Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

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. Who holds the record for most points scored in a professional basketball game by a single player?
  2. In some U.S. states, it’s illegal to place an ice-cream cone in your back pocket. Why?
  3. Kagome, a Japanese vegetable juice company, invented a wearable robot that is intended to help marathon runners combat fatigue. What does the robot do?
  4. How much would a 200-pound person weigh on the dwarf planet of Pluto?
  5. The 1995 film Jumanji starring Robin Williams is actually based on a children’s book of the same name. Who wrote the book?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Wilt Chamberlain. The Philadelphia Warriors center scored 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks on March 2, 1962.
  2. The law was meant to stop horse theft. Horses will often follow people who have ice-cream cones in their back pockets, making it easy to lure horses away and steal them.
  3. It feeds you tomatoes.
  4. About 33 points. By contrast, that same person would weigh about 505 pounds on Jupiter!
  5. Chris Van Allsburg, who also wrote the widely beloved picture book The Polar Express (which was adapted into a film as well).

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


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