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. In April 2018, the serial killer and rapist known as the Golden State Killer was finally identified and arrested after more than 40 years. Who wrote the true-crime book about him that was published just a couple of months before his arrest?
  2. In 1810, Bavarian Crown Prince Louis married Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen in Munich. The wedding was celebrated with a festival. What modern-day event grew out of that festival?
  3. How fast can greyhound dogs run?
  4. What is a person with lachanophobia afraid of?
  5. On January 15, 1919, a 50-foot-tall iron tank exploded in Boston. What was inside the tank?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Michelle McNamara penned I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, a compilation of her personal findings on the case.
  2. Oktoberfest. The wedding festivities were repeated year after year until the event evolved into what we now know as Oktoberfest.
  3. Up to 45 miles per hour. The greyhound is the fastest breed of dog.
  4. Vegetables. If you are also terrified of fruits, you may have fructophobia as well.
  5. Molasses. When the tank exploded, molasses flooded the streets of Boston, destroying buildings, killing several people, and injuring many more.

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


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