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. What Japanese video game series is named after a John Lennon song?
  2. What actress was nominated for her first Oscar at age 84, for her role in the film Nebraska?
  3. What annual celebration features the Samba Parade, full of colorful, sequined costumes and feathered headdresses?
  4. What constitutes the athletic feat known as the Serena Slam?
  5. According to newspapers, if someone is shot one day and dies the next day, on which day was he technically killed?

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Mother, released as EarthBound in the United States.
  2. June Squibb. Though she had acted for decades, most of her career was spent playing small supporting roles.
  3. Rio Carnival, now underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  4. Named after top tennis player Serena Williams, a Serena Slam means winning four major tournaments in a row.
  5. The day of the attack.

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

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