New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 9/8

This week’s questions:

1) What is the difference between a meteoroid, a meteor and a meteorite?

2) What is unique about the thousands of caddies employed at China’s sprawling 12-course Mission Hills Resort?

3) What are agamas, basilisks and chuckwallas?

4) What was pictured on bottles of Coppertone suntan oil before Little Miss Coppertone was introduced in 1953?

5) Why is the traditional chef’s jacket double-breasted?

 

This week’s answers:

1) A meteoroid is a small piece of cosmic debris in outer space. It becomes a meteor (aka shooting star) when it begins burning up upon entering the earth’s atmosphere. Any part of it that survives and crashes on the earth’s surface is a meteorite.

2) They’re all women. Mission Hills is the world’s largest golf resort.

3) Types of lizards.

4) An Indian chief, along with the slogan: “Don’t be a Paleface.”

5) To hide stains.

Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”

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