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"365 AMAZING TRIVIA FACTS FOR 2009"

Source: Page-A-Day / Workman Publishing

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR.com!!

THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. In what country did coleslaw originate?

2. What was the first rap single to hit the top of the charts?

3. What were the first jack-o'-lanterns carved from?

4. Who invented bone china?

5. What U.S. presidential race featured the first public opinion poll of voter preferences?

THIS WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. Holland. The Dutch call it koolsla--a combination of kool, which means "cabbage," and sla, an abbreviated form of the French salade.

2. The hip-hop classic "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang, in 1979.

3. Usually turnips--but sometimes beets, rutabagas, or potatoes. The custom of carving turnip lanterns for Halloween originated in Ireland.

4. British potter Josiah Spode, in 1794.

5. The 1824 contest between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams. The survey of voters--taken in Wilmington, Delaware, for the Harrisburg Pennsylvanian--showed Jackson ahead, 335 to 169.

 

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