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 questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020”

This Week’s Questions:

  1. What is a tasseled wobbegong?
  2. What classic board game did a schoolteacher named Eleanor Abbott invent in the 1940s?
  3. What hit Broadway musical features the songs “Waving Through a Window,” “For Forever,” and “If I Could Tell Her”?
  4. What is an orrery?
  5. Metamorphic and sedimentary are two of the three types of rock. What is the third kind?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A species of shark that can often be found hiding on the sea floor. With its uneven yellow-brown coloration, the wobbegong has natural camouflage, allowing it to ambush passing prey.
  2. Candy Land. After retiring from teaching, Abbott was stricken with polio. While she was in the hospital, she created Candy Land as a way to entertain children who were also suffering from the disease.
  3. Dear Evan Hansen. The musical opened on Broadway in December 2016 and quickly garnered critical acclaim.
  4. A clockwork model of our solar system, or a model of the earth, moon, and sun.
  5. Igneous. Igneous rocks form when magma cools and solidifies.

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


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