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

365 Days of Amazing Trivia! Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 by Workman Publishing

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. Which American First Lady wrote a syndicated newspaper column titled “My Day,” in which she shared her thoughts on social and political issues?
  2. What was Charles Dickens’s first novel?
  3. Who invented the piccolo trumpet?
  4. What is the real name of the superhero known as Deadpool?
  5. What does sesquipedalian mean?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Eleanor Roosevelt. She wrote the column six days a week from 1935 to 1962.
  2. The Pickwick Papers (also known as The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club). The book was published serially in 1836 and 1837 under Dickens’s pen name, Boz.
  3. Victor-Charles Mahillon, a Belgian instrument maker. The piccolo trumpet is pitched higher than a regular trumpet.
  4. Wade Wilson. Wade is portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in the Deadpool films.
  5. Prone to using long words.

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

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