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

"365 Days of Amazing Trivia - 2021 Calendar"

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:

  1. Gamboge is a shade of what color?
  2. What club, dating back to 1904, is headquartered in a Jacobean revival mansion known as the Lowell Thomas Building in New York City?
  3. In 1876, a West Virginian man named Virgil A. Gates took out a patent for a curious invention. What was it?
  4. In the United States, August 4 is a national day for what beloved sweet treat?
  5. “She flies with her own wings” is the official motto of which U.S. state?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Orange. Gamboge pigment comes from the resin of trees endemic to southeast Asia.
  2. The Explorers Club. It was founded in 1904 by some of the era’s most prominent polar explorers.
  3. 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.
  4. Chocolate chip cookies.
  5. Oregon. The phrase was adopted in 1987, replacing the previous motto of “The Union.”

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

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