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. What was the first physical item ever purchased online?
  2. In How the Grinch Stole Christmas, what song was written to sound like its lyrics were Latin?
  3. In 1859, a chemist named Robert A. Chesebrough visited an oil well and discovered a substance called “Rod Wax” that workers were using on cuts and burns. What name did a refined version of this substance eventually take on?
  4. Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI inspired a short-lived trend among upper-class French people by wearing what?
  5. What is the name of the island that the Dominican Republic and Haiti share?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A Pizza Hut large pizza, with pepperoni, mushrooms, and extra cheese.
  2. “Fahoo Faraze.” The song managed to fool some people who read Latin.
  3. Vaseline. By the later part of the century, the product had become a household name.
  4. Potato plants and blossoms.
  5. Hispaniola. It’s the second-largest island in the West Indies.

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

 

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