Battle Creek / Kalamazoo Ski Club

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Vol. 18 No 05 - Jan, 2020

Next General Meeting - JANUARY 2020

Millers Time Out
13260 S. Helmer Rd. (at the corner of I-94 & Helmer)

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 Social Hour - 6:00PM
General Meeting starts at 7:00PM

Trivia corner

SVALBARD ia an archipelago of ?

a. Russia
b. Alaska
c. Norway
d. Finland

 

What was the form of communication that inspired teh bar code found on all packages and boxes?

a. TV color bars
b. Radio Waves
c. Morse code
d. log cabin

A number of US states were almost named something else. As an example- what was Nevada almost named?

a. Comstock
b. Humboldt
c. Tahoe
d. Silverton

 

 

Answers later in the newsletter

Massachusetts

how many states does the Missouri river touch

Trivia corner answers

 

SVALBARD ia an archipelago of ?

a. Russia
b. Alaska
c. Norway
d. Finland


The answer is "C".  SVALBARD ia an archipelago of Norway maybe you know it as Spitzbergen. You can read more about this @
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svalbard


What was the form of communication that inspired thebar code found on all packages and boxes?

a. TV color bars
b. Radio Waves
c. Morse code
d. Log cabin building blocks

The answer is "C"  - Morse code. You can read more about this @ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Joseph_Woodland

A number of US states were almost named something else. As an example- what was Nevada almost named?

a. Comstock
b. Humboldt
c. Tahoe
d. Silverton

The answer is "B" - Humboldt.  You can read more about this @

https://elkodaily.com/lifestyles/the-humboldt-basque-connection/article_09ffb499-cf67-5aa0-8ee5-c34c347e2393.html
https://www.portablepress.com/blog/2016/08/states-almost-called/

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