Thursday, May 10, 2018

DuckTales Level 1 Trivia!

Now that DuckTales is available in Poptropica all May long, you've probably been having a blast completing quests and earning prizes. These levels are packed with fun and adventure, so if you haven't played them yet, what are you waiting for!?
In level 1, you may notice an older-looking gentleman in a portrait located inside the mansion. Can you identify the gentleman in the portrait?
Underneath the elderly man is a famous quote you may or may not have heard before. Do you know who is responsible for the famous quote beneath the portrait? "A penny saved is a penny earned."
If you think you know the answers, comment below. Happy guessing!

***If you guessed that the gentleman in the portrait is Thomas Jefferson, you are correct! The quote belongs to Benjamin Franklin. Congrats to all who guessed correctly!***

16 comments:

Lucky Joker said...

Portrait: Thomas Jefferson
Quote: Benjamin Franklin

EnderSparcGaming said...

It is Benjamin Franklin I believe.

kaomoji✧ said...

Benjamin Franklin!

J S said...

Benjamin Franklin!!!

Jordyn Gowens said...

The man in the portrait is Thomas Jefferson, and the quote was said by Benjamin Franklin.

Unknown said...

Benjamin Franklin

Brian Hollshwandner said...

Benjamin Franklin

Young Hippo said...

Thomas Jefferson Our Third President :D

Young Hippo said...

The quote is said by Benjamin Franklin :D

Lulu said...

Thomas Jefferson

Ben franklin

Ginny Weasley said...

The portrait is Thomas Jefferson and the quote is sometimes attributed to Benjamin Franklin

Cartoon Fan :D said...

The picture is of Thomas Jefferson and the quote is by Alexander Hamilton.

Pearl Cast said...

The portrait is Thomas Jefferson and the quote is from Benjamin Franlkin

Emma P. said...

Can't wait to play! In fact I'm gonna go play right now)

Unknown said...

Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705][1] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions.[2] He founded many civic organizations, including Philadelphia's fire department and the University of Pennsylvania.[3]

Franklin earned the title of "The First American" for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity, initially as an author and spokesman in London for several colonies. As the first United States Ambassador to France, he exemplified the emerging American nation.[4] Franklin was foundational in defining the American ethos as a marriage of the practical values of thrift, hard work, education, community spirit, self-governing institutions, and opposition to authoritarianism both political and religious, with the scientific and tolerant values of the Enlightenment. In the words of historian Henry Steele Commager, "In a Franklin could be merged the virtues of Puritanism without its defects, the illumination of the Enlightenment without its heat."[5] To Walter Isaacson, this makes Franklin "the most accomplished American of his age and the most influential in inventing the type of society America would become."[6]

Franklin became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia, the leading city in the colonies, publishing the Pennsylvania Gazette at the age of 23.[7] He became wealthy publishing this and Poor Richard's Almanack, which he authored under the pseudonym "Richard Saunders". After 1767, he was associated with the Pennsylvania Chronicle, a newspaper that was known for its revolutionary sentiments and criticisms of British policies.

He pioneered and was first president of Academy and College of Philadelphia which opened in 1751 and later became the University of Pennsylvania. He organized and was the first secretary of the American Philosophical Society and was elected president in 1769. Franklin became a national hero in America as an agent for several colonies when he spearheaded an effort in London to have the Parliament of Great Britain repeal the unpopular Stamp Act. An accomplished diplomat, he was widely admired among the French as American minister to Paris and was a major figure in the development of positive Franco-American relations. His efforts proved vital for the American Revolution in securing shipments of crucial munitions from France.

He was promoted to deputy postmaster-general for the British colonies in 1753, having been Philadelphia postmaster for many years, and this enabled him to set up the first national communications network. During the Revolution, he became the first United States Postmaster General. He was active in community affairs and colonial and state politics, as well as national and international affairs. From 1785 to 1788, he served as governor of Pennsylvania. He initially owned and dealt in slaves but, by the 1750s, he argued against slavery from an economic perspective and became one of the most prominent abolitionists.

His colorful life and legacy of scientific and political achievement, and his status as one of America's most influential Founding Fathers, have seen Franklin honored more than two centuries after his death on coinage and the $100 bill, warships, and the names of many towns, counties, educational institutions, and corporations, as well as countless cultural references.

Ramel Balingan said...

Benjamin Franklin

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