Trivia Bits for Mar 26, 2019

By Leslie Elman

March 26, 2019 1 min read

We all know that our senses become less acute over time, but which one tends to be the first to go? That would be your sense of taste, according to a recent study of "older adults" — people ages 57 to 85 — conducted at the University of Chicago. Researchers found that 74 percent of the people they studied showed a deficit in their sense of taste.

What Japanese loan word refers to a taste that is pleasantly savory?

A) Bento

B) Karaoke

C) Umami

D) Wasabi

Previous answer: Winners at the Venice Film Festival are awarded the Golden Lion statuette.

TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of "Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts." Contact her at [email protected]

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