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Q1:   41% of 48104 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 41 points
What U.S. national holiday was first officially celebrated in November of 1789?
Flag Day
Independence Day
Thanksgiving
Veterans' Day
Halloween

Q2:   36% of 48102 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 36 points
What is the birthstone for November?
Diamond
Topaz
Ruby
Sapphire
Emerald

Q3:   39% of 48108 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 39 points
Which U.S. president was assassinated in November?
Lincoln
Garfield
Kennedy
Polk
Grant

Q4:   67% of 48105 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 67 points
In the ancient Roman calendar, November was which month?
First - because "novem" meant "new"
Ninth
Tenth
Eleventh
The Romans didn't have "November" -- it wasn't a month until 1422

Q5:   45% of 48103 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 45 points
What famous speech was given in November, 1863?
"I Have a Dream"
Emancipation Proclamation
"Go West, Young Man"
The Gettysburg Address
"Yes Virginia, there IS a Santa Claus"

Q6:   61% of 48103 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 61 points
The end of what is celebrated in the U.S. every November 11th?
Daylight Savings Time
World War I
World War II
Autumn
Baseball season

Q7:   60% of 48105 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 60 points
What mountain climber reached his peak on November 15th, 1806?
Admiral Byrd
Sir Edmund Hillary
Zebulon Pike
J. Tuzo Wilson
James Audobon

Q8:   79% of 48107 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 79 points
Which two American presidents were born on November 2nd -- seventy years apart?
Taylor & Tyler
Nixon & Jefferson
Ford & Van Buren
Polk & Harding
Pierce & Carter

Q9:   69% of 48103 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 69 points
In ancient Rome, what began on November 11th?
The Winter Olympics
The gladiatorial events
Winter
The week of devotion to Mars
Christmas

Q10:   69% of 48102 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 69 points
Why did the ancient Saxons call November "Blood month"?
They sacrificed animals to their gods during this month
They believed the earth was undergoing its annual death
They drank blood of their enemies in November
They collected blood to be stored for winter needs
Because more Saxons died in November than any other month

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