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 2010 film The Social Network, Armie Hammer played the Winklevoss twins. The scenes were shot with a body double, and Hammer’s face was later digitally grafted onto the double’s body. Who played the double?
  2. Name the three women who were in the original cast of Saturday Night Live.
  3. According to a 1965 contract for a concert at California’s Cow Palace that was recently unearthed, this overseas musical act refused to play in front of segregated audiences in the States. Who were they?
  4. What American art form was first practiced by sailors, and involves etching into ivory or bone?
  5. What Macedonian king conquered the Persian Empire?

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Actor Josh Pence, who has a cameo elsewhere in the film.
  2. Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman, and Gilda Radner.
  3. The Beatles. This was the band’s way of making a stand for civil rights.
  4. Scrimshaw. On whaling ships, sailors etched images such as sea scenes into whale bones and teeth.
  5. Alexander the Great. He is considered one of history’s great military geniuses.

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

 

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