Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

The longest undersea cable system in the world can transfer over 960 Gbit/s, close to 1 Tbit/s. It has 39 landing points from Korea to Germany spanning 24,000 miles (39,000 km). (Source)

Vladimir Lenin’s body has been on public display in Moscow’s Red Square for 90 years. (Source)

 

Jack-o’-lanterns were once made out of turnips and beets. Not pumpkins. (Source)

 

The word “assassin” comes from the Arabic word حَشَّاشِين ‎(pronounced Hashasheen) , which also means “hashish addict”. (Source)

 

Olive trees on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem are 2000 years old. (Source)

 

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