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. When its home city underwent bankruptcy, what art museum almost had to auction off its collection of paintings and sculpture to help pay debts?
  2. Before an 1847 order, San Francisco had a different name. What was it?
  3. What product was originally known as Baby Gays?
  4. What musical includes the songs “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'” and “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top”?
  5. Politician Ted Cruz didn’t like the first name he was born with, so he changed it. What was his original name?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The Detroit Institute of Arts. A plan called “the grand bargain” was formed in 2014 to save the museum.
  2. Yerba Buena. The city’s first mayor, Washington Bartlett, made the name change official.
  3. Q-Tips. They’ve been on the market since 1923.
  4. Oklahoma! The Rodgers and Hammerstein show opened on Broadway in 1943.
  5. Rafael, but he went by the nickname “Felito,” which other kids made fun of.”

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


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