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

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

This week’s questions:

  1. After a Facebook campaign calling for her appearance gained widespread attention, what actress hosted Saturday Night Live in 2010 at the age of 88?
  2. Who is commonly credited with having invented frozen food?
  3. What were rugby balls made from in the 19th century?
  4. What city is home to the Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Church, and Wenceslas Square?
  5. Novelist Alice Hoffman once received a copy of one of her books with bullet holes in it from a fellow author after angering him by unfavorable reviewing his work. Who sent the book?

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Betty White. The New York Times called her episode “one of the strongest outings of the season.”
  2. Clarence Birdseye. He invented what became a widely used method for quick-freezing food while working as a naturalist in Canada.
  3. Pigs’ bladders. The balls are now made with synthetic materials, but retain their distinctive shape.
  4. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
  5. Richard Ford. The review in question was of Ford’s The Sportswriter.

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

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