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

"365 Days of Amazing Trivia - 2021 Calendar"

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. During the 1969 moon landing, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left a plaque on the moon. What did the plaque say?
  2. What does the word gasconade mean?
  3. Where in the world can you find the Ituri Forest, a dense tropical rain forest that covers more than 24,000 square miles?
  4. What famous Viking king was nicknamed “Shaggy Breeches”?
  5. What enormous musical instrument did French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume invent in 1850?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon July 1969, A. D. We came in peace for all mankind.”
  2. Extravagant boasting or bravado. Incidentally, Gasconade is also the name of a river in Missouri.
  3. The Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.
  4. Ragnar Lothbrok. His adventures–including the legend of his fight with a dragon, in which his shaggy breeches offered him protection–are detailed in Old Norse sagas.
  5. The octobass, a stringed instrument that stands almost 12 feet tall, making it signifantly bigger than the already large double bass.

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

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