FRIENDS OF ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE
We WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THE FOI TRIVIA CONTEST
There will be 4 trivia questions on Sicily
The questions will be posted on our Facebook page and our website.
Tuesday, September 1st and will expire on Tuesday, September 8th
To participate go to our website, www.friendsofisola.org.
Travel down the page to the very bottom to “communicate with FOI”.
Fill out the information and on the “comments/questions” area.
Fill in your answers to all four questions, and send it off.
The first participant to answer all 4 questions correctly will win a fabulous prize from FOI.
The first participant to answer all four questions and is recorded first will win.
Men will win a handsome FOI golf shirt and the women will win a red, white, and blue apron with the words “The Friends of Isola delle Femmine.”
When the winner is announced we would like the winner to take a photo of themselves with their Winner’s prize
We would like to publish the photo on our website, newsletter, and Facebook pages.
We will post 4 new Sicily trivia questions each month.
SO, LET’S HAVE A LITTLE FUN.
Only one winner per month for 2020
FOI will choose the winner on the first correct submission through our website only wins.
FRIENDS OF ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE, INC
FRIST SICILIAN TRIVIA CONTEST
We had an overwhelming response to our Sicilian Trivia Contest!
THE FIRST FOUR PARTICIPANTS WITH THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO ALL 4 QUESTIONS, SUBMITTED TO OUR WEBSITE, WERE IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER;
Top 4 participants…
1ST SANTO ENEA-PITTSBURG, CA. WINNER!
2ND TONY & MARIANNE COOPER-ROSEVILLE, CA.
3RD STEPANIE SATTERWHITE-PITTSBURG, CA.
4TH ROSARIA HERNANDEZ-PITTSBURG, CA.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SANTO ENEA FOR BEING THE FIRST TO RESPOND WITH ALL THE CORRECT ANSWERS.
IN FAIRNESS TO ALL FUTURE PARTICIPANTS, PAST WINNERS WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN IN FUTURE SICILIAN TRIVIA CONTESTS. ONE TIME ONLY!
THE FRIENDS OF ISOLA DELLE FEMMINE 2ND SICILIAN TRIVIA QUESTIONS WILL BE OUT SHORTLY. GET READY!
SICILIAN TRIVIA QUESTIONS
- In the 9th century, what invaders introduced cotton, sugar cane, and citrus fruits (oranges and lemons) to Europe by way of Sicily. Hint: They were expelled by the Normans in the 11th century. ARABS
- Fico d’India is a typical Sicilian product. After Mexico, Sicily is the world’s second largest producer of this plant that is both a fruit and vegetable. What is its English name? PRICKLY PEAR
- It is the unmistakable symbol of Sicily and is depicted on its civil and state flags. TRINACRIA
- Sicilian immigrants Vincent Taormina and his cousin, Giuseppe Uddo, merged their food importing companies in 1925. By 1927, both the New York and New Orleans operations were merged to form what well known company? PROGRESSO
The first to answer all four questions correctly will win a fabulous gift from the Friends of Isola delle Femmine organization. The participant will need to go to the FOI website at www.friendsofisola.org go to the bottom of the home page and fill out the information and your answers on the comments/questions section. The first with all the correct answers and is recorded first will be declared the winner.
September 1, 2020 ends September 8, 2020