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 do the letters in H&M, the fashion retail chain, stand for?
  2. In 2013, what happened to the message that appears before movie trailers–the one where the text “The following preview has been approved for …” is shown on a giant screen?
  3. What European nation was the last to legalize divorce?
  4. Name the journalist who was part of the team to report on the Edward Snowden/National Security Agency spying revelations and who went on to direct a documentary film about the scandal.
  5. If someone goes into outer space, he or she may come back taller than when he or she left. Why is this?

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Hennes & Mauritz.
  2. It was redesigned, and the typeface changed. It now uses the font Gotham.
  3. Malta. Divorce did not become legal there until 2011.
  4. Laura Poitras. She won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for her work on Citizenfour.
  5. Without Earth’s gravity, the cartilage in the spine is given room to expand.

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

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