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:
- Black cats signify bad luck in a lot of places in the world, but there’s at least one country where it’s the opposite. Name it.
- Who was the most recent president to have argued before the Supreme Court?
- Who did Muhammad Ali beat to claim his first heavyweight title?
- What country quartet formed in 1998 but didn’t have a hit single until 2005, with “Boondocks” from their second album, The Road to Here?
- According to a study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, what parts of an astronaut’s body are most likely to be injured?
This Week’s Answers:
- Japan. Black cats are considered good luck there, especially for unmarried women.
- Richard Nixon. In the 1966 case Time, Inc. vs. Hill, Nixon argued for a man who was suing Life magazine.
- Sonny Liston. The two first faced off in 1964, and fought again the following year.
- Little Big Town. Some of their biggest hits include “Girl Crush” and “Little White Church.”
- Fingernails and hands. This is because of the gloves that astronauts wear–the scientists who design them have difficulty creating ones that accurately simulate the pressure of Earth’s atmosphere.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”