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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: New York senator Charles Schumer has a relative who is also a boldfaced name. Who is it? Who was the screenwriter behind Crossroads, the movie starring Britney Spears, Taryn Manning, and Zoe Saldana that the website Rotten Tomatoes calls a “cliched and silly pop star vanity project”? There’s a brand of scooter whose name comes from the Italian word for “wasp.” WhatRead 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” trivia calendar. This week’s questions: The Houston Astros were one of the first professional sports teams to start doing what? Who is the band Fleetwood Mac named for? There’s one actor who has voiced a role in every Pixar movie, from Toy Story to Cars to Inside Out. Who is he? When Ben & Jerry’s began, its founders originally planned on making another food product beforeRead 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 Canadian entertainment group was originally known as Les Echassiers de Baie-Saint-Paul? The first section of what German highway, linking Cologne and Bonn, opened in 1932? National Lampoon was started in 1970 by graduates of what college? In what country was the world’s tallest chocolate Easter egg made? What did the Revenue Act of 1861 do?         This week’sRead 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: 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.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