Sunday School - Season 1, Week 2
It was "Champions" week, and the quizzes were inspired by Gower Champion, Breakfast of Champions, Champion the Wonder Horse, Champion spark plugs, and We Are the Champions.
New free quiz open to all!
Hi everyone! This is a new quiz series made up of an extra question from each themed quiz throughout the week, open for anyone to play (you can also still catch up with Quiz #1, linked below). Feel free to forward this along to those who might be interested! You can check your scores on the "Sunday" tab of the leaderboard page.
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Sunday Quiz #1 — docs.google.com
"Champions" theme entries
Gower Champion: theater director who died on the opening night of his biggest hit, 42nd Street
Breakfast of Champions: Kurt Vonnegut novel which takes its title from the slogan for the cereal Wheaties
Champion the Wonder Horse: singing cowboy Gene Autry's on-screen companion
Champion spark plugs: auto parts brand whose product was found in the Coso artifact
We Are the Champions: Queen song whose cover by Crazy Frog, We Are the Champions (Ding a Dang Dong), was a big hit in Europe
Sunday Leftovers Quiz #2
[Q1] Day 16 - "XLII": IN THE U.S., THIS UNIT OF MEASURE HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS IN DIFFERENT CONTEXTS — BUT WHEN USED TO REFER TO A VOLUME OF OIL, IT'S EQUAL TO 42 GALLONS
[Q2] Day 17 - "Why So Cereal?": FOR A BRIEF PERIOD IN THE 1950s, WHEATIES HAD A MASCOT NAMED CHAMPY THE LION VOICED BY THURL RAVENSCROFT, WHO HAD A MUCH LONGER STINT AS THIS OTHER CEREAL SPOKESCHARACTER
[Q3] Day 18 - "A Wonderful Quiz": "WONDER GIRL" IS A BIOGRAPHY OF THIS LEGENDARY ATHLETE WHO WON GOLD, GOLD, AND SILVER IN THE JAVELIN, 80-METER HURDLES AND HIGH JUMP AT THE 1932 OLYMPICS, MAKING HER THE ONLY PERSON TO WIN INDIVIDUAL OLYMPIC MEDALS IN SEPARATE RUNNING, THROWING, AND JUMPING EVENTS
[Q4] Day 19 - "Oldies but Goodies": 27-METERS LONG AND FILLED WITH ANGLO-SAXON TREASURES, ONE OF THESE HEADLINED THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES EXCAVATED IN 1939 FROM AN EARLY MEDIEVAL BURIAL GROUND AT SUTTON HOO, NEAR THE ENGLISH TOWN OF WOODBRIDGE
[Q5] Day 20 - "Ding a Dang Dong": ONLY ONE ANSWER REQUIRED — IN THE NURSERY RHYME "DING DONG BELL," EITHER THE "LITTLE" BOY WHO PUT THE CAT IN THE WELL OR THE "LITTLE" BOY WHO PULLED HER OUT (FIRST AND LAST NAME, PLEASE!)
Sunday Quiz #2 — docs.google.com
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