It's summertime again -- how are you going to fill those endlessly long days? How about going to a festival and checking out the blue ribbon apple pie contest and riding carnival rides? Boring -- you've been doing that every summer since you were two years old. So how about taking this quiz and checking out some weird and wonderful festivals?
Where does the National Hollerin' Contest take place?
When was the first National Hollerin' Contest?
Historically, who in the Spivey's Corner region would holler?
soldiers in the Confederate Army
slaves working on rafts
How many types of hollers does the National Hollerin' Contest feature?
Who can participate in the contest?
When did the Boreyong Mud Festival begin?
How many people usually participate in the Boreyong Mud Festival?
What minerals is the mud in the Boreyong area rich in?
magnesium and selenium
calcium and magnesium
germanium and bentonite
In what town is Mike the Headless Chicken Festival held?
How long did Mike the Headless Chicken live for, after he was decapitated?
Why was Mike the Headless Chicken able to survive decapitation?
His brain stem was still intact.
He was a supernatural being.
It is a scientific mystery.
What is the main event at the Mike the Headless Chicken Festival?
decapitation of 100 chickens
a five-mile "Run like a Headless Chicken" race
"Chicken Soup for the Soul" story competition
What does the "Fiesta de Santa Marta de Ribarteme" mean in English?
Festival of Near Death Experiences
Festival of the Reborn
Festival of Saint Martha de Ribart
Who was Santa Marta (or Saint Martha)?
A medieval woman, condemned a witch, whose body was not consumed by flames when she was burned at the stake.
A medieval nun who had a near death experience.
Lazarus's sister, who Jesus revived.
What is a common theme in all the stories of near brushes with death?
screams of terror
feelings of peacefulness and serenity
What are the colloquial terms for bulls testicles?
Rocky Mountain oysters and Montana tendergroin
Montana golden balls and tenderloins
Montana oysters and Rocky Mountain tendergroin
What is the cost of the cheapest sampler plate at the Testicle Festival?
How many pounds of testicles are usually consumed at the festival?
2,000 pounds (909.1 kilograms)
4,000 pounds (1 814 kilograms)
8,000 pounds (3636.4 kilograms)
How many testicle-eating participants does the festival usually draw?
Where can you stay at the festival?
A school is converted into a dormitory for the duration of the festival.