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:
- Newborn giant pandas are not black and white. What color are they?
- Who is the patron saint of spelunking, or cave exploring?
- In 16th-century England, the upper class enjoyed “surprise pies.” What was surprising about these pies?
- What feature of clothing is a liripipe?
- What world-famous pop star once took a job at Dunkin’ Donuts in New York City when she was trying to build a career as a dancer?
This Week’s Answers:
- Pink. And while they will someday be “giant,” newborn giant pandas typically weigh a mere 0.2 pounds!
- Saint Benedict of Nursia. Benedict spent a few years living as a hermit in a cave, hence his connection to the exploration of caves.
- Live animals, such as squirrels or frogs, would jump out of the pies when the crust was cut.
- A long, hanging tail at the end of a hood.
- Madonna. Legend claims she was fired on her first day because she squirted jelly in a customer’s face.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”