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

Page-a-Day trivia calendar

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. Sirius, the “Dog Star,” is the brightest star in the sky as seen from Earth. What constellation is it part of?
  2. On The Great British Baking Show (or The Great British Bake Off, as it’s known in England), contestants compete in three rounds during each episode: first a signature bake, then a technical bake, then a … What’s the third one called?
  3. In the early 1930s, the Badge of Military Merit changed its name to what?
  4. What are the photosphere, the chromosphere, and the corona?
  5. On the 1990s megahit television show Beverly Hills 90210, what character left in 1995, only to return to the show in 1998 for its final two seasons?

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Appropriately, Sirius is part of Canis Major–in fact, that’s where its “Dog Star” nickname comes from.
  2. A showstopper bake, in which contestants pull out all the stops to make the most elaborate creations they can.
  3. The Purple Heart.
  4. The layers of the atmosphere of the sun.
  5. Dylan McKay.

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

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