Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

365 Days of Amazing Trivia! Page-A-Day Calendar 2020 by Workman Publishing

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:

  1. The Fauves were early 20th-century French painters who specialized in an artistic style that emphasized vivid color and rough brushwork. What does les fauves translate to in English?
  2. How many hearts does a squid have?
  3. Where can you find the world’s largest wind tunnel?
  4. What is a logomachy?
  5. Name the infamous ancient Roman emperor who was fond of playing the lyre and writing poetry?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. “Wild beasts.” Art critic Louis Vauxcelles coined the term in 1905.
  2. Three. There are two brachial hearts, which pump blood to the gills, and one systemic heart, which pumps blood to the rest of the body.
  3. Moffett Field, California. The tunnel is part of the NASA Ames National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex. It’s used to test commercial aircraft and space technology.
  4. An argument or dispute about words.
  5. Nero, who ruled 54 to 64 CE. Legend holds that Nero played the lyre on the roof of his palace while Rome burned during the fire of 64 CE.

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


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