Today’s Trivia

defining-moments-rocky-marciano-joe-louis-1920

 

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?

Yuri Gagarin had to eject himself and parachute down to Earth because his reentry from space in the capsule would have killed him as it had no brake mechanisms to slow him down sufficiently. (Source)

 

Rice can grow in a wide range of environments, but it is typically grown in submerged fields because it can tolerate such conditions while most weeds and pests cannot. (Source)

 

The largest cockroach in existence lives in Australia, and some people keep them as pets. (Source)

 

The current world record for restraining a Harley Davidson motorcycle is one minute, 4.53 seconds. (Source)

 

During World War II, the United States guaranteed the unhindered passage through the Panama Canal of vessels from Germany and Japan. (Source)

 


 

Can you get the most “wins” in a week and take the title of “Today’s Trivia Weekly Winner”? Results published weekly on Sunday.

Can you get the most “wins” in a month and take the title of “Today’s Trivia Monthly Winner”? Updates published weekly on a Sunday with the Month’s winner announced on the first of the new month.


Do you want:

  • Ad-free access?
  • Access to our very popular daily crossword?
  • Access to daily sudoku?
  • Access to Incite Politics magazine articles?
  • Access to podcasts?
  • Access to political polls?

Our subscribers’ financial support is the reason why we have been able to offer our latest service; Audio blogs. 

Click Here  to support us and watch the number of services grow.

Map of the Day, proofer, emergency fixer upper

0%