Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar from Page-A-Day.

This week’s questions:

  1. Name the three women actors Tom Cruise has  been married to.
  2. What is pogonophobia?
  3. Name the lizard who was one of the original characters in the Pokemon universe and whose tail ends in a flame that, the bigger it burns, the stronger he is.
  4. In advance of a visit from the pope, Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos commissioned a new palace built primarily of what material, which also gave the palace its name?
  5. Who gave the Republican party its name, in an 1854 newspaper column?

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, and Katie Holmes.
  2. Fear of beards.
  3. Charmander. His name is said to be a combination of the words “char” and “salamander.”
  4. Coconuts. Much of Manila’s Coconut Palace was built with material derived from coconut palm trees.
  5. Horace Greeley.

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

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