Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (04-01-2024)

Question 1: Where is the building in today’s image?

Rome building
  • Rome
  • Paris
  • Madrid

Correct Answer: Rome

Fact: This Renaissance palace is Palazzo Farnese in Rome, on which construction began in 1515. It was commissioned by Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, who, in 1534, would become Pope Paul III. As Pope, he employed Michelangelo to redesign the third story and the courtyard. Today it is among Rome's most important Renaissance palaces and has housed the French embassy since 1936.

Question 2: In which country is April Fools’ known as ‘April Fish’?

  • Malaysia
  • South Africa
  • France

Correct Answer: France

Fact: In France, as well as Belgium and other French-speaking areas, 'April Fish,' or 'poisson d'avril' is celebrated with pranks such as sticking a paper fish to the victim's back without their realizing. Bakers and chocolatiers in France get involved in the fun by putting fish-shaped sweet treats in their store windows.

Question 3: When do Spanish-speaking countries celebrate their own version of April Fools’ Day?

  • May
  • August
  • December

Correct Answer: December

Fact: The 'Día de los Santos Inocentes' is observed in many Spanish-speaking countries on December 28. Like April Fools' Day, it is celebrated with practical jokes and humorous news articles in newspapers. In the town of Ibi in Spain, residents take part in an event called 'Els Enfarinats,' where they throw flour, eggs, and other foodstuffs at each other.

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