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 famous school was founded as the Institute of Musical Art in 1905?
  2. What duo is considered the best beach volleyball team of all time?
  3. What actor voiced the character of Herb, Homer’s estranged half brother, on The Simpsons?
  4. Name all six of Jane Austen’s novels.
  5. On the Internet, what does the prank known as getting “rickrolled” entail?

 

This week’s answers:

  1. The Juilliard School. It was eventually renamed for textile merchant Augustus Juilliard, who left he school a large gift upon his death.
  2. Misty Mea-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings. They won gold medals in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
  3. Danny DeVito.
  4. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey.
  5. Being rickrolled refers to clicking on a link that, while purporting to be something interesting or relevant, turns out to contain the video for the Rick Astley song “Never Gonna Give You Up.”

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

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