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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


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 was the name of the female bassist and member of the so-called Wrecking Crew of 1960s studio musicians, who is said to be the most widely recorded electronic bass player ever? What unites users of the social network Ravelry? Name the New York Mets player who, though he hasn’t played since 2001, currently collects $1.193 million every July 1 from theRead More


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

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR.com. Find five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar below. This week’s questions: Charles Fey of San Francisco is commonly credited with inventing the “Liberty Bell” in the late 1800s, the first what? During the early days of radio, what would it have meant if a ship sent out a message “CQD”? What did Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang invent in the 1950s? How much does an average cloud weigh? What is a steeplejack?   ThisRead More


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

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar from Page-A-Day. This week’s questions: Name the three women actors Tom Cruise has  been married to. What is pogonophobia? Name the lizard who was one of the original characters in the Pokemon universe and whose tail ends in a flame that, the bigger it burns, the stronger he is. In advance of a visit from the pope, Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos commissioned a new palaceRead More


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

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: Selma, the film depicting one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic civil rights campaigns, picked up one award at the Oscars in 2015. What was it? What do the deaths of Elvis Presley, Lenny Bruce, and Orville Redenbacher have in common? What common object’s now-standard size is based on the amount of air the typical glassblower’s lungs could hold? These words all shareRead More


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

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. That means 5 new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar. This week’s questions: What limestone rock, part of a British colonial outpost, did ancient Greeks and Romans consider a pillar of Hercules and edge of the ancient world? What did Steve Wilhite invent in 1987, when he was an engineer at Compuserve? In 1907, a school called Casa dei Bambini opened in Rome. What was notable about this school? What inanimate objects did the GreekRead More


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

TweetEvery Tuesday, AmericaJR brings you five new questions and answers from the “365 Days of Amazing Trivia” calendar. This week’s questions: Finland hosts the annual world championship races in a sport known as eukonkanto. What is special about these contests? What real-life serial killer is said to have inspired both Psycho‘s Norman Bates and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre‘s Leatherface? There are two independent countries within Italy. What are they? In 2010, art restoration researchers applied what technology to the Mona Lisa for the first time? When Victoria Beckham first achievedRead More


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

TweetToday marks the return of a tradition here at AmericaJR, Trivia Tuesday. Every week, we’ll bring you five new questions and answers from the “365 Days of Amazing Trivia!” calendar. This week’s questions: Who decided on January as the first month of the year? By what name is Frederick Austerlitz, born in 1899 in Omaha, Nebraska, better known? A now-deceased park ranger named Roy Sullivan holds what electrically charged record? What mammals have the longest gestation period, 22 months? What happened to the first draft of the original manuscript ofRead More


New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 6/7

TweetThis week’s questions: Which two states–both of which also call themselves commonwealths–once were a single state? What language is the source of the word admiral? For what films did Hollywood best buddies George Clooney and Matt Damon gain 30 pounds? What unique distinction does the racehorse Dancer’s Image hold in Kentucky Derby history? How long and wide is a standard Olympic-size swimming pool? This week’s answers: Virginia and Kentucky. Kentucky, which originally was a sprawling western county of Virginia, was granted permission to apply for statehood by Virginia’s General AssemblyRead More