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. What famous actor was offered the chance to voice the character of Cogsworth in the 1991 Disney animated film Beauty and the Beast but turned it down in favor of a voice role in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West?
  2. Who was the last of the Stuart monarchs to rule England?
  3. How can you tell the difference between a monkey and an ape?
  4. Where in the world can you find the ruins of the ancient Mayan city known as Chichén Itzá, which includes a stepped pyramid called El Castillo?
  5. In the 1960s, the US Central Intelligence Agency cooked up a plan called Project Acoustic Kitty. What was Project Acoustic Kitty?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. John Cleese, who voices Cat R. Waul in An American Tail. David Ogden Stiers ended up voicing Cogworth.
  2. Queen Anne (1665-1714). In the popular 2019 film The Favourite, Queen Anne is played by actor Olivia Coleman.
  3. Most monkeys have tails, while apes do not.
  4. Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Chichén Itzá was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988.
  5. An attempt to turn cats into spies.

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

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