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

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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 is the hottest planet in our solar system?
  2. What actor played James Stewart’s mother in four different classic films?
  3. Who is often referred to as “the Father of American Football”?
  4. In Britain, what does the word claggy mean?
  5. What is the name of the circular symbol of a snake eating its own tail, which is often used to represent infinity, rebirth, or wholeness?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Venus. The planet’s surface temperature can reach 864°F which is hot enough to melt lead!
  2. Beulah Bondi. She portrayed Stewart’s mother in It’s a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Of Human Hearts, and Vivacious Lady.
  3. Walter Camp. In the 1870s, Camp–a Yale University student–proposed a set of rules for football that helped regularize and formalize the sport.
  4. Sticky and/or able to form lumps. It can also refer to damp and gross weather.
  5. Uroboros, also spelled ouroboros. The term comes from the Greek word for “tail devourer.”

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

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