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 2018” calendar.

This Week’s Questions:

  1. What is the name for the parchment on which verses of the Torah are printed that is hung at a slant on a doorpost to mark a Jewish household?
  2. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based Sealed Air Corp. is best known for one product, which it has produced since 1960. What is it?
  3. In 2010, the New York Times reported that the amount of time spent on what computer program “made it a running joke in the Pentagon and in Iraq and Afghanistan”?
  4. Caterpillars have three pairs of true legs and an extra pair that disappears during metamorphosis. What is the extra pair of legs called?
  5. What was the first physical item ever purchased online?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A mezuzah.
  2. Bubble Wrap.
  3. PowerPoint. Top military brass worried that they were wasting too much time–and oversimplifying complicated issues–by making and reviewing slides and presentations.
  4. Prolegs. They are larger than the true legs, and are used for walking and attachment.
  5. A Pizza Hut large pizza, with pepperoni, mushrooms, and extra cheese.

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

 

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