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 king of France when the French Revolution began?
- The ratel is an animal better known by what name?
- Where in the world did Gorgonzola cheese originate?
- What is the name of the giant dark patch that scientists have observed on Pluto’s moon Charon?
- The Manhattan Municipal Building in New York City is crowned with a glided statue of a woman. Who posed for the statue?
This Week’s Answers:
- King Louis XVI. The revolution led to the execution of the king and his infamous wife, Marie Antoinette.
- The honey badger. This notoriously irascible creature is a part of the weasel family and is related to skunks and ferrets.
- Italy—specifically, Lombardy and Piedmont.
- Mordor Macula. The name is a playful nod to The Lord of the Rings.
- Audrey Munson, who has been dubbed “America’s first supermodel.” Munson modeled for many statues in New York City and across the country.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”