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. In the United States, November 23 is a national day for a popular kind of nut. Name that nut.
  2. Who invented Hawaiian-style pizza? (Hint: It wasn’t a Hawaiian.)
  3. What year did the first college football game played on Thanksgiving take place?
  4. What marine animal is often referred to as a sea cow?
  5. Which ancient Roman emperor tried to appoint his horse, Incitatus, to the high office of consul?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The cashew. Cashew nuts come from cashew trees, which originated in northeastern Brazil but are now grown in various tropical climates.
  2. A Canadian man named San Panopoulos from Ontario. In the mid-20th century, Panopoulos started putting pineapple pieces on pizza, and the rest is history.
  3. In 1876, just 13 years after President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November as the day of Thanksgiving. The game was between Princeton and Yale.
  4. Manatee.
  5. Caligua (CE 12-41). Sadly, the emperor was assassinated before the horse’s promotion became official.

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

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