A Look Back At The Hints 04/21/19 – 04/27/19

Weekly Trivia Hints 04/21 - 04/27

Turkey, Ultramarine, China, Darlington, Robot, Yummly, Donahue

(04.21) TERMS

Coming from the Czech word for “forced labor,” what term was invented by artist Josef Capek
and first used in his brother Karel’s 1920 play R.U.R.?

Robot (R.U.R. Rossums’s Universal Robots)

(04.22) ALCOHOL

Also known as “Lion’s Milk,” raki is a clear, anise-flavored spirit that has its origins in what
country where it is the national alcoholic beverage?

(04.23) GEMSTONES

Made by grinding the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli, what prized blue pigment takes its
name from the Latin for “beyond the sea” because it was imported into Europe from Afghanistan mines during the
Renaissance?

(04.24) MUSICALS

What is Troy’s last name as mentioned in the song Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee from the
musical Grease?

Donahue (“As for you, Troy Donahue / I know what you wanna do”)

(04.25) ALCOHOL

Usually distilled from fermented sorghum, the world’s biggest-selling spirit is produced in
what country?

(04.26) COMPANIES

Named one of the best apps in Apple’s App Store in 2014, what mobile app and website
provides recipe recommendations, semantic recipe search, a digital recipe box, shopping list, and one-hour grocery
delivery?

(04.27) SPORTS

What South Carolina NASCAR racetrack is nicknamed “The Track Too Tough to Tame”?

Darlington (Raceway)

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