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 gecko is the only lizard with vocal cords, allowing it to create chirping sounds that allow for social interaction. All other lizards communicate using only body language. (Source)

 

Harpo Marx only had one line of dialogue during his entire film career. It was in a silent film. (Source)

 

Louis Cyr, strongest man in history, lifted a 534 lb weight with one finger and over 2300 lbs on his back. (Source)

 

Cuban citizens were not allowed to use or own cell phones until 2008. (Source)

 

Portuguese is the most spoken language in South America. (Source)

 


 

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  • T Mardell

    Geckos have a natural habitat in Asian Deserts. Link to #1

  • bristol

    Singing sand, also called whistling sand or barking sand, is sand that produces sound. The sound emission may be caused by wind passing over dunes or by walking on the sand. Link to # 1

    • AS

      Well done bristol, points to you tonight

  • Michael

    Photo is titled “Desert scene on road from KAUST to Al Waba Crater”. The Wikipedia page says there is no cellphone coverage in the Al Waba crater, link to 4.

  • Totara

    If a tree falls in a desert and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

    Links to #1, #2, #4 & #5.

    • AS

      Super clever answer … wish I’d thought of it ;)

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