Trivia Tuesday: 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. What is the only major city in the world that bridges two continents?
  2. In 1907, an Australian swimmer named Annette Kellerman was arrested on a Boston beach. Why?
  3. What is cryptozoology?
  4. In 2003 the Immaculate Baking Company baked the world’s biggest cookie. How big was it?
  5. Popular TV personality and educator Bill Nye the Science Guy once designed a shoe. What kind of shoe was it?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Istanbul. The city is considered European, but part of the city lies in Asia, across the Bosporus.
  2. 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.
  3. The study of animals whose existence is unsubstantiated. Often these animals are the subjects of legends, like the Loch Ness monster and the yeti.
  4. The monstrous cookie was 100.7 feet in diameter and weighed 40,000 pounds!
  5. A ballet pointe shoe. Nye created a design that offered more support to ballet dancers.

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

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