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Did you know . . . by Makayla (2017-18 edition)

5/22/18 – In total there are said to be around 400 million dogs in the world.

3/19/18 – A type of monkey in Japan which is called a Macaques can use coins to buy vending machine snacks.

1/23/18 – Swans only have one partner for their whole life. If their partner dies they could pass away from a broken heart.

11/2/17 – Over forty million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving.

Did you know . . . by Joel (2017-18 edition)

5/21/18 – A 12 oz jar of peanut butter requires about 540 peanuts to make.

3/15/18 – If coloring wasn’t added to Coca-Cola, it would be clear. (The rumor that it would be green is false.)

12/19/17 – There are approximately 25-30 real Christmas trees sold in the Ū.S. every year.

10/24/17 – The spring peeper is named for the sounds it makes as a sign winter is over and spring is coming.

Trivia Challenge – October

AnswerSydney Opera House

Thursday – After 15 years of construction, this building was opened and dedicated by Queen Elizabeth II on tomorrow’s date in 1973.

Wednesday – Its different roofs look like ships’ sails in the harbor.

Tuesday – It is built on the Nennelong Point in Sydney, Australia.

Monday – This building is the most famous work of Danish architect, Jørn Utzon.

Did you know . . . by Sydney (2017-18 edition)

4/24/18 – After Lizzie McGuire, Adam Lamberg left acting to study Geography at the University of California.

2/13/18 – Leo Tolstoy’s wife, Sofia, copied War and Peace at least eight times by hand as he wrote it. Some of the episodes were rewritten up to 26 times.

11/20/17 – The longest word in the English has 189,819 letters and takes 3.5 hours to pronounce. Click here to see the word.

9/25/17 – In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Tom Felton said, “I didn’t know you could read” he was improvising because he forgot his lines.

Trivia Challenge – September

AnswerCrazy Horse

Thursday – On September 5 in 1877, this Sioux chief was killed by a U.S. soldier.

Wednesday – There is a monument being carved of this man out of a mountain in South Dakota.
Tuesday – This Native American defeated General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Monday – This Native American is known for his resistance to the westward expansion of the white man.