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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Reference Question of the Month

Posted by Judy T.

As we anticipate the start of a New Year, we are wondering how much you know about what’s coming up in 2012. The answers to these question will be posted next week.

1.  In Chinese tradition each year is dedicated to a specific animal.  The Chinese New Year is January 23, 2012; it is the Year of the ??????

2.  Why is 2012 an especially important year for Queen Elizabeth?

3.  2012 is a Leap Year so there will be a February 29th.  Why do we have Leap Years and how often do they occur?

4.  December 21, 2012 is the date marked by one ancient civilization’s calendar as the the end of an era that would reset the date to zero and allegedly signal the end of humanity.  What is this civilization?

5.  March 12, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of a well-known organization started by Juliette Gordon Low.  What is the organization?

6.  The 2012 Summer Olympic Games begin July 27, 2012.  In what city are they taking place?

We hope the New Year brings good health and much happiness to all of you~~

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