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” calendar.

This week’s questions:

  1. What is the name for the property in pepper that causes people to sneeze?
  2. Name all the members of the Beach Boys.
  3. What cake was a specialty of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in the 1930s, which is where John A. Adams, the president of the Adams Extract Company, first encountered it?
  4. In the illustration that appears on Coppertone’s Water Babies sunscreen, what is pulling at the little girl’s swimsuit?
  5. In The Empire Strikes Back, what country stands in for the fictional ice planet of Hoth?







This week’s answers:

  1. Piperine, which acts as an irritant when exposed to the nose.
  2. Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, and Alan Jardine.
  3. Red velvet cake.
  4. A black dog. The child used to be wearing only a swimsuit bottom, but in recent years has been shown wearing a one-piece swimsuit.
  5. Norway. Some of the scenes that take place on Hoth were shot at the Hardangerjokulen glacier.

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

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