Hey Reptile Fans,
To celebrate Memorial Day weekend we are having a fun trivia contest for you.
If you are one of the first three people to answer the questions correctly you will
receive FREE admission to our next reptile expo, taking place on June 2, 2013
from 9 AM – 4 PM at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Washington, PA.
Here are the QUESTIONS:
Question 1.) Memorial Day is now celebrated as the last Monday in May but used
to have a fixed date on our calendar. What was this fixed date?
Question 2.) Memorial Day was first celebrated to honor the casualties of what War?
Question 3.) What date was the first official Memorial Day?
Question 4.) What CITY and STATE did the United States Congress declare in 1966
as the official “birthplace of Memorial Day”?
Question 5.) What time in the afternoon (EST) does the USA officially observe
Question 6.) What major sporting event takes place each Memorial Day weekend?
Question 7.) Memorial Day is the start of the summer blockbuster season for
movie theaters. Name the movie that has the biggest Memorial Day
Question 8.) Memorial Day was once called by another name. What was the former name?
Question 9.) Memorial Day has been deemed America’s most dangerous holiday. What
incident happens many times this weekend that has deemed it to be so unsafe?
Question 10.) What is the Memorial Day flower?
Please post your answers by commenting below.
Please use this format when posting your answers:
And please use your real name so we know who you are.
Answers will be posted as soon as we have our 3 winners.
Thanks for participating and I hope you learn something new about this Holiday.
The Correct Answers:
1. May 30
2. The Civil War
3. May 30, 1868
4. Waterloo, New York
5. 3 PM (local time)
6. Indianapolis 500
7. Pirates of the Caribbean – At World’s End
8. Decoration Day
9. Car Accidents
10. Red Poppy
BRANDON HOLMES, CANDY HOWELLS, and SUE LEWIS
BONUS WINNER – You were 1 minute late but we feel you earned it – JEFF COBBS will also receive
FREE admission to our expo on June 2, 2013.