Every Tuesday is Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new Q&A in the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…
This week’s questions:
- Which mountain is so difficult to climb that it is often called the “wild mountain”?
- What the word spaghetti refer to?
- The Empire State Building in New York has its own zip code. What is that?
- Who designed and built the world’s first automobile with an internal combustion engine?
- Where are the taste sensors of a butterfly?
This week’s responses:
- K2, the highest peak in the Karakoram range in Pakistan. It is the second highest mountain in the world after Everest.
- It is a term in theoretical physics that refers to the process by which an object would be stretched and torn upon entering a black hole.
- 10118. Although the building is located in Manhattan zip code 10001, it has stood out with its own code since 1980.
- German engineer Karl Benz, in 1885. Benz’s original car had three wheels, but he released a four-wheeled automobile in 1893.
- On his feet. Butterflies taste plants with their feet before eating the nectar or sap.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”