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 country does Lindt chocolate come from?
  2. What is the name of the condition in which someone is born without fingerprints?
  3. What was the first charge card called?
  4. What future congressman served as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966?
  5. What got its name first–the color orange or the fruit orange?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Switzerland. The company’s roots trace back to Zurich in 1845.
  2. Adermatoglyphia, or “immigration delay disease.” A rare gene mutation is the cause.
  3. Diners Club. Invented in 1950 by Frank McNamara, it came before the credit card, a related but different form of payment.
  4. John Lewis. The civil rights leader was first elected to represent Georgia’s Fifth District in 1986.
  5. The fruit–references to the fruit being called an “orange” in manuscripts date back to the 13th century, whereas references to the color’s name weren’t seen for another 300 years.

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

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