Trivia Bits for Jun 11, 2021

By Leslie Elman

June 11, 2021 1 min read

There's a little piece of the heavens in the stained glass "Space Window" at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. The centerpiece of the design by St. Louis artist Rodney M. Winfield is a small moon rock brought to Earth by the crew of Apollo 11 and presented to the cathedral in 1974. To prevent its deterioration, the rock is encased in a nitrogen-filled capsule.

Dinosaurs might have gone extinct due to a meteor that impacted Earth at Chicxulub crater in what present-day country?

A) Canada

B) Iran

C) Mexico

D) Russia

Previous answer: The noisy vuvuzela created such a ruckus at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa that it was banned from the 2014 World Cup.

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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