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 is a Cordwainer?
  2. In the run-up to the 2008 presidential election, candidate John Edwards was criticized for his $400 haircut. But that was nothing compared with the 2016 revelation that a world leader supposedly spent $132,000 a year on haircuts. Who was it?
  3. In dominoes, what’s an ace?
  4. What kind of fish does caviar traditionally come from?
  5. The 1973 movie The Wicker Man is set on a fictional Scottish isle. What is it called?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A shoemaker. Traditionally, he is distinct from a cobbler in that a cordwainer works with new leather, and a cobbler works with old.
  2. French president Francois Hollande. The figure reportedly represents the annual salary of his taxpayer-funded barber.
  3. The end of a domino title with one dot (or pip).
  4. Sturgeon. Three types of sturgeon supply most of the world’s caviar: the beluga, osetra, and sevruga.
  5. Summerisle. The movie was shot around Scotland, mostly on the mainland and not on the isles.

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



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