Table 6 Wins Trivia Night!

We had a great time tonight with a turnout of about 60 parents and children taking part in some good trivia and raising money for the school.

We had 8 tables competing fiercely with one another  – it got pretty loud at times!

The final scores were:

Table 1  20
Table 2  17
 Table 3  17
Table 4  17
Table 5  19
Table 6  21
Table 7  17
Table 8 20

The questions and answers were:

  1. What is the largest planet in our Solar System? Jupiter
  2. How many full length Star Wars movies were made? 6
  3. A haberdasher is a person who makes what? Hats / things for your head
  4. What is the highest mountain on earth above sea level?  Everest
  5. What is the most popular and best selling brand of gum in the world?  Trident
  6. Who lives in a trash can on ‘Sesame Street’?  Oscar
  7. In the year 2012, what was the 2nd most popular dog in America – according to AKC registrations?   German Shepard
  8. Name one of Cinderella’s wicked stepsisters names…   Drizella or Anastasia
  9. Name one of the two islands that are connected to Squantum by bridge into Boston harbor? Long Island, Moon Island
  10. The lights on top of the Hancock building in Boston are for what? Airplane Traffic, Weather, Car Traffic, or Emergencies (Weather)   The colored lights on top of the old Hancock building tell the weather: “Solid blue, clear view,” “Flashing blue, clouds due,” “Solid red, rain ahead,” and “Flashing red, snow instead” (during the summer, flashing red means the Red Sox game is rained out).
  1. Who wrote the famous Harry Potter books?  JK Rowling
  2. Who is the singer of the song Call me Maybe? Carly Rae Jepsen
  3. Name the famous female pilot that worked as a pilot in Squantum way back in 1927.   Amelia Earhart
  4. In what city did the President live before he became President?   Chicago
  5. Who is the coach of the bruins ?   Claude Julien
  6. Who wrote the Grinch who stole Christmas?      Dr Seuss
  7. How tall is the green monster?      30 feet, 37 feet, 42 feet, 47 feet    37 feet long
  8. What kids show has a song that goes “Hot Dog, Hot Dog, Hot Diggity Dog.  (mickey mouse clubhouse)
  9. How many players are on the field during a baseball game?    9
  10. What is the most popular candy BRAND in the US in 2012? – M&Ms
  1. Which is NOT a primary color?   Red, orange, Yellow, Blue (orange)
  2. Which Boston sports team had been called the Americans as well as the Pilgrims, the Somersets, the Puritans, or the Plymouth Rocks.  (red Sox)
  3. Who is the coach of the Celtics?    Doc Rivers
  4. A spelunker is a person who is known for exploring what ______?   Caves/caverns/underground places
  5. Rounded to the nearest 10,000, how many people live in Quincy?   90,000

I’d like to thanks everyone who came out to play some trivia and would especially like to thank those who volunteered their time before and during tonight’s event including Paula Glynn, Beth Hardiman, Torrey Smith, Liz Tolini, Chris Hollatz, and of course our principal Mr Sylvia who did an excellent job as emcee for our trivia night.  Thank you all so much and hope to see you at our next event.  Next time I hope to remember to take a few pictures!

Upcoming events:

  • Friday March 1st Read Across America Kickoff at Squantum 9am with a very special guest (Mr Sylvia gave a great hint in the newsletter and at the trivia night)
  • Tuesday March 5th Math and Science Night
  • Tuesday March 19th – PTO Meeting 7pm media center
  • April 25th Multicultural Night