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

"365 Days of Amazing Trivia - 2021 Calendar"

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. On average, how many bones make up a shark’s skeleton?
  2. What famous author wrote a poem entitled “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” after he was released from being imprisoned in London’s reading Gaol?
  3. The great roadrunner is the official bird of which U.S. state?
  4. Which mountain’s peak is closest to outer space?
  5. What was the first crime committed by legendary American outlaw Billy the Kid?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Zero! Shark skeletons are made of cartilage, not bone. Cartilage is lighter and more flexible than bone.
  2. Oscar Wilde. The poem was Wilde’s last work, which was published in 1898.
  3. New Mexico. The great roadrunner can be found throughout the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
  4. Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador.
  5. Stealing clothes from a laundry. Billy the Kid was arrested but escaped by shimmying up the jailhouse chimney.

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

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