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. How many dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912?
  2. What is the only sea with no land boundary?
  3. When a man named Fredric Baur died in 2008, his ashes were buried in a Pringles can. Why?
  4. While Cinco de Mayo has become a general celebration of Mexican culture in the US, what specific event did Cinco de Mayo originally commemorate?
  5. Where in the world can you find the International Spy Museum?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Three. Two Pomeranians and one Pekingese survived the disaster.
  2. The Sargasso Sea. In lieu of coasts, the Sargasso is bounded entirely by currents: the Gulf Stream, the North Atlantic Current, the Canary Current, and the North Atlantic Equatorial Current.
  3. Baur invented the Pringles can in the 1960s. He expressed a wish to be buried with the iconic can, and his family obliged. His grave can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  4. Mexico’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
  5. Washington, DC. The museum, which opened in 2002, features a huge collection of espionage-related artifacts, including cipher machines and counterfeit money.

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


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