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 kind of animal served in the Polish army’s 22nd Transport Company’s Artillery Division in World War II?
  2. What is the full name of Cap’n Crunch, the cereal mascot?
  3. In Ancient Rome, what color of clothing signified royalty or high status?
  4. What country won the soccer World Cup in 1930, the first year it was held?
  5. The 2018 film Annihilation, starring Natalie Portman, is based on a book by what popular science fiction writer?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A bear named Wojtek. This unlikely recruit enjoyed drinking beer and eating cigarettes.
  2. Horatio Magellan Crunch. His ship is called the SS Guppy.
  3. Purple. Purple dye, which came from snails, was very expensive, making it a signifier of status.
  4. Uruguay. The tournament was held in Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo.
  5. Jeff VanderMeer. Annihilation is the first book in VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy.

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