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:
- What city is sometimes called the City of a Thousand Minarets?
- Although the terms are often used interchangeably, rabbits and hares are two different animals. How can you tell the difference between a rabbit and a hare?
- Which U.S. president was posthumously honored with an award from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1992?
- What book of poetry served as inspiration for the hit Broadway show and subsequent film Cats?
- Name the bestselling author and spiritualist who rant for president in the 2020 U.S. election?
This Week’s Answers:
- Cairo. The nickname is a nod to the city’s extensive Islamic architecture (a minaret is a tower from which Muslims are called to prayer five times each day).
- Hares are usually larger than rabbits, with longer hind legs and longer ears; rabbits are born furless and blind, while hares are born with fur and sight; rabbits’ fur stays the same color year-round, while hares change color from brown or gray in the summer to white in the winter; rabbits respond to danger by hiding underground, and hares run from danger.
- Abraham Lincoln. Before he became president, Lincoln was quite the skilled wrestler; thanks in part to his staggering height and lanky limbs.
- Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, a collection of humorous poems by T.S. Eliot.
- Marianne Williamson. Prior to running for president, Williamson was best known as a spiritual adviser for high-profile celebrities, including Oprah.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”