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. On average, how many grapes does it take to make one bottle of wine?
  2. Why do airplanes leave cloudlike white trails in the sky?
  3. If you are suffering from otalgia, what part of your body hurts?
  4. The Japanese island of Tashirojima is overrun by what kind of animal?
  5. What does the nautical term abaft mean?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Between 600 and 800. The exact number depends on the size and type of the grape, and what press process is used to squeeze out the juice.
  2. As airplanes burn fuel, they produce water vapor. When the vapor condenses and freezes, it forms the white streaks known as contrails.
  3. The ear. Otalgia is the technical term for an earache.
  4. Cats. On Tashirojima Island–aka Cat Island–the felines outnumber then humans.
  5. Toward the Stern. The term was included in the first edition of Encyclopedia Britannica, published in the late 18th century.

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


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