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

"365 Days of Amazing Trivia - 2021 Calendar"

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 city is sometimes called the City of a Thousand Minarets?
  2. Although the terms are often used interchangeably, rabbits and hares are two different animals. How can you tell the difference between a rabbit and a hare?
  3. Which U.S. president was posthumously honored with an award from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1992?
  4. What book of poetry served as inspiration for the hit Broadway show and subsequent film Cats?
  5. Name the bestselling author and spiritualist who rant for president in the 2020 U.S. election?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Cairo. The nickname is a nod to the city’s extensive Islamic architecture (a minaret is a tower from which Muslims are called to prayer five times each day).
  2. Hares are usually larger than rabbits, with longer hind legs and longer ears; rabbits are born furless and blind, while hares are born with fur and sight; rabbits’ fur stays the same color year-round, while hares change color from brown or gray in the summer to white in the winter; rabbits respond to danger by hiding underground, and hares run from danger.
  3. Abraham Lincoln. Before he became president, Lincoln was quite the skilled wrestler; thanks in part to his staggering height and lanky limbs.
  4. Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, a collection of humorous poems by T.S. Eliot.
  5. Marianne Williamson. Prior to running for president, Williamson was best known as a spiritual adviser for high-profile celebrities, including Oprah.

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

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