Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Each week, look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar.
This week’s questions:
- What European country has hosted the most Olympic Games?
- What was the original name of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport?
- In 1987, banker Steven Rothstein spent $350,000 on a lifetime pass that would entitle him to unlimited what?
- What event was first held on this day (March 21) in 1970 at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego?
- What is the name of the river that forms the majority of the border between North Korea and China?
This week’s answers:
- France. The country held the Summer Games in 1900 and 1924, and the Winter Games in 1924, 1968 and 1992.
- Idlewild. Construction began in 1942 on the site of what had been the Idlewild Golf Course.
- Air travel. He bought the pass from American Airlines and flew over 10 million miles on 10,000 flights before it was revoked in 2008 on suspicion of fraud.
- Comic Con, though it was then called the Golden State Comic-Minicon.
- The Yalu River, or the Amnok River (in Korean). It is about 500 miles long.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”