Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from "Page-A-Day"

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

This week’s questions:

  1. The Houston Astros were one of the first professional sports teams to start doing what?
  2. Who is the band Fleetwood Mac named for?
  3. There’s one actor who has voiced a role in every Pixar movie, from Toy Story to Cars to Inside Out. Who is he?
  4. When Ben & Jerry’s began, its founders originally planned on making another food product before they opted for ice cream. What was it?
  5. Advertising executive Julian Koenig claims to have invented Earth Day. According to him, why did it end up with the date that it did?





This week’s answers:

  1. Using AstroTurf–they adopted it during the 1966 season.
  2. Mick Fleetwood, the band’s drummer, and John McVie, the bassist.
  3. John Ratzenberger. He plays Hamm in the Toy Story films as well as smaller roles in the rest of the Pixar movies.
  4. Bagels. It turned out that the equipment required to make bagels was more expensive than what they would need for ice cream, so they went with that instead.
  5. It was Koenig’s birthday.

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

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