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100

Named after a Swedish astronomer from the 1700’s, this temperature scale was originally named for the Latin ‘centum’, and ‘gradus’, which means steps.

CELSIUS or CENTIGRADE

100

A removable magnetic storage medium that allows recording of data.

FLOPPY DISK

100

Hanukkah, the celebration of the “Festival of Lights” that honors the victory of Jews over Syrian Greeks last for these many days.

8 DAYS

100

This French player headbutted Italian center-back, Marco Materazzi, during the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Zinedine Zidane

100

Justin Beiber’s wife’s maiden name.

BALDWIN

200

The planet Earth is closets to the sun during this season, in the northern hemisphere.

WINTER

200

The earliest type of timekeeping device, which indicates the time of day by shadows.

SUNDIAL

200

A Pagan holiday that begins at sundown at the winter solstice.

YULE

200

This country has won the most World Cup Titles.

BRAZIL

Daily Double

The number of Titles Brazil has won.

200

The full given name of former Degrassi: The Next Generation child star, and Toronto’s most famous rapper, Drake.

AUBREY DRAKE GRAHAM

300

The term for any ground that remains completely frozen for at least two years straight.

PERMAFROST

300

A one-way, wireless communication device that could display alphanumeric or voice messages.

PAGER / BEEPER

300

The meaning of the Sanskrit name Diwali, the Hindu festival that celebrates victory of good over evil.

ROW OF LIGHTS

300

The name of the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

"Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" by Shakira

300

An agency of the Government of Canada that produces and distributes documentary films, animation, web documentaries, and alternative dramas.

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

400

When either of Earth's poles reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun.

A SOLSTICE

Daily Double

The date of the upcoming winter solstice.

400

An ancient calculating tool, also called a counting frame.

An ABACUS

400

Also known as Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos, this day honors the saints who have attained heaven in the Christian faith.

ALL SAINTS DAY

400

This country set the record for the fewest goals ever scored by the winners of the tournament in the 2010 World Cup.

SPAIN

400

Canadian director from Trois-Rivières, Québec, whose 2021 adaptation of the sci-fi book Dune surpassed $400 million at the global box office.

Denis Villeneauve

500

The snowiest city in the world is located in this country.

JAPAN

500

USB is an acronym that stands for this.

UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS

500

The upcoming Chinese New Year, on January 22, 2023 will usher in the year of this animal.

The RABBIT

500

The highest goal scorer in World Cup history.

Miroslav Klose

500

Director James Cameron, Avatar (2009) and Titanic (1997), was born in this Ontario Town.

Kapuskasing, Ontario

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