Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

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:

  1.  In the novel Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, what is the main character Amy Dunne’s alter ego in the series of books the character’s parents wrote?
  2. What was the purpose of the 21st Amendment?
  3. What was the name of the detective in Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon?
  4. In 2013, NBC aired a live telecast of what musical, starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer?
  5. Death Valley holds the record for the world’s hottest temperature, set in 1913, after a different record, made where, was invalidated?







This week’s answers:

  1. Amazing Amy.
  2. It repealed the 18th Amendment, which banned the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” in the United States.
  3. Sam Spade. He also appeared in several other Hammett stories.
  4. The Sound of Music. Some 22 million viewers tuned in.
  5. Libya. In 2012, a 1922 record for a 136.4-degree day was found to be erroneous, so the record went to Death Valley’s 134-degree day.

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


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