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 breed of dog is known for its blue-black tongue?
  2. William Moulton Marston is known as the inventor of the lie detector. However, Marston has another claim to fame: In 1941, he created one of the most famous comic book characters ever. Who is it?
  3. What famous American brought the rules of cricket from England to the U.S. in the earth 18th century?
  4. What were the five colors of the original M&Ms candies?
  5. What two alternative titles did J.K. Rowling consider for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The chow chow. This fluffy breed is also distinguished by a gray or blue nose.
  2. Wonder Woman. Marston was inspired by the suffragette movement and Margaret Sanger, a women’s rights activist.
  3. Benjamin Franklin. While in England, he snagged a copy of the 1744 Laws, cricket’s official rule book, which allowed the rules of the game to be formalized in the U.S.
  4. Yellow, green, red, brown, and purple. M&Ms were created for soldiers in World War II to carry in their kit bags. The hard candy coating helped prevent the chocolate from melting.
  5. Harry Potter and the Elder Wand and Harry Potter and the Peverell Quest.

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

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