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Whaddaya Know


1. What state has the motto, “Eureka”?

2. What is the birthstone of September?

3. What state is the Badlands National Park located?

4. Who said “Knowledge is power”?

5. Where in 1692 were 19 people executed for witchcraft?

6. What is the name of a spring that gushes hot water and steam into the air?

7. What book by Ernest Hemingway was made into a movie starring Spencer Tracy?

8. How does an opossum transport its young?

9. What well-known union president was convicted of jury tampering and fraud in 1964? (Hint: He disappeared in 1975.)

10. How old was Satchel Paige in his rookie year with the Cleveland Indians?


1. California

2. Sapphire

3. South Dakota

4. Francis Bacon

5. Salem, Mass.

6. Geyser

7. “The Old Man and the Sea”

8. In its pouch

9. Jimmy Hoffa

10. 42

Whaddaya Know is a series of 10 trivia questions, covering various topics, that appears Sundays.