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 pop star recorded the hit songs “Dancing on My Own,” “Call Your Girlfriend” and “With Every Heartbeat”?
- Which organelle found in cells is often referred to as “the powerhouse of the cell”?
- When did yellow tennis balls first make an appearance at the Wimbledon tennis tournament?
- Harley Quinn is a fan favorite character from Batman. However, unlike most Batman characters, Quinn was not introduced in a comic. Where did she make her debut?
- Grant Wood’s painting American Gothic is a famous depiction of American rural life circa 1930. Wood’s sister, Nan, was the model for the woman in the painting. Who modeled for the man?
This Week’s Answers:
- Robyn. Over the course of her career, Robyn has dabbled in different genres, including R&B and electronic music.
- Mitochondria. These organelles are responsible for cellular respiration and produce energy in the form of ATP molecules.
- In 1986. Before adopting the yellow balls, Wimbledon used white balls.
- In a 1992 episode of Batman: The Animated Series titled “Joker’s Favor.”
- Grant Wood’s dentist, Byron McKeeby. The house in the background of the painting is based on a home that Wood spotted in Eldon, Iowa.
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