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:
- In sculpture, what does the term contrapposto mean?
- Where in the world can you find the island of Spitsbergen?
- Where does the famous phrase “Keep calm and carry on” come from?
- 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?
- 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:
- The sculpted figure’s weight is mostly distributed onto one foot, creating an asymmetrical stance. This is famously seen in Michaelangelo’s David.
- Norway’s Svalbad archipelago.
- The phrase first appeared on posters produced by the British government’s Ministry of Information in preparation for WWII.
- Dagobah. The planet served as a refuge for Yoda after the Jedi Order was destroyed.
- F. W. Murnaw, director of the classic horror film Nosferatu (1922).
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”