Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2020” calendar…
This Week’s Questions:
- Who was the first Disney princess? (Hint: It wasn’t Snow White.)
- In World Wars I and II, Germany used submarines known as U-boats. What is the term U-boat short for?
- How did Jenga, the classic tower-building game, get its name?
- A deadly coincidence: In the Philippines, a number of karaoke bar patrons have died while singing one specific song. Name that song.
- What was George Lucas’s original name for Yoda, the Jedi master who first appears in The Empire Strikes Back?
This Week’s Answers:
- Persephone. Before Snow White debuted on the silver screen, Disney animators created The Goddess of Spring, a 1937 animated short about Persephone, a character from Greek mythology.
- Unterseeboot (“undersea boat”). These submarines were highly effective at sinking enemy merchant ships.
- The word jenga comes from Swahili and means “to build.”
- Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.” Over the years, several people have been mysteriously killed while singing the Sinatra classic.
- Buffy. The character was later renamed Minch Yoda, which was then shortened to Yoda.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”