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 from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. What does the Scottish term peely-wally mean?
  2. Who is the patron saint of earaches?
  3. What animal is someone with hippophobia afraid of? (Hint: It isn’t hippopotamuses.)
  4. What was the original working title of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic album Darkness on the Edge of Town?
  5. Who created the famous painting The Swing (1767), which depicts a girl in a pink dress soaring through the air on a swing in the middle of a forest?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Pale or off-color. The adjective is often used to describe someone who looks unwell.
  2. Saint Polycarp of Smyrna.
  3. Horses. Another animal phobia: chiroptophobia, the fear of bats.
  4. American Madness. The working title was inspired by a Frank Capra film of the same name?
  5. French painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard, who belonged to the Rococo art movement.

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

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