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 2006, scientists discovered a compound called opiorphin, which the human body produces naturally. In what substance can it be found?
  2. Where can you visit Napoleon’s childhood home?
  3. Name the former Saturday Night Live writer who became a senator from Minnesota.
  4. What special ability do tetrachromats have?
  5. The musical Jersey Boys tells the story of what real-life group’s rise to fame?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Human spit or saliva. Researchers speculate that it may be six time as powerful a painkiller as morphine.
  2. On the island or Corsica, specifically in the capital, Ajaccio. The home, Musée de la Maison Bonaparte à Ajaccio, is open to the public.
  3. Al Franken. After a career spent satirizing politics, Franken left comedy to become a political with his 2008 Senate run.
  4. They can see more colors than other people can. People who are tetrachromats have a fourth color receptor in their eyes where most people have three.
  5. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Songs performed include “Walk Like a Man” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.”

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


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