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:
- What fellow painter was Vincent Van Gogh with when he famously cut off part of his ear?
- Dolphins have body parts called “flukes.” What’s another name for them?
- What are the three sizes of poodle?
- How many years did the Hundred Years’ War actually last?
- By what name is Paul David Hewson better known?
This Week’s Answers:
- Paul Gauguin. The two spent time as roommates in Arles, France.
- Tails. Dolphins have two flukes, actually, and they make up about 20 percent of the anomaly’s total body length.
- Standard, which is more than 15 inches tall at the highest point of the dog’s shoulders; miniature, which is between 15 and 10 inches tall at the highest point of the dog’s shoulders; and toy, which is less than 10 inches tall.
- 116 years. The war, between France and England, began in 1337 and ended in 1453.
- Bono. The rocker’s nickname comes from the Latin phrase bono vox, which means “good voice.”
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”