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10/05/20 Grif.Net – Wisconsin Trivia

10/05/20 Grif.Net – Wisconsin Trivia

Tho=
ugh born across the river, I am proud of my Wisconsin connection.  =
I am a UW graduate, did my grad work at Maranatha University there, and =
pastored two churches for 14 years in the State. I wrote the History of =
Wisconsin text for junior high students.  I bleed green/gold for =
the Packers, hunted deer and love fishing. Someday I’ll retire and =
be put in an ‘old-cheese head’s home’. But do YOU know =
the answers to some oddities about the State?  Give it your best =
shot!

 

1. =
What is Wisconsin’s official State Instrument?

 

2. =
What was once legally required in Wisconsin to serve with apple =
pie?

 

3. =
What political party was born in Rippon, Wisconsin?

 

4. =
What yellow/black football fan favorite is made in Baraboo, =
Wisconsin?

 

5. =
For what medicinal herb does Wisconsin harvest 95% of country’s =
production?

 

6. =
What percentage of Wisconsin’s milk is used for cheese?

 

7. =
What food outsells hot dogs at Miller Park (baseball stadium of the =
Milwaukee Brewers)?

 

8. =
Watertown, Wisconsin is famous for the first of what educational =
classes?

 

9. =
What major development in typing was invented in Kenosha, =
Wisconsin?

 

10.=
Willows, Wisconsin, is the hometown of what fashion icon?

 

11.=
What is Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, “capital of the world” =
in?

 

12.=
100,000 people ‘flood’ Warren, Wisconsin (population: 400) =
every year for the this festival.

 

13.=
What nickname did Wisconsin earn from its early lead =
miners?

 

14.=
What 20 pound item fell from the sky in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, for which =
they now have an annual festival?

 

15.=
What popular dessert was invented in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, at the =
Washington House in 1881?

ice=
cream sundae was served in Two Rivers, Wisconsin in =
1881

 

16.=
What famous naturalist and mountaineer spent his youth on Fountain Lake =
Farm near Portage, Wisconsin?

 

17.=
  What was banned from sale or use in Wisconsin from 1895 to 1967 =
and still cannot be served in a restaurant unless specifically ordered =
by the customer?

 

18.=
Richland Center, Wisconsin, was home to which of America’s great =
architects?

 

19.=
What news satirical publication was founded in Madison, Wisconsin, in =
1988?

 

20.=
We know “On Wisconsin” as a football fight song. When did =
that original slogan first appear?

 

Bon=
us 20a. Who coined the phrase “On Wisconsin” and what was =
his reward?

 

Bon=
us 20b. What was the original name of the Tune to this fight song that =
was rejected by the University?

 

Ans=
wers tomorrow

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"