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 from “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. Who was the first actor to play James Bond on screen?
  2. What kind of bird is known as an avian architect, building elaborate structures out of twigs and leaves to attract mates?
  3. During the Great Depression, several restaurants catered to the poor and unemployed with meals that cost very little. What were these restaurants called?
  4. Which young pop star recorded a version of the Lin-Manuel Miranda-penned song “How Far I’ll Go” for the soundtrack to the 2016 Disney film Moana?
  5. The Caledecott Medal is an annual book-related award. What kind of book does the Caldecott honor?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Barry Nelson. In 1954, several years before Sean Connery made his iconic appearance in Dr. No, Nelson starred as Bond in a television adaptation of Ian Fleming’s novel Casino Royale.
  2. The bowerbird. Male bowerbirds build these structures, known as bowers, and fill them with colorful decorations like berries and flowers to impress the females.
  3. Penny restaurants. With humble but affordable meals, like pea soup and bread, they offered an alternative to breadlines.
  4. Alessia Cara. The singer is also known for her songs “Here” and “Scars to Your Beautiful.”
  5. Picture books. Each year, the Caldecott is awarded to the artist of a noteworthy picture book.

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

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