Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar.
This week’s questions:
- After a Facebook campaign calling for her appearance gained widespread attention, what actress hosted Saturday Night Live in 2010 at the age of 88?
- Who is commonly credited with having invented frozen food?
- What were rugby balls made from in the 19th century?
- What city is home to the Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Church, and Wenceslas Square?
- Novelist Alice Hoffman once received a copy of one of her books with bullet holes in it from a fellow author after angering him by unfavorable reviewing his work. Who sent the book?
This week’s answers:
- Betty White. The New York Times called her episode “one of the strongest outings of the season.”
- Clarence Birdseye. He invented what became a widely used method for quick-freezing food while working as a naturalist in Canada.
- Pigs’ bladders. The balls are now made with synthetic materials, but retain their distinctive shape.
- Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.
- Richard Ford. The review in question was of Ford’s The Sportswriter.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”