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. How many wooden blocks are there in a game of Jenga?
  2. The TV channel Comedy Central was formed after the merger of two competing channels. What were they?
  3. Who was president when Arizona and New Mexico became states?
  4. Jules Léotard invented leotards–and what else? (Hint: It frequently involves leotards.)
  5. What sport combines juggling and jogging?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. 54. They aren’t just any blocks: The official Jenga website refers to them as “precision-crafted, specially finished hardwood blocks.”
  2. The Comedy Channel and Ha! The former was owned by HBO and began in 1989, with the latter, owned by Viacom, starting the next year.
  3. William Howard Taft. That made 48 states, and it would be more than 40 years until the final two were added.
  4. The flying trapeze act.
  5. Joggling, of course, which is when you juggle at least three balls while jogging.

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


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