The Day The World Came To Town

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  • 1. 
    What airplane crashed into the North Tower on Sept. 11?
  • 2. 
    What airplane crashed into the South Tower on Sept. 11?
  • 3. 
    Which airplane crashed into the Pentagon?
  • 4. 
    How many planes landed in Gander?
  • 5. 
    How many members were in the Gander Lions club
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      47

  • 6. 
    What is a ski-doo?
    • A. 

      Skiis

    • B. 

      Sled

    • C. 

      Snowmobile

  • 7. 
    What allows someone to be an official newfie through challenges, of your stomach and tongue?
    • A. 

      Screathing In

    • B. 

      Screeching In

    • C. 

      Sewing in

  • 8. 
    What's the time difference between Newfoundland and Eastern time?
    • A. 

      1hr 30 mins ahead

    • B. 

      30 mins ahead

    • C. 

      1 hr ahead

  • 9. 
    The streets of Gander are shaped like what?
    • A. 

      Famous mountain

    • B. 

      The screecher

    • C. 

      A goosehead

  • 10. 
    What is the language of Gander?
    • A. 

      Irish

    • B. 

      Irish & English

    • C. 

      English

  • 11. 
    When did Newfoundland become a part of Canada?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1940

    • C. 

      1949

  • 12. 
    Who was the artist whom drew the painting of 'Jump for Joy Olympics' on the chalkboard of the school?
    • A. 

      Clemens

    • B. 

      Cleider

    • C. 

      Redein

  • 13. 
    How many people were on the 38 planes deposited in Gander?
    • A. 

      5670

    • B. 

      6595

    • C. 

      4538

  • 14. 
    What is the frequency called that is shared by all planes passing info. from one to another?
    • A. 

      Telecom

    • B. 

      Unicom

    • C. 

      Monocom

  • 15. 
    Who was the wealthy/millionaire oilman from Flight 5?
    • A. 

      George Vitale

    • B. 

      Werner Baldessarini

    • C. 

      Bill Cash

  • 16. 
    Who was the woman who rescued/fed all the animals stranded on the planes?
    • A. 

      Deborah Farrar

    • B. 

      Pam Coish

    • C. 

      Bonnie Harris

  • 17. 
    Where did Lisa Zale & Sara wood end up sleeping?
    • A. 

      Outside the Lions Club

    • B. 

      Inside Lewiston school

    • C. 

      Outside the Knights of Columbus

  • 18. 
    Who was known as the princess from Flight 5?
    • A. 

      Deborah Farrar

    • B. 

      Winnie House

    • C. 

      Lane Etherington

  • 19. 
    What did the first people originally come to Gander for?
    • A. 

      Friendlyness

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Screech juice

  • 20. 
    What are the streets in Gander named after?
    • A. 

      Famous fishermen

    • B. 

      Geese

    • C. 

      Flightpersons

  • 21. 
    Gander International Airport also known as:
    • A. 

      ATA

    • B. 

      GIA

    • C. 

      ATC

  • 22. 
    Discount Airline favored by agents in England who were booking United States packages was also known as:
    • A. 

      ATC

    • B. 

      ATA

    • C. 

      ART

  • 23. 
    When did the ATC open?
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1948

  • 24. 
    What was Gander International Airport initially used for?
    • A. 

      To keep track of all flights from Europe to America

    • B. 

      A military base

    • C. 

      For heavy planes during WW2

  • 25. 
    Where was Hannah O'Rourke born?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Ireland

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