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:
- What was the name of the publishing press that Virginia Woolf and her husband, Leonard, created in order to published Woolf’s novels?
- In the 2018 film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, who voices the character of Spider-Ham, one of the variations of Spider-Man from an alternate dimension?
- What kind of golf club did astronaut Alan Shepard use to play golf on the moon in 1971?
- Who are graham crackers named for?
- Anemology refers to the study of what?
This Week’s Answers:
- Hogarth Press. The tiny press also published other significant novels of the time, including T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land.
- John Mulaney, a stand-up comedian and Saturday Night Live writer.
- A six-iron head attached to the shaft of a piece of lunar rock–collecting equipment. Shepard smuggled the club onto Apollo 14, covering it with a sock so it wouldn’t be found before launch.
- Sylvester Graham. In the 19th century, Graham created the cracker as part of a diet he designed to repress Americans’ overzealous sexual desires, believing that decadent food led to decadent behavior.
- The movement of the winds. Another weather-related field of study: brontology, the study of thunder.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”