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. In the year 75 BCE, what fate befell Roman statesman and general Julius Caesar when he was traveling to Rhodes to study oratory?
  2. What is the capital of Fiji?
  3. The Roman god Cupid has long been associated with Valentine’s Day. Who is Cupid’s counterpart in Greek mythology?
  4. Which U.S. president had a daily habit of skinny dipping in the Potomac River?
  5. An unusual musical instrument called the pyrophone was patented by Frederick Kastner in 1873. What is the pyrophone?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. He was captured by pirates in the Aegean Sea. According to legend, Caesar–who was 25 at the time–was quite the unruly captive until his ransom was paid after 38 days.
  2. Suva. The city is situated on the southeast coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island.
  3. Eros, the god of love.
  4. John Quincy Adams, the sixth president. He kept meticulous journals, which detail his morning bathing ritual.
  5. An organlike instrument featuring flames encased in glass tubes that cause sound-producing vibrations.

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


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