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

365 Days of Amazing Trivia! Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 by Workman Publishing

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. What is someone with xanthophobia afraid of?
  2. Name the Frenchman who ate an entire airplane, among many other nonfood items.
  3. What is the English name for the breed of cat known as skogkatt in its native country?
  4. How old was Queen Victoria when she ascended to England’s throne in 1837?
  5. Why can’t astronauts cry in space?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The color yellow. Xanthophobia is a specific form of chromophobia, the fear of a color.
  2. Michel Lotito (1950-20070. In addition to consuming the entirety of an airplane (which took two years), Lotito ate television sets, bicycles, and shopping carts.
  3. The Norwegian Forest cat. As its name suggests, this very large cat hails from Norway.
  4. Just 18 years old. Being queen certainly came with risks: Victoria survived at least six assassination attempts during her reign.
  5. While eyes can release water in space, the lack of gravity prevents tears from falling; instead the tears pool around the eyes, forming a liquid orb.

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


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