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. In Beverly Cleary’s Ramona books, what is the name of Ramona Quimby’s older sister?
  2. At the nuptials of Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, and Alfonso d’Este, the Duke of Ferrara, guests consumed 260 pounds of what now-common wedding favor?
  3. What is the name of the currency used in Croatia?
  4. Jeanette Jerome was born in Brooklyn, New York, on January 9, 1854. Who was her famous son?
  5. What product did Dr. Earle Cleveland Haas patent in 1933, after designing it using cotton and some paper tubes he had lying around?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Beezus, which was short for Beatrice.
  2. Jordan Almonds. The snack, which combines bitter and sweet, first gained popularity in the 15th century.
  3. The kuna. It was introduced in 1994, and banknotes feature pictures of notable Croatians.
  4. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who was very proud of being half American.
  5. The first commercial tampon and applicator, known as Tampax.

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

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