Trivia Contest 2013-2014

  • A trivia contest
  • Format is a written preliminary round followed by a selection of the top 4 teams to the finals.
  • Topics to prepare for : Science, History, Literature, Arts and Sports.
  • First Prize for the winning team : $200 . Runner-up : $100
  • Audience Prize : $50 for the most questions answered.
  • Fees : $10 per team
  • For a list of possible topics and some sample questions (and answers!), please scroll down.
  • Open to Chadbourne students in grades 4, 5 and 6 only
  • Each team has two students
When and where?
  • Friday, February 21 2014, 5pm in the MPR

Registration (open now)

  • Registration Deadline :  February 15, 2014
  • Fill out the form AND pay through PayPal
  • For questions contact :

The registration is in two steps:

Step 1: Pay the $10 registration fee through PayPal by clicking the button below.  Wait for a confirmation e-mail from PayPal, note down the Transaction ID in the upper right corner of the e0nail (under date), and go to the next step (filling out the registration form).

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  • You do not need a PayPal account.  You may pay by credit card through PayPal.  CFFA will not have access to any account information.

Step 2: Fill out the registration form.  You will need the PayPal Transaction ID or you will not be able to complete the form.

Sample topics

General : American history, geography, science, children's fiction/literature, arts including children's movies, music and paintings.

Special: Disney movies, Fictional characters from children's literature, Google Doodles, Solar system, Animals, Inventors and Inventions.

Sample questions

1. What's the name of the deepest point under the oceans called? 
2. Which poet wrote the collection of poems about the behaviour of cats called "Old Possum's book of practical cats"?
3. Which famous soft toy is named after the US president Theodore Roosevelt?
4. Who painted the painting called Guernica in response to the bombng by German and Italian forces of the spanish town named Guernica?
5. Whose record of the most number of gold medals won at a single Olympics did Michael Phelps surpass in the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

1. Mariana Trench
2. T S Eliot
3. The teddy bear
4. Picasso
5. Mark Spitz