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. Name the last album released by music legend and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin before she passed away in 2018.
  2. What was Auguste Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker originally called?
  3. Name the popular female recording artist who created an android alter ego for herself named Cindi Mayweather.
  4. When Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in 1891, the sport didn’t yet have its own ball. What was used instead?
  5. What female comedian launched a Netflix show in 2018 called The Break?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. A Brand New Me. The album, released on November 10, 2017, pairs archival vocal recordings of Aretha with fresh backing vocals and new arrangements from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
  2. The Poet. Rodin created the sculpture as part of a museum commission that never saw the light of day. He later repurposed the piece as as tend-alone work of art, renaming it The Thinker.
  3. Janelle Monáe. Her albums include ArchAndroid (2010), The Electric Lady (2013), and Dirty Computer (2018).
  4. A soccer ball. The balls were tossed into peach baskets hung on both ends of a gym.
  5. Michelle Wolf. The show’s full title is The Break with Michelle Wolf. It features a blend of monologues, interviews, and comedic sketches.

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


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