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November Quiz I

  1. What name was given to the revolution that took place through an armed insurrection in Petrograd on 7 November, 1917?



  2. What are the two zodiac signs for the month of November?
  3. Which mineral is an eight on Mohs scale of hardness, with the orange variety being both the state gemstone of Utah and the birthstone for November?
  4. Which group had a hit with 'November Rain'?
  5. Which flower's name derives from the Greek words meaning golden flower? It's also the birth flower for November.
  6. In literature, who was born in Wattenscheid, Germany, on November the 11th?
  7. Bonfire Night is celebrated on the 5th of November, but in which year was the Gunpowder Plot?
  8. Is Thanksgiving Day in America celebrated on the first, second, third or fourth Thurday in November?
  9. The November class of submarine was a nuclear-powered attack submarine in service from 1958 to 1990 for which country?
  10. The national Remembrance Sunday ceremony is held in the UK at 11 a.m. on the second Sunday in November at the Cenotaph on Whitehall. Who designed the Cenotaph?
  11. On the 28th of November 1919, Nancy Astor becomes Britain’s first woman MP. She was elected Member of Parliament for which city?
  12. "The house was very quiet, and the fog—we are in November now—pressed against the windows like an excluded ghost." is a line from which book that was first published in 1910?

Answers:

  1. The October Revolution
  2. Scorpio (October 24 – November 22) and Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)
  3. Topaz





  4. Guns N' Roses
  5. Chrysanthemum
  6. James Bond
  7. 1605
  8. Fourth Thursday
  9. Russia or the Soviet Union
  10. Edwin Lutyens
  11. Plymouth
  12. Howard's End (by E.M. Forster)




November Trivia II

  1. What day is celebrated on 1 November by the Roman Catholic Church?
  2. The Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout which country on November the 2nd each year?
  3. In which city was John F. Kennedy assassinated on November 22, 1963?
  4. On which day in November is Saint Andrew's Day?
  5. N in the NATO phonetic alphabet is November, how many other letters are represented by months of the year in this alphabet?
  6. What number month was November in the ancient Roman calendar?
  7. What name is given to the month-long moustache-growing event launched each year in November to fundraise for charity?
  8. Which United States National Holiday is held annually on November 11?
  9. What officially opened for the first time on November 17, 1869?
  10. What was the name given to the famous speech made by Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863?

Answers:

  1. All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows' Day, Hallowmas, or the Feast of All Saints)
  2. Mexico
  3. Dallas
  4. 30th of November
  5. None (just November)
  6. Ninth (November retains its name from the Latin novem, meaning "nine".)
  7. Movember
  8. Veterans Day
  9. The Suez Canal
  10. The Gettysburg Address






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