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:
- When did basketball officially become an Olympic sport?
- Some asteroids, comets, and meteoroids are known as NEOs. What does NEO stand for?
- What is verjuice?
- What was the first novel written by Charlotte Brontë, best known as the author of Jane Eyre?
- The Bosavi woolly rat is relibed to be the largest rat species. Just how big are these rats?
This Week’s Answers:
- Men’s basketball had its Olympic debut at the 1936 games in Berlin.
- Near-Earth Object. Asteroids, comets, and meteoroids with orbits that intersect Earth’s orbit are called NEOs.
- The sour juice that comes from unripe grapes, crabapples, or other sour fruit.
- The Professor. The novel was rejected for publication during Charlotte’s life but was published posthumously in 1857.
- Bosavi woolly rats stretch more then 32 inches long and weigh more than 3 pounds.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”