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. Dungeons and Dragons is played with special dice. How many dice are needed to play the game?
  2. In 2010, a group of Chilean miners that had been trapped underground for 69 days was rescued. How many men were there?
  3. What book did Publishers Weekly once call “the best spy novel of all time”?
  4. What system of writing did the ancient Sumerians develop?
  5. What candy bar did Bart Simpson appear in advertisements for?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Seven: a four-sided die, a six-sided die, an eight-sided die, two 10-sided dice, a 12-sided die, and a 20-sided die.
  2. 33. The full rescue took 22 and a half hours, and all survived.
  3. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold, John le Carre’s 1963 Cold War tale.
  4. Cuneiform. To write, a stylus was used to make wedge-shaped impressions on clay tablets.
  5. The Butterfinger. He first appeared in the commercials in 1988, and has starred in them on and off ever since.

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


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