New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 10/27

This week’s questions:

  1. Which movie studio, before becoming a major success, won advertising industry honors for its clever TV commercials for Listerine and Life Savers?
  2. What 1930 sports feat was dubbed the Impregnable Quadrilateral?
  3. How many guests can be served in the White House’s state dining room?
  4. Why is Veterans Day always celebrated on November 11th?
  5. What is the full name of Cap’n Crunch, the cartoon cereal mascot?

This week’s answers:

  1. Pixar Animation Studios. Its commercials won Gold Clios (the Oscars of advertising) not only for Listerine (1993) and Life Savers (1994), but also for Levi Strauss (1995 and 1997) and Hallmark (1997).
  2. Golf great Bobby Jones’s never-duplicated triumph–winning all four major golf championships in the same calendar year.
  3. Up to 140. Before renovations were made and a staircase was removed in 1902, the room could only seat 40.
  4. The holiday, established in 1938 to honor World War I veterans, was originally called Armistice Day to mark the November 11, 1918, signing of the armistice with Germany that ended the war.
  5. Horatio Magellan Crunch.

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

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