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

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 famous artist painted Broadway Boogie Woogie?
  2. Superman is to Clark Kent as Wonder Woman is to whom?
  3. What is a hectare used to measure?
  4. What crisis did Snead & Co. help American universities and libraries solve?
  5. Name the pioneering female television news journalist whose son, Jeffrey Toobin, also became a journalist.

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Piet Mondrian. Inspired by jazz music in New York City, the artist used yellow lines instead of his usual black grid.
  2. Diana Prince.
  3. Land or area. Part of the metric system, 1 hectare is the equivalent of 2.471 acres.
  4. There wasn’t enough shelf space. Wooden bookcases had historically been used, but Snead introduced taller, multitiered, self-supporting bookstacks made of cast iron, adding hundreds of miles of additional space for books.
  5. Marlene Sanders. She was the first woman to anchor a prime-time network newscast and the first woman to report for TV from Vietnam.

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