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Whose Time is it Anyways?

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This is a Boys vs. Girls challenge. Each team will select a player to come up to the stage. The player will hear a famous event. Players will have to guess the year in which the event occurred. This is a multiple choice quiz so they will hear 4 different dates. The team with the most points after 18 questions wins. Winning team gets a cool prize.

Questions: (The answer with an * is the correct answer)

1. In which year did terrorists crash aircraft into New York’s World Trade Centre? 1998, 2000, 2001*, 2003

2. In what year did the Titanic sink? 1892, 1902, 1912*, 1932

3. In what year was the toothbrush invented? 1498*, 1698, 1898, 1948

4. In what year did the first movie theater in the US open, charging 10 cents for admission? 1806, 1856, 1896*, 1926

5. In what year did the first Toy Story movie premier in theaters? 1995*, 1998, 2000, 2002

6. In what year did women gain the right to vote? 1900, 1920*, 1930, 1940

7. In what year did the first season of American Idol air on television? 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002*

8. In what year was Ashton Kutcher born? 1972, 1978*, 1982, 1984

9. What year did Leonardo DiVinci start painting the Mona Lisa? 1403, 1503*, 1603, 1703

10. In what year did Ray Krok open up the first McDonald’s franchise? 1905, 1935, 1955*, 1975

11. In what year was the board game ‘Monopoly’ first released? (1903, 1913, 1933*, 1953)

12. The first Super Bowl was played in January of what year? (1961, 1965, 1967*, 1971)

13. In what year was computer giant Microsoft formed? (1965, 1975*, 1985, 1990)

14. In what year did the Civil War begin? 1801, 1861*, 1901, 1921

15. In what year did man land on the moon? 1960, 1964, 1967, 1969*

16. In what year did Disney World open? 1965, 1971*, 1979, 1984

17. In what year did the World Cup start? 1930*, 1946, 1955, 1976

18. In what year is the film Avatar set? 2054, 2154*, 2554, 3054

Submitted by Rev. Daniel J. Manns

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Jonathan McKee is the author of over twenty books including the brand new The Guy's Guide to FOUR BATTLES Every Young Man Must Face; The Teen’s Guide to Social Media & Mobile Devices; If I Had a Parenting Do Over; and the Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket. He speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers on TheSource4YM.com. Jonathan, his wife Lori, and their three kids live in California.

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