United Way Trivia (Frbb)

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United Way Trivia (Frbb)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. How long has the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston made the United Way campaign part of their annual calendar? (Note: it was not always called United Way)
    • A. 

      30 years

    • B. 

      40 years

    • C. 

      50 years

    • D. 

      60 years

  • 2. 
    2. How many volunteers does the United Way engage annually?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      4000

    • C. 

      5000

  • 3. 
    3. What group of students was famous for challenging school segregation in the Deep South?
    • A. 

      The “Little Rock Nine”

    • B. 

      The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

    • C. 

      The Black Panthers

  • 4. 
    4. Who was the oldest person who signed the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Robert Livingston

  • 5. 
    5. How many neuron connections are formed each second in a baby’s brain?
    • A. 

      700

    • B. 

      800

    • C. 

      900

    • D. 

      1000

  • 6. 
    6. Who was the lawyer who won the Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), which made segregation in public school illegal?
    • A. 

      Roy Wilkins

    • B. 

      Ralph Abernathy

    • C. 

      Thurgood Marshall

  • 7. 
    7. Who was the legendary woman warrior in China, took her aged father’s place in the army?
    • A. 

      Ban Zhao

    • B. 

      Amy Tan

    • C. 

      Hua Mulan

    • D. 

      Qin Liangyu

  • 8. 
    8. Last year alone, how many individuals and families did United Way help secure emergency food, heat, and/or shelter?
    • A. 

      270,000

    • B. 

      280,000

    • C. 

      290,000

    • D. 

      300,000

  • 9. 
    9. For every $1 invested in early childhood intervention, how much return on investment is there?
    • A. 

      $8 - $13

    • B. 

      $14 - $17

    • C. 

      $18 -$ 21

  • 10. 
    10. Who was credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories?
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      Oskar Schindler

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Jerry Seinfeld

  • 11. 
    11. Who inspired the Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Britain?
    • A. 

      Paul Revere

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Sam Adams

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 12. 
    12. Of the 25,300 youth who received academic support through United Way programs last year, what percentage of those students progressed to the next grade? (See how your dollars are impacting the youth of our area!)
    • A. 

      81%

    • B. 

      88%

    • C. 

      94%

    • D. 

      97%

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