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 is the name of the heroine in Nintendo’s video game franchise Metroid Prime?
  2. What US city has been nicknamed “Cereal City”?
  3. In the 17th century, long before humans took to space, an English natural philosopher named John Wilkins speculated about the possibility of space travel. What kind of spacecraft did Wilkins propose?
  4. What does entomophagy refer to?
  5. In the animated film The Lion King, what kind of animal is Timon?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Samus Aran. As an intergalactic bounty hunter, Aran typically appears in full-body armor.
  2. Battle Creek, Michigan. W. K. Kellogg and J. H. Kellogg invented cereal flakes in Battle Creek in 1894.
  3. “Flying chariots.” Wilkins imagined that these vehicles with wings, powered by gears and springs, could take a man to the moon.
  4. The practice of eating insects. An animal or person who eats insects could be described as entomophagous.
  5. A meerkat. While Timon spends his time hanging out with a warthog, real meerkats tend to live in underground burrows in large groups consisting of several meerkat family units.

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


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