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

"365 Days of Amazing Trivia - 2021 Calendar"

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2021” calendar…

This Week’s Questions:

  1. In the John Wick movies, who plays the titular character?
  2. Dr. Seuss was once challenged by a publisher to write a book using only words from a vocabulary list of 348 words that a first grader would know. Dr. Seuss rose to the challenge. What book did this challenge inspire?
  3. What is the difference between a Broadway show and an Off-Broadway show?
  4. In ancient Olympic Games, the pentathlon was a five-event contest, including the long jump, running, wrestling, javelin throwing, and discus throwing. A modern version of the pentathlon debuted at the 1912 Olympics. What are the five events in a modern pentathlon?
  5. Where in the world can you find Antelope Canyon?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Keanu Reeves, who is also known for playing (among many other roles) Neo in the Matrix films.
  2. The Cat in the Hat. There are only 236 unique words in the book.
  3. The terms refer simply to the number of seats in the theater. A theater with more than 500 seats is considered Broadway; a theater with between 100 and 499 seats is Off-Broadway; and a theater with less than 99 seats is Off-Off-Broadway.
  4. Fencing, horse riding, swimming, running, and pistol shooting.
  5. Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon is one of the most popular slot canyons in the American Southwest; however, because of the flash flood danger, the canyon can only be explored as part of a guided tour.

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

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