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

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:

  1. What is a leap second?
  2. What is the name for the type of yurt that traditional Mongolian people live in?
  3. Name all the American places that have had Real Housewives reality TV franchises.
  4. What food chain specializing in cupcakes filed for bankruptcy in 2014?
  5. What former chairman of the Federal Reserve studied music at the Juilliard chool before starting a career in financial consulting?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Occasionally, extra seconds are added to days so atomic time can match up with solar time. Four leap seconds were added between 2000 and 2015.
  2. A ger. It is an older style of yurt with a different type of roof.
  3. Orange County, New York City, Atlanta, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Beverly Hills, and Miami.
  4. Crumbs. Afterward, Lemonis Fischer Acquisition Co. swept in to buy the chain and kept some of its locations open.
  5. Alan Greenspan.

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

 

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