New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 3/22

This week’s questions:

  1. What is the only diploma hanging on the wall of billionaire Warren Buffet’s office?
  2. When it comes to pizza, what is cornicione?
  3. What are the only colors Dutch abstract artist Piet Mondrian used in the spare geometric paintings he created during his Neoplastic period?
  4. What baseball legend holds the record for the highest on-base percentage in major league history?
  5. What country was the first in the world to impose a tax on fatty foods?

This week’s answers:

  1. It’s not his college degree or his graduate school degree. It’s his certificate from the Dale Carnegie course he took at age 20: “Effective Public Speaking, Leadership Training, and the Art of Winning Friends and Influencing People.”
  2. A pizza’s raised outer edge, or end crust.
  3. The three primary colors, red, yellow, and blue; and the achromatic colors, white black, and gray.
  4. Slugger Ted Williams, with an on-base percentage of .482. He’s followed by Babe Ruth at .474, and John McGraw at .466.
  5. Denmark, in 2011. The tax is on all food containing more than 2.3 percent saturated fat.

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

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