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. In Greek mythology, what was the name of the dog that guarded the entrance to the Underworld?
  2. What historical event occurred on September 2, 1666, in London, at the house of Thomas Farriner, the king’s baker?
  3. What animal has the slowest metabolism of all mammals?
  4. What common food condiment was once taken as medicine and believed to cure rheumatism and jaundice, among other ailments?
  5. Who was Frida Kahlo’s husband?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Cerberus. With three heads, a mane of snakes, and a serpent’s tail, Cerberus wasn’t exactly your typical dog.
  2. A fire started. The blaze quickly grew in size and strength, eventually burning down more than four-fifths of London. It’s known as the Great Fire of London.
  3. The three-toed sloth. These slow-moving creatures have very low energy needs.
  4. Ketchup. In the 1830s, Dr. John Cook Bennett began selling ketchup in pill form. Competitors soon followed suit, creating their own pills–but some of them used laxatives instead of tomatoes!
  5. Diego Rivera. Lake Kahlo, he was a Mexican artist, and the pair painted each other many times.

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