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

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar.

This week’s questions:

  1. How many elements on the periodic table are naturally occurring?
  2. Name the only historical American Girl doll to have been discontinued–archived, in American Girl parlance–only to  be reintroduced a few years later.
  3. What reality show premiered in the Netherlands in 1999, came to the United States the following year, and went on to become a global phenomenon, airing in over 81 countries?
  4. What Middle Eastern city did Garfield repeatedly trip to ship Nermal to in the comic strip (and cartoon) Garfield?
  5. Name all four NBA teams that call the state of California home.






This week’s answers:

  1. 92 of the 118.
  2. Samantha Parkington. Born in the late 1800s, she represents the Edwardian period, and was one of the original American Girl dolls when the line launched in 1986.
  3. Big Brother. In the summer of 2015, the US version of the show aired its 17th season.
  4. Abu Dhabi, which is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
  5. The Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Sacramento Kings, and the Golden State Warriors.

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

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