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:
- What breed of dog is known for its blue-black tongue?
- 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?
- What famous American brought the rules of cricket from England to the U.S. in the earth 18th century?
- What were the five colors of the original M&Ms candies?
- 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:
- The chow chow. This fluffy breed is also distinguished by a gray or blue nose.
- Wonder Woman. Marston was inspired by the suffragette movement and Margaret Sanger, a women’s rights activist.
- 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.
- 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.
- Harry Potter and the Elder Wand and Harry Potter and the Peverell Quest.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”