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:
- What is the only major city in the world that bridges two continents?
- In 1907, an Australian swimmer named Annette Kellerman was arrested on a Boston beach. Why?
- What is cryptozoology?
- In 2003 the Immaculate Baking Company baked the world’s biggest cookie. How big was it?
- Popular TV personality and educator Bill Nye the Science Guy once designed a shoe. What kind of shoe was it?
This Week’s Answers:
- Istanbul. The city is considered European, but part of the city lies in Asia, across the Bosporus.
- She was wearing a formfitting one-piece bathing suit, which was considered indecent at the time. Kellerman became an influential pioneer in women’s bathing fashion.
- The study of animals whose existence is unsubstantiated. Often these animals are the subjects of legends, like the Loch Ness monster and the yeti.
- The monstrous cookie was 100.7 feet in diameter and weighed 40,000 pounds!
- A ballet pointe shoe. Nye created a design that offered more support to ballet dancers.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-a-Day”