Today’s Trivia

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?

Everest is not the furthest point from the Earth’s centre. It’s a volcano in Ecuador called Chimborazo due the Earth being wider at the equator. (Source)

John Harrison, an 18th Century English carpenter and self-taught clock marker, developed the marine chronometer that allowed the Royal Navy to keep accurate time, determine their current longitude and navigate the oceans safely. (Source)


Gerard Philips, founder of Philips Electronics, is the great-nephew of Henrietta Pressburg – mother of Karl Marx. (Source)


On “The Golden Girls,” Betty White and Rue McClanahan were originally going to be cast as Blanche and Rose, respectively. They switched roles at the last minute in order to avoid being typecast. (Source)


George Orwell’s real name is Eric Arthur Blair. (Source)



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