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Question of the Day – Science

20% of office coffee mugs contain what type of bodily bacteria?  A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.

Question of the Day – Science

Boanthropy is a psychological disorder where people think they are what?  There are more than 400 distinct phobias recognized by psychologists.

Question of the Day – Sports

Who invented the game of ping pong?  Ping pong became an official Olympic sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

Question of the Day – Games

What is the highest scoring word in Scrabble, worth 1,778 points?  Scrabble was invented by architect Alfred Mosher Butts.

Question of the Day – History

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Which U.S. president was the first to be born a U.S. citizen, as opposed to a British citizen? Andrew Jackson was the first president to be born in a log cabin.

Question of the Day – History

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Who is given credit for suggesting “Hello” as a the best term to use when answering the telephone?  The first phone book was only 1 sheet of 50 numbers.

Question of the Day – Books

As a response to an editor claiming he couldn’t do it, Dr. Seuss used only 50 unique/different words to write what book? Dr. Seuss’ real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel. 

Question of the Day – Movies

Which of these films has NOT won the Big Five (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay)? At the age of 82, Christopher Plummer became the oldest person to win an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the film Beginners (2010).

Question of the Day – Animals

Which flavor can penguins NOT taste? Penguins are able to control blood flow to their extremities, reducing the amount of blood that gets cold, but still keeping the extremities from freezing.

Question of the Day – Geology

Which is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust? Rubies and sapphires are actually the same mineral – corundum.

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