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Pumpkins are selling like Jack-o-lanterns!

1. Not including Antarctica, how many continents can grow pumpkins?

a) 1
b) 3
c) 6

2. The tradition of carving pumpkins originally started with which group?

a) Native Americans
b) Irish
c) Chinese

3. Pumpkins were once recommended for removing what skin-related feature?

a) Skin tags
b) Freckles
c) In-grown hair

 

ANSWERS:
1c, 2b, 3b

Jim quickly bolts from home one night.Soon after, he makes a left and continues running.
Jim turns left again, still running hard.
After seeing a co-worker waving at him, Jim heads home, where he could see 2 masked men waiting for him.
Who were the masked men?

Win a pair of tickets to this Saturday's (Oct 22) Crimestoppers' murder mystery dinner, Drop Dead Disco!

Congrats to Joseph, who correctly answered that the masked men are a baseball Umpire and Catcher!


Win a pair of tickets to this Saturday's (Oct 22) Crimestopper's murder mystery dinner, Drop Dead Disco!

Call Q101 with the answer to this mystery, and you'll be entered into today's draw for 2 tickets!

"Mary's dead! She's lying on a bed, and on the floor beside the bed is a pair of scissors.
The scissors were instrumental in Mary's demise.
Mary's body reveals no signs of any cuts or bruises, however.

How could Mary have died from the pair of scissors?"

Congratulations to Jennifer, who correctly answered that Mary died from her water bed being punctured by the scissors.

Nobel Prizes have been awarded over the past week... Named after Alfred Nobel.

What country was Nobel born in?
a) England
b) Sweden
c) USA

2. How many categories of Nobel Prizes are there?
a) 3
b) 6
c) 9

3. As of 2012, a Nobel Prize is accompanied by approximately how much money (US$)
a) $250,000
b) $500,000
c) $1 million

 

Answers: 1a, 2b, 3c

-Corey

Jamie's sports break inspired today's quiz - The Chicago Cubs have not won a championship since 1908, and have an alleged 'curse.'  So I designed a Curse Quiz.

1. The Cubs' "Curse of the Billy Goat" began in what year's World Series?
a) 1925
b) 1935
c) 1945


2. Many believe that whoever is in possession of this diamond, taken from India in the 1600s, will meet a gruesome death.
a) Sage
b) Maltese
c) Hope


3. What video game is said to curse the season of whoever dons the cover?
a) NHL
b) Madden NFL
c) NBA


1C:
Chicago tavern owner was denied access to the ballpark with his billy goat, which led him to curse the team.
2C:
The Hope Diamond is currently on display at the Smithsonian Museum.
3B:
Jamie says it was debunked when Richard Sherman won the Superbowl with the Seattle Seahawks, Jamie's favourite team.

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