New Trivia Questions from Page-A-Day 6/30

This week’s questions:

1) What baseball legend hit a record three consecutive home runs in a World Series game–on the first pitch thrown by three different pitchers?

2) What practical household use was made of the very first gold nugget discovered in the U.S.?

3) When it comes to investment-world slang, what is a yupcap?

4) What South American animal is the smallest member of the camel family?

5) In TV’s Star Trek universe, what are tribbles?

 

This week’s answers:

1) Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, for the new York Yankees in game 5 of the 1977 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jackson hit a record five home runs in the series.

2) It served as a doorstop on the North Carolina farm where the 17-pound yellow rock was found in a creek in 1799.

3) It’s an acronym for young urban professional who can’t afford property.

4) The vicuna. Its South American relatives are the llama, the alpaca, and the guanaco.

5) Furry little purring creatures that are born pregnant and continue multiplying based on how many they eat–and they’re always hungry.

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