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Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: By what other name is zucchini known around the world? What member of the rock band Queen is also an astrophysicist? Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, attained enlightenment by sitting under a special tree for 49 days. What is this tree now known as? Botticelli’s painting The Birth of Venus is said to depict a scene featured in what classic Latin narrative poem?Read More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: Name the British naturalist who wrote and narrated BBC’s acclaimed Life series. When Creme Puff the cat died in 2005, she held the record for world’s oldest feline. How old was she? B.B. King’s guitar became an icon in its own right. What was its name? These Central and South American-dwelling animals, often confused with beavers or even pigs, are actually theRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What actress provided the voice for Elsa in Disney’s Frozen? In 2011, Netflix announced plans to split its streaming service and its disk-delivery service into two separate businesses. What was the name of the DVD-only business going to be? What president had the hardest time getting justices on the Supreme Court, with eight failed nominations? In addition to bread, workers building theRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Each week, look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What European country has hosted the most Olympic Games? What was the original name of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport? In 1987, banker Steven Rothstein spent $350,000 on a lifetime pass that would entitle him to unlimited what? What event was first held on this day (March 21) in 1970 at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego?Read More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What actor was originally supposed to play the lead role of Christian Grey in the 50 Shades of Grey movie adaptation, but backed out before filming began? “It was red and yellow and green and brown, and scarlet and black and ochre and peach…” What item are these words describing? Who were Betty Grissom, Rene Carpenter, Louise Shepard, Trudy Cooper, Marjorie Slayton,Read More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: How many elements on the periodic table are naturally occurring? Name the only historical American Girl doll to have been discontinued–archived, in American Girl parlance–only to  be reintroduced a few years later. What reality show premiered in the Netherlands in 1999, came to the United States the following year, and went on to become a global phenomenon, airing in over 81 countries?Read More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: All of the following movies came out in the same year: E.T., Bladerunner, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Tootsie. What year was it? In 1907, a teenager named James Casey borrowed $100 from a friend to found the American Messenger Company. What longstanding business grew out of these beginnings? In Roman numerals, what does D indicate? Who played oneRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What Japanese video game series is named after a John Lennon song? What actress was nominated for her first Oscar at age 84, for her role in the film Nebraska? What annual celebration features the Samba Parade, full of colorful, sequined costumes and feathered headdresses? What constitutes the athletic feat known as the Serena Slam? According to newspapers, if someone is shotRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR.com. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: Who was the first woman to lead the New York Times? Antonio Stradivari was born in Italy in 1644 and went on to become one of the most renowned luthiers of all time. What does this mean? An early version of what machine consisted of a tractor towing a sled? In Greek mythology, the nine muses were the daughters of Zeus andRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions and Answers from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What experimental 20th-century female poet, author of “The Pool,” went by two initials? Elton John re-released his song “Candle in the Wind” in 1997. What event preceded this? What species are the fastest land insects? What did Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas notably do in February  2006, during the case of Holmes vs. South Carolina? Where and when did the deadliest hurricaneRead More