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Q1:   37% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 37 points
What is the origin of the name "June", given to the sixth calendar month?
Named to honor Caesar Junius, builder of the Coliseum
Named in honor of Juno, the main Roman goddess
Junti, Swedish for "six"
From the French "fetes de juin" (summer festivals)
From the Latin "juniores" (young men), to whom the month was dedicated

Q2:   86% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 86 points
On June 17th, 1579, Sir Francis Drake discovered which state, which he named "New Albion"?
New Hampshire
New York
New Jersey
Alabama
California

Q3:   64% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 64 points
What was first offered for sale in New York City on June 8th, 1786?
Shoes with laces
Bi-focal eyeglasses
Ice Cream
Waffles
Gideon Bibles

Q4:   44% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 44 points
Which sport had its first game played on June 19th, 1845, in Hoboken, New Jersey?
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Tennis
Hockey

Q5:   80% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 80 points
What convenient, timesaving invention was unveiled by inventor Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma City on June 4th, 1937?
The electric hair dryer
The shopping cart
The automatic washing machine
Frozen foods
Dry cleaning

Q6:   61% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 61 points
Which war involving America started in June and began with the battle of Bunker Hill?
The War of Independence
The Civil War
The Spanish American War
World War I
The Korean War

Q7:   79% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 79 points
"June is bustin' out all over" is a song from what hit Broadway show and subsequent movie?
Oklahoma
State Fair
Carousel
My Fair Lady
The Sound of Music

Q8:   70% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 70 points
Which of the following gems is NOT a birthstone for June?
Pearl
Alexandrite
Aquamarine
Bloodstone
Moonstone

Q9:   47% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 47 points
Which two zodiac signs are found in June?
Leo and Cancer
Virgo and Gemini
Leo and Gemini
Cancer and Virgo
Gemini and Cancer

Q10:   83% of 29442 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 83 points
Which of the following special events are actually celebrated in June?
Okra Day, National Frisbee Day, and Eskimo Awareness Day
Baldness Day, Measure-Your-Mattress Day, and Monarch Butterfly Day
National Bubble Gum Day, Cavity Prevention Day, and Latvian-American Pride Day
Hangover Day, Mother-in-law Day, and Clean-Your-Closet Day
Old Maid's Day, Pig Callers Day, and Thumb Appreciation Day

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