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Photo: AP Photo

Photo: AP Photo

Question

How many times has President Obama visited the Greater Los Angeles area during his presidency including today’s visit?

Answer

22 times

Explanation

The visit will be Obama’s 22nd to Los Angeles and Orange counties as president. He has attended fundraisers during 18 of his previous 21 visits to Los Angeles and Orange County as president, attending 32 fundraisers in Los Angeles County on those trips, occasionally attending multiple fundraisers during the same visit.

By City News Service

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American Flag on MoonFlag Day will be celebrated on June 14th. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on that day in 1777. So, in honor of Flag Day, here’s a flag trivia question.

Question

How many American Flags are there on the moon?

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summer solsticeBecause the Earth is tilted 23.4 degrees the noon sun appears to rise and fall in the sky over the course of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere, the sun will reach its northernmost point in the sky – known as the summer solstice – on Saturday June 21st, marking the official first day of summer.  It is also the longest day of the year.

QUESTION:

In hours, minutes and seconds, how long is the longest day of the year?   In other words, how much time is there between sunrise and sunset here in Los Angeles on the longest day of the year?

(Remember, don’t cheat by looking up the answer. Just give us your best guess.  Also, Price is Right rules are in effect, so the person who is closest to the correct answer without going over will be the winner).

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Gossamer AlbatrossOn this date in history, June 12, 1979, the first successful crossing of the English Channel in a human-powered aircraft took place.  Bryan Allen flew the Gossamer Albatross across the English Channel powered only by the pilot pedaling a bicycle-like contraption that drove a large two-bladed propeller.

QUESTION:

How long did it take to fly across the English Channel in the first human-powered aircraft?

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presidential sealTonight, we have United States Presidential trivia:

  • He was the first President to be born in a log cabin.
  • He was the first President to ride on a railroad train.
  • He was the first President someone tried to assassinate.
  • He was the first Governor of Florida.
  • He killed a man in a dual.

QUESTION:

Who is this United States President?

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 One Dollar BillQUESTION:

How many Presidents have their image on both US currency paper bills (Federal Reserve Notes) and coins?

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Metric SystemHere in the good old U.S. we measure things by feet, gallons, pounds, and degrees Fahrenheit also known as the Imperial system of measurement.

QUESTION:

How many countries in the world have not adopted the Metric system?

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