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. What was the name of the publishing press that Virginia Woolf and her husband, Leonard, created in order to published Woolf’s novels?
  2. 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?
  3. What kind of golf club did astronaut Alan Shepard use to play golf on the moon in 1971?
  4. Who are graham crackers named for?
  5. Anemology refers to the study of what?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Hogarth Press. The tiny press also published other significant novels of the time, including T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land.
  2. John Mulaney, a stand-up comedian and Saturday Night Live writer.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The movement of the winds. Another weather-related field of study: brontology, the study of thunder.

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

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