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On what date do Americans typically celebrate their national independence?

July 4th 

100

Which band recorded Surfin' USA in 1963?

The Beach Boys

100

A prolonged period without significant perception is called a ________.

Drought

100

In 2021, what date marks the beginning of summer?

June 20th 

100

Why were the 2020 Olympics postponed until 2021?

COVID-19

200

During which year did America declare its independence from Great Britain?

1776

200

What summer blockbuster made beachgoers afraid to enter the water in 1975?

Jaws

200

In Chicago, which month is most commonly the warmest?

July 

200

What is the first day of summer also called?

Summer Solstice 

200

In 2021, where will the Summer Olympics be held?

Tokyo

300

Where in America can you find the country's largest firework show?

New York (Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Celebration)

300

In June of what year did Disney release The Lion King?

1994

300

In Chicago, which summer month is typically the rainiest?

June

300

In 2021, what is the last day of summer?

September 22nd

300

Based on a 2016 survey, what is the most watched Summer Olympics sport?

Gymnastics

400

What famous eating contest is held every July 4th?

Nathan's Hot-Dog Eating Contest

400

Which song from the movie Grease reached number 5 on the Billboards in 1978?

Summer Nights

400

In what year did the tragic Plainfield F5 Tornado devastate many Chicagoland suburban communities?

1990

400

What is another name for the last day of summer/first day of autumn?

Autumnal Equinox

400

Where will Olympics be held in 2024?

Paris

500

Name one of the three presidents who have DIED on July 4th.

Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, John Adams

500

Who sang the 2012 hit Summertime Sadness?

Lana Del Ray

500

What is the warmest recorded temperature in Chicago meteorological history?

109 Degrees (July 23rd 194)

500

What are the meteorological dates that summer begins and summer ends? 

June 1st to August 31st. 

500

Which citied hosted the first Modern Olympiad in 1896?

Athens

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