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 fictional character received an “Extraordinary Honorary Fellowship” from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the U.K.?
  2. At the 2018 Golden Globes, who made history as the first black man to win Best Actor in a Television Series Drama?
  3. In ancient Egyptian mythology, who is the god of writing and the moon?
  4. How many flowers are included in the design imprinted on Oreo cookies?
  5. When did Amelia Earhart set off on her famous and ill-fated flight around the world?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Sherlock Holmes. The fellowship was bestowed upon Holmes in 2002, 100 years after the publication of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most beloved Holmes story, The Hound of the Baskervilles.
  2. Sterling K. Brown, for his role as the adult Randall Pearson on the TV show This is Us.
  3. Thoth. In addition to his lunar associations, Thoth was believed to be the inventor of writing and the patron god of scribes.
  4. Twelve. Each flower has four petals, and they form a wreath around the word Oreo.
  5. June 1, 1937. Earhart departed from Oakland, California, in a twin-engine Lockheed Electra plane. She was declared lost at sea on July 17, 1937, after disappearing while crossing the Pacific.

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


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