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:
- Michael B. Jordan is an American actor who had his first film role in the 2001 movie Hardball. What does his middle initial stand for?
- Which ancient Greek artist had the distinction of being the only sculptor to depict Alexander the Great during Alexander’s lifetime?
- What is BMX an acronym for?
- Of Jane Austen’s six novels, which two were published after her death in 1817?
- Who was the youngest editor-in-chief of the now-defunct Lucky magazine?
This Week’s Answers:
- Bakari. It means “noble promise” in Swahili.
- Lysippus. The admired sculptor is believed to have made over 1,500 works in bronze, including several renderings of Alexander.
- Bicycle Motorcross (the X in BMX stands for “cross”), a cycling sport that involves racing and stunt riding.
- Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. The four novels published during Austen’s lifetime are Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma.
- Eva Chen. She was 33 when she took on the role.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”