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. Who wrote the famous plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire?
  2. After a six-year hiatus, the Jonas Brothers reunited as a band in 2019. What song did they release to herald their return to the pop music world?
  3. The most famous starship from the Star Trek franchise of TV shows and films is the USS Enterprise. However, when Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry first pitched the original Star Trek TV show to networks in 1964, the Enterprise went by a different name. What was it?
  4. You are probably familiar with the Nobel Prize, but you might not know that there is another annual award called the Ig Nobel Prize. What does the Ig Nobel Prize celebrate?
  5. “Eureka!” is the motto of which U.S. state?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Tennessee Williams.
  2. “Sucker.” The track rocketed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, making it their first number-one song.
  3. The SS Yorktown. By the time the show launched, Roddenberry had renamed the ship the USS Enterprise, and the rest is history.
  4. Research projects that make people laugh and then think.
  5. California. The word, which is Greek for “I have found it,” is thought to refer to the discovery of gold in California.

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

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