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. What animals did Dian Fossey dedicate her life to studying and protecting?
  2. On the US TV show The Office, which actor’s real-life wife plays Carol, a real estate agent who becomes romantically involved with Michael?
  3. What innovation is Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde chiefly known for?
  4. The actor who portrayed which two closely linked Star Wars characters feuded on and off since the first movie came out in the ’70s?
  5. Where are a manatee’s nipples located on its body?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Gorillas. Her life is portrayed in the movie Gorillas in the Mist.
  2. Steve Carell’s wife, Nancy Carell, plays the role of Carol. The two have been married since 1995.
  3. Recorde invented the equals sign in 1557. It helped him avoid having to write “is equal to” over and over again.
  4. R2-D2 and C-3PO, meaning that Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels bickered both on screen and off.
  5. In its armpits. Technically, the nipples are behind the manatee’s flippers, but that spot is essentially what humans could consider the armpits.

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