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. The dolcian, a Renaissance-era musical instrument, is a predecessor of what contemporary instrument?
  2. What does the term merrythought refer to?
  3. In the beloved medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, who gave Derek Shepherd the nickname “McDreamy”?
  4. In the popular Christmas song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” what gift is associated with the ninth day?
  5. A competition known as Kaninhoppning originated in Sweden. What is Kaninhoppning?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The bassoon. The dolcian was carved from a single block of wood and was made in several sizes.
  2. The wishbone of a bird. The term originates from Britain circa 1600.
  3. Cristina Yang, Meredith Grey’s best friend.
  4. Nine ladies dancing.
  5. Rabbit show jumping. The rabbit contestants navigate an obstacle course that includes fences, hoops, ramps, and seesaws, demonstrating their impressive hopping skills along the way.

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


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