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 2018” calendar.

This Week’s Questions:

  1. In 1830, how did British mechanic Edwin Beard Budding improve the lives of future suburbanites everywhere?
  2. What’s the name for a piece of art designed to remind its viewers of mortality?
  3. In addition to Thomas Jefferson, what other president was named Thomas?
  4. What does the Musée du Slip in Brussels specialize in?
  5. On the TV show Game of Thrones what does the phrase Valar morghulis mean?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Week’s Answers:

  1. He was granted a patent for the first lawn mower. Before this machine, lawns were cut by hand with a scythe.
  2. Memento mori. In Latin, it means “Remember you must die.”
  3. Woodrow Wilson. His full name was actually Thomas Woodrow Wilson, and as a kid, he went by Tommy.
  4. Undergarments. Also known as the Brussels Underpants Museum, the museum was opened in 2009 by artist Jan Bucquoy and features underwear donated by famous Belgians.
  5. “All men must die.” It’s a common greeting in the city of Braavos, and Arya Stark first encounters it when she meets Jaqen H’ghar.

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

 

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