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100

This iconic bridge, that begins in San Francisco, started construction on January 5, 1933. Name it. 

Golden Gate

100

The author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings was born on January 3, 1892.

J.R.R. Tolkien

100

Who hosted this year's Golden Globes?

Ricky Gervais

100

Originally founded as the Primettes, this all-female vocal group signed a world-wide recording contract with Motown Records on January 15, 1961. They became America's most successful vocal group with 12 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Supremes

100

During the Lunar New Year, what is typically found in the red envelopes?

Money

200

The 18th amendment was passed in January. It prevented the distribution of alcoholic beverages. This time in history was called ___________

Prohibition

200

Mary Shelley first published The Modern Prometheus, more commonly known by this title, on January 1, 1818.

Frankenstein

200

During our Movie Madness program for January, which movie are we showing that was directed by Christopher Nolan and depicts a certain battle from World War II?

Dunkirk

200

This former NSYNC member was born on January 31, 1981.

Justin Timberlake

200

This baseball player was born on January 31, 1919 and was the first African American man to play baseball professionally.

Jackie Robinson

300

On January 27, 1945, what concentration camp was liberated by Soviet forces?

Auschwitz 

300

This novel by Paula Hawkins was first published in January 2015. It was later adapted into a movie starring Emily Blunt.

The Girl on the Train

300

What movie recently won the Golden Globe for Best Movie-Musical or Comedy?

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

300

On January 3, 1963, which 4-piece band went to Scotland on their first tour, to promote the song "Love Me Do"? 

The Beatles

300

In high school for New York State, what is the name of the exams that you take in either January, June, or August?

The Regents Exam

400

On January 27, 1888 what society that has a famous magazine was founded? (Hint: the magazine has photography and a famous yellow boarder)

National Geographic

400

On January 27, 2019, this non-fiction memoir by Tara Westover had been on the New York Time's bestseller list for 47 weeks.

Educated

400

Starring Liam Neeson as a vengeful father, this movie was released in January 2009.

Taken

400

On January 20, 1982, this English singer known as "The Prince of Darkness" infamously bit the head off of a live bat.

Ozzy Osbourne

400

According to the Lunar New Year, what animal is represented by 2020?

The Rat

500

On January 11, 1755, this founding father was born in the British West Indies. He later became the United States' first Secretary of the Treasury.

Alexander Hamilton

500

On January 24, 1986, this American sci-fi writer and Scientology founder died at the age of 74.

L. Ron Hubbard

500

January is often considered a slow month for quality movie releases, and is referred to in Hollywood as ______ month.

dump month

500

On January 13, 1968, Johnny Cash played a show at this location in Sacramento, California. It was recorded as a live album and later released.

Folsom Prison

500

In many Eastern countries, Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on this date rather than the Western date of December 25.

January 7

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