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:
- The Owl and the pussycat of the Edward Lear poem “dined on the mince, and slices of quince” with what fictional utensil?
- What is the name of the teenage protagonist who is also a criminal mastermind, created by Eoin Colfer in the book series of the same name?
- Pieta is an art term for what?
- What speed does the wind have to reach for a tropical storm to be upgraded to a hurricane?
- What part of a human body is about 18 inches, or 45 centimeters, in length?
This Week’s Answers:
- A runcible spoon. Runcible is a word created by Lear.
- Artemis Fowl. He stars in eight books, published between 2001 and 2012.
- Works of art depicting the Virgin Mary mourning Jesus Christ’s dead body.
- 74 mph. If the speed is less than 39 mph, it qualifies as a tropical depression rather than a storm.
- The spinal cord. It extends from the foramen magnum to the first or second lumbar vertebra.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day” calendar