Niagara Falls by BeningoS

Champion(s):

KlingensmithZ
Don't give up the ship.


Runner(s)-Up:

WolfischL
There is no crying in trivia


Quiz Description

This quiz is about things relating to Niagara Falls and the nearby area.

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Questions:

What Catholic Priest was the first European to view Niagara Falls in 1679? The most populous county in a Midwestern U.S. state is named after him.

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Father Louis Hennepin

Name either the battle fought on the Niagara Escarpment on October 13, 1812 or the battle fought on July 25, 1814 in present day Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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Battle of Queenston Heights, Battle of Lundy's Lane

In 1984, the Niagara University Purple Eagles Men’s Basketball Team achieved a 62-59 upset at the Niagara Falls Convention Center over what fourth ranked team that was led by Chris Mullen and coached by Lou Carnesecca?

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St. John’s University Redmen (Red Storm)

The Niagara Falls Convention Center was turned into a casino that opened in 2002. The casino is operated by what Indian nation, a member of the Iroquois League that shares its name with the largest of the Finger Lakes?

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Seneca

In a 2013 episode of what television show, did Jim Halbert and Pam Beesly get married on the Maid of the Mist boat ride?

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The Office

What Niagara Falls, New York native, nicknamed “The Barber,” was the only person to pitch in the 1950’s for all three New York City teams - the Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants and New York Yankees? He once lost a World Series game when the opposing pitcher threw a perfect game.

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Sal Maglie

Annually from 1974 to 1976, Niagara Falls, New York hosted what two hour program on CBS that was emceed by Bob Barker?

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The Miss USA Pageant

In 1960, Roger Woodward became the youngest person to survive a plunge over Niagara Falls. Within two years, how old was Roger Woodward when he went over Niagara Falls?

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7

Identify the Niagara Falls ride seen here.

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Whirlpool Aero Car or Spanish Aero Car

Now owned by Post, what cereal was formerly manufactured in both Niagara Falls, New York and Niagara Falls, Ontario? When the cereal was owned by Nabisco, for many years it featured a picture of Niagara Falls on the box.

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Shredded Wheat

Formerly home to 60 kilograms of dioxin, what is the name of the infamous toxic waste dump that is located in the LaSalle section of Niagara Falls, New York? In the 1890s, the location was home to a failed project to divert water from the Niagara River to Lake Ontario.

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Love Canal

In 1911, Bobby Leach became the second person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel. While badly injured, Bobby Leach survived the trip. What Bobby Leach did not survive was a 1926 trip to New Zealand to lecture about his plunge over Niagara Falls. Bobby Leach slipped on an orange peel, fracturing his leg, which then developed gangrene resulting in his death. This occurred while Bobby Leach was walking in what city that is named after a college at Oxford University in England?

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Christchurch