Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…
This Week’s Questions:
- On average, how many bones make up a shark’s skeleton?
- What famous author wrote a poem entitled “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” after he was released from being imprisoned in London’s reading Gaol?
- The great roadrunner is the official bird of which U.S. state?
- Which mountain’s peak is closest to outer space?
- What was the first crime committed by legendary American outlaw Billy the Kid?
This Week’s Answers:
- Zero! Shark skeletons are made of cartilage, not bone. Cartilage is lighter and more flexible than bone.
- Oscar Wilde. The poem was Wilde’s last work, which was published in 1898.
- New Mexico. The great roadrunner can be found throughout the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
- Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador.
- Stealing clothes from a laundry. Billy the Kid was arrested but escaped by shimmying up the jailhouse chimney.
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