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Front Page - Friday, January 9, 2015

Brainbuster – Make your brain tingle!

1. England and America started using the Gregorian calendar (today’s calendar) in 1752. Russia did not recognize it until what year? 1916; 1918; 1818; 1900.

2. Who was the attorney general who served under Dwight D. Eisenhower? William Rogers; John Foster Dulles; Charles E. Wilson; Sinclair Weeks.

3. What is the fastest bird on foot? Ostrich; Turkey; emu; roadrunner.

4. True or false: A new ocean was recognized and named in the year 2000?

5. Why is illegal whiskey called “moonshine?”

6. What year was the Otis elevator first invented? 1931; 1852; 1898; 1905.

7. What year was the statue of Liberty dedicated, and what country built it?

8. During what war was the GI Bill of Rights enacted to help returning soldiers readjust to civilian life?

9. Peter the Great ruled Russia for 43 years. What were the years of his rule? 1685-1728; 1700-1743; 1682-1725; 1692-1735.

10. Which state has the lowest point in the United States? Florida; California; Louisiana; Arizona.


1. 1918

2. William Rogers

3. Ostrich

4. True (the Southern Ocean)

5. Stills were operated by the light of the moon to prevent attracting the attention of the Feds.

6. 1852

7. 1886; France.

8. World War II, which lasted from 1939-1945.

9. 1682-1725

10. California