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. Name the animator who correlated Mickey Mouse with Walt Disney?
  2. The Statue of Liberty stands on Liberty Island, but that wasn’t always the island’s name. What was it formerly called?
  3. Name the ice cream company whose logo is a simple green leaf.
  4. At over 400 miles, Mammoth Cave holds the distinction of being the world’s longest cave. Where is it?
  5. The king of Spain granted this family a piece of land in 1758 to plant agave; they started producing tequila 37 years later, which they still make today. What is the name of the family?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Ub Iwerks. The two developed Mickey Mouse together throughout the 1920s. Chuck Jones once said of Ub, “Iwerks spelled backwards is screwy.”
  2. Bedloe’s Island. It was officially renamed in 1956.
  3. Breyers. Some think it’s a mint leaf, but it’s actually a briar bush leaf.
  4. Kentucky, in Mammoth Cave National Park. It became a national park in 1941.
  5. The Cuervos, of Jose Cuervo fame. The tequila is made in central Mexico, in the region surrounding the town called Tequila.

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

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