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

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Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. In Viking societies, what was the difference between a jarl and a karl?
  2. Which U.S. president once asked a Secret Service agent to send out a radio-broadcast message to help find his missing cat?
  3. The movie The Princess Bride, starring Robin Wright, is based on a novel of the same name. Who wrote the novel?
  4. What was the full name given to pop superstar Cher at birth?
  5. What planet is home to Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in our solar system? (Hint: It’s not Earth!)

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Jarls were the wealthy nobles, while Karls were the everyday farmers, craftsmen, sailors, and warriors. Slaves were known as thralls.
  2. Calvin Coolidge. The message worked–a listener found Coolidge’s cat, Tiger, and returned him to the White House.
  3. William Goldman. Goldman also wrote the screenplay for the film.
  4. Cherilyn Sarkisian. She later shortened her first name to Cher as she began to pursue a musical career alongside Salvatore “Sonny” Bono.
  5. Mars. Towering 16 miles high, Olympus Mons is almost three times higher than Earth’s Mount Everest.

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

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