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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!

Answers!

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

Answer: Newton has 13 villages. 

Source: "About." City of Newton, Massachusetts, www.newtonma.gov/about. 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, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukraine_at_the_Olympics#Medals_by_Winter_Games. 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. school.eb.com/levels/high/article/Grigori-Rasputin/62744. 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. school.eb.com/levels/high/article/A-Room-of-Ones-Own/486447. Accessed 
     5 Mar. 2021. 

 

 

Trivia Entry 4

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