Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar.
This week’s questions:
- What Canadian entertainment group was originally known as Les Echassiers de Baie-Saint-Paul?
- The first section of what German highway, linking Cologne and Bonn, opened in 1932?
- National Lampoon was started in 1970 by graduates of what college?
- In what country was the world’s tallest chocolate Easter egg made?
- What did the Revenue Act of 1861 do?
This week’s answers:
- Cirque du Soleil. The group has performed in over 40 countries on six continents.
- The Autobahn, which now totals 6,800 miles.
- Harvard. The magazine was modeled after Harvard’s campus humor magazine, the Harvard Lampoon.
- Italy. The egg measured 34 feet and 1.05 inches tall, and weighed more than 15,000 pounds.
- Established the income tax in the United States, when money was badly needed to pay for the war effort.