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

Page-a-Day trivia calendar

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. Who is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival?
  2. What type of pen did László József Bíró help perfect in the 1930s and 1940s?
  3. Name the Japanese TV show that inspired American Ninja Warrior; where competitors participate in an elaborate athletic obstacle course.
  4. In one of the world’s most remote spots, there’s a vault that stores seeds for over 860,000 crops for the purpose of preserving crop diversity. Where is it?
  5. What is the name of the organization that oversees emojis?

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Robert Redford. The annual showcase for independent films takes place in Park City, Utah.
  2. The ballpoint pen. After observing that newspaper ink dried more quickly than other types of ink, he wanted to develop a pen that used that type of ink.
  3. Sasuke, which premiered in Japan in 1997.
  4. Svalbard, Norway. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has provided some of the funding for the project.
  5. The Unicode Consortium. The nonprofit group was established in 1991 to standardize the character sets displayed on computers.

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

 

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