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?

Barnacles are a type of arthropod and related to crabs and lobsters. (Source)


An earthworm has 10 hearts. (Source)


In all of Shakespeare’s works, only one word starts with an “X” – Xanthippe, Socrates wife. He uses her name in The Taming of the Shrew. (Source)


‘Lena Zavaroni’ was a childhood superstar of the 70s and was the youngest musician to ever have a top 10 album, at just age 10, sang with Frank Sinatra and performed at the White House. She sadly died in 1999 at the age of just 35 after suffering from anorexia since the age of 13. (Source)


A quarter of your bones are in your feet. (Source)



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  • Mike

    Oliva acted in one “X” film – Xanadu. Link to #3

  • Jude

    Olivia Newton John starred in a movie called Xanadu link to3

  • Karma

    John Travolta danced with Princess Diana at the White House. Link to no. 4.

    • AS

      Well done Karma, this was the link for today

  • SteveWrathall

    Xanadu was released 35 years ago-link to 4

  • bristol

    It could be argued that “Grease” the movie was loosely based on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” – Link to # 3

  • Caprice

    Scientology founder Hubbard ‘won’ more Purple Hearts than you can shake a stick at..
    Link 2