November 1, 2011

Autumn Trivia

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Questionmark_130Fall into our Fall Trivia!

The leaves are changing; there’s a chill in the air, and Halloween and Thanksgiving will soon lead into the holidays. So to celebrate the season, check out our Fall Trivia.

  1. What year was the first Thanksgiving held?
  2. Which is associated with fall?
    A. Bunnies B. Santa C. Scarecrows D. Beach balls
  3. Why do leaves change colors in the fall?
  4. The day after Halloween, November 1st, is celebrated by various religions. For the Catholic and Episcopal religions it is known as All Saints Day. What is it known as in Mexico?
  5. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Thanksgiving?
    A. 55% B. 82% C. 90%
  6. What sound does a female turkey make? “Gobble” or “Cluck?”
  7. True or False? According to the Farmer’s Almanac, one sign that a harsh, cold winter is coming is a large amount of acorns on the ground in the fall.
  8. What is YOUR costume this Halloween?

Let us know your thoughts in the Comments below, and check your answers!

— Ratha, Stacks Writer

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  1. soccerchatty33

    1. i dont know
    2. c. scarecrows
    3. i dont know
    4. i dont know
    5. c.90%
    6. i dont know
    7. true
    8. sceloten

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  2. Abby

    my favorite costume this year has to be …..All of them because were all unique and special and they were all so cute and awesome.it was kind of cold this year so I handed out candy and that way was cool.

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  3. ghosttiger246

    Hi this is my answers: 1. 1621 2. C 3. the chlorophyll break down and other changes occur? I never learned this BTW 4. All Souls’ Day 5. i’m gonna go with C I guessing because my teacher said nearly 88% so yeah 6. not gobble so cluck 7. true? 8. What was I… OH Micheal Myers!

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  4. S

    The year was 1621
    Scarecrows
    The leaves lose cholorophyll (i think i spelled it wrong)
    The day of the dead
    A 55%
    clucks
    true
    I’m going to be a cat

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  5. Tina

    What year was the first Thanksgiving held? 1960
    Which is associated with fall?
    C. Scarecrows
    Why do leaves change colors in the fall?
    idk
    The day after Halloween, November 1st, is celebrated by various religions. For the Catholic and Episcopal religions it is known as All Saints Day. What is it known as in Mexico?
    D-day
    Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Thanksgiving?
    A. 55%
    What sound does a female turkey make? “Gobble” or “Cluck?”
    gobble
    True or False? According to the Farmer’s Almanac, one sign that a harsh, cold winter is coming is a large amount of acorns on the ground in the fall.
    true
    What is YOUR costume this Halloween?
    night

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  6. Marie

    1. 1621
    2. scarecrows
    3. leaves change color because the cold weather
    4. the day of the dead
    5. 90%
    6. cluck
    7. true
    8. angel

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  7. Anonymous

    First Thanksgiving:1621
    Associated:C. Scarecrows
    Leaves change color:The chlorphyll breaks down and the orange and yellow become visible
    Known as in Mexico : Day of the dead
    Eat Turkey: C 90% Exact 88%
    Gobble or Cluck ?: CLUCK
    Farmers Almanac: True
    Costume: an ANGEL

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  8. Johnathan

    First Thanksgiving:1621
    Associated:C. Scarecrows
    Leaves change color:The chlorphyll breaks down and the orange and yellow become visible
    Known as in Mexico : Los Fieles Difuntos
    Eat Turkey: C 90% Exact 88%
    Gobble or Cluck ?: Gobble
    Farmers Almanac: True
    Costume: Gandalf

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  9. Br

    1. 1621
    2. scarecrows
    3. leaves change color because the cold weather
    4. the day of the dead
    5. 90%
    6. cluck
    7. true
    8. marine

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  10. A

    1. 1621
    2. C
    3. the trees die and leaves die and change color
    4. Day of the dead festivities
    5. B
    6. Cluck
    7. True
    8. Jake from state farm

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  11. L

    1.1621 2. scarecrows 3.when the temperature drops it shows the hidden color 4.day of the dead 5.90% 6. cluck 7.true 8. the queen of harts

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  12. Jazmine

    1. 1621
    2. c.scarecrows
    3. because its getting colder
    4. day of the dead
    5. c. 90%
    6. gobble
    7. true
    8. zombie cheerleader

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  13. Lauren

    What year? 1621
    Associated? scarecrows
    Leaves? because the colder air sucks out all the nutrients and “leaves” them dry!
    November 1? Day of the dead
    Turkey? Almost 90%
    Female turkey? Gobble
    True or false? true
    Costume? Laura ingles pioneer

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  14. m

    what is the best thing about thanksgiving?
    A:The Fruit Thing B:Turkey/Chicken C:Drinks D:Family/Friends E:All
    The ansewer is E: All Whats your ansewer

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  15. Hallie

    Well… I’m actually a girl, but I played a boy Harry Potter all right. I had a brown-with-orange-circles sweater, a wand, Hedwig, even the shattered glasses.

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  16. dolphinbrain37

    1)1621
    2)SCARECROW
    3)THEY LOSE CHLORAPHYLL
    4)EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
    5)82%
    6)CLUCK
    7)FALSE
    8)I WAS A COWGIRL

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  17. purplefog13

    Believe in yourself and you’ll be good then worry about other things. Their are so many things to worry about but you don’t have to worry about. Do you?

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  18. aquafestive2

    1.1621
    2.scarecrow
    3.since thesunlight is reduced chlorophyll is also reduced which is the food and because of this reason leaves change colour
    4.scarecrow
    5.82%
    6.cluck
    7.false
    8.witch

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  19. redwolf248

    1. with the Native Americans and Pilgrims
    2. C. (obviously!)
    3.
    4. Dia de los Muertos
    5. C or B
    6. cluck
    7. false?
    8. a pirate

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  20. Starrninjarawr

    1. 1621
    2. C. Scarecrows
    3. In the winter, there isn’t enough light or water for photosynthesis. The trees will rest, and live off the food they stored during the summer. They begin to shut down their food-making factories and the green chlorophyll disappears from the leaves.
    4. Day of the Dead
    5. C. 90%
    6. Cluck
    7. True
    8. A witch

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  21. stonefairy

    1. 1621
    2. Scarecrows
    3. They stop making chlorophyll, which is what turns them green
    4. the first of the two Days of the Dead
    5. 90%
    6. cluck
    7. true
    8. I was a hippie! (and Cinderella’s fairy godmother at a party)

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