Tuesday Trivia – January 14 – Simple Trivia Questions

Tuesday Trivia 2020 01 14

# 1: Who wrote the 1952 novel The Old Man and the Sea?

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The Old Man and the Sea is a novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba. It was published in 1952 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953. The book was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954.

# 2: In 1966, Klaus Voormann won a Grammy for the cover design of which album?

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In 1966, the German artist Klaus Voormann was asked by Lennon to design the sleeve for the album Revolver. For this work he won the Grammy Award for Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts.

# 3: In 2012, Octavia Spencer got the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role as the maid Minny Jackson in this film:

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For her role as Minny in the Help, Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

# 4: In which country is Taipei the Capital City?

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Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

# 5: Which year did the bombing of a federal building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, kill 168 people?

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The Oklahoma City bombing was an attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.

# 6: In the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Brad Pitt plays Mr. Smith. Who plays Mrs. Smith?

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A bored married couple discover that they are both assassins hired to kill each other. The roles are played by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. This action film was released in 2005.

# 7: Which group had a hit with the song Wannabe in 1996?

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Wannabe was the Spice Girls' debut single. It was released in the United Kingdom in July 1996. It was a number one hit in thirty-one countries worldwide, including U.K. and U.S.

# 8: The chemical element Silver has which symbol?

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Silver has the symbol Ag. Atomic number, name, and symbol all serve independently as unique identifiers for chemical elements.

# 9: Each angle of an equilateral triangle measures how many degrees:

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All of the sides of an equilateral are equal. All of the angles are also equal. Each angle is 60 degrees. The sum of the angles is 180 degrees.

# 10: In which European country was Nicolas Sarkozy president from 2007 to 2012?

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In 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy became the 23rd President of France, He served from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012.

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