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Q1:   56% of 11224 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 56 points
The origin of the word "April" is from which of the following?
The Roman word "aprilis", meaning "to open"
The Old French "a vert", meaning "to become green"
Abriliom, the Norse god of Spring and Summer
Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love
The Latin word "apralum", meaning "to escape"

Q2:   43% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 43 points
Which of these is April's birthstone?
Peridot
Opal
Topaz
Ruby
Diamond

Q3:   51% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 51 points
Which of the following holidays is held every year in April?
Race Unity Day
Stepmothers Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Polish American Polatch Day
Franco American Culture Appreciation Day

Q4:   47% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 47 points
Which holiday is NOT always celebrated in April?
Take A Daughter To Work Day
Palm Sunday
Earth Day
Maundy Thursday
Secretaries Day

Q5:   46% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 46 points
Which of the following disasters occurred in April?
The first mid-air collision of two commercial airliners
The sinking of the Titanic
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius
The Black Death (plague) began in Europe
The Johnstown Flood

Q6:   76% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 76 points
Which nation was founded in April, 1652?
South Africa
Ceylon
Peru
Liechtenstein
Iceland

Q7:   54% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 54 points
Which event in U.S. history happened in April, 1865?
The first three amendments to the Constitution are added
The Louisiana Purchase is made from France
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is founded in New York
Webster's Dictionary is first published
General Lee surrenders to General Grant, thus ending the Civil War

Q8:   56% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 56 points
In April, 1877, what event made White House history?
First foreign head of state slept in the White House (King Olaf of Norway)
Third floor added
First Easter Egg Hunt on the White House lawn
Oval Office made into the president's private office
Secret Service protection added for the first time

Q9:   74% of 28229 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 74 points
What news event happened on April 5, 1976?
Prince William was born
The MIR space station was launched
Howard Hughes died
The Concorde began U.S. to Europe service
Rwanda became Namibia in Africa

Q10:   58% of 28225 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 58 points
In the U.S., what happens in April more than in any other month?
Births of female infants
Hijackings
Suicides
Marriages
Tornadoes

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