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

Every 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:

  1. 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?
  2. What do the deaths of Elvis Presley, Lenny Bruce, and Orville Redenbacher have in common?
  3. What common object’s now-standard size is based on the amount of air the typical glassblower’s lungs could hold?
  4. These words all share something in common: abhors, accent, access, almost, beefily, biopsy, bijoux, billow, billowy, chintz, effort, and ghostly. What is it?
  5. “Peppermint Patty” is the nickname of the tomboyish Peanuts character. What’s her full name?

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Best Original Song, for “Glory,” by Common and John Legend. The film was also nominated for Best Picture.
  2. They all died in the bathroom.
  3. The wine bottle, which measures 750 milliliters.
  4. All of their letters are in alphabetical order.
  5. Patricia Reichardt. She first appeared in the Charles Schulz comic in 1966.

Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”

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