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The Month of August

written by: Eve
 
Try to answer these trivia questions related to the month of August.

Question 1:


The month of August was originally named Sextilis in Latin. What does 'sextilis' mean?
sixth
sixty
sixteenth
eight

Question 2:


What statement is true about Augustus after whom the month of August is named?
He was the fist Emperor of the Roman Empire.
He was Julius Caesar's son.
He was the last Emperor of the Roman Empire.
He was killed in battle.

Question 3:


Where is Vern Sneider's 1951 novel 'The Teahouse of the August Moon' set?
Okinawa
Hiroshima
Jamaica
Tahiti

Question 4:


Lammas Day used to be observed in some English-speaking countries on 1 August. What was brought to church on that day?
fish
a loaf of bread
an apple
a glass of wine

Question 5:


Which of these internationally famous festivals takes place in August?
The Carnival of Venice
The Edinburgh Festival
The San Fermin Festival
The Sundance Film Festival

Question 6:


"I'm as corny as Kansas in August" is a line from the song "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy", which was performed in what Rodgers and Hammerstein musical?
Fiddler on the Roof
Oh! Calcutta!
South Pacific
A Chorus Line

Question 7:


What WWII event that occurred on 6 August 1945 was code-named 'Little Boy'?
the invasion of Normandy
the liberation of Paris
the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki
the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

Question 8:


The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, which occurred on August 2, prompted the first large-scale involvement of U.S. armed forces in this war.
Gulf War
Vietnam War
WWI
Falkland Islands War

Question 9:


What Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American author wrote the 1932 novel Light in August?
Ken Kesey
William Burroughs
Harper Lee
William Faulkner

Question 10:


According to a popular weather saying, what will the winter be like if the first week of August is unusually warm?
dry
mild
short
snowy and long

 


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