Previous questions and answers
Here are the previous questions and answers.
Answer for the week of November 15, 2020
You may have recently heard complaints from folks that experience paraskevidekatriaphobia, which is of course the fear of what?
Friday the 13th.
Answer for the week of November 8, 2020
Answer for the week of November 1, 2020
Answer for the week of October 25, 2020
Halloween is a contraction of Hallows’ Even or Hallows’ Evening. If you put the apostrophe in Halloween, which letters does it go between?
Between the two Es.
Answer for the week of October 18, 2020
After you pass mile marker 500, you balk at the fact that you have 330 more miles to go before you are at exit 880, the highest exit number on any freeway in North America. You are, of course, driving on what Interstate?
I-10, with 880 miles between the New Mexico and Louisiana borders.
Answer for the week of October 11, 2020
You could say that this only occurs once in a Blue Moon – October has two full moons! The first, the Harvest Moon, was on October 1st. What is the name of the second one which will be on October 31st?
Hunter’s Moon. Some answered Blue Moon, which would mean I gave you the answer in the question, but given some places (Wikipedia) mention blue moon is a name, I gave points for it as well.
Answer for the week of October 4, 2020
It’s National Pizza Month here in the US, and if you ask someone what the most popular topping is, you may very well hear, “Pepperoni!” But what’s the second-most popular topping?
Mushrooms. (I also gave credit for Sausage as some online sources give this as statistically correct, depending on the year or whatnot.)
Answer for the week of September 27, 2020
Monarch butterflies’ fall migration runs from which month to which month?
August to November. Credit given if you were close, as some websites list slightly different months.
Question submitted by Mary Coyle (VE3MVM)
Answer for the week of September 20, 2020
Samuel F.B. Morse demonstrated the telegraph to Congress with what message?
What Hath God Wrought?
Question submitted by Pete Stover (KD4QNA)