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Why our dollars matter trivia question

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Why our dollars matter trivia question

Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

True or False?

The Twin Cities Gray Panthers got its name because its members must be senior citizens.


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA ANSWER

True or False?

The Twin Cities Gray Panthers got its name because its members must be senior citizens.

A: False The word panther expresses their willingness to be radical and action oriented. The word gray means the mingling of all kinds of people: rich, poor, black, white, all working together in a common effort to make our whole society more responsive. The word gray is also an affirmation of the dignity of aging.


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

  • Q: The annual cost for a nursing home is $57,000. What is the annual cost of home care services?


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Q: The annual cost for a nursing home is $57,000. What is the annual cost of home care services?

A: $7,500


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Q: How many people visit the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) every year?


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Q: How many people visit the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) every year?

A: Approximately 250,000 people visit BWCAW every year. It contains 1,500 miles of canoe routes, nearly 2,200 designated campsites, and more than 1,000 lakes and streams.


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Q: How many Minnesotans relied on food shelves for support in 2010?


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Q: How many Minnesotans relied on food shelves for support in 2009?

A: 1 in 10


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

Name three ways in which the arts impact student achievement.


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Name three ways in which the

arts impact student achievement.

They engage and motivate students who are at risk of dropping out.

They promote social skills, including self-control, collaboration, and conflict resolution.

They improve student achievement in core academic subjects.


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Q: Which U.S. Senator, and later U.S. President, donated the proceeds from his Pulitzer Prize to UNCF?


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Q: Which U.S. Senator, and later U.S. President, donated the proceeds from his Pulitzer Prize to UNCF?

A: In 1957, John F. Kennedy donated the $500 award for his book Profiles in Courage.


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True or False?

CaringBridge is only accessible in the United States.


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True or False? CaringBridge is only accessible in the United States.

A: False. CaringBridge is used in all 50 states and nearly every country around the world.


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True or False?

Children are not affected by mental illness.


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True or False? Children are not affected by mental illness.

A: False. Mental illness affects 1 in 10 children, and suicide is the third leading cause of death in youth aged 15 to 24. The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Minnesota provides education, support, and advocacy, and strives to increase public and professional understanding of mental illness and erase the stigma associated with it.


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  • Q: For every $1 invested in out-of-school-time programs what dollar amount is returned because of improved school performance, reduced crime and welfare costs, and increased wages?


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Q: For every $1 invested in out-of-school-time programs what dollar amount is returned because of improved school performance, reduced crime and welfare costs, and increased wages?

A: $10


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Q: After you account for what we currently recycle, what percent of what’s left in our trash could be recycled or composted?


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Q: After you account for what we currently recycle, what percent of what’s left in our trash could be recycled or composted?

A: 50% of what’s left in our trash could be recycled and 25% could be composted.


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Q: How many children (under 18) are homeless on any given night in Minnesota?


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Q: How many children (under 18) are homeless on any given night in Minnesota?

A: 4,700


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Q: How is United Arts helping to address societal issues?


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Q: How is United Arts helping to address societal issues?

A: By funding residencies in schools that address bullying and racism


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Q: What does UNCF stand for?


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Q: What does UNCF stand for?

A: United Negro College Fund


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Q: What percentage of Minnesotans are affected by chronic illness?


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Q: What percentage of Minnesotans are affected by chronic illness?

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • 10%

  • 25%

  • 44%

  • 75%

44% of Minnesotans are affected by a chronic illness.


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Q: What percentage of Native American youth graduate from Minnesota High Schools?


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Q: What percentage of Native American youth graduate from Minnesota High Schools?

A: According to the MN Department of Education, 41.4% of Native American youth attending high school graduate. MIGIZI Communications uses technology training, after school support services, and cultural activities to keep youth interested in school and help them succeed.


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  • Q: What percentage of Minnesota kindergarteners are fully ready for kindergarten?


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Q: What percentage of Minnesota kindergarteners are fully ready for kindergarten?

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • 75

  • 60

  • 50

Only half of Minnesota kindergarteners are fully ready for kindergarten.


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Q: What are the top five most visited state parks in Minnesota?


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Q: What are the top five most visited state parks in Minnesota?

  • Fort Snelling

  • Gooseberry Falls

  • Itasca

  • Tettegouche

  • Split Rock Lighthouse


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Q: Through a grant from Open Your Heart, how many pounds of fresh produce can food banks purchase for $1?


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Q: Through a grant from Open Your Heart, how many pounds of fresh produce can food banks purchase for $1?

A: 10 pounds


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Q: How do the arts build stronger communities?


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Q: How do the arts build stronger communities?

A: Communities with high concentrations of the arts are shown to have higher civic engagement, more social cohesion, higher child welfare, and lower poverty rates.


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Q: Who is considered the founder of UNCF—the United Negro College Fund?


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Q: Who is considered the founder of UNCF—the United Negro College Fund?

A: Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, the third president of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)


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Q: Community Health Charities has how many member charities?


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Q: Community Health Charities has how many member charities?

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • 40

  • 34

  • 27

  • 25

Community Health Charities has 34 member charities.


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Q: How much money is spent tackling lead poisoning in America each year?


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Q: How much money is spent tackling lead poisoning in America each year?

A: $1.6 billion. Sustainable Resources Center provides lead abatement programs, education, and lead poisoning screening. Lead poisoning is 100% preventable when people are educated to learn how to remove it from their home.


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  • Q: A family of four needs an income of $58,000 to meet basic needs, yet half of the jobs open in Minnesota pay this much or less?


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Q: A family of four needs an income of $58,000 to meet basic needs, yet half of the jobs open in Minnesota pay this much or less?

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • $22,000

  • $30,000

  • $40,000


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True or False: Idling for more than one minute produces 66% more pollution than stopping and restarting the engine.


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True or False: Idling for more than one minute produces 66% more pollution than stopping and restarting the engine.

A: True


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True or False: More than half of adult food shelf visitors in Minnesota are working.


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True or False: More than half of adult food shelf visitors in Minnesota are working.

A: True—but 65% of them make less than $1,000 a month—not enough to cover their family’s needs


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Q: What is one of Minnesota’s largest community art festivals?


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Q: What is one of Minnesota’s largest community art festivals?

A: The Annual May Day Festival and Parade (In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre) – 2,500 people come together for the May Day Workshops, and 50,000+ people attend the festival every year.


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Q: When was UNCF founded?


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Q: When was UNCF founded?

A: 1944


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True or False?

You can honor the memory of a loved one with a donation through Community Health Charities.


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True or False? You can honor the memory of a loved one with a donation through Community Health Charities.

A: True.


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

Q: How long can a renter legally stay in their home after it has gone through foreclosure?


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Q: How long can a renter legally stay in their home after it has gone through foreclosure?

A: Six months. Unfortunately, many renters, landlords, and officials overseeing Sheriff’s sales are unaware of this law and renters are being evicted with little or no notice. HOME Line is working to educate all those involved of this provision and other laws passed recently to help protect renters who are losing their homes due to alandlord undergoing foreclosure.


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Q: How many women experience domestic violence in the Twin Cities metro each year?


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Q: How many women experience domestic violence in the Twin Cities metro each year?

A: Nearly 20,000


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

Q: What percent of Minnesota’s waters do not meet water quality standards for being fishable, swimmable, and drinkable?


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Q: What percent of Minnesota’s waters do not meet water quality standards for being fishable, swimmable, and drinkable?

A: Over 40%


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Q: What percent of homeless students in Minneapolis Public Schools are reading at grade level?


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Q: What percent of homeless students in Minneapolis Public Schools are reading at grade level?

A: 15%


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Q: How does United Arts help those with disabilities?


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Q: How does United Arts help those with disabilities?

A: They provide access (through VSA MN), they provide a safe place for self-expression (through People, Inc.), and they provide deaf/hard of hearing students with an outlet to talk through their bodies (through Zenon Dance).


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

Name the philanthropist who supported UNCF from its founding until his death.


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Name the philanthropist who supported UNCF from its founding until his death.

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.


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Q: What is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States?


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Q: What is the number one preventable cause of disease and death in the United States?

A: Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of disease and death in the United States.


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True or False?

Obesity impacts all groups of people equally.


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True or False?

Obesity impacts all groups of people equally.

A: False Children of immigrants are more likely than their parents to be obese. Youth Farm and Market Project is teaching youth about nutrition and entrepreneurship while increasing access to culturally appropriate foods in low-income communities.


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Why Our Dollars Matter TRIVIA QUESTION

  • Q: What does it mean to LIVE UNITED?


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Q: What does it mean to LIVE UNITED?

Give, Advocate, and Volunteer

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • Give

  • Advocate

  • Volunteer

  • All of the above


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Q: How far does grocery store produce travel on average from field to store?


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Q: How far does grocery store produce travel on average from field to store?

A: 1,500 miles

1,500 miles


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Q: What do you think is the main reason that adults reported leaving their last regular or permanent housing?


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Q: What do you think is the main reason that adults reported leaving their last regular or permanent housing?

MULTIPLE CHOICE:

  • Could not afford the rent

  • Loss of a job or hours cut

  • Drinking or drug problem


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Q: How is United Arts helping to raise test scores in schools?


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Q: How is United Arts helping to raise test scores in schools?

A: By supporting arts organizations that are using music education as a catalyst to strengthen K-12 core curriculum.


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Q: What U.S. college or university prepares and sends more African-American students to medical school than any other?


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Q: What U.S. college or university prepares and sends more African-American students to medical school than any other?

A: Xavier University of Louisiana(They also prepare and send the most African-American students to graduate programs in the sciences too!)


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Why Our Dollars Matter Community Health Charities Facts

From October 2007 to September 2008, Memorial Blood Centers had 3,687 blood drives, increasing almost 26% to 4,661 total blood drives from October 2008 to September 2009.


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