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Trivia Contest 2021

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Questions will appear occasionally on our Instagram Feed. Submit your answers and your sources here - bonus entries if you cite your source.


Prizes go out at the end of the term!


NSHS Library Trivia Question #1: How many villages does Newton have?

Answer: Newton has 13 villages. 

Source: "About." City of Newton, Massachusetts, Accessed 5 Feb. 2021.


NSHS Library Trivia Question #2: In 1994, this country's two winter Olympics medals were won by women, in figure skating and biathlon.

Answer: Ukraine 

Source: "Ukraine at the Olympics." Wikipedia, 17 Aug. 2020, Accessed 5 Feb. 2021. 


NSHS Library Trivia Question #3: A prince and a grand duke were involved in planning his assassination in 1916. Who was he?

Answer: Grigori Rasputin 

Source:  "Grigori Rasputin." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 17 Dec. 2020. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.


NSHS Library Trivia Question #4: Who wrote: "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction?"

Answer: Virginia Woolf

Source: "A Room of One's Own." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 29 Sep. 
     2011. Accessed 
     5 Mar. 2021. 



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