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 1970s rock band was notable for being composed entirely of teenage girls?
- Name the capital of New Zealand.
- What Life magazine photographer was responsible for the famous photo, “V-J Day in Times Square,” of a sailor kissing a woman dressed in white on August 14, 1945?
- Which Supreme Court justice used the curious wording “legalistic argle-barle” in his 2013 dissent of the decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act?
- Why is is to hard to find Roquefort, a type of cheese that traditionally comes from France, in the United States?
This week’s answers:
- The Runaways (Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, Lita Ford, Sandy West, and Jackie Fox). Their hits include “Cherry Bomb” and “Queens of Noise.”
- Alfred Eisenstaedt. The photograph captured the celebratory atmosphere in America after the long conflict.
- Antonin Scalia. The justice is known for his unique turns of phrase.
- The cheese is banned by the Food and Drug Administration because it made it by introducing bacteria to refine the flavor.
Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”