Random Acts of Knowledge

 

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Beginning in January of 2015, the library will be offering a weekly trivia contest called “Random Acts of Knowledge”.  The trivia question will be posted in the newspaper, online, and at the front desk.  Weekly winners will win $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks.

To enter the contest, you must correctly answer the weekly question and submit your answer at the front desk.  Limit one submission per individual per question per week. Weekly winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries that contain the correct answer. We will announce the weekly winner the following Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.

 


 

The question of the week for January 5th 2015 is:

“Who is the author of the novel The Winter of Our Discontent?”

 

Congratulations to Sandy Mullins! She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Sandy successfully answered the question “Who wrote the novel The Winter of Our Discontent” with the answer John Steinbeck. Sandy won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


The question of the week for January 12th 2015 is:

“Who was the wife of the 2nd President of the United States?””

Congratulations to Mary Sprenger! She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Mary successfully answered the question “Who was the wife of the 2nd President of the United States” with the answer Abigail Adams. Mary won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


The question of the week for January 19th, 2015 is:

What year was Martin Luther King Jr’s famous march on Washington?

Congratulations to Linette Shawano! She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Linette successfully answered the question “What Year Was Martin Luther King Jr’s famous march on Washington” with the answer 1963. Linette has won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


The question of the week for January 26, 2015 is:

Who won the 1st U.S. Open Crossword Championship held in 1982?

Congratulations to Emma Smith.  She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Emma successfully answered the question with the answer “Stanley Newman” . Emma has won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


The question of the week for February 2, 2015 is:

In the year 1930, Prohibition was rapidly losing public support and federal agents and police did little more than slow the flow of booze to local residents.

Who held the position of Forest County Sheriff during this tumultuous year?

 *****Win $5.00 extra Chamber Bucks for providing the library with a verified photo of him!*****

Unfortunately no one was able to answer this trivia question.  The correct answer was Ben Schafer.  Interested in learning more about past government officials in Forest County?  We have prepared a list of County Officers from 1887-2009 here.

 


The question of the week for February 9, 2015 is:

What shape commonly represents the holiday on February 14th?

Congratulations to Marissa Tupper.  She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Marissa successfully answered the question with the answer “Heart” . Marissa has won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


The question of the week for February 16, 2015 is:

What year was the grand opening of The Hotel Crandon?

To enter the contest, you must correctly answer the weekly question and submit your answer at the front desk.  Limit one submission per individual per question per week. Weekly winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries that contain the correct answer. We will announce the weekly winner the following Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.

Congratulations to Ethel Gnacinski.  She is this week’s “Random Acts of Knowledge Trivia Contest” winner. Ethel has won $5.00 in Forest County Chamber bucks!


 

The question of the week for March 2, 2015 is:

Who was the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean?

To enter the contest, you must correctly answer the weekly question and submit your answer at the front desk.