Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2018” calendar.
This Week’s Questions:
- What US president volunteered for military service–after he had already served as commander in chief?
- What is the Japanese word for being present while sleeping?
- In 2006, A History of Violence became the last movie to receive what?
- What institution holds 8 million objects, spanning more than 2 million years of human history?
- What national landmark is held together not by mortar, but by gravity and friction?
This Week’s Answers:
- Theodore Roosevelt. He volunteered to serve in World War I ten years after his presidency had ended.
- Inemuri. And in Japanese culture, it usually isn’t considered bad or embarrassing, just a side effect of being overworked.
- A VHS release.
- The British Museum. It also receives more than 6 million visitors each year.
- The Washington Monument.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”