October quiz

  1.  Who is the homegrown Cardinals player who earned the nickname “Mr. October” after his game-winning home run wrapped up the 2011 World Series?
  2. Who is the author of October Sky, a memoir about the boy who grew up in a coal-mining community who went on to become a rocket scientist for NASA? (The book is read by Priory’s 8th grade as part of their summer reading).
  3. In October 1927 the movie The Jazz Singer was released. This movie marked an important first in the history of movies. What is it?
  4. The New York City subway began operating on Oct. 27 of which year – 1884, 1894, 1904, 1914?
  5. The cornerstone to the White House was laid by George Washington on Oct. 13, 1792, and in November 1800 President John Adams moved in. Initially, however, the building was not known as the White House – what was it called for the first ten years of its existence?