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. Where in the world is Christmas Eve celebrated with a carp dinner, after keeping the carp in the family bathtub for several days?
  2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer may be fictional, but reindeer do sometimes appear to have red noses. Why?
  3. Where in the U.S. can you find the Effigy Mounds National Monument?
  4. How many whiskers does the average cat have on its muzzle?
  5. What famous author once wrote Walt Whitman a fan letter that said (among many other compliments): “You are a true man, and I would like to be one myself”?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Central Europe–specifically, Slovakia and some of its neighboring countries.
  2. Reindeer have many capillaries in their noses that carry red blood. This can result in a rosy hue.
  3. Iowa. The monument consists of many earthen mounds created by Native Americans; some mounds are in the shape of animals, such as bears and birds.
  4. 12 on each side, so a total of 24. Cats also have whiskers above the eyes and on the back of forelegs.
  5. Bram Stoker, author of Dracula. Whitman responded, thanking Stoker for writing him in a manner “so fresh.”

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

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