plantain

4. Feb. 29, 2016

5. “The African Queen” (Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn)

6. Johnny Mathis

7. Roger Moore

8. Nitrogen. The air is made up of about 78 percent nitrogen, 21 percent oxygen and 1 percent other gasses.

9. One who makes or repairs wagons

10. A calf

By Fifi Rodriguez

(c) 2015 King Features Synd., Inc.

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