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 sculpture, what does the term contrapposto mean?
  2. Where in the world can you find the island of Spitsbergen?
  3. Where does the famous phrase “Keep calm and carry on” come from?
  4. In Star Wars: Episode V–The Empire Strikes Back, what is the name of the swampy planet where Luke Skywalker receives training from Jedi Grand Master Yoda?
  5. In 2015, the grave of a famous filmmaker in Stahnsdorf South-Western Cemetery, close to Berlin, was vandalized and his skull was stolen. Who was the filmmaker?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. The sculpted figure’s weight is mostly distributed onto one foot, creating an asymmetrical stance. This is famously seen in Michaelangelo’s David.
  2. Norway’s Svalbad archipelago.
  3. The phrase first appeared on posters produced by the British government’s Ministry of Information in preparation for WWII.
  4. Dagobah. The planet served as a refuge for Yoda after the Jedi Order was destroyed.
  5. F. W. Murnaw, director of the classic horror film Nosferatu (1922).

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

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