Here Are Some Categories for Our Trivia Contest — and Another Practice Question

Maryland Matters’ trivia contest on Maryland history and politics is fast approaching! It’s Tuesday evening, March 27, in the upstairs bar at Stan & Joe’s Saloon, 37 West St., Annapolis.

We hope you can join us!

It’ll cost just $10 to participate. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the contest begins at 7 p.m. We’ll provide snacks and one drink. The rest is up to you.

Click here to RSVP.

Please make your contribution ‘In Honor of Trivia Night’ to reserve your space.

Feel free to form teams. Or you can compete on your own.

Here are some of the categories we’ll be asking you about:

— ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FOURTH GRADER (OR, EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT MARYLAND I LEARNED IN FOURTH GRADE)?

— THE WRITE STUFF

— LADIES FIRST

— CHARMED, I’M SURE!

— LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

— NAPTOWN

— SPORTS

— EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY

— MISCELLANEOUS

And who knows? There could be a few others.

To get you in practice, we’ve been asking a trivia question each day. Here’s the question we posted Thursday:

 

Presidential candidate George Wallace was paralyzed from the waist down in 1972 after being shot five times in an assassination attempt during a campaign rally in this Maryland city.

The answer: Laurel

Here’s the next question:

This Montgomery County town become the “U.S. Capital for a Day” after the British burned Washington, D.C., during the War of 1812, forcing President James Madison and some of his Cabinet members to flee the city.

Check this space Monday for the answer — and the next question! And please make plans to join us on the 27th!

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