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Sled Dog History Quiz Questions 81 through 100

Questions 1 through 20
Questions 21 through 40
Questions 41 through 60
Questions 61 through 80

(some of the questions remain unanswered)


81. Amidst a hundred Secret Service agents Norman Vaughan and his dog team, gave a sled dog ride in 1981. Who was the passenger that blessed the dog team, including Satan and Devil, immediately following the ride? [submitted by Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, MN]
Answer: Pope John Paul II

WINNERS
1. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York
2. Harry Alexie, Kwethluk, Alaska
3. Karen Ramstead, Alberta, Canada

82. In January 1980, the North Shore Sled Dog Association put on its sixth Gunflint Mailrun Race. They were approached by the media, WDSM radio, at the awards presentation about putting on another race in five weeks. With 26 sponsors listed, eighteen teams were in a mass start, March 15, 1980, from downtown Grand Marais, MN USA headed towards Duluth, MN. What was this race called? [submitted by Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, MN]
Answer: The first John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

WINNERS
1. Karen Ramstead, Alberta, Canada
2. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York
3. Barb Redington, Wasilla, AK

83. Who was the only person in the Iditarod to start first and finish last winning the red lantern? [submitted by Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, NY]
Answer: Brian O'Donoghue in 1991

WINNERS
1. Karen Ramstead, Alberta, Canada
2. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
3. Barb Redington, Wasilla, AK

84. Which Iditarod musher dropped their hat in the honey hole of the out house and went in to fish it out, in Nulato during the 2003 Iditarod race? [submitted by Michael Suprenant]
Answer: GB Jones

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2.
Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York
3. Carli Ward, Winnipeg, Manitoba

85. Who was the first woman to win the Laconia Sled Dog Derby in its 50th Anniversary Year? [submitted by Anonymous]
Answer: Deborah Ann Molburg

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2.
Carli Ward, Winnipeg, Manitoba
3. Matt Donkersloot, Steinbach, Manitoba

86. Who was once mistaken by Karen Ramstead for a traveling disco? [submitted by Carli Ward]
Answer: Jeff King

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2.
Brian Files, Rockland, Maine
3. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York

87. What was the name of the dog that out-pulled the legendary "Chinook" for a bet of 2 cigars? [submitted by Brian Files]
Answer: Togo

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2. Matt Donkersloot, Steinbach, Manitoba
3. Bob Allen, Huntsville, Ontario

88. In 1980 Joe May won the Iditarod. What were the names of his leaders? [submitted by S. Bergemann]
Answer: Wilbur & Cora Gray

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2. Carli Ward, Winnipeg, Manitoba
3. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York

89. What dog driver went to Antarctica with Adm. Byrd (and helped save his life) and also did rescue missions in Greenland during WW II? [submitted by Anonymous]
Answer: Dick Moulton

WINNERS
1. Carl Brown, Whitefield, New Hampshire
2. Cynthia Eliason, Whitefield, New Hampshire
3. Maryann Taucar, Calgary, Alberta

90. What is the highest weight pulled in an Alaskan Canine Weight Pull in the 120 & over class? [submitted by Cathy Dimon]
Answer: 5220 lbs pulled by Susitna, a Saint Bernard owned by Francis Good. This is the state record for the greatest weight ever pulled in competition, set in 1976

WINNERS
1. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York
2. Martin Duval, Drinkwater, Saskatchewan
3. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota

91. What year was the first formal sled dog race held and what was the name of the race? [submitted by Shawn Linendoll]
Answer: Year 1908, Race All Alaska Sweepstakes. Distance 408 miles

WINNERS
1. Matt Donkersloot, Steinbach, Manitoba
2. Martin Duval, Drinkwater, Saskatchewan
3. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota

92. When was the resolution passed to establish the "Iditarod Trail Seppala Memorial Race" as Alaska's official state race? [submitted by Shawn Linendoll]

93. Getting cabin fever who spent 132 days in the winter of 1931-32 mushing a small dog team alone literally across the top of Alaska on the Arctic Ocean, from Martin Point on the Beaufort Sea, west and south to Nome, 1,500 miles as the raven flies? [submitted by Neil Rasmussen]

94. Which musher had to be evacuted from the 2006 Knik 200 for emergency surgry then ran the Iditarod 2 months later? [submitted by Michael Suprenant]
Answer: Lynda Plettner

WINNERS
1. Neil Rasmussen, Grand Marais, Minnesota
2. Bob Allen,
Youngstown, Alberta
3. Shawn Linendoll, Fort Ann, New York

95. During preparation for the “73” Iditarod Dan Seavey (Seward High School History Teacher) asked this question on a history test. It was hard to pass his class without the correct answer. What was the name of Dan’s Lead dog during the “73” Iditarod race? [submitted by Dori Hollingsworth]


Congratulations to all the winners!

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