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. A congius was a liquid measurement used in ancient Rome equal to one-eighth of an amphora. How many pints are in a congius?
  2. Where in the United States can you find the Wave Organ, a large art installation made of PVC and concrete that amplifies the sounds of the ocean?
  3. What is the only continent on Earth that has land in all four hemispheres?
  4. A black-and-white cat named Merlin holds a Guinness World Record. What is it?
  5. Who was the first woman to serve as head of state for a South American country?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. About 6 pints. The plural of congius is conga.
  2. San Francisco, California. The Wave Organ was created by artist Peter Richards in 1986 on a jetty in San Francisco Bay.
  3. Africa. Africa is also the only continent that has land at both the equator and the prime meridian.
  4. Loudest purr by an domestic cat. In 205, Merlin purred at a whopping 67.8 decibels.
  5. Isabel Perón, who succeded her husband, Juan Perón, as president of Argentina when he died in 1974.

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


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