New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 4/19

This week’s questions:

  1. What aptly named birds build an enormous communal nest that can house as many as 400?
  2. Who provides the voiceover for Mayor Adam West on the animated TV sitcom Family Guy?
  3. Who appeared as George Washington–in an unbuttoned military waistcoast that exposed her bare midriff–on the cover of the very first issue of George magazine?
  4. When it comes to bowling slang, what is a puddle or a poodle?
  5. What famous organized crime figure, now deceased, owned a boat named Not Guilty?

This week’s answers:

  1. Sociable (or social) weaverbirds, native to South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia. Generally built in an acacia tree, a sociable weaver nest looks like a large haystack from the outside.
  2. Actor Adam West, who played Batman/Bruce Wayne in the original Batman TV series (1966-68).
  3. Supermodel cover girl Cindy Crawford, in October 1995. The magazine, a mix of politics and pop culture, was founded by John F. Kennedy Jr. It folded in 2001.
  4. A gutter ball.
  5. New York Mafia boss John Gotti, who was dubbed the Teflon Don after he repeatedly eluded conviction.

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

ADVERTISEMENT