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. What famous novel opens with the following line? “It was a bright day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”
  2. What is a borborygmus? (Hint: It’s something that happens inside your body.)
  3. Which country’s flag features a quetzal bird holding a scroll?
  4. What is the term for a group of giraffes?
  5. What ancient Egyptian god was depicted with a jackal head?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. George Orwell’s 1984. First published in 1949, the book imagines a futuristic dystopia set in the year 1984.
  2. A gurgling noise in the intestines, caused by the movement of gas and fluids.
  3. Guatemala. The scroll says “Libertad 15 de Septiembre de 1821,” referring to when the country achieved independence from Spanish rule.
  4. Tower–as in, “a tower of giraffes crossed the savanna.” A typical tower consists of about 10 to 20 giraffes.
  5. Anubis, the god of death and embalming. Jackals were often sighted in cemeteries, hence their association with the god of death.

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

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