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:
- How many dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912?
- What is the only sea with no land boundary?
- When a man named Fredric Baur died in 2008, his ashes were buried in a Pringles can. Why?
- While Cinco de Mayo has become a general celebration of Mexican culture in the US, what specific event did Cinco de Mayo originally commemorate?
- Where in the world can you find the International Spy Museum?
This Week’s Answers:
- Three. Two Pomeranians and one Pekingese survived the disaster.
- 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.
- 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.
- Mexico’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
- 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”