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MCA – Trivia Challenge May 18-21, 2015

AnswerSummer

Thursday – This season is in the sentence, “I can’t wait until __________ vacation – it starts tomorrow.”

Wednesday – This season starts in December in the city of Melbourne.

Tuesday – The middle night of this season is the subject of a Shakespearean play.

Monday – This is one of the four seasons.

Mother’s Day

The pictures and sounds files (converted to ringtones for Apple, Android and Windows phones) used to create the Mother’s Day gifts will be posted in the Sunday School Dropbox shared folder.  If any mother does not not have access to this folder please let me know.

MCA – Trivia Challenge May 11-14, 2015

Answer – Florence Nightingale

ThursdayThis woman started a school and home for nurses that marked the beginning of nursing as a profession (before this, nurses were largely untrained).

Wednesday – Under her supervision mortality rates were greatly reduced during the Crimean War (1854-1860).

Tuesday – This woman was born on this day in 1820 in Italy.

Monday – This person was a nurse who died in 1910.

MCA – Trivia Challenge May 4-7, 2015

AnswerGeorge Lucas

Thursday – Next Thursday is this man’s birthday – he was born in 1944.

Wednesday – The 7th movie in the series of movies for which this man is famous will be out in December of this year.

Tuesday – His first prize-winning student film was THX-1138.

Monday – This director and producer is famous for his work on special effects in movies.

MCA – Trivia Challenge April 27-30, 2015

AnswerGreece

Thursday – The capital of this country is Athens.

Wednesday – Our idea of democracy came from this country in ancient times.

Tuesday – This country’s dances, such as hasapiko, tsamiko, and kalamatiano, continue to be performed at weddings.

Monday – This country has coastline on the Mediterranean Sea.

MCA – Trivia Challenge April 20-23, 2015

AnswerRonald Regan 

Thursday – The hostages in Iran were released moments after this president was inaugurated. 

Wednesday – This man was the oldest president upon his inauguration. 

Tuesday – This man was a president of the U.S. in the 20th century. 

Monday – This president was shot on March 30 during one of the years of his terms.  He survived.

MCA – Trivia Challenge March 23-26, 2015

AnswerJapan

ThursdayThe basic currency of this country is the yen.

Wednesday – The type of poem known as the Haiku comes from this country.

Tuesday – Education is taken very seriously in this country.  Young children even take calligraphy classes to learn the art of  fine handwriting.

Monday – This week the answer is a country.  Most people in this country practice the Shinto religion.

MCA – Trivia Challenge March 16-19, 2015

AnswerAndrew Jackson

ThursdayThis president’s hot temper involved him in several feuds and duels.

Wednesday – This president’s nickname was Old Hickory.

Tuesday – When he was 13, he refused to shine a British officer’s boots, and got his face slashed with a sword.

Monday – Yesterday was this president’s birthday.  He was the first westerner elected president.

MCA – Trivia Challenge March 2-5, 2015

AnswerFlorida

Thursday – This state’s most important business is tourism.  While Mickey Mouse is in this state, this isn’t the first state to hold one of his parks.

Wednesday – Ponce de Leon was an explorer who searched the land of this state for the Fountain of Youth.

Tuesday – The oldest city in the U.S., St. Augustine, is in this state.  It has been lived in since 1565.

Monday – This state has the 2nd longest coastline in the U.S.