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Chris Malone

Recently, Chris Malone changed his schedule from 3pm- 7pm  to 5am-10 am and now can be heard with Storm Roberts and Janie Pope weekday mornings.  Some still say he's still quite possibly the best voice you will hear all day!


Memorial Day Trivia

It's the Memorial day weekend, impress your friends with some Memorial day trivia.
-Chris Malone

  1. Memorial Day was founded to honor military personnel who died in...
  1. The Revolutionary War
  2. The Civil War
  3. The Spanish-American War
  4. World War I
  5. World War II
  1. Which community was proclaimed in 1966 by the U.S. government as the birthplace of Memorial Day?
  1. Springfield, Pennsylvania
  2. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  3. Arlington, Virginia
  4. Waterloo, New York
  5. Bunker Hill, Massachusetts
  1. On what date was Memorial Day first observed?
  1. May 30, 1856
  2. May 5, 1866
  3. May 25, 1889
  4. May 29, 1901
  5. May 15, 1919
  1. Memorial Day originated with another name. What was it?
  1. Honor Day
  2. Old Soldiers' Day
  3. Decoration Day
  4. Remembrance Day
  5. Bravery Day
  1. Memorial Day is different in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, and Tennessee. How?
  1. These states celebrate Memorial Day on Jefferson Davis' birthday
  2. Instead of a somber, solemn observance, these states celebrate the memory of the fallen with gala festivals
  3. Memorial Day in these states excludes the Union dead in the Civil War
  4. These states choose to honor Confederate dead in the Civil War on a separate day
  5. In these states, the Confederate flag is flown alongside the American flag
  1. Why is General John Alexander Logan important to the celebration of Memorial Day?
  1. He is the first officially documented casualty in a war
  2. He called for more official government recognition of the holiday
  3. He was the first to place a wreath at the Grave of the Unknowns
  4. He is responsible for accumulating and maintaining statistics of the U.S. war dead
  5. He ordered that the holiday be observed by decorating the graves of the war dead
  1. In which war did the most U.S. service people die?
  1. The Revolutionary War
  2. The Civil War
  3. World War I
  4. World War II  
  5. The Vietnam War
  1. Which war had the highest percentage of U.S. casualties based on the number of troops served?
  1. The Revolutionary War
  2. The Civil War
  3. World War I
  4. World War II
  5. The Vietnam War
  1. According to the Department of Defense, how many U.S. service men and women have died in battle in all wars in which the U.S. was involved?
  1. 186,203
  2. 575,377
  3. 923,846
  4. About 1.4 million
  5. They don't even estimate
  1. Since the end of World War I, Memorial Day is also called which of the following?
  1. Poppy Day
  2. War Heroes' Day
  3. Armed Forces Day
  4. Military Day
  5. Old Soldiers' Day
  1. U.S. military service veterans have organized groups such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. On Veterans' Day and Memorial Day, these groups raise funds for their charities by selling paper flowers made by disabled veterans. What kind of flowers are they?
  1. Poppies
  2. Roses
  3. Carnations
  1. Poppies, a bright red wildflower, became a symbol after a horrific World War I battle. The field, littered with the bodies of young soldiers, was also filled with poppies. What field was it?
  1. Strawberry Fields
  2. Flanders Field
  3. Marshall Field
 ANSWERS
  1. B
  2. D
  3. B
  4. C
  5. D
  6. E
  7. D
  8. B
  9. B
  10. A
  11. A
  12. B


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