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

Page-a-Day trivia calendar

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:

  1. What world-famous government building contained a rifle range in its basement for many years?
  2. Whose enemy was Snidely Whiplash?
  3. In 2013, Turkey ended a long-running ban on several alphabet letters, including Q, W, and X. Why were they banned in the first place?
  4. Who wrote the poem with the line “I’m a woman Phenomenally”?
  5. How many time zones does China have?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The Palace of Westminster, home of the British Parliament. Created during World War I, it finally closed in 2015.
  2. Dudley Do-Right, the Canadian Mountie. Both, of course, are cartoon characters commonly seen on The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
  3. Because of their association with the Kurdish language, which was taboo in the country for many years.
  4. Maya Angelou. The line appears in “Phenomenal Woman,” one of her most celebrated poems.
  5. Just one: Beijing Standard Time. It used to have five time zones, but Communist Party leadership decided to use a single zone in 1949, and it’s been that way ever since.

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

 

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