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

Every 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:

  1. In the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, there’s a portrait of the former president made of what?
  2. What Russian writer was sent to the gulag after criticizing Stalin?
  3. Sasha Obama, the younger daughter of President Barack Obama, was just seven when her father took the oath of office. That made her the youngest child to reside in the White House since whom?
  4. In the  game Scrabble, which letter tiles are worth the most points?
  5. The singer Rihanna turns 29 today. In what country did she grow up?

This week’s answers:

  1. 10,000 Jelly Belly-brand jelly beans.
  2. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who later wrote about his experience in The Gulag Archipelago, which was published in 1973.
  3. John F. Kennedy Jr., the son of President John F. Kennedy, who arrived at the White House as an infant in 1961.
  4. Q and Z. Using either will earn a player at least 10 points.
  5. She was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in the Caribbean nation of Barbados.

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

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