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. Name the fourth studio album by rapper, singer, and songwriter Nicki Minaj, released in 2018.
  2. On this day in 1820, an American colonel named Robert Gibbon Johnson stood on the steps of a courthouse in Salem, New Jersey, and demonstrated what?
  3. In 2008, Nils Olav was knighted in Norway. But Olav is not human–what is he?
  4. What country is the world’s primary provider of vanilla bean pods, which are often used to flavor ice cream, cakes, and other desserts?
  5. If you were standing on Mars watching the sunset, what color would the sky around the sun appear?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Queen. The album features songs like “Chun-Li” and “Barbie Dreams.”
  2. That tomatoes are safe to eat. AT the time, many people in England and America believed that tomatoes were poisonous, but by eating a tomato without incident in front of a crowd, Gibbon proved them to be harmless.
  3. A penguin. This bird is quite accomplished: He also serves as mascot of the Norwegian King’s Guard and was promoted to brigadier in 2016. He resides in Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo.
  4. Madagascar. The country is home to the majority of the world’s vanilla fields.
  5. Blue. Dusk particles in the Martian atmosphere scatter blue light, creating a blue halo around the sun that is most visible at sunset.

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


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