Test Your Earth Day Knowledge

Test Your Earth Day Knowledge

Apr 20

Earth Day, celebrated on April 22 each year, started as a small idea and blossomed into a global event. How much do you know about Earth Day? Learn some facts and trivia about Earth Day from Ira Riklis. Learn how to get involved in saving Planet Earth. How Did Earth Day Begin? Earth Day began as the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a first-year senator from Wisconsin. Senator Nelson suggested the...

How Much Do You Know About The White Rhino?

How Much Do You Know About The White Rhino?

Mar 26

When Sudan, the last male northern white rhino died on March 19, 2018, people around the world mourned his death, while scientists and researchers were left wondering, “What now?” Will the northern white rhino become extinct now that Sudan died? Why is conservation of this species so important? Why were there so few northern white rhinos left in the world? Discover with Ira Riklis the...

Politics Trivia

Politics Trivia

Jul 18

In order to help combat terrorism around the world, the U.S. State Department has created a list of seven countries that are known to support terrorist activity. The most commonly known terrorist countries are Iran, Iraq, and Libya. What are the other four terrorist nations as identified by the U.S. State Department? The Answer: Cuba North Korea Sudan Syria What is “State...

Geography Trivia

Geography Trivia

Jul 17

Question: At 938 feet, Mt. Davidson is the highest point in ______________? Answer South of Portola Drive and Twin Peaks, Mt. Davidson is San Francisco, California’s highest point and is one of San Francisco’s original Seven Hills. Mt. Davidson is also a member of San Francisco’s 44 hills and is almost at the geographical center of “Frisco”. The mountain was named in...

Pub Trivia: True Or False

Pub Trivia: True Or False

Jun 12

True or false?Switzerland is a member state of the United Nations. True / On September 10, 2002, Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations. The Turn Around Switzerland joined the United Nations on September 10, 2002 after many years of refusing to join. When the United Nations was formed in 1945, the Swiss government chose not to join. The government believed that the organization...

Pub Trivia: The Washington Post

Pub Trivia: The Washington Post

Jun 10

Do you know the name of the John Philip Sousa march named after a famous newspaper? Answer: THE WASHINGTON POST But Who Is John? John Philip Sousa was born in 1854 in Washington DC, where his father was a musician in the United States Marine Band. The son of immigrants from Bavaria and Portugal, he grew up surrounded by music. By the late 1880s, Sousa was the leader of the Marine Band, and he was...