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 2018” calendar.

This Week’s Questions:

  1. In all of 2014, police in what country only fired their guns a total of two times?
  2. Who was the youngest ever Oscar winner?
  3. What strange spelling of the word fish dates back to the 19th century?
  4. Where was Ebbetts Field?
  5. What type of helpful nutrient do purple vegetables–like purple potatoes or purple kale–commonly contain?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Norway. Neither shot injured in its target.
  2. Tatum O’Neal, who won at age 10 for her role in 1973’s Paper Moon.
  3. Ghoti. The idea was to use the gh sound from “enough,” the o sound from “women” and the ti sound from “action.”
  4. Brooklyn, New York. It was the home of the Dodgers baseball team before they left the East Coast, and was demolished in 1960.
  5. Anthocyanins. Scientists believe they have various disease-minimizing properties.

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

 

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