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 mountain is so difficult to ascend that it’s often called the “Savage Mountain”?
- What does the word spaghettification refer to?
- New York City’s Empire State Building has its own zip code. What is it?
- Who designed and built the world’s first automobile with an internal-combustion engine?
- Where are a butterfly’s taste sensors located?
This Week’s Answers:
- K2, the highest peak of Pakistan’s Karakoram Range. It’s the second-highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest.
- It’s a theoretical-physics term that refers to the process by which an object would be stretched and ripped apart upon entering a black hole.
- 10118. While the building is located within Manhattan’s 10001 zip code, it has been distinguished with its own code since 1980.
- German engineer Karl Benz, in 1885. Benz’s original car had three wheels, but he released a four-wheel automobile in 1893.
- On its feet. Butterflies taste plants with their feet before eating the nectar or sap.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”