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 2018” calendar.

This Week’s Questions:

  1. While appearing on Saturday Night Live in 1992, what singer tore up a picture of the pope?
  2. What’s the name of the prep school that Barack Obama attended in Hawaii?
  3. Psycho was the first film to show what household object on camera?
  4. Halloween has roots in a Celtic festival called what?
  5. What fast-food menu item was introduced in 1981 and pulled due to poor performance in 1985, only to be reintroduced about a decade later thanks to some publicity from 1994’s live-action movie version of The Flintstones?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Sinead O’Connor. She was taking a stand against abuse in the Catholic Church.
  2. Punahou School. He played on the basketball team and graduated in 1979.
  3. A toilet. It also included the first toilet flush.
  4. Samhain. It means “summer’s end” in Gaelic and was held on November 1, with bonfires, dancing, and feasting.
  5. McDonald’s McRib. A version of it appeared in the film, and one of the film’s stars, Rosie O’Donnell, shot commercials to advertise it.

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

 

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