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 2021” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. Sometimes pistachio nuts spontaneously combust. Why?
  2. Who is considered the patron saint of the internet?
  3. In 1947, the U.S. cosmetics company Max Factor introduced a beauty mask for actors who wished to cool their faces on hot studio sets; then it was repurposed as a way to alleviate the effects of a hangover. How did the mask work?
  4. What is the largest moon in our solar system?
  5. During the filming of the classic 1954 film Sabrina, two of the leads fell in love and began a relationship. Who were they?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Pistachios are high in fat and low in water content, making then prone to self-heating, especially when they are tightly packed.
  2. Isidore of Seville. Pope John Paul II named him the patron saint of the internet in 1997.
  3. The mask was essentially a large, wearable ice tray–it was covered in small plastic containers meant to hold ice, which was thought to alleviate a hangover.
  4. Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter. It is larger than the planet Mercury and boasts its own internally generated magnetic field.
  5. Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. Humphrey Bogart, who also starred in the film, reportedly didn’t like Hepburn or Holden.

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

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