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’s the difference between a meteoroid, a meteor, and a meteorite?
  2. Who was the first woman inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame?
  3. In visual art, what does the term pentimento mean?
  4. What is someone with globophobia afraid of?
  5. The oldest known pumpkin seeds in the world were found in Mexico. How old were they?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Before a piece of cometary or asteroidal material enters Earth’s atmosphere, it is a meteoroid; once it enters Earth’s atmosphere and begins to burn up, it’s a meteor; when the remains of the meteoroid hit Earth’s surface, it’s called a meteorite.
  2. Effa Manley (1897-1981). She was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.
  3. Pentimento refers to evidence of an underlying image in a work of art that suggests the artist painted over an earlier work.
  4. Balloons. A globophobic person would not fare well at a children’s birthday party.
  5. The seeds dated to between 7000 and 5500 BCE.

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

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