Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…
This Week’s Questions:
- Gamboge is a shade of what color?
- What club, dating back to 1904, is headquartered in a Jacobean revival mansion known as the Lowell Thomas Building in New York City?
- In 1876, a West Virginian man named Virgil A. Gates took out a patent for a curious invention. What was it?
- In the United States, August 4 is a national day for what beloved sweet treat?
- “She flies with her own wings” is the official motto of which U.S. state?
This Week’s Answers:
- Orange. Gamboge pigment comes from the resin of trees endemic to southeast Asia.
- The Explorers Club. It was founded in 1904 by some of the era’s most prominent polar explorers.
- A mustache shield. The shield, which could be worn over the upper lip and mustache, was intended to prevent mustaches from interfering with eating and drinking.
- Chocolate chip cookies.
- Oregon. The phrase was adopted in 1987, replacing the previous motto of “The Union.”
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