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

Every 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:

  1. What European country has hosted the most Olympic Games?
  2. What was the original name of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport?
  3. In 1987, banker Steven Rothstein spent $350,000 on a lifetime pass that would entitle him to unlimited what?
  4. What event was first held on this day (March 21) in 1970 at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego?
  5. What is the name of the river that forms the majority of the border between North Korea and China?

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. France. The country held the Summer Games in 1900 and 1924, and the Winter Games in 1924, 1968 and 1992.
  2. Idlewild. Construction began in 1942 on the site of what had been the Idlewild Golf Course.
  3. Air travel. He bought the pass from American Airlines and flew over 10 million miles on 10,000 flights before it was revoked in 2008 on suspicion of fraud.
  4. Comic Con, though it was then called the Golden State Comic-Minicon.
  5. The Yalu River, or the Amnok River (in Korean). It is about 500 miles long.

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

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