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 pop star recorded the hit songs “Dancing on My Own,” “Call Your Girlfriend” and “With Every Heartbeat”?
  2. Which organelle found in cells is often referred to as “the powerhouse of the cell”?
  3. When did yellow tennis balls first make an appearance at the Wimbledon tennis tournament?
  4. Harley Quinn is a fan favorite character from Batman. However, unlike most Batman characters, Quinn was not introduced in a comic. Where did she make her debut?
  5. Grant Wood’s painting American Gothic is a famous depiction of American rural life circa 1930. Wood’s sister, Nan, was the model for the woman in the painting. Who modeled for the man?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Robyn. Over the course of her career, Robyn has dabbled in different genres, including R&B and electronic music.
  2. Mitochondria. These organelles are responsible for cellular respiration and produce energy in the form of ATP molecules.
  3. In 1986. Before adopting the yellow balls, Wimbledon used white balls.
  4. In a 1992 episode of Batman: The Animated Series titled “Joker’s Favor.”
  5. Grant Wood’s dentist, Byron McKeeby. The house in the background of the painting is based on a home that Wood spotted in Eldon, Iowa.

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

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