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 the Batman comic books, what is the real name of Catwoman?
  2. What country’s flag features the Thunder Dragon?
  3. What animal, first described by English zoologist George Shaw in 1799, was considered by British scientists to be a hoax?
  4. Who inspired the name sandwich to describe food placed between two slices of bread?
  5. What is the technical term for the smooth area of skin between the eyebrows?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Selina Kyle. In her role as Catwoman, Kyle has been both a villain and a hero–sometimes she commits crime, and sometimes she fights it.
  2. Bhutan. The country is sometimes called the “Land of the Thunder Dragon.”
  3. The platypus. Shaw wrote that the creature “naturally excites the idea of some deceptive preparation by artificial means with its beak of a Duck engrafted on the head of a quadruped.”
  4. John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich.
  5. The glabella. The English word comes from the Latin word glaber, which means smooth or hairless.

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


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