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 movie gave Ronald Reagan his “Gipper” nickname?
- Whose house is known as Rowan Oak?
- What is a lepidopterist?
- What year did the Washington, DC, Metro system open?
- Miley Cyrus has quite the country music lineage. In fact, her godmother is what country great?
This Week’s Answers:
- Knute Rockne, All American. Reagan played Notre Dame football player George Gipp in the 1940 film.
- William Faulkner. The author and his wife bought the Oxford, Mississippi, home in 1930, and he lived there until his death in 1962.
- A person who studies or collects butterflies and moths. The Lepidopterists’ Society was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1947.
- 1976. That makes it a good deal younger than the subway systems in New York City and Boston, which opened in 1904 and 1897, respectively.
- Dolly Parton. Parton appeared on Cyrus’s television show, Hannah Montana, and Cyrus has performed covers of Parton’s song “Jolene.”
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”