Patriotic quiz - winner takes 500 tokens!


#1

LET’S SHOW OUR PATRIATISM!!!

Ok, I admit, I’m a day or so late on this one. I’ve been really busy at work, and computer at home has been messed up since a bad storm last week.

ANYWAY – attached you will find a Patriotic 4th of July Trivia Quiz. You have until Friday (7/8) at noon to submit your answers. Email me your answers to carebear3030@gmail.com.

The winner with the most correct answers will receive 500 tokens!!! Remember though…the Internet lies sometimes so be careful of the answers that you believe!!!

Dont forget to include your Offtopicz name in your email!!

  1. WHY WAS THE WHITE HOUSE PAINTED WHITE?

  2. WHICH PROFESSION IN COLONIAL AMERICA WAS ALWAYS TO MAKE FLAGS?

  3. INCOME TAX WAS FIRST STARTED DURING WHICH WAR?

  4. THE TERM “GI JOE” STANDS FOR?

  5. WHERE ARE THE AMERICAN LEGION HEADQUARTERS?

  6. WHICH PRESIDENT ORDERED THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER TO BE PLAYED PUBLICALLY?

  7. MEMORIAL DAY IS ALSO CALLED…?

  8. WHO TRIED TO VOTE, WAS PROMPTLY ARRESTED, JAILED AND FINED $100 BUT NEVER PAID IT?

  9. DRAFT DODGERS ARE ALSO REFERRED TO AS…?

  10. THE WHITE HOUSE WAS LIT BY GAS LIGHTS UNTIL WHICH PRESIDENT?

  11. WHICH COIN IS THE MOST POPULAR CIRCULATED COIN IN THE U.S. TODAY?

  12. THE WHITE HOUSE IS ALSO CALLED…?

  13. THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC’S MELODY IS ALSO KNOWN AS WHAT OTHER SONG?

  14. IN WHICH PUBLICATION WAS THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE FIRST PUBLISHED?

  15. WHO WAS THE FIRST U.S. PRESIDENT BORN IN A HOSPITAL?

  16. THIS PRESIDENT’S FIRST JOB WAS A LAND SURVEYOR.

  17. WHAT PRESIDENT WAS AWAREDED THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AND CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR?

  18. WHICH PRESIDENT DONATED HIS PRESIDENTIAL SALARY TO CHARITIES?

  19. WHICH PRESIDENT’S 135 WORDS MADE FOR THE BRIEFEST INAUGURATION SPEECH IN AMERICAN HISTORY?

  20. IN WHAT YEAR DID CONGRESS ESTABLISH THE 4TH OF JULY AS A LEGAL HOLIDAY?

  21. WHICH STATE IS THE ONLY STATE THAT OBSERVES “FLAG DAY” AS A LEGAL HOLIDAY?

  22. WHICH PRESIDENT WAS A LIFEGUARD FOR 7 YEARS AND IS SAID TO HAVE SAVED MORE THAN 77 PEOPLE FROM DROWNING?

  23. WHICH PRESIDENT BUILT A SWIMMING POOL AND A MOVIE THEATER INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE?

  24. WHICH PRESIDENT IS REFERRED TO AS THE “FATHER OF ARCHAEOLOGY?

  25. WHO WAS THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO HAVE A VETO OVERRIDDEN?


#2

this is hard… lol


#3

care, did you get my email?


#4

Re: RE: PATRIOTIC QUIZ - WINNER TAKES 500 TOKENS!!!

Yep!

14 hours and counting!!!


#5

ok cool :smiley:


#6

I AM GOING TO BE UNAVAILABLE TO CHECK THE ENTRIES. I AM EXTENDING THE DEADLINE TO NOON ON SUNDAY.

GET IN YOUR ANSWERS!!! HEY, MAYBE YOU’LL LEARN SOMETHING!!!


#7

just pm’ed the answers


#8

I just PMd all but two answers… I learned a lot of interesting things while researching this.


#9

Did you get my email? Did ya did ya didya!


#10

I did get the entries. I will let you all know the winner tonight!!!


#11

someone musta been tired last night?

:hump ?

its ok… :dunno


#12

Re: RE: PATRIOTIC QUIZ - WINNER TAKES 500 TOKENS!!!

ah. Guess I didn’t win. I got 50 tokens.

Those two I couldn’t answer sucked. I couldn’t find them anywhere.