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:
- When Cleopatra ruled Egypt, she was a part of a secret society that also included her lover, Mark Antony. What was the society called?
- What NFL team is called the “Aints” when they are on a losing streak?
- Who wrote the song “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”?
- What is the world’s oldest active volcano?
- Anne Bonny was one of two infamous female pirates who served on Calico Jack’s pirate ship during the Golden Age of Piracy. What was the name of the other female pirate?
This Week’s Answers:
- The Inimitable Livers. According to ancient sources, the society specialized in drinking, feasting, and general hedonism.
- The New Orleans Saints. During losing years, some Saints fans attend games with paper bags over their heads to express their dismay.
- Alan Merrill. Merrill’s band Arrows was the first to record the song, but the song was made famous by a later recording by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.
- Mount Etna, in Italy, is believed to the oldest active volcano. Its first recorded eruption took place in 1500 BCE, and it has erupted nearly 200 times since then.
- Mary Read. The two women were friends–and, according to some sources, lovers.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”