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:
- Where in the world can you find the PEZ Visitor Center, a tribute to the famous candy dispensers?
- What is the biggest holiday of the year in terms of greeting-card sales?
- For one day in 1998, the city of Topeka, Kansas, changed its name. What was its name for that one day?
- What do the words jaunty and awful have in common?
- Who is the author of the Nancy Drew books?
This Week’s Answers:
- Orange, Connecticut. The center has thousands of PEZ dispensers on display, along with PEZ-related memorabilia such as vintage posters.
- Christmas. Valentine’s Day comes in second place, followed by Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in third and fourth, respectively.
- ToPikachu. The name changed celebrated the arrival of Pokemon games in the U.S.
- They were both considered as names for the dwarfs in Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).
- The books are credited to “Carolyn Keene,” which is a pseudonym for several ghostwriters who have penned the novels over the years.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”