Trivia Bits for Oct 26, 2020

By Leslie Elman

October 26, 2020 1 min read

In 1871, Canadian-born Englishwoman Lucy Walker became the first woman to reach the 14,692-foot summit of the Matterhorn, fifth-highest peak in the Alps. Englishman Edward Whymper led an expedition up the Matterhorn five years earlier, but Lucy Walker's climb was different: She scaled the mountain as a proper Victorian lady ought to, dressed in a long flannel skirt.

Blue Mountain coffee is an official designation for coffee grown in what country?

A) Guatemala

B) Indonesia

C) Jamaica

D) Kenya

Previous answer: Randy Newman wrote and performed "It's Jungle Out There," the theme to the TV series "Monk."

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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